Tagged: passports

Uber and Lyft react to new minimum wage laws

Listen Now On the Saturday, March 30th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Uber and Lyft react to new minimum wage laws for drivers by saying they are pulling service from Minneapolis May 1. Wonder if they are bluffing? South Lake Tahoe and Truckee have banned plastic bottles that contain less than one gallon of liquid from being sold in stores. Good for them. Guess once you’ve seen hundreds of plastic bottles...

Carnival Cruise Lines becomes first to sail 100 million passengers

Listen Now On the Sunday, March 19th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, after a number of near misses on runways at the nation’s airports, the government is calling for more air traffic controllers to be in the tower, and Carnival Cruise Lines becomes the first to sail 100 million passengers. Our Smarter Traveler segment offers a variety of tips – A warning about vacation rentals in Hawaii, a reminder on how...

State Department temporarily reopening online passport renewal program

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 16th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the State Department temporarily has reopened its online passport renewal program (link below) under certain conditions, and in Hawaii, visitor counts have hit a bump and some are concerned. Our Smarter Traveler segment features a discussion on the impact on your airfare, based on the day you fly. Monday, Friday and Sunday are generally higher. Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday lower;...