Tagged: REAL ID

Cruise lines are having to cancel due to staff shortages

Listen Now On the Sunday, August 14th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, some cruise lines are having to cancel cruises because of a shortage of staff, the DOT’s plan to make airlines give you refunds turns out to be full of holes and Burning Man is back in the Nevada desert later this month. In our Smarter Traveler segment, Real ID is coming to an airport near you next May. Now...

TSA extends mask mandate until September 11

Listen Now On the Sunday, May 2nd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, TSA has announced the mask mandate, scheduled to expire in the next two weeks, has officially been extended until September 11th. This means you will have to remain masked on trains, planes, buses and other public transport through the summer. Real ID, the universal ID card, has a new deadline and the cruise industry is encouraged about the opportunity...

REAL ID Update from the director of the California DMV

The wreaths on the graves of fallen heroes at the Sacramento Valley Cemetery in 2019 On the Sunday, January 12th edition of The Travel Guys: * In the Travel News, the Ahwahnee Hotel’s latest problem in Yosemite Park is food-related, Leonardo DeCaprio plays a hand in saving a man overboard from a cruise ship and Alaska Airlines announces the last of their Sacramento – Hawaii service will end in June. * Tom interviews Steve Gordon,...

Tips for playing the points and/or mileage game

On the Sunday, November 10th edition of The Travel Guys, live from Sacramento and Kapa’a, Hawaii, on the island of Kauai… In the Travel News, Airbnb deals with a halloween party gone very bad in northern California and announces some new safety regulations.  Are they enough? Homeland Security is starting to realize that Real ID may have some problems getting everyone ready to travel by October 1st of next year and is proposing putting more of...