Tagged: ride share

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...

Southwest is starting to add USB plug-ins to their planes

Listen Now On the Saturday, January 20th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, our former governor is in hot water over a watch he tried to bring into Germany; and Southwest is starting to add USB plug-ins to their planes. (About fr***ing time!) Our Smarter Traveler segment tells you how to avoid (and fight back against) ride-share overcharges. And Travelers United tells us about a great new resource for people who travel...

Canada has dropped the vaccination requirement to cross the border

Listen Now On the Sunday, September 25th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Canada has dropped the vaccination requirement to cross the border, and the Phantom of the Opera will take it’s final curtain on Broadway in January, 35 years after it premiered. Our Smarter Traveler segment reminds you of the “24 hour rule,” and there’s a new ride share scam. It’s all about…..vomit. We’ll tell you how to protect yourself. We...

New “Tesla Tunnel” on the Las Vegas Strip

Listen Now On the Sunday, July 17th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, there is a new “Tesla Tunnel” on the Las Vegas Strip, creating an exciting new way to get around in Sin City. Delta Airlines, faced with a canceled overseas flight, decides to fly a plane home from Europe full of lost luggage. Ride share companies have a number of unknown rules regarding charges to riders. Some are pretty secret....