Tagged: Route 66

Ways to prepare for a more comfortable travel experience

On the Sunday, October 28th edition of The Travel Guys: * In the Travel News, Mark reports on a couple who found a camera capable of recording their actions in their stateroom on board a Carnival cruise; and Southwest is getting a little closer to launching lights to Hawaii, but they will not start until after the first of the year. * Our Smarter Traveler segment features tips on things to do BEFORE you travel. ...

Traveling Advice from a TSA Federal Security Director

On the Sunday, June 24th edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, Alaska Airlines announces the first ever service from Sacramento to the Big Island of Hawaii, 3x a week, starting in time for the holidays. * If you rent an Airbnb in El Dorado County, you will pay more. The popular service is now collecting bed taxes in the county (which includes Lake Tahoe), leveling the playing field for area hotels. * A...

A Journey Through Route 66

This Sunday, on the April 22nd edition of The Travel Guys. * In the Travel News, Alaska Airlines has modified their non-service animal pet policy and Marriott has announced details of the new rewards program, post-Starwood merger. The news is great if you stay at Marriott/Starwood a LOT. Not so good if you don’t. * Steve LaRosa is on hand with an updated “What’s Going on” segment. He features the Sacramento Film Festival and has...

Are travelers still seeking out help from consumer advocates?

On this Sunday, April 15th edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, the National Park Service has rolled back its plans for a massive price increase in 2020 to something more reasonable after receiving 110,000 public comments on the issue.  Alaska Airlines says the price of last minute upgrades are going up while the amount of carry on luggage you can bring on board is getting smaller.  There’s a new idea in hotels...