Tagged: Route 66

Hotels are settling on the answer to the housekeeping dilemma

Listen Now On the Saturday, October 14th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the state department gives a travel update for Israel; and our governor signs a bill outlawing junk fees. It takes effect next spring and is good news for travelers. Now will the FTC follow through on a ban for the entire country? In our Smarter Traveler segment – it appears hotels are settling on the answer to the housekeeping...

Yosemite National Park closed after warm temps bring spring melt flooding

Listen Now On the Sunday, April 30th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, a woman got arrested in Sydney, after arriving on a flight from LA with a 24-carat gold-plated gun in her luggage. Yosemite National Park is closed after warm temperatures brought the much dreaded spring melt flooding. Mark relates two situations which occurred on a flight he was on Saturday night, as examples of games people play with flight attendants....

An uninhabited island in Scotland is for sale

Listen Now On the Sunday, April 23rd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, we tell you about an uninhabited island in Scotland that’s for sale, and if you are headed to Maui, you will need advance reservations to visit one of the island’s most popular natural attractions. As travel demand starts to level off a bit, and Covid is mostly behind us, many hotels in popular destinations are changing their refund policies...

Princess Cruises announces some sizeable discounts for selected sailings

Listen Now On the Sunday, March 5th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, another airline (American) joins the “of course families can sit together crowd,” and Princess Cruises announces some sizeable (up to 40%) discounts for selected sailings. Our Smarter Traveler segment features a rundown on Basic Economy seating – cheaper but is it a good value for all? Mark is a veteran of many trips on America’s most famous highway, Route...