Tagged: southwest airlines

New York City has toughened up the rules for renting out your place

Listen Now On the Saturday, March 9th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, New York City has toughened up the rules under which you can rent out your place in The Big Apple, and hotels appear to be benefiting from the change. Plus, Costco has a great discount deal for Southwest flyers. In our Smarter Traveler segment, we discuss “authentic” travel experiences. If you want authentic, be careful and do your homework....

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...

A series of storms is making air travel treacherous

Listen Now On the Saturday, January 13th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, an update on when United and Alaska might have their 737-900 jets back in the sky; a series of storms is making air travel treacherous, especially in the middle of the country; and Costco and Southwest have a couple of travel deals, which expire January 14th. Our Smarter Traveler segment goes over the small things you can make a...

Southwest Airlines reaches settlement over last Christmas’ melt down

Listen Now On the Saturday, December 23rd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Southwest Airlines reached a $140 million dollar settlement over last Christmas’ melt down, and there’s a way you can get a share. Plus, did the TSA really find bullets wrapped in a diaper at La Guardia Airport? (They did.) Airlines are fiddling around with their frequent flyer programs, raising and lowering requirements to get points, and the number of...