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Southwest announces no longer blocking middle seats

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 25th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, There aren’t nearly as many flights, but airfares for Christmas/New Year’s are down 20-30% because of Covid. But you need to consider buying your ticket soon. And it appears Carnival Cruise Lines faces more than just the virus as an obstacle to getting cruise lovers back at sea. Seems Carnival has a stack of environmental violations in recent years,...

How to take Advantage of Southwest Sales

On the Sunday, May 26th edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, it appears the state of Hawaii is about to take some serious action against Airbnb. A critical housing shortage is being made worse by homeowners ignoring current laws, so stiffer ones are in the making. * In our Smarter Traveler segment, Mark tells you how to take advantage of fare sales by Southwest Airlines…the only major carrier who allows you...

Tips on how to get the best airfare

On the July 15th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, airlines are unbelievably making airplane restrooms SMALLER, and an era ends at Southwest Airlines… In our Smarter Traveler segment, Gwen Duncan shares a couple of hacks to help you get the very best airfare, and maybe even take advantage of a fare mistake by the airlines. Mark digs into the mailbag and answers as many of your questions as time allows, including topics like...

New ‘Do Not Disturb’ Policies Following Vegas Shooting

On the Sunday, June 17th edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, Delta employees have beautiful new uniforms, but there’s just one catch.  Or scratch.  And the latest hotel scam seems to involve housekeeping.  Not housekeepers mind you, but housekeeping. * In our Make You a Smarter Traveler segment, Mark reports on post-Las Vegas shooting hotel Do Not Disturb policies, and how they might impact your stay.  He also addresses the issue, is the Early Bird Boarding Fee...