Tagged: train travel

Southwest pilot “warns” flyers about possible strike this holiday season

Listen Now On the Saturday, December 2nd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the postponement of a Taylor Swift concert causes an airline to change its rules, and a Southwest pilot who is part of the group asking to strike “warns” flyers about the upcoming holiday season. Renting a car at an airport is an invitation to wasted time and hassle. Mark violated one of his own rental car rules last week...

Amtrak restarts service on the Surfliner

Listen Now On the Sunday, January 29th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Amtrak restarts service on the Surfliner, between San Diego and Los Angeles, after it had been suspended since September due to track issues. The residents of Machu Pichu have called a strike against tourism. The historic site is a huge cash cow for the government of Peru and the people are against the people in power. If you are...

Air France takes a small step to protect the climate

Listen Now On the Sunday, December 4th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Air France takes a small step to protect the climate by banning some short local flights where train travel is available; and remember the cat who got into a suitcase and was found by a TSA scan? There’s a happy ending to the story. Speaking of scans, TSA is now scanning faces at a dozen airports nationally. The program...

Marriott faces a lawsuit over lying to its guests

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 9th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, a Southwest pilot decided to go naked in the cockpit—with a female co-pilot; and Marriott faces a lawsuit over lying to its guests. A local Amtrak traveler got a “roomette” accommodation for an overnight trip, and shared what you should bring along for your comfort. It’s part of our Smarter Traveler segment. Comedian Steve Treviño will be appearing at...