Tagged: travel tips

737 Max 9 aircraft ok to head back in the sky after inspections

Listen Now On the Saturday, January 27th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Alaska and United have gotten the OK to put 737 Max 9 aircraft back in the sky after inspections starting tomorrow. Meanwhile, Kayak.com reports that more and more travelers are trying to avoid the Max 9. And California joins the list of states with digital licenses (think TSA). Travelers United has put out a list of driving tips for...

Are airlines cracking down on free, carry-on bags?

Listen Now On the Sunday, September 11th edition of The Travel Guys…  In The Travel News, a nut allergy causes a major diversion over the Pacific and we ask if the airlines are cracking down on free, carry-on bags. On the Smarter Traveler segment, we talk about Southwest boarding passes. How do you get those coveted “A” boarding group assignments? Are they even available? The City of Visalia is becoming a haven for families with...

Bookings for winter travel stay strong, despite COVID headwinds

Listen Now On the Sunday, December 26th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, bookings for winter travel continue to be strong, despite COVID headwinds. Cities and destinations are creating their own rules to protect their work force. Travelers should do their homework before departing for any destination. When COVID flared in the past, travelers flocked to cancel reservations. We have some tips to help you head off a financial loss if you...

COVID causes shutdown of famous New York Rockettes Show

Listen Now On the Sunday, December 19th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, COVID has caused the shutdown of the famous Rockettes Show at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The show normally runs until just after New Year’s. The CDC is reporting they are handing out free COVID tests at three major airports (Chicago O’Hare, Miami and Minneapolis). Our Smarter Traveler segment features tips to make your holiday travel a...