Tagged: Travelers United

CDC reports COVID cases on every ship sailing in US waters

Listen Now On the Sunday, January 9th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the CDC announced EVERY ship sailing in US waters as of last Wednesday had COVID cases on board. With Sex and The City’s reboot on TV, the tour of its hotspots in the Big Apple has also returned. A group of partying Canadians, who whooped it up on the plane on the way to Mexico, find themselves without a...

Government to back plan giving air travelers a baggage fee refund when bags arrive late

Listen Now On the Sunday, July 4th Independence Day edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the government appears ready to back a plan to give passengers who’s bags don’t arrive on time a refund of their baggage fees. Why isn’t that ALREADY the airlines’ policy? Excellent question. Delta airlines is now selling COVID testing kits you can use when returning from international destinations. Travelers United is behind a drive to get the...

TSA extends mask mandate until September 11

Listen Now On the Sunday, May 2nd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, TSA has announced the mask mandate, scheduled to expire in the next two weeks, has officially been extended until September 11th. This means you will have to remain masked on trains, planes, buses and other public transport through the summer. Real ID, the universal ID card, has a new deadline and the cruise industry is encouraged about the opportunity...

Amtrak puts Covid relief funds to good use

Listen Now On the Sunday, March 14th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Amtrak is putting Covid relief funds to good use, restoring daily services on many long distance trains, including the California Zephyr. American Airlines tells 15,000 employees to forget the furlough notices, and air travel has had a significant bump in the past 7-10 days. But, hotels are still in big trouble. Now it’s the Fairmont San Jose, the centerpiece...