Tagged: TSA

Airplane mechanic shortage could become a factor in the busy summer season

Listen Now On the Sunday, March 6th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, TSA says if you can’t behave on the plane, there’s no reason for your Pre-Check status to remain valid…hint, hint. There is a shortage of airplane mechanics within the industry right now, and it could become a factor in the busy summer season. We remind you to check any travel vouchers you have been issued in the last two...

Police show up at the doors of an alarming number of Hertz renters

Listen Now On the Sunday, February 27th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, TSA adds its first international destination – The Bahamas – to the Pre-Check Program, a Sesame Street Theme Park is opening in San Diego, and an alarming number of Hertz renters are having the police show up at their door. In our Smarter Traveler block, we discuss tipping at home vs. tipping abroad. How is it different? Travel Writer...

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...

NYC launches effort to vaccinate Broadway workers

Listen Now On the Sunday, March 28th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, New York City launches an effort to vaccinate all the workers in the theater district, the former president’s hotels get dumped by a major booking group and a Southwest pilot has a rant on an open mic that probably won’t end well for him. In our Smarter Traveler segment, we talk about stadiums, theaters, spring and summer festivals, cruise...