Tagged: uber

Uber and Lyft react to new minimum wage laws

Listen Now On the Saturday, March 30th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Uber and Lyft react to new minimum wage laws for drivers by saying they are pulling service from Minneapolis May 1. Wonder if they are bluffing? South Lake Tahoe and Truckee have banned plastic bottles that contain less than one gallon of liquid from being sold in stores. Good for them. Guess once you’ve seen hundreds of plastic bottles...

US Travel Agencies set a January record for air sales

Listen Now On the Saturday, February 17th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, US Travel Agencies set a January record for air sales; plus Uber drivers and flight attendants protest in selected cities across the country. Those and other stories in the news. Our Smarter Traveler segment focuses on how travel hackers are looking for your information online every day. We have a few common sense solutions anyone can use. Surge, peak,...

Las Vegas hotels and restaurants are raising fees/prices for the Super Bowl

Listen Now On the Saturday, February 3rd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, most of the news is BAD. Las Vegas hotels are raising resort fees and restaurants are raising their prices for the Super Bowl, Uber’s rides continue to cost more, Jet Blue is going to charge you for advance seat selection for more seats on every flight, and the fees on Delta’s credit card are going up 50%. Our Smarter...

Uber says child seats will be available in some cars soon

Listen Now On the Sunday, May 21st edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Uber says child seats will be available in some cars soon, and if you want to rent a boat, check with Uber. This past week, United Airlines instituted one of the biggest points/awards devaluations in the history of points programs. What your points bought yesterday are not what they will buy today. We discuss in our Smarter Traveler segment....