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United and American Airlines raise baggage fees

Listen Now On the Saturday, February 24th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, United and American Airlines raise baggage fees, and American Queen Voyages (the river cruise line) is out of business. A new piece of technology in restaurants is a hand-held software system that allows the server to total your bill, then hand you the machine, in their presence, to decide on a gratuity amount. Is it just us, or is...

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...

A series of storms is making air travel treacherous

Listen Now On the Saturday, January 13th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, an update on when United and Alaska might have their 737-900 jets back in the sky; a series of storms is making air travel treacherous, especially in the middle of the country; and Costco and Southwest have a couple of travel deals, which expire January 14th. Our Smarter Traveler segment goes over the small things you can make a...

TSA is planning to try out self-serve security lanes in Las Vegas

Listen Now On the Saturday, December 9th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the TSA is planning to try out self-serve security lanes in Las Vegas early next year, and American and United are balking at a re-do of their Chicago O’Hare Terminals, as the cost has skyrocketed. Our Smarter Traveler segment features a rant by Mark about carry-on bags. Why do they make us gate check so many when often times...