Tagged: vacation rentals

New York City has toughened up the rules for renting out your place

Listen Now On the Saturday, March 9th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, New York City has toughened up the rules under which you can rent out your place in The Big Apple, and hotels appear to be benefiting from the change. Plus, Costco has a great discount deal for Southwest flyers. In our Smarter Traveler segment, we discuss “authentic” travel experiences. If you want authentic, be careful and do your homework....

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...

TSA officers stop a flight attendant with a gun

Listen Now On the Saturday, September 23rd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, TSA officers stop a flight attendant from trying to pass through security with a LOADED gun and an unexpected visitor prompts a temporary closure of the Magic Kingdom, those stories next in the news. It’s entirely possible that by the end of next weekend, we will be dealing with a government shutdown. What does that mean for travelers? We...

Carnival Cruise Lines becomes first to sail 100 million passengers

Listen Now On the Sunday, March 19th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, after a number of near misses on runways at the nation’s airports, the government is calling for more air traffic controllers to be in the tower, and Carnival Cruise Lines becomes the first to sail 100 million passengers. Our Smarter Traveler segment offers a variety of tips – A warning about vacation rentals in Hawaii, a reminder on how...