Category: From the Show

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...

Will the expiring federal mask mandate be dropped or extended?

Listen Now On the Sunday, February 20th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, if you are interested in buying an unfinished cruise ship, Getting Hong Kong, the parent company of “out of business” Crystal Cruises, has one for sale. The Global Dream, is still under construction in a German shipyard. If it is finished, it will hold 9,500 of your closest friends. The federal mask mandate will expire on March 18th. Will...

Frontier and Spirit Airlines are planning a merger

Listen Now On the Sunday, February 13th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, two big stories dominate the headlines. Frontier and Spirit, two budget airlines who charge you for EVERYTHING a la carte, are planning a merger. Mark says, “great, now two crummy airlines are combined into one.” Crystal Cruises is done pretending they will be back in business on April 30th. Industry insiders say they have fired staff and are folding...