Category: From the Show

United has created a new way for family and friends to share miles

Listen Now On the Saturday, March 23th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the CEO of Hertz is out after his bet on electric cars goes bad, and United has created a new way for family and friends to share miles to get a free ticket. Our Smarter Traveler segment has two big topics: A reminder on the grace period for canceling an airline ticket without any charge, and a word of...

Guests report being burglarized while in their Las Vegas hotel rooms

Listen Now On the Saturday, March 16th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, in one of the more interesting stories to come along, three different sets of guests have reported their rooms being burglarized while they were sleeping in the rooms at The Rio Hotel on The Strip in Las Vegas; and a small town Texas official is warning residents to stock up ahead of travelers coming to see the eclipse in...

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....

Marriott’s Bonvoy Rewards Program passes 200 million members

Listen Now On the Saturday, March 2nd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Marriott’s Bonvoy Rewards Program passes 200 million members, we talk about why Hertz’ move to electric cars bombed and how your next “flight” could actually be a bus ride. Your boarding pass has SSSS written across it. What does THAT mean? Extra security screening is the answer. We explain in our Smarter Traveler segment. Mark spent a week on...