Travel Guys Radio Show

Ed Perkins, News from New Zealand and a Whole Lotta Toothpicks

On Sunday, March 6th, Mark and Tom play host to two noted consumer travel advocates.  The first is travel expert Ed Perkins, who writes for SmarterTravel.com.  You may also recognize Ed from the Consumer Reports Travel Letter, which he used to edit for many years.  Also joining us this week is Ben Schlappig – Blogger and Airline Mile extraordinaire!  Finally, we’ll have Corey Marshall from Anderson Vacations on-air to talk about the recent earthquake in Christchurch,...

The Travel Guys head to the Big Apple for the New York Times Travel Show

For the second straight year, The Travel Guys will broadcast from one of the largest travel shows in the country this Sunday, February 27th. Join Tom (in Sacramento) and Mark (in New York) for some terrific interviews from around the world. Mark promises visits to Turkey, the Czech Republic, Costa Rica and more. We’ll even tell you how to get reliable cell phone service at a reasonable cost overseas and introduce you to a government...

The Ramona Pageant, Pismo Beach and a Ticket Extravaganza!

It’s no secret, we love to travel.  But it would be a real shame to spend all our time uncovering the best that far-off destinations have to offer while overlooking some of the amazing attractions we have right here in California.  Two such attractions that don’t get near the attention they deserve are the Ramona Pageant and the “Taste of Pismo” at Pismo Beach.  Both are a real treat, and we can’t wait to share...

Of Mice and Bloggers Who Beat the System

Ever wonder why some people seem to rack up tons of free flights and points galore while you’re still stuck just below the domestic flight mark?  Us too.  So we found someone who “gets it” to help us through the ins and outs of airline point systems.  Next, road reporter Chris Galloway tunes in with an exclusive inside scoop of Sacramento’s newest airport construction project, the Big Build.  It’s been a while since our last Big Build...