Travel Guys Radio Show

Tips for Working with Tour Operators

On the Sunday, June 23rd edition of The Travel Guys… * In The Travel News, Hawaii is cracking down on vacation rentals.  The rentals have caused an already tight housing situation, particularly on Oahu, to get much worse, both in terms of availability and cost of housing for local residents.  TSA is disappointed in the number of people enrolled in Pre-Check, and they are studying an idea that might allow people to pay for the...

Avoiding Fake Travel Reviews with Christopher Elliott

On the Sunday, June 16th edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, a recent move by Booking.com may have an impact on the future of resort fees; and Rome has had it with tourists who can’t behave. * In our Smarter Traveler segment, Mark once again emphasizes the need to book early and allow plenty of time when you are traveling, particularly if you are utilizing the airport(s). * Chris Elliott joins...

Campfire Safety Tips from Cal Fire

On the Sunday, June 9th edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, we tell you how to find out how clean your cruise ship is, and travel to Cuba is being impacted by political maneuvering.  Effective immediately, cruise ships will no longer be able to call at Cuban ports.  We have details. * In our Smarter Traveler segment, Tom talks to Cal Fire about safety tips for your camping trips this summer. ...

Prepare for Record Breaking Air Travel this Summer

On the Sunday, June 2nd edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, the signs are everywhere.  TSA officers have been reassigned.  Summer flying crowds are expected to break records. You must rethink your airport experience.  Allow a little more time.  And have a plan B. * Employees at the world renowned Louvre Museum in France went on strike to protest overcrowding and a lack of staff. * We offer a replay of our interview with Cynthia...