Tagged: air travel

Canada is about to hold airlines accountable for delays

On the Sunday, May 22nd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Canada is about to follow Europe in holding airlines accountable for delays. So why isn’t it happening here in our country? Because the airlines have WAYYYY too much power in Washington, DC. Plus, Southwest expands again, this time from Sacramento to Santa Barbara. Service starts June 5th. COVID is becoming an issue again, and that is impacting travel. So what about...

Summer travel to Venice, Italy is going cost a little extra

Listen Now On the Sunday, April 24th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, United says the FAA is causing huge delays in Newark by ignoring flight limits, and if you are going to Venice, Italy this summer, it’s going to cost you a little extra. We make you a Smarter Traveler by sharing information from our friends at Wallet Hub. Which US airline was the best overall last year? Which is the...

Spirit Airlines has two potential merger partners

Listen Now On the Easter Sunday, April 17th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Spirit Airlines now has both Frontier and Jet Blue as potential merger partners, and if you think inflation is bad at the grocery store, you should see the startling numbers from the travel industry. How can you get into one of those extra leg room seats on the plane for free? We have an idea. Plus, what are...

Hertz is buying electric cars

Listen Now On the Sunday, April 10th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Hertz is buying a bunch of electric cars, Delta is making it easier for families and groups to sit together on the plane, and Alaska Airlines offers an apology for flights canceled because of pilot picketing. Tipping on cruise ships is included on your bill as a “convenience.” But how do you get that convenience adjusted or removed? Our...