Tagged: airlines

Europe is adding a small visitors fee in 2023

Listen Now On the Sunday, June 26th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Europe is adding a small visitors fee in 2023, there’s an update on Yellowstone and we share info on an upcoming new Broadway musical about the life of Neil Diamond. In our Smarter Traveler segment, we take you on an imaginary shopping trip for airline tickets. Are the ultra-low fare carriers like Spirit and Frontier really cheaper, or does...

Delta Pilots are writing letters to the public

Listen Now On the Sunday, Juneteenth 2022 edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Delta Pilots are writing letters to the public, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is calling the airlines on the carpet, and hundreds of flights are getting canceled. What’s the average traveler to do? Loyalty programs fostered by credit card companies, airlines, hotels and rental car companies are supposed to benefit consumers. At least that’s the way they are presented/touted. Mark...

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...