Tagged: American Airlines

You can travel to Italy without quarantine

Listen Now On the Sunday, April 4th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the CDC has a host of new guidelines for travel, starting with domestic trips and including guidance for the cruise lines. American Airlines says you can travel to Italy without a quarantine and several airlines have weighed in on the laws which appear to restrict the ability to vote in Georgia and other states. Mark headed to Seattle for...

Amtrak puts Covid relief funds to good use

Listen Now On the Sunday, March 14th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Amtrak is putting Covid relief funds to good use, restoring daily services on many long distance trains, including the California Zephyr. American Airlines tells 15,000 employees to forget the furlough notices, and air travel has had a significant bump in the past 7-10 days. But, hotels are still in big trouble. Now it’s the Fairmont San Jose, the centerpiece...

President Biden makes masks mandatory on trains and planes

Listen Now On the Sunday, January 31st edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, President Biden has made masks officially mandatory on trains and planes (or in/on federal land/property); Tauck Tours has launched its first trip in 10 months, and American Airlines is watching for cheaters – skiplaggers, you know who you are. The idea was floated last week to require passengers on domestic airline flights to be COVID tested before flying. The...

The End of Airline Mile Programs, Hotels for Adopting Dogs and How to Save Money on Your Next Flight

This Sunday (August 7) The Travel Guys are joined by Ben Schlappig, from the One Mile at a Time blog.  Ben is a favorite guest and he’s back to talk about recent changes to the American Airlines frequent flyer program and to give you some wisdom on what credit card is currently the best deal for travelers. Follow Ben at www.onemileatatime.com. Other guests include a Westin Hotel with a unique Adopt-a-Dog Program that is finding dozens of...