Tagged: Canada

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...

Amtrak gets good news from new Infrastructure Bill

Listen Now On the Sunday, November 14th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Canadian and Mexican travelers pour across the borders, Amtrak gets good news from the new Infrastructure Bill and our own Sacramento Airport has a top ten on time record! In our Smarter Traveler segment, we give you five holiday travel tips. You can thank us later! Chris Elliott, noted author and consumer advocate, joins us to discuss the 80...

Southwest Airlines has over 1,000 weekend flight cancellations

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 10th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Southwest Airlines had another meltdown this weekend, with flight cancellations numbering well over 1,000. Depending on who you speak to, it was either due to bad weather in Florida, a shortage of staff and crew, or the alignment of the moon. Canada is telling travelers you must be fully vaccinated. This is for international AND domestic travelers, arriving by...

Southwest announces no in-flight booze until at least next year

Listen Now On the Sunday, September 12th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the DOT is investigating a number of airlines who didn’t provide refunds in a timely manner, or misled travelers into thinking they couldn’t get a refund for their ticket. Southwest announces no booze on their planes until at least next year, and we talk about the last term changes brought to travel by the events of September 11, 2001....