Tagged: Canada

Maui mayor asks airlines to reduce seats on flights to the island

Listen Now On the Sunday, July 11th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, The mayor of Maui, Hawaii asks the airlines to cut the number of seats on flights to his home island. Too many tourists, the mayor says. Canada updates its travel policy, but it doesn’t help Americans; and Hilton becomes the first major chain to eliminate daily housekeeping at most of its hotels. In our Smarter Traveler segment, with summer flight...

Government to back plan giving air travelers a baggage fee refund when bags arrive late

Listen Now On the Sunday, July 4th Independence Day edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the government appears ready to back a plan to give passengers who’s bags don’t arrive on time a refund of their baggage fees. Why isn’t that ALREADY the airlines’ policy? Excellent question. Delta airlines is now selling COVID testing kits you can use when returning from international destinations. Travelers United is behind a drive to get the...

Southwest Airlines suffers computer glitches and delays

Listen Now On the Sunday, June 20th Father’s Day edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Southwest Airlines had a week of computer glitches and delays throughout their system, and since they aren’t really saying why it happened, no one knows if the coming week will bring a repeat. National Parks are reporting long lines to get in, so make sure you know if you need a day pass, camping permit or whatever,...

Reopening continues at museums, hotels and theme parks

Listen Now On the Sunday, April 18th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, reopening continues at museums, hotels and attractions, especially theme parks. Southwest has announced new service to two Pacific Northwest cities, Eugene, Oregon, and Bellingham, Washington. While you would have to connect to those destinations (no non-stops from Sacramento), it’s important to note that Bellingham is very close to the Canadian border (when it reopens) and is also the jumping...