Tagged: car rental

Legendary Golden Gate Theatre turns 100

Listen Now Update: Due to a press conference regarding the Saturday night shooting in downtown Sacramento, the Travel Guys had only a 30-minute program. The Travel News and the interview with the Elliott family ran. The Hearst Castle story will run next week. Mark talked about the rental car situation in an abbreviated Smarter Traveler segment On the Sunday, April 3rd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, we are celebrating birthdays. The...

Police show up at the doors of an alarming number of Hertz renters

Listen Now On the Sunday, February 27th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, TSA adds its first international destination – The Bahamas – to the Pre-Check Program, a Sesame Street Theme Park is opening in San Diego, and an alarming number of Hertz renters are having the police show up at their door. In our Smarter Traveler block, we discuss tipping at home vs. tipping abroad. How is it different? Travel Writer...

Hawaii is expecting a big summer, but vaccine/testing requirements remain

Listen Now On the Sunday, May 9th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Hawaii is expecting a big summer with lots of visitors – but vaccine/testing requirements remain in place for most. USTOA, one of the country’s largest tour operator groups, says despite limited cruising, Alaska is the most inquired about/booked destination for the summer, with Arizona, Florida, Wyoming and Utah close behind, as travelers continue to prefer beaches and wide open...

Cruise Passenger Protection Act mandates doctor on every ship

Listen Now On the Sunday, December 13th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, the new defense bill passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives this week contains a signature item from Sacramento Congresswoman Doris Matsui, the Cruise Passenger Protection Act, which was placed inside the bill. The defense spending bill could still be vetoed by President Trump. The Cruise Passenger Protection Act was originally introduced by Congresswoman Matsui in April...