Tagged: chris elliott

Disney, Broadway and Hawaii are stepping up vaccination requirements

Listen Now On the Sunday, January 16th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Disney, Broadway and Hawaii are among those stepping up their vaccination requirements; and we offer a warning to travelers about “pop-up” COVID testing centers. Clayton Whitehead joins us for our Smarter Traveler segment. Clayton took a group to the theater in San Francisco last week to see the critically acclaimed The Band’s Visit. We’ll get his observations on what...

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...

United lays off fewer non-vaccinated employees than projected

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 3rd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, United lays off far fewer non-vaccinated employees than first projected, and reentering the US from an overseas country is going to be a bit more difficult. Our Smarter Traveler segment sends a red flag for car rentals over the holidays (reserve NOW), and new software is limiting fuel burning time on the runway. The Trans-Siberian Orchestra annually provides one...

Broadway is back in New York and Sacramento

Listen Now On the Sunday, September 19th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel and Entertainment News, Broadway is back in New York and Sacramento (as a brand new theater opens), numerous resorts and destinations report bookings for the holidays are back at normal levels and the number of places requiring travelers to be vaccinated domestically is growing. Our Smarter Traveler segment asks the question, should you tip when ordering take-out? Plus, an update...