Tagged: COVID-19

FAA says a contractor mistake caused the US aviation shut down

Listen Now On the Sunday, January 22nd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the FAA now says a contractor made a mistake which caused the entire US aviation system to shut down. Frontier Airlines recently eliminated your ability to speak to them on the phone. Let’s check up and see how that working out for them. Travel is more expensive post-COVID, so the search for bargains becomes even more important. Our Smarter...

Starbucks has devalued its rewards program

Listen Now* *If you listened live on Sunday, January 8, the second half of the show did not air. To catch the whole show, listen above. On the Sunday, January 8th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, those who love their Starbucks on the road will be getting free coffee and treats a little less often. The coffee giant has devalued its rewards program. Plus, we report on some interviews Kuwait Airlines...

State Department temporarily reopening online passport renewal program

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 16th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the State Department temporarily has reopened its online passport renewal program (link below) under certain conditions, and in Hawaii, visitor counts have hit a bump and some are concerned. Our Smarter Traveler segment features a discussion on the impact on your airfare, based on the day you fly. Monday, Friday and Sunday are generally higher. Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday lower;...

Canada has dropped the vaccination requirement to cross the border

Listen Now On the Sunday, September 25th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Canada has dropped the vaccination requirement to cross the border, and the Phantom of the Opera will take it’s final curtain on Broadway in January, 35 years after it premiered. Our Smarter Traveler segment reminds you of the “24 hour rule,” and there’s a new ride share scam. It’s all about…..vomit. We’ll tell you how to protect yourself. We...