Tagged: cruises

United and American Airlines raise baggage fees

Listen Now On the Saturday, February 24th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, United and American Airlines raise baggage fees, and American Queen Voyages (the river cruise line) is out of business. A new piece of technology in restaurants is a hand-held software system that allows the server to total your bill, then hand you the machine, in their presence, to decide on a gratuity amount. Is it just us, or is...

Boeing’s planes are back in the sky, but would you fly on one?

Listen Now On the Saturday, February 10th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Boeing’s planes are back in the sky, but would you fly on one (hint there have been very few cancellations)? Protesters have blocked the train tracks leading into Machu Pichu in Peru, keeping tourists from visiting. You are considering taking a cruise. Friends and/or family have decided to join you. Sounds wonderful, right? Sounds like a situation that will...

737 Max 9 aircraft ok to head back in the sky after inspections

Listen Now On the Saturday, January 27th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Alaska and United have gotten the OK to put 737 Max 9 aircraft back in the sky after inspections starting tomorrow. Meanwhile, Kayak.com reports that more and more travelers are trying to avoid the Max 9. And California joins the list of states with digital licenses (think TSA). Travelers United has put out a list of driving tips for...

Carnival Cruise Lines bans passengers for fishing from their balcony

Listen Now On the Saturday, December 16th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, we’ll explain how Taylor Swift took over the travel industry in 2023, and Carnival Cruise Lines bans two passengers for fishing from the balcony of their room. In our Smarter Traveler segment, we talk with Scott Johnston and Colm Marmion about how Sacramento International Airport is trying to improve the airport experience over the holidays, and they share some...