Tagged: Gwen Duncan

Words to beware of when shopping for a vacation rental

Listen Now On the Sunday, June 12th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the requirement to test within 24 hours of returning to the US is making the travel industry ecstatic, with the expectation of increasing international travel in short order. Disney is launching a new cruise ship. Chris Elliott wrote a piece on words to beware of when shopping for a vacation rental, which was the subject of our Smarter Traveler...

Hertz is buying electric cars

Listen Now On the Sunday, April 10th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Hertz is buying a bunch of electric cars, Delta is making it easier for families and groups to sit together on the plane, and Alaska Airlines offers an apology for flights canceled because of pilot picketing. Tipping on cruise ships is included on your bill as a “convenience.” But how do you get that convenience adjusted or removed? Our...

COVID cultural differences to be aware of while traveling within the USA

Listen Now On the Sunday, January 30th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, we update you on Crystal Cruise Lines’ bankruptcy and what’s happening as their ships try to finish their final voyages. Are Crystal’s cruise passengers getting home or getting stranded? Our Smarter Traveler segment features comments on buying airline miles, and the importance of being aware of COVID cultural differences if you are traveling right here in the USA. Listeners...

Hawaii and New Zealand are easing COVID restrictions…for now

Listen Now On the Sunday, November 28th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Hawaii and New Zealand are among destinations peeling back layers of COVID restrictions this week. The only questions is, will the discovery of the new variant stop everything in its “travel tracks?” Our Smarter Traveler segment reminds you to take a look at the contract. Did you know that if you are going on a cruise, the captain doesn’t...