Tagged: Gwen Duncan

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...

Southwest announces no in-flight booze until at least next year

Listen Now On the Sunday, September 12th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the DOT is investigating a number of airlines who didn’t provide refunds in a timely manner, or misled travelers into thinking they couldn’t get a refund for their ticket. Southwest announces no booze on their planes until at least next year, and we talk about the last term changes brought to travel by the events of September 11, 2001....

Cruise lines can’t sail from Florida until they reach required vaccination threshold

Listen Now On the Sunday, June 6th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Florida governor Ron DeSantis has an interesting Catch-22 on his hands. The cruise lines can’t sail from Florida, even on test cruises, until they reach 95% vaccination for passengers and 98% for crew. But DeSantis has declared no one will have to give out their vaccination status in Florida. So how do the cruise lines meet those thresholds? Mediation...