Tagged: hawaii

Marriott’s Bonvoy Rewards Program passes 200 million members

Listen Now On the Saturday, March 2nd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Marriott’s Bonvoy Rewards Program passes 200 million members, we talk about why Hertz’ move to electric cars bombed and how your next “flight” could actually be a bus ride. Your boarding pass has SSSS written across it. What does THAT mean? Extra security screening is the answer. We explain in our Smarter Traveler segment. Mark spent a week on...

The travel industry is banding together to help Maui recover from fires

Listen Now On the Sunday, August 13th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Southwest is making a change to their boarding process and the travel industry is banding together to try and help the people in Maui recover. We’ve talked about air tags on the program more than once, but we’re still pounding the table. This week, another story from a lady who ignored United when they told her they couldn’t find...

New non-stop flights arriving at Sacramento International

Listen Now On the Sunday, August 6th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, good news/bad news on the airfare front – domestic fares are dropping while international airfares are still climbing; and new non-stops are arriving at Sacramento International, including destinations like Toronto (Air Canada), Miami (American) and Orlando (Southwest). There are times when it’s wise to keep quiet and stick to the program, and two of them are: when crossing an...

An uninhabited island in Scotland is for sale

Listen Now On the Sunday, April 23rd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, we tell you about an uninhabited island in Scotland that’s for sale, and if you are headed to Maui, you will need advance reservations to visit one of the island’s most popular natural attractions. As travel demand starts to level off a bit, and Covid is mostly behind us, many hotels in popular destinations are changing their refund policies...