Tagged: hertz

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...

Police show up at the doors of an alarming number of Hertz renters

Listen Now On the Sunday, February 27th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, TSA adds its first international destination – The Bahamas – to the Pre-Check Program, a Sesame Street Theme Park is opening in San Diego, and an alarming number of Hertz renters are having the police show up at their door. In our Smarter Traveler block, we discuss tipping at home vs. tipping abroad. How is it different? Travel Writer...

Amtrak puts Covid relief funds to good use

Listen Now On the Sunday, March 14th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Amtrak is putting Covid relief funds to good use, restoring daily services on many long distance trains, including the California Zephyr. American Airlines tells 15,000 employees to forget the furlough notices, and air travel has had a significant bump in the past 7-10 days. But, hotels are still in big trouble. Now it’s the Fairmont San Jose, the centerpiece...