Tagged: holidays

Southwest Airlines reaches settlement over last Christmas’ melt down

Listen Now On the Saturday, December 23rd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Southwest Airlines reached a $140 million dollar settlement over last Christmas’ melt down, and there’s a way you can get a share. Plus, did the TSA really find bullets wrapped in a diaper at La Guardia Airport? (They did.) Airlines are fiddling around with their frequent flyer programs, raising and lowering requirements to get points, and the number of...

Southwest pilot “warns” flyers about possible strike this holiday season

Listen Now On the Saturday, December 2nd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the postponement of a Taylor Swift concert causes an airline to change its rules, and a Southwest pilot who is part of the group asking to strike “warns” flyers about the upcoming holiday season. Renting a car at an airport is an invitation to wasted time and hassle. Mark violated one of his own rental car rules last week...

An Important Tip for Traveling Abroad and Holiday River Trains

On the Sunday, December 1st edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, Uber has run a fowl of the transportation authorities in London and has “lost” its license to operate in the city.  The penalty is suspended however, giving Uber a small window in which to fix their regulatory issues, including passenger safety.  The Travel Guys highlighted Uber’s safety record and policies in a recent program…  Airlines don’t have a lot of...

Number 1 Tip for Booking Hotels

On the Sunday, November 18th edition of The Travel Guys… * In the Travel News, the guys break a story about what industries might take advantage of driverless cars.  Could they become “hotels on wheels?” And Rome is issuing a handful of new urban regulations designed to take tourists from throwing things into or otherwise abusing the city’s most popular tourist spots. * Amy Travieso from the American Hotel and Hotel Association stops by to...