Tagged: international travel

TSA is planning to try out self-serve security lanes in Las Vegas

Listen Now On the Saturday, December 9th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the TSA is planning to try out self-serve security lanes in Las Vegas early next year, and American and United are balking at a re-do of their Chicago O’Hare Terminals, as the cost has skyrocketed. Our Smarter Traveler segment features a rant by Mark about carry-on bags. Why do they make us gate check so many when often times...

State Department issues a warning to American travelers overseas

Listen Now On the Saturday, October 21st edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the State Department issues a warning to American travelers overseas and Delta Airlines walks back some of their cuts to their Sky Miles program after a lot of negative feedback from flyers. Our Smarter Traveler segment talks about the importance of using your miles/points in frequent flyer and other rewards programs. Mark explains why the rules are always changing,...

Hyatt to include all fees in the first screen price

Listen Now On the Saturday, September 2nd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Hyatt bucks the trend and decided to include all fees, resort and otherwise, in the first screen price. Spirit has a sale, Delta is hiring flight attendants, and Qantas is fined for selling tickets on flights for weeks after they have been canceled. Our Smarter Traveler segment takes on the latest (and not so recent) on-the-street tourist scams and...

Discover the best and worst airports for the summer

Listen Now On the Sunday, June 18th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, a bill in the California legislature would make hotels put those hotel fees (resort, destination, amenity, etc.) in as part of the price of the room. That small step would take away one of the major reasons hotels charge those fees in the first place. Plus, we have a list of the best and worst airports for the summer....