Tagged: international travel

Are airlines cracking down on free, carry-on bags?

Listen Now On the Sunday, September 11th edition of The Travel Guys…  In The Travel News, a nut allergy causes a major diversion over the Pacific and we ask if the airlines are cracking down on free, carry-on bags. On the Smarter Traveler segment, we talk about Southwest boarding passes. How do you get those coveted “A” boarding group assignments? Are they even available? The City of Visalia is becoming a haven for families with...

Southwest makes a policy change regarding flight credits

Listen Now On the Sunday, July 31st edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Southwest Airlines makes a policy change regarding flight credits. Effective immediately, they will never expire. Bad news from Graceland, Elvis’ home in Memphis. Despite a boost in admissions from the new movie, the attraction is in bankruptcy. Is there a way to leverage social media to help you gain a concession from a travel company? Indeed, some companies pay...

Vaccinated international travelers soon to be welcome in the US

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 17th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, vaccinated international travelers will soon be welcome in the US, an international airline (SAS) is ditching the mask requirement for some flights, and Captain Kirk soars into space. Our Smarter Traveler segment talks about United Airlines extension of many travel credits/vouchers, and an update on the Southwest meltdown from last week. Ed Perkins, travel journalist and advocate for travelers,...

Southwest Airlines has over 1,000 weekend flight cancellations

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 10th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Southwest Airlines had another meltdown this weekend, with flight cancellations numbering well over 1,000. Depending on who you speak to, it was either due to bad weather in Florida, a shortage of staff and crew, or the alignment of the moon. Canada is telling travelers you must be fully vaccinated. This is for international AND domestic travelers, arriving by...