Tagged: junk fees

Boeing’s planes are back in the sky, but would you fly on one?

Listen Now On the Saturday, February 10th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Boeing’s planes are back in the sky, but would you fly on one (hint there have been very few cancellations)? Protesters have blocked the train tracks leading into Machu Pichu in Peru, keeping tourists from visiting. You are considering taking a cruise. Friends and/or family have decided to join you. Sounds wonderful, right? Sounds like a situation that will...

Guy Fieri announces the first Flavortown Festival

Listen Now On the Saturday, November 25th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Guy Fieri announces the first Flavortown Festival, to be held next June 1-2, near the campus of Ohio State University; and those with hearing problems who love the theater, there is a cool new solution for you, the SoundShirt. As the president and others turn up the heat on junk fees charged by hotels, airlines, restaurants and the like,...

Hotels are settling on the answer to the housekeeping dilemma

Listen Now On the Saturday, October 14th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the state department gives a travel update for Israel; and our governor signs a bill outlawing junk fees. It takes effect next spring and is good news for travelers. Now will the FTC follow through on a ban for the entire country? In our Smarter Traveler segment – it appears hotels are settling on the answer to the housekeeping...

Pier 39 in San Francisco celebrates its 45th birthday

Listen Now On the Saturday, September 30th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Pier 39 in San Francisco celebrates its 45th birthday, and Delta Airlines, they who boldly wiped out their frequent flyer program two weeks ago, admit perhaps they went too far. The Chief Health officer of a major airline says there are five things he absolutely would not do before or during a flight. We share those with you in...