Tagged: national parks

Can it get too hot for planes to fly?

Listen Now On the Sunday, July 30th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, we ask the question, “Can it get too hot for planes to fly?” The answer is yes and it has happened before. Plus, national parks close for snow or floods or other natural disasters, but not for heat. We have a warning for hikers. In our Smarter Traveler segment, we talk about seat switching on planes. You get on...

Animal rides being phased out as tourist attractions in many countries

Listen Now On the Sunday, April 16th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, animal rides are being phased out as tourist attractions in many countries and we explore why, and the FAA says 250 people have been referred to the FBI over their behavior on airplanes. For many of these folks, a bad day is about to turn into a life-altering event. Is it a customer service crisis, or just a generational...

Hear the history of the Music Circus from CEO Richard Lewis

Listen Now On the Sunday, April 9th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, many National Parks are now requiring reservations to enter (see the link to the list on this page); and airfares are falling…and rising…at the same time. Why is that? Tipping. It’s a hot topic not only with travelers, but with non-travelers. Every time we turn around, a screen is asking you if you would like to tip someone. Where...

National parks are tweaking their admission rules next summer

Listen Now On the Sunday, December 18th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, an update on the exploding aquarium from Berlin; and national parks are tweaking their admission rules for next summer. Airlines charge you to handle your luggage, but if it’s not delivered in a timely fashion, the airline keeps your money. Our Smarter Traveler segment lets you know how Travelers United is taking the battle for fairness to the Department...