Tagged: rewards programs

Marriott’s Bonvoy Rewards Program passes 200 million members

Listen Now On the Saturday, March 2nd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Marriott’s Bonvoy Rewards Program passes 200 million members, we talk about why Hertz’ move to electric cars bombed and how your next “flight” could actually be a bus ride. Your boarding pass has SSSS written across it. What does THAT mean? Extra security screening is the answer. We explain in our Smarter Traveler segment. Mark spent a week on...

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,...

Uber says child seats will be available in some cars soon

Listen Now On the Sunday, May 21st edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Uber says child seats will be available in some cars soon, and if you want to rent a boat, check with Uber. This past week, United Airlines instituted one of the biggest points/awards devaluations in the history of points programs. What your points bought yesterday are not what they will buy today. We discuss in our Smarter Traveler segment....