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Spirit Airlines put an unaccompanied minor on the wrong flight to Florida

Listen Now On the Saturday, December 30th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Spirit Airlines put an unaccompanied minor on the wrong flight to Florida, and then made the family drive 160 miles to pick him up. Talk about screwing up and then complicating the issue. Las Vegas Strip casinos have all raised their parking costs again. Remember when it was free to park on The Strip? Wasn’t that long ago. In...

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...

Big News: The Travel Guys move to Saturdays at 11am starting Sep 2nd

Listen Now On the Sunday, August 27th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the big stories are about lawsuits: Hyatt Hotels is being nailed for charging those pesky resort fees; and Spirit Airlines settled a suit regarding overcharging for carry-on bags. Tell me it isn’t so. They would never do anything like that, would they? Hotel chains and airlines….naw…. When should you buy tickets for air travel to get the best fare?...

Planet Hollywood calls it quits in Las Vegas

Listen Now On the Sunday, June 4th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Planet Hollywood calls it quits after 30 years in Las Vegas, and Spirit Airlines becomes the latest to join those in “melt down land” last Thursday, when a computer glitch caused nearly 90% of their flights to be delayed or canceled. Carry on bags are often a battle zone on planes. In order to avoid baggage fees, people haul...