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Spirit Airlines has two potential merger partners

Listen Now On the Easter Sunday, April 17th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Spirit Airlines now has both Frontier and Jet Blue as potential merger partners, and if you think inflation is bad at the grocery store, you should see the startling numbers from the travel industry. How can you get into one of those extra leg room seats on the plane for free? We have an idea. Plus, what are...

Police show up at the doors of an alarming number of Hertz renters

Listen Now On the Sunday, February 27th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, TSA adds its first international destination – The Bahamas – to the Pre-Check Program, a Sesame Street Theme Park is opening in San Diego, and an alarming number of Hertz renters are having the police show up at their door. In our Smarter Traveler block, we discuss tipping at home vs. tipping abroad. How is it different? Travel Writer...

Frontier and Spirit Airlines are planning a merger

Listen Now On the Sunday, February 13th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, two big stories dominate the headlines. Frontier and Spirit, two budget airlines who charge you for EVERYTHING a la carte, are planning a merger. Mark says, “great, now two crummy airlines are combined into one.” Crystal Cruises is done pretending they will be back in business on April 30th. Industry insiders say they have fired staff and are folding...

Accuracy of complaints given to consumer advocates and “The Last Ship” is coming to SF

On the Sunday, January 19th edition of The Travel Guys… *In The Travel News, Harrah’s Reno, the original downtown club (started as a bingo parlor in 1937) was sold by Caesar’s for $50 million dollars.  Jet Blue has raised the price of baggage fees by $5 to $35 bucks for your first bag.  Now it’s probably just a matter of a few days until the other carriers join them at that level. https://media.blubrry.com/travelguys/p/ia601502.us.archive.org/24/items/travelsguys011920full/travels%20guys%20011920%20full.mp3Podcast: Play in...