Tagged: summer travel

Broadway and Canada extend their mask requirements

Listen Now On the Sunday, June 5th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Broadway and Canada extend their mask requirements, and the cruise industry is leaving some ships at less than capacity. The reason: A shortage of crew. In our Smarter Traveler segment, we discuss the strategy of “taking the longest flight first,” and why that might be to your advantage. The summer travel season unofficially kicked off with Memorial Day weekend....

Is Southwest Airlines the best or the worst in the sky?

Listen Now On the Sunday, May 15th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the small national hotel chain Kimpton, has added dog walking services for guests nationwide. Southwest Airlines is either the best or the worst in the sky, depending on which survey you listen to. In our Smarter Traveler segment, we talk about the importance of “timing” during the busy summer travel season. Airports, hotels, attractions, and especially restaurants are going...

Mask and vaccination requirements update

Listen Now On the Sunday, May 1st edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, we update the mask and vaccination requirements. Believe it or not, they are coming back in some destinations, including a couple of places close to home. Airbnb is changing their COVID-friendly refund policy. We update you in our Smarter Traveler segment; and Mark offers a reminder about the importance of flexibility if you are traveling this summer. We introduce...

Summer travel to Venice, Italy is going cost a little extra

Listen Now On the Sunday, April 24th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, United says the FAA is causing huge delays in Newark by ignoring flight limits, and if you are going to Venice, Italy this summer, it’s going to cost you a little extra. We make you a Smarter Traveler by sharing information from our friends at Wallet Hub. Which US airline was the best overall last year? Which is the...