Tagged: tipping

Guests report being burglarized while in their Las Vegas hotel rooms

Listen Now On the Saturday, March 16th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, in one of the more interesting stories to come along, three different sets of guests have reported their rooms being burglarized while they were sleeping in the rooms at The Rio Hotel on The Strip in Las Vegas; and a small town Texas official is warning residents to stock up ahead of travelers coming to see the eclipse in...

New York City has toughened up the rules for renting out your place

Listen Now On the Saturday, March 9th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, New York City has toughened up the rules under which you can rent out your place in The Big Apple, and hotels appear to be benefiting from the change. Plus, Costco has a great discount deal for Southwest flyers. In our Smarter Traveler segment, we discuss “authentic” travel experiences. If you want authentic, be careful and do your homework....

United and American Airlines raise baggage fees

Listen Now On the Saturday, February 24th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, United and American Airlines raise baggage fees, and American Queen Voyages (the river cruise line) is out of business. A new piece of technology in restaurants is a hand-held software system that allows the server to total your bill, then hand you the machine, in their presence, to decide on a gratuity amount. Is it just us, or is...

A Federal Judge in Australia has found Carnival negligent

Listen Now On the Saturday, October 28th edition of The Travel Guys…  Southwest extends it’s schedule into August, and announces a record number of flights; plus a Federal Judge in Australia has found Carnival negligent in not canceling a cruise that led to the COVID-related deaths of over 250 people. Have you ever Pre-Tipped for restaurant food and/or delivery? What if the order isn’t correct or the delivery prompt? You already tipped. Mark says he...