Tagged: train travel

New California law leads the way as a major cruise line changes the way it displays prices

Listen Now On the Saturday, June 15th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, a new California law leads the way as a major cruise line changes the way it displays prices; and if you think trains are more crowded, Amtrak is on the way to setting all-time ridership records. In our Smarter Traveler segment, we remind you it’s going to be crowded everywhere this summer, our own airport is one example. The...

Amtrak is having a sale on many of their long distance trains

Listen Now On the Saturday, May 11th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Amtrak is having a sale on many of their long distance trains through May 16th. Save at least 30% on certain classes of service. Business travel is showing a significant rebound, and a study pretends to tell us which day of the week to buy your airline tickets. We have our doubts about the findings. Consumer households are paying,...

Southwest pilot “warns” flyers about possible strike this holiday season

Listen Now On the Saturday, December 2nd edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the postponement of a Taylor Swift concert causes an airline to change its rules, and a Southwest pilot who is part of the group asking to strike “warns” flyers about the upcoming holiday season. Renting a car at an airport is an invitation to wasted time and hassle. Mark violated one of his own rental car rules last week...

Amtrak restarts service on the Surfliner

Listen Now On the Sunday, January 29th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Amtrak restarts service on the Surfliner, between San Diego and Los Angeles, after it had been suspended since September due to track issues. The residents of Machu Pichu have called a strike against tourism. The historic site is a huge cash cow for the government of Peru and the people are against the people in power. If you are...