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United has created a new way for family and friends to share miles

Listen Now On the Saturday, March 23th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the CEO of Hertz is out after his bet on electric cars goes bad, and United has created a new way for family and friends to share miles to get a free ticket. Our Smarter Traveler segment has two big topics: A reminder on the grace period for canceling an airline ticket without any charge, and a word of...

Amtrak is looking to expand service

Listen Now On the Sunday, March 12th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Amtrak is expanding and looking to expand service, plus Frontier Airlines is in the news regarding gate-checked bags. Frontier charges a hefty fee to check bags at the gate and a recent customer dispute went viral. The airline says the customer was in the wrong, but there are a variety of interesting sidebars to this story, such as Frontier...

California lawmakers are taking steps to rid us of resort fees

Listen Now On the Sunday, February 19th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, lawmakers from our state, tiring of federal inaction against junk fees, are taking legislative steps to rid us of resort and other garbage fees. Holland America has decided to extend special Wave Season offers to Families on selected sailings. There are consumer protections available to us when we travel you may not be aware of. Friend of The Travel...