Tagged: travel news

Southwest Airlines suffers computer glitches and delays

On the Sunday, June 20th Father’s Day edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Southwest Airlines had a week of computer glitches and delays throughout their system, and since they aren’t really saying why it happened, no one knows if the coming week will bring a repeat. National Parks are reporting long lines to get in, so make sure you know if you need a day pass, camping permit or whatever, because you...

Southwest adding flights to Palm Springs and Kona

Listen Now On the Sunday, June 13th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Southwest will add flights to Palm Springs and Kona this fall and we have the latest episodes of “people behaving badly on planes.” In our Smarter Traveler segment, Hawaii’s governor has spelled out when the testing and quarantines might be relaxed; cruise ships are getting back in the ocean – with one already reporting positive COVID passengers on board;...

Cruise lines can’t sail from Florida until they reach required vaccination threshold

Listen Now On the Sunday, June 6th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Florida governor Ron DeSantis has an interesting Catch-22 on his hands. The cruise lines can’t sail from Florida, even on test cruises, until they reach 95% vaccination for passengers and 98% for crew. But DeSantis has declared no one will have to give out their vaccination status in Florida. So how do the cruise lines meet those thresholds? Mediation...

Cruise ships approved to begin process of sailing again

Listen Now On the Sunday, May 30th, Memorial Weekend edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, cruise ships are getting approval to begin the process of sailing again, and a Sacramento flyer will never board a Southwest plane again after attacking a flight attendant. Vaccine passports are becoming a reality in many international countries. Want to travel? You may need one, like it or not. We’ll give you an update in our Smarter...