Tagged: uber

Potential Solutions for Airline Overbooking

On the Sunday, February 24th edition of The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, Princess is upgrading the wi-fi on their ships and New Jersey is creating the Anthony Bourdain Food Trail, based on the stops in one of his episodes. In our Smarter Traveler segment, Mark has a rant about the weird designs in new hotel rooms.  What were they thinking?  Plus, his ideas on how to solve airline overbooking and a comment on traveling...

Listener Ride Share Experiences

This Sunday, February 25th, on The Travel Guys… In the Travel News, Southwest Airlines is charging more to jump to the front of the line at the airport, Caesars says they are coming in your room once a day no matter what, travel companies are abandoning NRA discounts quickly and it’s going to cost more to spend a day at Disneyland. In the Smarter Travel segment, Tom offers some advice based on recent personal travel experiences,...

Best Time to Fly During the Holiday Season and Let’s Chat with an Uber Driver

Today on The Travel Guys: * In the travel news, China has open a nuclear power plant to the public for tours; and we tell you how you can win one MILLION frequent flyer miles from Travelzoo * Gwen Duncan tells us WHEN to fly around holidays for the best airfares * Tom connects us with Percy, an Uber driver and boxing coach he met while in Las Vegas, and we talk about the perils...

New Zealand, Q & A, Who’s Coming to SMF?

A busy Sunday afternoon with The Travel Guys includes a visit by Travel Writer (www.smartertravel.com) and Consumer Advocate Ed Perkins. Ed is one of our favorite guests and this week we ask and receive some excellent tips on Visiting New Zealand (Ed just returned from there), along with his thoughts on the new sharing economy and how it impacts travel (think Uber, airbnb, Outdoorsy, etc.). Mark dips into the online mail bag to answer some...