Amtrak’s rail service between Oxnard and San Luis Obispo on its popular Pacific Surfliner route continues to be shut Tuesday because of the Thomas fire raging in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.
Trains have been suspended indefinitely from traveling to stops in Ventura, Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Surf, Guadalupe and Grover Beach.Read more
Megabus is offering holiday travelers a free bus ticket to their destination if their flight is canceled. It’s the first time the company has made such an offer to stranded airline passengers.
The move came this month after American Airlines announced that, because of a scheduling glitch, it had given too many pilots the holidays off.Read more
San Luis Obispo is giving travelers $100 in spending money if they spend two consecutive nights in a hotel or motel in the city. There’s no catch, just cash.
The deal: Check out the list of SLO town accommodations that qualify. There’s a little paperwork that comes with this offer: After you make a hotel reservation, email it to email@example.com.Read more
Dozens of cruise lines received kudos Tuesday as cruise review website Cruise Critic announced its 10th annual Editors' Pick Awards. Winners range from small riverboats to some of the largest passenger ships sailing the world's oceans.Read more
Question: I recently booked a cruise for my wife and me that includes two ports of call in Cuba. Are we allowed to go to Cuba on this cruise, given the new regulations?
Answer: The short answer is yes, even though coverage of the recent changes might lead you to believe the answer is no.Read more