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Oct. 8, 2021

When To Buy Trip Insurance

In this episode, Meghan Walch from InsureMyTrip.com gives insider information on how, when and why to buy travel insurance. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/ap...

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Aug. 3, 2021

Travel Is As Easy as 1,2,3

The foundation for any future vacation starts in YOUR mind. I'll show you how to actualize your travel dream in three easy-to-follow steps. If you are returning, then you can skip the monologue (which is about 11 minutes). If...

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July 28, 2021

Know Your Rights As An Airline Passenger

In this episode I chat one on one with Charles Leocha who is the President and Co-Founder of Travelers United. Based in Washington, DC, they work tirelessly with the Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administrati...

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July 22, 2021

Being Bored and The Kids & The Greenbrier

In this podcast episode, I discuss the importance of “valuing travel”, boredom vigilance and taking the kids for an extended weekend to The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. More information about The Greenb...

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June 29, 2021

Erik Introduces A New Reporter - Mandy Cooney

Mandy shares insight into one of the most profound products on the market today. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://an...

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June 23, 2021

Carnival Adds Two New Ships!

After the arrival of Carnival Mardi Gras, Carnival today (June 23, 2021) announced they would be adding two new ships to their fleet to set sail by 2023. In this podcast episode I interview my good friend Vance Gulliksen ab...

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June 16, 2021

Tips from Laura Our Trusted Travel Advisor

Do you have a travel advisor? You should! Laura is my dear friend who specialized in upscale vacations all over the world. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app...

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June 15, 2021

Departure Time vs. Boarding Time AND The Erik PATH!

In this heart pounding edition of the Best Travel Podcast EVER, I discuss airplane etiquette and how to know WHEN to show up for a flight. In addition, I settle an age old itinerary planning debate: on the beaten path …

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June 9, 2021

Peacock Pandemonium

Los Angeles county is dealing with an exploding population of peacocks! We have a live report from Roger Lewis. In addition, you can do your part by reminding residents not to feed the peafowls by wearing this snazzy T Shirt!...

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June 7, 2021

Trans National Airways Interview

The Best Travel Podcast EVER is all about...you guessed it, travel. In this episode, Erik interviews the founder of America's newest airline Trans National Airways! They are bringing "classy" back to the skies. --- This epi...

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Dec. 30, 2020

Exclusive Interview - The Boeing 737 Max 8 Returns To Service

On December 29, 2020 the Boeing 737 Max 8 returned to commercial service after a 20 month grounding by the FAA. Jim Carter joins me (after he just flew on the aircraft) to talk safety and American Airlines. --- This …

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Dec. 28, 2020

The Truth About Vaccine Passports

If you are planning on vacationing in 2021, then you need to know about "Vaccine Passports" and what may be required of you and your loved ones. To fly on a commercial aircraft, to gain entry into a specific country, …

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Dec. 23, 2020

New Strain of Coronavirus in the UK

In this episode, I share the details of the new coronavirus strain in the UK and what it means to your future travel plans. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/ap...

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Dec. 16, 2020

Travel Planning for 2021

In this episode, Erik and Jason discuss how to plan for travel in 2021. They cover how the travel industry and the people who work in it have been devastated. But, by planning now, you can save money on your …

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Dec. 9, 2020

Winter in NYC and COVID 19 Travel

Travel Truth and Other Confessions is a new podcast hosted by EMMY award-winning television personality Erik Hastings (Erik the Travel Guy). In this premiere episode, Erik and his co host Jason Zumwalt give money-saving tips ...

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Nov. 27, 2020

Travel Truth & Other Confessions Official Trailer

The only travel podcast you'll ever need! Get ready to be whisked away to far off places, learn insider tips and so much more. Erik the Travel Guy is your personal guide to the world! --- Send in a voice …

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Oct. 7, 2020

The Future of Airlines During COVID

So, when is the best time to start flying again? When can good deals be found and how do I protect my airline ticket purchase? All questions which will be answered on this edition of Erik the Travel Guy, the …

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Sept. 30, 2020


Whew! It has been a few months, but it's time to get back on the horse! The Erik the Travel Guy podcast returns with a few ideas on where to go while we continue to wait through the pandemic. --- …

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March 12, 2020

March 12-2020 Coronavirus Travel Update

This episode was recorded at 11:00 AM ET on Thursday, March 12, 2020. Erik the Travel Guy and special guest Andrew Kalb discuss the travel implications of the Coronavirus. We cover the latest news in airline, cruise and desti...

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March 11, 2020

Coronavirus Travel Update & Oregon

This episode was recorded on 3/11/2020 at 10:00 AM ET. The latest information on whether or not you should cancel your next vacation can be found in this episode. We're keeping a close eye on what is being published worldwide...

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March 3, 2020

Coronavirus and Getting The Best Travel Deal

Erik gives a quick update on the status of the Coronavirus and how it may effect your travel plans. In addition, DEAL EDITOR Sal Esposito shares his number one way to get the best deal for your next vacation. --- …

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Feb. 26, 2020

How To Pay For Your Trip to Oahu

In this episode Erik the Travel Guy and Erin Sega discuss valuable tips on how to plan/budget for your vacation. In addition, this episode's special guest is a fantastic Hawaii expert. She details the best way to see and expe...

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Feb. 13, 2020

Do YOU Need A Travel Advisor?

Gone are the days of the "travel agent". They are still around but the emerging trend is "travel advisor". The question Erik answers in this episode is whether or not, YOU need one. He'll explain all the details. Impress your...

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Feb. 7, 2020

Get To Know Us & Holland America Cruise Line

In this PREMIERE episode, Erik (Erik the Travel Guy) and Erin (Erin Sega) introduce themselves and reveal Google's Top Travel Searches from 2019. This episode's featured guest is an EXCLUSIVE interview with Orland Ashford, Pr...

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