Airfare Analysis • Ask-Rick
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I’ve always said that Tuesday afternoon is usually the best day to shop for airfare. What I’ve never said is that there is a specific number of days before a flight that is the absolute optimal day to buy a ticket. Others have said this, and while such a specific number of days-in-advance theory may … Read Where to Find the Cheapest Airlines Tickets? The Zone of IndecisionPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Tips and Tricks
Is the view from your window blocked by snow drifts? The good news is summer’s on the way, and it’s not too soon for some vacation travelers to begin drawing up a checklist – and in some cases, booking flights. LISTEN: Travel expert Rick Seaney adds to the list. Late Spring, Early Summer Flyers Booking … Read Summer Travel To-Do ListPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks
The cheapest dates to fly vary each year – but keep these four in mind when booking flights this year. You might save a lot of money. See more on the topic in my latest column for USA Today. LISTEN: Rick Seaney with more on these magical dates. June 7 – For U.S. coast-to-coast flights This … Read The Four Cheapest Dates to Fly in 2014Posted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts
A recent headline that caught my eye about something that “could change flying forever.” Turned out to be a new airline seatback tray table (which I must admit sounds good thanks to a strategically-placed groove for your iPad). LISTEN: Airfare expert Rick Seaney’s tips on saving. I mention this to show that headlines can sometimes … Read Who Will Pay More for Airline Tickets This Year (Not Everyone)Posted In: Airfare Analysis, Airline News, Multimedia, Podcasts
Looking for something a little different this year? Take a look at these suggestions which I first wrote about in one of my columns but have expanded for my blog. All these cities and regions offer the irresistible combination of year-round fun and excellent airfare value. LISTEN: Travel expert Rick Seaney’s hot destinations. Click the … Read 10 Unusual Vacation Destination Ideas – Fun and CheapPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks