Rick Seaney • CEO FareCompare
If Rick Seaney isn't your friend, you're paying too much for airfare.
An employee suggested I title this, “Coming Soon to a Site Near You – The Dead Zone, Starring FareCompare.” Fortunately, a cooler head prevailed (mine) but it is an exciting time for airfare bargain hunters and here’s why. Definition of a Dead Zone An airfare dead zone is pretty much what it sounds like: a … Read Hungry for Cheap Airfare? Try a ‘Dead Zone’ SandwichPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Tips and Tricks
This may not be strictly scientific but the Grandma Effect on holiday airfare is 100% common sense, and it’s pretty simple: When Grandma says, “Come for Thanksgiving” you go. [More on this in my latest column for ABC News] Listen: Airfare expert Rick Seaney on saving money. Grandma Effect and High Ticket Prices For the … Read Holiday Airfare and the Grandma Effect – And How to Save MoneyPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
Ever see a headline that made you say, “What the heck?” (or something like that). Here are some that might amuse you, and as always I can’t resist adding a few tips into the mix. See more strange headlines in my latest column for ABC. Headline: “Is it cool to ask out a flight attendant?” According … Read Strange Travel Headlines (and the Truth Behind the Stories)Posted In: Airfare Analysis, Airline News, Rick Seaney on ABC News
Attention New Yorkers! Or anyone who’d like to visit the Big Apple. We’ve found first class deals that compare favorably with the usual stratospheric prices. They also compare very favorably with premium economy. Podcast: Want a little luxury in your life? Listen to Rick. First class – and a Porsche? Yes. Cheap First Class Flights … Read Fly First Class for Less on Select RoutesPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks
If you read our News Blog or follow us on Twitter or Facebook, you know that FareCompare has been monitoring airfare hikes for years now and in the course of pouring over all this data, I’ve gleaned a couple of nuggets worth passing along to help you save money. That’s what it’s all about at … Read Riskiest Time to Shop for AirfarePosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts