Airfare Analysis • Ask-Rick
If Rick Seaney isn't your friend, you're paying too much for airfare.
Remember this date: Aug. 25. That’s when the fall travel season begins, at least as far as the airlines are concerned. What does this mean for you? Plenty. [See FareCompare's video below] 1. Airline tickets are cheaper With the advent of fall, airlines slash prices by 10, 20 and 30 percent over summer fares – … Read 4 Reasons to Watch for Fall’s Magic Date to FlyPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Video
I hear a lot of myths about supposedly fiendish airlines hiding or holding ultra-cheap airline tickets until a secret midnight hour when only those-in-the-know can take advantage. Baloney! Here is the real story. LISTEN: Rick Seaney deals in facts, not myths. Best Day to Shop: If you’re shopping in the U.S. for domestic fares, you … Read Best Day to Shop for Airfare? Tuesday.Posted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts
As I wrote in a recent news column, an airline ticket is a “complicated stew of taxes, fees, surcharges and other costs you may not be aware of” so I thought, why not simplify some of this? LISTEN: Travel expert Rick Seaney is all about simplifying airfare. Airline Tickets Unmasked These are by not means … Read What’s Included in the Price of an Airline Ticket? Five SurprisesPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Airline Fees, Multimedia, Podcasts
This is about making the fatigue factor work for you. If you don’t mind flying tired – meaning, a longish day in the air on connecting flights – you may be able to save as much as 50 percent on airfare. Sometimes even more. Start comparing non-stops vs. connecting flights right now LISTEN: Rick’s done … Read How Flying Tired Can Save You Up to 50% Off Airline TicketsPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks
If you want decent summer airfare prices and stress-free flights, don’t do any of these things! LISTEN: No, Rick Seaney doesn’t screw up. His podcast partner does. How to Screw Up Vacation Flights There’s the right way, the wrong way and the screwed-up way. SCREW UP 1: Wait a while before you shop for tickets You … Read 5 Ways to Screw Up Summer Vacation FlightsPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks