Rick Seaney • CEO FareCompare
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Delta recently launched a successful airfare hike, although fortunately for leisure travelers, it targets business passengers (those who buy tickets within seven days of departure). Best airfare tips for beginners and frequent flyers What Airfare Hikes Cost You But watch out – I expect to see more airfare hikes this year, including several that will … Read Six Ways to Fight a Fare HikePosted In: Airfare Analysis, Rick Seaney on ABC News
Attention Mickey fans: The latest airline merger could throw a wrench in your travel plans. Not so much for those heading to Disneyland outside of Los Angeles but to Disney World in Orlando. Same holds true for the adult playground of Las Vegas. Smaller-cities could see fewer flights. Here’s why. Listen as airfare expert Rick … Read Disney Downside Possible with Latest Airline MergerPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Airline News, Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News
If you ever fly with family or friends, this tip could save you money. It’s not for solo travelers, but for anyone who will be boarding a plane in a party of two or more. And it’s simple enough to fit in a six word phrase: Shop One Passenger at a Time That’s it. When shopping … Read Simple Airfare Savings Tip for Groups of Two or MorePosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks
You patiently amass miles or points with your airline’s frequent flyer or loyalty program waiting for the day when you finally claim your free flight. But is it truly free? Usually, no. One way or the other, you pay a little and sometimes a lot. It’s the gotchas that get you. Listen as analyst Rick … Read 5 Ways Your ‘Free’ Airline Ticket Isn’t Really FreePosted In: Airfare Analysis
Some days are better than others when it comes to cheap flights, so allow me to make a suggestion: Listen as travel expert Rick Seaney and editor Anne McDermott reveal the best and worst days to fly: Fly Tuesdays, Wednesdays Whenever possible, fly on a Tuesday or Wednesday. These two midweek days are an easy way … Read The Best Days to Fly for Cheap FlightsPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks