Airline Fees • Ask-Rick
If Rick Seaney isn't your friend, you're paying too much for airfare.
It’s crystal ball time and fortunately mine is handy. Sure, some things are a little cloudy (another polar vortex in the New Year?) but others are only too clear. Listen: Travel expert Rick Seaney has a couple more predictions. 1. You’ll Pay More for Tickets It’ll happen gradually, but it’ll happen: airline ticket prices will … Read 4 Predictions: What You Will and Won’t Do on Planes in 2014Posted In: Airfare Analysis, Airline Fees, Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News
You don’t need me to tell you airlines rake in a lot of money from fees, but did you know this year’s worldwide figure is expected to hit almost $24 billion? That’s a lot of checked bags. Listen: Travel expert Rick Seaney is not fee-friendly. Fantasy Fees – For the Moment What else could you … Read 3 Fantasy Fees Passengers Might Have to Pay SomedayPosted In: Airline Fees, Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News
I’ve traveled to Europe on a 10-day trip with just a carry-on and so did my wife. We save on bag fees and our bags don’t get lost. You can do this, too. And don’t miss the video below. Note: Not long ago, FareCompare posted a how-to packing article on our News Blog and the response … Read How to Pack a Carry-on Bag in 3 Easy StepsPosted In: Airline Fees, Multimedia, Podcasts, Video
Despite being five years into the oppressive Fee Generation of Flying, there are still a few things that cost you zip. Let us count these blessings: As travel expert Rick Seaney reminds editor Anne McDermott, not all freebies are equal: Free Perks on Planes 1. Bags Amazingly, two U.S. airlines still let you check bags for … Read 7 Airline FreebiesPosted In: Airline Fees, Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News
I know that 20 bucks doesn’t buy what it used to, but every little bit helps. I’ve got seven easy ways to save $20 – and in some cases, a whole lot more. Travel expert Rick Seaney tells editor Anne McDermott saving money is real simple: 1. Save $20-plus on baggage fees Here’s what to … Read 7 Easy Ways to Save $20 or More on Every FlightPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Airline Fees, Rick Seaney on ABC News