Rick Seaney • CEO FareCompare
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Q: Rick, what is the best time of year to buy a “round the world” ticket, and are they still limitless for up to 18 months? I haven’t heard anyone discuss them in the past two years. Any insight is appreciated. Nelson Wells - Athens, GA Where to go: 80 Trips Around the World A: When it comes to … Read Ask Rick Q&A: When’s the Best Time to Buy Around-the-World Tickets?Posted In: Ask Rick Q&A, Multimedia
Q: Rick, my family is located all over the country, and we are all trying to fly to Scotland this Christmas. Should I use reward points? How should I buy these tickets and what’s the best way to plan these ticket purchases? Amanda Maffessanti – Ochos Rios, Jamaica A: The good news is that … Read AskRick Q&A: Should I Use My Reward Points For Holiday Travel?Posted In: Ask Rick Q&A, Multimedia, Podcasts
Q: What is the Best Way to Plan Multi-City Trips? Rick, my wife and I want to fly from PBI (West Palm Beach) to PVD (Providence, RI) next June for our daughter’s college graduation. From there we want to fly to Shannon, Ireland and then return to West Palm Beach. Should we book it … Read AskRick Q&A: What’s the Best Way to Plan Multi-City Trips?Posted In: Ask Rick Q&A, Multimedia, Podcasts
Q: Rick, my wife and I are flying to Italy for our 50th wedding anniversary. Our trip dates are May 2 – 17 2012. When should we start shopping for tickets and when is the best time to buy? Marv Kolling – Minneapolis, MN A: Excellent question, and congratulations! Here’s a few pointers: … Read AskRick Q&A: When Should I Buy Plane Tickets to Italy for Summer 2012?Posted In: Ask Rick Q&A, Multimedia, Podcasts
Delta SkyMiles Changes and Elite Flyers Q: Rick, we’ve been hearing a lot of buzz about recent changes to Delta’s SkyMiles program, specifically changes that effect elite miles members who want to hold seats and make last minute changes without penalties. A lot of folks are unhappy about this, it seems; one SkyMiles member … Read AskRick Q&A: What Do Delta’s SkyMiles Program Changes Mean to Elite Flyers?Posted In: Airline News, Ask Rick Q&A, Multimedia, Podcasts