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Mileage runners are a breed apart, willing to hopscotch around the world to build up miles for coveted elite status in airline loyalty programs. Listen as Rick Seaney tells editor Anne McDermott about his own mileage run – to Beijing – for dinner: Best Airlines for Amazing Luxuries Why They Run So Hard It’s all … Read The Death of Mileage Running?Posted In: Airline Fees, Airline News, Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News
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
A wise old philosopher once said, “Know thyself” and I’m here to help you do just that. What kind of flyer are you? Once you know the answer, you can figure out which fees you should consider paying and when to keep your wallet shut tight. Listen as air travel expert Rick Seaney and editor … Read 4 Flyer Profiles: Which Fees You Should Pay, Which Fees to AvoidPosted In: Airline Fees, Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
Time to let fly with another year’s worth of predictions. Here’s what I foresee for 2013: Hear air travel expert Rick Seaney and editor Anne McDermott add some meat to these bones: 1. Bundled-Fee Fever Look for more airlines doing as American and Delta did last month – bundling multiple services and selling them for a … Read 6 Predictions for Air Travel for 2013Posted In: Airfare Analysis, Airline Fees, Airline News, Multimedia, Podcasts
You know how TMZ shows you side-by-side photos of D-List celebrities and asks you, “What’s the Big Frigin’ Difference?” Now do that with the airlines – look for the differences between low-cost carriers like JetBlue and Southwest and legacy airlines such as American or United. Not much difference (but don’t miss my tips to save money, below). … Read How to Save on Airfare as Line Blurs Between Low-Cost and Legacy AirlinesPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Airline Fees, Airline News, Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks