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Some multi-letter codes are more useful than others. ORD means you’re at Chicago’s O’Hare. Those in finance know LUV is the stock symbol for Southwest Airlines. And MSP stands for either tiny Manners Creek Airport in Australia’s Northern Territory or a warning that your flight only offers “meals for purchase” only. So how about codes … Read Two Airline Codes that Will Get You Cheaper Plane TicketsPosted In: Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
Ever lose a suit of armor or an embalmed baby shark while traveling? Someone did. Someone’s always losing something odd on a plane or at the airport. What to do? Here are some answers but first, the fun stuff (and don’t miss the video below). LISTEN: Travel expert Rick Seaney has fun with this. He … Read Weirdest Lost & Found Items – And How to Get Your Stuff BackPosted In: Airline News, Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks
One of my favorite air travel myths concerns never letting a nutty (or maybe drunken) passenger anywhere near the door of a plane in flight because – what if they opened it? Don’t worry; it can’t be done. Which is nice to know but it’s even nicer to save money by busting myths, so let’s … Read Busted: The Truth Behind 6 Air Travel MythsPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks
If you’re not familiar with the Transparent Airfares Act of 2014, it’s time you got acquainted. Officially known as H.R 4156, this proposed legislation would allow airlines to display or advertise base airfare as long as carriers also disclose taxes and fees “clearly and separately” and ultimately provide consumers with a total ticket price. LISTEN: … Read Is the Proposed ‘No Hidden Fees’ Airfare Bill Truly Transparent?Posted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News
There are some things that can wait until the last minute. This stuff? Do it now. LISTEN: Travel expert Rick Seaney says, this isn’t painful. Read Podcast Transcript here. Checklist – Do This Now Don’t miss the tips that follow each checklist item. 1. Secure your vacation days Sounds like a no-brainer but many of … Read Summer Vacation Checklist – What to Cross Off NowPosted In: Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks