Rick Seaney • CEO FareCompare
If Rick Seaney isn't your friend, you're paying too much for airfare.
It’s a rare airline sale that doesn’t include any blackout dates – dates in which the discounted prices do not apply. Listen as airfare expert Rick Seaney tells editor Anne McDermott how to beat the blackout: The Secret Discount: It’s for Real Summer, Holiday Sales Worst for Blackout Dates Summer sales tend to be the … Read 4 Ways to Get Around Airline Sale Blackout DatesPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts
Getting a refund is not always possible and when it is, it’s not always easy. Most of the time, it depends on who is doing the canceling and why. Listen as FareCompare’s Rick Seaney explains the ‘refund facts of life’ to editor Anne McDermott: Guaranteed Ways to Get Refunds There are, however, two sure-fire ways … Read How to Get a Refund for a Canceled FlightPosted In: Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
It’s hard to miss hearing about all those so-called too fat to fly incidents – one of the more recent involved a young woman named Kenlie Tiggeman who has blogged about her efforts to lose weight. Southwest informed her last May that she’d have to purchase two seats on her plane and she sued but late … Read Can Airlines Snacks Make You ‘Too Fat to Fly’?Posted In: Airline Fees, Airline News, Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
Pets and kids in the same air travel story – why not? Many of us enjoy traveling with our loved ones, but when it comes to airplane trips – which creatures are cheaper and (maybe) easier – kids or dogs-and-cats? It’s kind of a toss-up but let’s take a look. Full disclosure: I’m the proud parent … Read Pets and Kids on Planes: Fees and RulesPosted In: Airline News, Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News
Even if you don’t believe in magic, I think you’ll find something awe-inspiring about the following dates and airfare prices – and it’s no illusion. Take a look at these suggestions for good days to fly with good to great airfares. Listen: Airfare expert Rick Seaney teaches Editor Anne McDermott a few new tricks. Best … Read Magical Dates to Fly in 2012 and 2013Posted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks