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You know where you want to go on vacation – but when? If only there was a list of magic dates that gave you the best deals possible. Find the cheapest available anytime of year Summer vs. Fall There is such a list. Call it the five magic dates for summer travel. These are dates … Read 5 Magic Dates for Cheap Summer FlightsPosted In: Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
Sharpen up those No. 2 pencils, it’s quiz time. Let’s see how much you know about travel. Look for the scoring key at the end. Air Travel Quiz 1. I’d like to try one of those naked picture airport security body scan machines. Where can I find one? A. You can’t. They are no longer … Read Travel Quiz: Are You a Frequent Flyer or Puzzled Passenger?Posted In: Airfare Analysis, Airline News, Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
One of my recent weekly columns for ABCNews.com focused on NextGen which could open up a whole new era of flight for all of us. Consider this a progress report of sorts: While some aspects of this wide-ranging program have been implemented, there is so much more to go – but believe me, it’s worth … Read What is NextGen and Why Do We Need It?Posted In: Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News, Travel Safety
It’s like they say: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. The air travel industry is not immune to scams and rip-offs – particularly what are known as phishing emails – so remain alert especially when opening unexpected emails. Hear travel expert Rick Seaney and editor Anne McDermott reveal some of … Read Air Travel Scams, Rip-offs and RacketsPosted In: Airline News, Rick Seaney on ABC News
Ever hear of the WayBack Machine? Think of it as an internet time machine that allows you to visit the past – as far back as 1996 anyway – via billions of carefully archived website pages from all kinds of companies – including the airlines. I used WayBack as well as my own historical data … Read Take a Trip on an Airline Time MachinePosted In: Airline News, Rick Seaney on ABC News