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With apologies to Alex Trebek Answer: November, 2012 Question: What time period will be covered in the following geek-style airline statistics quiz? That’s right – the following questions all pertain to a single month’s worth of U.S. government transportation statistical analysis of the airlines. Don’t be fooled into thinking any of this represents a trend … Read Airline Quiz: Winners and LosersPosted In: Airline News, Rick Seaney on ABC News
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
Looking for the perfect holiday travel gift? Look no further than SkyMall, the familiar catalog in every airline seatback pocket. Or shop online, but don’t miss these must haves. Great gifts for travelers, great gifts for everyone.* Gifts for Travelers or Couch Potatoes Something for everyone: 1. For Animal Lovers Doggie DNA kits: SkyMall actually … Read 5 Best SkyMall Gifts for Travelers and Couch PotatoesPosted In: Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
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
If you plan on flying during the holidays, avoid these five nasty rip-offs. What’s a rip-off? Paying more than you have to – any time you travel – but especially during holiday periods when airfare is already high. Listen: Air travel expert Rick Seaney and editor Anne McDermott on fighting back against rip-offs. Secret Discount … Read The 5 Rip-Offs of Christmas TravelPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Airline Fees, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News