Rick Seaney • CEO FareCompare
If Rick Seaney isn't your friend, you're paying too much for airfare.
We’ve probably all flown when sick. This is not good – for you or your seatmates – but it’s understandable thanks to the high cost of rescheduling a flight (see change fees). So what to do? Check out these ideas. Disclaimer: As they say, I’m no doctor, so don’t listen to me when it comes … Read How to Avoid Getting Sick on a PlanePosted In: Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
Travel scams come in all shapes and sizes, popping up here at home or around the world – just about anywhere people like to visit and do some sightseeing. Here are some of the most common scams (and one very uncommon one), and how to avoid them. Listen: FareCompare’s Rick Seaney and Anne McDermott share … Read Travel Scams: 6 Ways to Get Ripped OffPosted In: Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
An employee suggested I title this, “Coming Soon to a Site Near You – The Dead Zone, Starring FareCompare.” Fortunately, a cooler head prevailed (mine) but it is an exciting time for airfare bargain hunters and here’s why. Definition of a Dead Zone An airfare dead zone is pretty much what it sounds like: a … Read Hungry for Cheap Airfare? Try a ‘Dead Zone’ SandwichPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Tips and Tricks
This may not be strictly scientific but the Grandma Effect on holiday airfare is 100% common sense, and it’s pretty simple: When Grandma says, “Come for Thanksgiving” you go. [More on this in my latest column for ABC News] Listen: Airfare expert Rick Seaney on saving money. Grandma Effect and High Ticket Prices For the … Read Holiday Airfare and the Grandma Effect – And How to Save MoneyPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
Attention New Yorkers! Or anyone who’d like to visit the Big Apple. We’ve found first class deals that compare favorably with the usual stratospheric prices. They also compare very favorably with premium economy. Podcast: Want a little luxury in your life? Listen to Rick. First class – and a Porsche? Yes. Cheap First Class Flights … Read Fly First Class for Less on Select RoutesPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks