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Ever see a headline that made you say, “What the heck?” (or something like that). Here are some that might amuse you, and as always I can’t resist adding a few tips into the mix. See more strange headlines in my latest column for ABC. Headline: “Is it cool to ask out a flight attendant?” According … Read Strange Travel Headlines (and the Truth Behind the Stories)Posted In: Airfare Analysis, Airline News, Rick Seaney on ABC News
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
The story of the 9-year-old who snuck aboard a flight to Vegas raised a lot of questions including how he pulled it off without a ticket. Interestingly, few questioned a child so young flying on his own. How young is too young? You might be surprised as we dig into the topic of children flying … Read Kids Flying Alone, Kids Flying with Family – What You Need to KnowPosted In: Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
If you’re a nervous flyer or one who fears getting up during a flight screaming in panic, this article is for you. Hope it helps. Travel expert Rick Seaney and editor Anne McDermott look at possible solutions to this very real problem: 1. You are not alone Some statistics claim as many as 25% of … Read Fear of Flying: 4 Things to Know that May HelpPosted In: Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News
Any list of big tippers has to include Taylor Swift. The singer (and sizeable entourage) recently ran up an $800 bill at a restaurant in Philly and left a $500 tip. Which pales in comparison to the gratuity left by an anonymous customer at Brewski’s Bar in Ogden, Utah. The tab: $215. The tip: $5,000! … Read Should You Tip a Hero? Five Reasons to Skip Gratuities on PlanesPosted In: Airline News, TSA Security