Rick Seaney • CEO FareCompare
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I’ve always said that Tuesday afternoon is usually the best day to shop for airfare. What I’ve never said is that there is a specific number of days before a flight that is the absolute optimal day to buy a ticket. Others have said this, and while such a specific number of days-in-advance theory may … Read Where to Find the Cheapest Airlines Tickets? The Zone of IndecisionPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Tips and Tricks
If you’ve ever checked out the travel section on the U.S. State Department website – Travel.State.Gov – you’ll find tremendous amounts of useful, practical information. Plus some unusual warnings. The following quotes can be found in the site’s Country Information listings. It’s a fun read and includes some important things to watch out for – … Read Well That’s Odd: 10 Unusual Travel Warnings from the State DepartmentPosted In: Rick Seaney on ABC News, Travel Safety
The TSA PreCheck program keeps growing – it’s now available at more than 115 U.S. airports – and I keep getting questions about it. Many ask how they can participate and the good news is, it’s easier than ever. Here are seven questions. 1. What is “faster” security? PreCheck is essentially a pre-9/11 security experience: Passengers … Read How to Get a Faster Airport Security Experience with TSA PreCheckPosted In: TSA Security
The following jet lag tips were assembled with the help of several veteran travelers, along with suggestions from well-known institutions. If you ever find yourself jet lagged (or fear you might be), I heartily recommend you check out the following links: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Mayo Clinic, and the National Sleep … Read 15 Ways to Avoid Jet Lag – Or Make it BetterPosted In: Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
Rick Seaney and Anne McDermott recently sat down to discuss some of the unusual and strange airline rules that are plagueing the industry these days. LISTEN: to the podcast as travel expert Rick Seaney was surprised by some of these rules. Rick: Thank you for joining us on the FareCompare weekly podcast. My name is Rick … Read 6 Strange and Unusual Airline Rules Podcast & TranscriptPosted In: Multimedia, Podcasts