Posts by: Rick Seaney
About Rick Seaney
Rick Seaney is CEO and Co-Founder, FareCompare. An internationally known airfare expert and air travel analyst, Rick is also a well-known media go-to resource for breaking aviation industry news.
Rick’s mission is clear: “help consumers beat the airfare game.” Rick pens weekly columns for ABCNews and USA Today and is quoted regularly in the pages of the New York Times, Wall St. Journal and Huffington Post.
In 2000, Rick co-founded XXI Technologies with FareCompare co-founder Graeme Wallace. Since its debut in March of 2006, FareCompare has become one of the fastest-growing travel planning websites.
Following are recent headlines by Rick.
Anyone who follows the recent changes in airline frequent flyer miles programs might be tempted to paraphrase George Orwell’s famous line from Animal Farm: “All passengers are equal but some passengers are more equal than others.” Find the cheapest available flights (no miles required) More Valuable, Less Valuable Flyers If you travel a lot on … Read Airline Miles Programs – Some Passengers More Valuable than OthersPosted In: Airfare Analysis
If you’re not sure if you’ll go away on vacation this year, here are six things to consider – ways that travel can enhance your life. So drop the remote and take a look. 1. Travel helps you lose weight. Many of us like to be active on vacation whether it’s a walking tour of … Read 6 Fun Reasons to Get Off the Couch and Fly This SummerPosted In: Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
You want to get away and you’re open to suggestions. If you’re not too picky, you can save on summer flights and still have a glorious vacation. Check out the airfare sales on the Deals Blog LISTEN: So what is a picky person? Rick Seaney explains. 1. If you’re not picky about where you fly … Read 4 Ways for Non-Picky People to Save on Summer VacationPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks
Summer vacation flights can be expensive especially if you’re traveling with the whole family. Believe me, I know. So why pay a penny more than you have to? You won’t if you follow these tips. Save on Summer Airfare First, check out the video – it’s a quick minute-and-a-half – and all the tips you’ll … Read 6 Ways to Save on Summer Vacation FlightsPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Rick Seaney on ABC News, Video
I’ll be blunt: Summer airfare prices are going to be a little painful – they always are – but especially in 2014 since airlines had little success raising leisure fares earlier this year. Note: Don’t miss the video below. NEW: Overall, summer airfare for 2014 is up only about 2 percent from last year. However, there’s … Read Summer Vacation Guide to Cheaper Flights – 2014Posted In: Airfare Analysis, Holiday/Seasonal, Multimedia, Podcasts