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.
Sometimes wasting money is easier than being frugal. I like doing things the easy way, too, which is why I’ve devised these simple yet quick ways to put a stop to wasteful habits. My motto – and FareCompare’s – is save money and time. 1. Don’t blow money by flying favorite airlines only Maybe Southwest is … Read How to Blow Hundreds of Dollars on Airfare, and How to Avoid ItPosted In: Airfare Analysis
There have been lots of airline stories lately about minor irritations escalating into big blow-ups, so the buzz about my recent ABC column on Charm School for Travelers doesn’t really surprise me. Some of the highlights and sample classes of my imaginary curriculum. LISTEN: Quiet, please. Etiquette class is now in session. Etiquette 101 – Don’t … Read Etiquette 101 for Airline Passengers and Flight AttendantsPosted In: Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
“Where did all the deals go?” I’ve been getting this a lot lately and the answer is – check your favorite airfare comparison shopping site. Fall is here and dead zone savings are on the way. Did you know? Autumn in general is a very cheap LISTEN: Does Rick fly in the dead zone? Do airlines … Read Yes, There are Cheap Tickets Out TherePosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
On the fence about a non-summer vacation? You may get off that fence quick once you read this. Looking for fall sales? Check the Deals Blog LISTEN: Rick expounds on the glories of fall. 1. Fall fares are really cheap. If you flew this summer, take a look at the price of that ticket now. In … Read 4 Excellent Reasons to Fly in Fall or WinterPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks
Say you have a child that must travel alone. What should you know? I consulted a young friend and the research became the topic of my latest column for ABC. Here are the highlights. Q: Do all airlines allow all children to travel alone? A: No. Most airlines don’t allow children under the age of … Read Kids on Planes Traveling Alone: Q&APosted In: Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks