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.
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
In the past several days, we’ve seen a number of “scientific” studies claiming to have the answers when it comes to best or cheapest time to buy a ticket or cheapest days to travel. Many of these reports don’t mean anything to the average traveler. My advice: Shop in the zone. But first, a bit … Read The Airline ‘Zone of Uncertainty’ – Best Time to Shop for FlightsPosted In: Airfare Analysis
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
Is the view from your window blocked by snow drifts? The good news is summer’s on the way, and it’s not too soon for some vacation travelers to begin drawing up a checklist – and in some cases, booking flights. LISTEN: Travel expert Rick Seaney adds to the list. Late Spring, Early Summer Flyers Booking … Read Summer Travel To-Do ListPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks
The Academy Awards airs Sunday, March 2 on ABC and wouldn’t you know my latest column for ABCNews.com mentions the Oscars. That’s because some of these nominated movies can be a guide to saving on airfare. My nominees for Best Original Airfare Tips: 1. American Hustle Tip You’ll get no Oscars – or savings – … Read 5 Oscar Movie Tips to Help You Save on FlightsPosted In: Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks