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.
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
Once again, I find myself in the pleasantly embarrassing situation of announcing some good news – about me. I’ve just been voted Best Business Travel Blogger in a poll organized by USA Today’s 10Best site. Thanks to you. LISTEN: Rick is too modest so his podcast partner forced him to talk about this honor. Thanks, … Read Poll: Rick Seaney Named Best Business Travel BloggerPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts
Not going to keep you in suspense on the cheapest days to fly, but read the entire article because it includes other money-saving tips. LISTEN: What days to fly, what days not to fly. And here’s the best day to shop for airfare Cheapest Days of the Week Keep this in mind every time you shop … Read The 3 Cheapest Days of the Week for FlightsPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks
If you haven’t flown in a while, you may think you’ve got airport security nailed down. Maybe you do – but maybe one or more of these TSA innovations will surprise you. LISTEN: Rick Seaney hates to waste time in a line. Chart: See which fast security program is best for you 1. Many are … Read 5 Things You Might be Surprised to Learn about Airport SecurityPosted In: Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News, TSA Security
Autumn is the best time of year to fly: Great weather, fewer crowds and all that beautiful fall foliage. Best of all are the prices, a big improvement over summer fares. LISTEN: FareCompare’s Rick Seaney has more money-saving strategies. Airfare Overview The magic date that kicks off the airlines’ fall travel season is Aug. 25 [see the … Read Fall Forecast – How to Find the Cheapest Flights for Fall TravelPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Holiday/Seasonal, Multimedia, Podcasts, Video