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.
Losing a bag can be a little like the five stages of grief (denial, anger, etc.) but you don’t necessarily have to wind up at “acceptance” – not if you follow this simple 3-step guide. First – Before Your Trip Don’t pack anything you don’t want to lose: Keep your valuables at home, on your … Read How to Get a Lost Bag Back or Get Money for Your LossPosted In: Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
I find myself in the pleasantly embarrassing situation of announcing some good news about – me. Best Bloggers Poll I’ve been named one of the finalists in the USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice poll for Favorite Business Travel Blogger. I am honored to be in truly distinguished company, and you can vote for your favorite … Read Rick Seaney Named Finalist in Favorite Business Travel Bloggers PollPosted In: About FareCompare News
Treat yourself to a second slice of birthday cake because you’ve really got something to celebrate: The advantages of growing older. Here are just a few of my favorites for travelers: LISTEN: This podcast will help you age gracefully and save money. Maybe we should bottle it. 4 Travel Perks of Growing Older 1. The … Read 4 Travel Advantages of Growing OlderPosted In: Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks
It’s a pain but only takes a minute, so add these contacts to your phone before you fly. If I’ve missed anything, let me know on Facebook or in the comments section below. LISTEN: Rick Seaney has more numbers and info you might want to add. 6 Important Numbers and Info to Add to Phones 1. … Read Key Numbers to Add to Smartphones before TravelingPosted In: Multimedia, Podcasts, Rick Seaney on ABC News, Tips and Tricks
This is about making the fatigue factor work for you. If you don’t mind flying tired – meaning, a longish day in the air on connecting flights – you may be able to save as much as 50 percent on airfare. Sometimes even more. Start comparing non-stops vs. connecting flights right now LISTEN: Rick’s done … Read How Flying Tired Can Save You Up to 50% Off Airline TicketsPosted In: Airfare Analysis, Multimedia, Podcasts, Tips and Tricks