Poll: Rick Seaney Named Best Business Travel Blogger

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, FareCompare Fans

I deeply appreciate every vote from FareCompare fans – those of you who come to our site to shop for the best airfare deals and those of you who watch our videos, listen to my podcasts or read my columns at ABCNews.com, USAToday.com and FOXNews.com. Your passion for travel to exotic locales or nearby weekend getaway destinations – and saving money on these trips – is why I do this.

Why I Do This

Once in a while, I get recognized on the street from a TV appearance but don’t worry, I won’t get a big head; my fan invariably says something like, “Hey, you’re whatzisname, that travel guy!” I don’t dispense travel advice for the “fame” I assure you!

I do it because I genuinely like sharing all I’ve learned over nearly a decade in the travel business.

Believe me, I know you work hard for your money. And I’ve been saying for years that everyone should get out there and travel, but why pay a penny more than you have to? That’s why I pass along tips like:

If you’ve stumbled on this by accident, there’s no need for you to remember my name but I hope you will remember FareCompare – and join us, next time you want to find the best airfare deals available.

And thanks again. I am honored.

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Published: August 27, 2014