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5 Ways to Gamble with Bag Fees – And Lose

If you’ll be traveling during the holidays (or anytime) remember this: baggage fees are optional and paying them can be something of a gamble. Here are some bets you should try to avoid. 5 Ways to Gamble with Bag Fees 1. Betting you know the fees Fees change all the… Read More

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Video: Rick Seaney’s Holiday Travel Tips

Travel expert and FareCompare CEO Rick Seaney shares ways to make Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s travel a little less stressful. Cheaper, too. He also takes your questions (well, two, anyway, but that’s all he had time for). Send airfare/travel questions to Rick at Read more here: Last Minute… Read More

Crowds in the Airport

Last-Minute Thanksgiving Travel Tips for Everyone

There will be crowds at the airport this Thanksgiving. Massive, stressful crowds. But we can help ease the pain – and cut costs! – with these last-minute travel tips for guests and hosts. LISTEN: Rick has a few more tips. Last-Minute Thanksgiving Travel Tips Try one, try them all. 1.… Read More

Does your suitcase overflow?

Best Packing Tip Ever: Sit & Zip

Every now and then, FareCompare asks a well-traveled employee to share a favorite tip. Editor Anne McDermott’s best packing tip is especially good for carry-ons. Does this sound impossible? A 12 day trip to Europe with a single carry-on bag. I did it and had plenty of  neat and wrinkle-free… Read More