Ask Rick Podcast: How to Get the Best Christmas Vacation Deals?

The Ask Rick Podcast: FareCompare CEO Rick Seaney says, time to buy your airline tickets for Christmas vacation; plus he and co-host Anne McDermott interview the Travel Answer Man (John Van Kirk) about cool fall destinations. And as always, Rick answers your questions.

Industry News – Free Booze, Lower Baggage Fees, and More WiFi on the Way

Listen Rick on the latest travel news: Southwest airlines and those takeover rumors, JetBlue and WiFi (one fee Rick actually likes), and American Airline’s new “free booze” offer. Get this party started: listen below and or read more.


Hot Topic: Family Sections for Screaming Kids

Screaming kids on planes? Rick’s been there, and he’s got a lot to say on this hot-button issue (plus he’s written about it for Listen as Rick contemplates the question, “Do We Need Family Sections on Planes for Screaming Kids?”

Rick Talks Holiday Shopping Airfares

This week Rick talked about deals for the holidays on NewsTalk 92.3 in Phoenix. What do you need to know to get the best airfare for Thanksgiving or Christmas? Rick has the answers. Take a listen.

Rick Talks Fall Destinations with the Travel Answer Man

Rick talks to John Van Kirk, better known as the Travel Answer Man ; if you’re looking for fun and unusual things to do in the Fall, this is for you.

Ask Rick: Travel Agencies, Foreign Travel Requirements, Spring Break and More

Rick answers your airfare questions: the fun ones, the difficult ones, the weird ones. Submit your question at and maybe Rick will answer it on the next Ask Rick Podcast.

Latest Airfare Deals

Listen to Rick’s updates on the latest airfare deals.

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Want to keep up with Rick? Here are three ways: subscribe to the Ask Rick Podcast on iTunes; follow Rick on Twitter and check out the latest media coverage.

Find the lowest airfares for holiday flights with our FareCompare Holiday Flight Finder.


Updated: October 13, 2016