In the latest edition of the AskRick Podcast, FareCompare CEO Rick SeaneyÃ‚Â and co-host Anne McDermott talk aboutÃ‚Â a favorite topic: airline fees.Ã‚Â Plus, Rick answers the question,Ã‚Â “WhatÃ‚Â will the official ‘travel alert’ for Europe mean for fliers?”Ã‚Â And as always,Ã‚Â lots ofÃ‚Â hot dealsÃ‚Â andÃ‚Â cool headlines (well, if you think Lady Gaga is cool). Take a listen to the OctoberÃ‚Â 6th episode of the Ask Rick Podcast.
Flight Attendants, Lady Gaga, plus SRO Flights
Did you hear about those flight attendentsÃ‚Â whoÃ‚Â “performed” their flightÃ‚Â safety instructions to aÃ‚Â Lady GagaÃ‚Â hit? See the video (and more) here, plus listen as Rick and Anne talk about their own weird experiences on planes – but none as weird has having to stand during a fiveÃ‚Â hour flight. Ã‚Â Want more newsÃ‚Â Rick Seaney-style? This is the place.
Hot Topic: State Department Issues “Travel Alert” for Europe
This past Sunday (Oct. 3), the U.S. State Dept. issued a Travel Alert for Europe because of the potential for terrorist attacks.Ã‚Â Rick has some good, solid safety tips for travelers heading to Europe or anywhere, so listen up – andÃ‚Â see more tips at State Department Issues “Travel Alert” for Europe.
Rick on the 5 Ways to Screw-up Holiday Airfare Purchases
SeeÃ‚Â Rick in the flesh – in his latest video – talking about some of his favorite money saving tips.Ã‚Â Here’s Five Ways to Screw-up Holiday Airline Ticket Purchases:
Are You Paying Too Much for Too Many Airline Fees?
Money expert Catey Hill, a financial writer for Smart MoneyÃ‚Â and author of “SHOO, Jimmy Choo! The Modern Girl’s Guide to Spending Less and Saving More” – talks about how fees add up, and how to avoid them (and she speaks from personal experience).
Ask Rick: The Ultimate Q&A
Rick answers your questions. Today’s topics: when to buy airline tickets, the difference between business and first class, how to give the “gift of travel” to a significant other, what to do about Ã‚Â jetlag and more. Submit your question at http://ask.farecompare.com andÃ‚Â listen forÃ‚Â it on the next Ask Rick Podcast.
Last Minute Deals
What you’ve been waiting for: the deals. Rick and Anne report on last minute fall and winter deals from Southwest, Frontier and AirTran. Put on your traveling shoes, and read moreÃ‚Â atÃ‚Â Airfare Deals Round-Up: Fall Sales from Southwest, Frontier, and AirTran
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