Warming Up

Best Places to Warm Up & Come in from the Cold

Ice storms, raging blizzards, howling winds; what to do when it’s cold outside? Warm up, and here are some excellent places to do that, in the U.S. and around the world. Bonus: Some of these destinations can be good bargains right now, depending on where you’re traveling from. Click the… Read More

Traveling in Europe

Flights to Europe: 4 Ways to Save Money in 2015

If you want to go to Europe this year, we think that’s a great idea. But you should start planning and shopping right now. LISTEN: Rick’s been saving money on Europe for years. Flights to Europe Start ticking these items off your to-do list. 1. When to Shop If you… Read More

Airfares, Fees

Airline Fees: Which Fees to Pay, Which Fees to Avoid

I’ve often said some travel fees are worth paying, and some should be ignored. Let’s get specific. LISTEN: Fees? Phooey. Except for some, says Rick. Avoid These Fees Know the fees before your fly. Reservation change fee: The notorious change fee can run as high as $200 (American, Delta, United)… Read More

Take a Break

5 Ways to Save on Spring Break Trips

Not familiar with Spring Break? The traditional week-long school holiday which varies from late February to early April was once the sole domain of college students but is now a popular vacation period for families, couples, solo travelers – everyone. The airlines know this and raise prices for Spring Break,… Read More

In the Air

Some Airlines Lower Fuel Surcharges. Not U.S. Airlines. Why?

Good news: Some airlines are lowering fuel surcharges. But only some. LISTEN: Rick adds a few more thoughts. Airlines Lower Fuel Surcharges According to media reports, airlines dropping fuel surcharges include Qatar Airways, Japan Air Lines and Cebu Pacific which boasted about this on its website (“We’re happy to announce… Read More

The Family Travel Agent

How to Be the Perfect Family Travel Agent

Congratulations. You’ve just been named the Family Travel Agent. This may be an honor you could live without but don’t panic. The following tips will help you find cheap flights and satisfy the demands of the pickiest of relatives. LISTEN: Rick Seaney makes it real easy. 5 Easy Steps to… Read More

Flight Booking 101: How to Find the Cheapest and Best Flights

Welcome to the most comprehensive source for flight booking tips online. Below is information on how to save money on plane tickets, along with some helpful flight tips. How to Get Cheap Flights Paying full price for a plane ticket is one of the biggest mistakes that a traveler can… Read More