On the Beach

13 Cheap Cities for Fun Summer Vacations

A cheap destination doesn’t have to be boring. Our list of cool cities includes places that are fun for families, solo travelers and couples. Click the city to find cheap flights from your hometown. LISTEN: Rick loves cheap cities. 13 Cheap Cities for Fun Vacations First, U.S. cities, followed by… Read More

Travel with Kids

Travel with Kids: Everything You Need to Know

If you’ll travel with the kids this summer (or during a holiday, or anytime) we think you’ll find this information helpful. It’s been vetted by old pros at the parenting game like FareCompare’s resident travel expert and dad, Rick Seaney. LISTEN: How does Rick cope with screaming babies? Kids Traveling… Read More

A New Adventure

You Can Afford a Summer Flight

You may have read some of the depressing media stories about new fees but, cheer up. We show you how to turn it around and actually save money. LISTEN: Rick loves saving money. Affordable Summer Flights Four ways to cut costs on your summer vacation travels. 1. Don’t pay the… Read More

Touring Europe

How to Find Really Cheap Flights to Europe

If you’re looking for an excuse to go to Europe (like anyone needs one), here are two: The dollar is strong. The fares can be really cheap. 4 Steps to Find Cheap Flights to Europe Finding cheap fares is a matter of knowing where to look. Compare fares This is… Read More

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You Missed Your Flight. Now What?

If there’s a flight problem that is not your fault (bad weather delays for take-offs, mechanical problems) the airline will take care of you; learn more about that here. If you are to blame (procrastination, bad traffic), you must act – and here’s what to do. LISTEN: Even experts like… Read More

Off to Adventure

5 Questions to Ask for Cheaper Vacation Flights

You’re making plans for your vacation and want to shop for tickets. First, ask these questions. Then, find the cheapest flight available. LISTEN: Rick has some especially good advice. 5 Questions for Cheaper Vacation Flights 1. How much inconvenience can I endure? A good rule of thumb: The longer the… Read More

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5 Ways to Get Kicked Off a Flight

You lose a lot of rights when you get on a plane. One of them is free speech; exercising it in certain ways could get you kicked off your flight. The moral here is always pack a little patience on today’s sardine-like planes – a little patience and a boatload… Read More