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Travel with Kids: Everything You Need to Know

Traveling with children is always an adventure but it doesn’t have to be difficult. OK, it may not be easy exactly, but these tips can help lighten your load. All have been vetted by parenting pros including FareCompare’s own Rick Seaney who’s been flying with his daughter since she was a baby. LISTEN: How does Rick cope with… Read More

Plane Angst

5 Things to Guarantee a Lousy Trip

You’re all excited and why not – you’re going on vacation! – but did you think of everything? Most of us don’t so take a look at this list of things that could delay you or cost you money – things that will get your trip off to a lousy start.… Read More


Updated: April 28, 2016

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5 Ways to Find a Better Seat on the Plane

We may be getting bigger, but airplane seats sure aren’t. If you’re tired of squeezing your posterior (or legs) into a space seemingly designed for a toddler, this will help. Warning: Bigger or better seats usually come with a fee but some fees are worth the money. We help you get a better seat… Read More


Updated: April 19, 2016

Rick Seaney Podcasting

Rick Seaney: New Travel Info You Need to Know

Check out the latest video podcast from travel expert and FareCompare CEO Rick Seaney; it includes travel info and updates you should know about including a rising fee at Southwest and news about American’s lack of airfare sales (but don’t worry, we still have plenty of good stuff on the Deals Blog).… Read More