Where Does Most-Watched TV Newscast Get Cheap Ticket Tips? FareCompare

When the folks at NBC’s Nightly News program anchored by Brian Williams want to know how to find the cheapest airline tickets, they come to FareCompare CEO Rick Seaney. At least they did earlier this week and we have the video below.

Find the cheapest flights every time you shop

Best Tips from FareCompare’s Rick Seaney

What did NBC specifically want to know? When to buy and when to fly. If you’re a longtime fan of FareCompare you’re probably familiar with these airfare shopping tips – if not, welcome to the site, and here’s a quick review.

Best Day to Shop

  • Tuesdays at about 3 p.m. eastern time. That’s when you’ll find the most deals.

Best Days to Fly

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays are almost always the cheapest days to fly.

Best Days to Avoid Flying

  • Fridays and Sundays are almost always the most expensive days to fly.

VIDEO: Check out Tom Costello’s report for NBC News featuring internationally-known airfare expert Rick Seaney. It includes a few tips we didn’t mention.


Published: September 18, 2014