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Recent reports about flights to Cuba may have renewed interest in visits to the island nation, but – not so fast! They’re not for everyone in the U.S. Not yet, anyway. LISTEN: Cuba is on Rick Seaney’s bucket list.

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If it’s been a while since you’ve flown, now is a good time to review airline baggage fee rules. What you don’t know can cost you. Listen to travel expert Rick Seaney on his own run-ins with bag police.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 1:34pm EDT

Quick tips to save time and money during the busiest travel days of the year. Listen to travel expert Rick Seaney who has more useful advice.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 1:31pm EDT

Last Friday, we spotted a Dallas-to-Moscow flight with base airfare of just $75 round-trip. Listen to travel expert Rick Seaney who says deals appear without warning.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 1:12pm EDT

Even super-savvy travelers can learn a thing or two about weather. Rick did from a veteran pilot who flies for a U.S. legacy carrier. Listen more from travel expert Rick Seaney who hates delays.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 11:45am EDT

The definition of snafu is a “badly confused or ridiculously muddled situation” which is exactly what you’ll have on your hands if you don’t listen to travel expert Rick Seaney who says, “Pick it up!”

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 11:45am EDT

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We should be used to airline fees by now but being ‘used to’ doesn’t mean we want to pay them. So allow me to offer up some simple strategies on avoiding fees whenever possible. LISTEN: Travel expert Rick Seaney avoids all fees. Usually.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 3:14pm EDT

You unthinkingly make your way to security with a water bottle in hand only to watch it get tossed. That’s right, Only containers that can hold up to 3.4 ounces of liquid are allowed. Listen to travel ace Rick Seaney who prefers his water shaken, not stirred.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 3:14pm EDT

Do you really have to worry about scams or thefts while traveling? Nope. Scams and rip offs can happen anywhere including at home. Listen to ravel expert Rick Seaney's advice as he has some good stories.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 3:11pm EDT