FareCompare Travel Tips & Advice (travel)

Cheapest flights for summer vacation? It’s just a few weeks away. Listen to Rick Seaney, travel advisor who calls it the August Deal Zone. You’ll call it the best time to fly.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 11:50am EDT

International discounter Norwegian Air Shuttle is stunning us again on Caribbean flights starting at $79 one-way. Listen to travel expert Rick Seaney who has a lot to say about this. 

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 11:50am EDT

According to the Associated Press, the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating “whether airlines are colluding to grow at a slower pace as part of an effort to keep airfares high.”


Travel expert Rick Seaney says that as a parent, he knows traveling with kids is a joy. Traveling with kids can also be an interesting challenge. Bribery helps. LISTEN: Do not the let the kids hear this podcast.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 3:57pm EDT

We saw this coming. JetBlue has added a first-checked bag fee to the cheapest of its new fare options. Here’s how it works. LISTEN: As Rick Seaney says, “And then there was one.”

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 3:57pm EDT

U.S. airlines just raised ticket prices across-the-board by as much as $10 round-trip. Listen to Rick Seaney say why this happened and what on earth you can do about it.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 12:56pm EDT

The air travel industry has a language all its own, and it’s not always easy to understand. Listen to Prof. Rick Seaney of Airfare U. translate more stuff!

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 12:56pm EDT

Nothing says summer like fun in a park. In this podcast, we rounded up a bunch of favorite parks in the U.S. and around the world.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 12:55pm EDT

Test your knowledge of all things travel. See how savvy a traveler you are. Listen to Rick taking the mystery out of myths.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 11:07pm EDT

Planes will be packed this summer and getting all those people into their seats can take a while. LISTEN: Travel expert Rick Seaney is stuck in the slog. 

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 11:05pm EDT