FareCompare Travel Tips & Advice (travel)

If you don’t know airports have tourist attractions, you haven’t flown in a while. Listen to travel expert Rick Seaney who loves a fun airport.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 11:04pm EDT

FareCompare has been monitoring airfare hikes for years now and in the course of pouring over all this data. Listed to travel expert Rick Seaney tell editor Anne McDermott that nobody should risk paying too much.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 2:28pm EDT

Did you hear the one about the airline that isn’t charging a fee? Southwest launched a bunch of international flights but as is the case with its domestic fares if you change your mind about flying, there is no change fee. Listen to Rick talk about fees.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 2:25pm EDT

Listen to travel expert Rick Seaney who says he's been asked to weigh in on this earth-shattering question many, many times: Carry-on or checked-bag? Pack a carry-on. But maybe not for the reason you think.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 2:22pm EDT

There’s a little known extra you pay for certain flights. Listen to airfare expert and FareCompare CEO Rick Seaney who calls it the “convenience tax.”

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 2:19pm EDT

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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Category:Travel -- posted at: 1:37pm EDT

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