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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

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

A cheap destination doesn’t have to be boring. Our list of cool cities includes places that are fun for families, solo travelers and couples. Listen to Rick, a travel expert who loves cheap cities.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

First the bad news: Airline tickets for summer flights are running on average about half a percent higher than the summer of 2014. The good news: Deals still exist. Listening to this guide will help you find them.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 1:58pm EDT

These are “secrets” in the sense that they’re hidden in plain sight – but it can be helpful to be reminded of these money saving ideas. Some will save you time to, which can be even more valuable.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 1:58pm EDT

The Aloha State can also be on the expensive side, but not out of reach. Listening to this Hawaii guide will help you find the cheapest possible airline tickets.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 1:26pm EDT

You may have read some of the depressing media stories about new fees but, cheer up. We show you how to turn it around and actually save money.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 1:26pm EDT

If there’s a flight problem that is not your fault the airline will take care of you. If you are to blame, you must act – and here’s what to do. Even experts like Rick Seaney miss a flight now and then.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 12:14pm EDT