FareCompare Travel Tips & Advice (travel)

If you travel – if you fly – you know the importance of useful gadgets and other products that don’t take up much space. We haven’t tried all of these so no guarantees but they look intriguing.

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

You’re making plans for your vacation and want to shop for tickets. First, ask these questions. Then, find the cheapest flight available. Listen to Rick, a travel expert who has some especially good advice.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 12:13pm EDT

The price of airfare to Europe is governed by seasons and wintertime is the cheapest time but you can save on other flights once you know the seasonal parameters.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 1:14pm EDT

The rate of lost and damaged baggage on airlines around the world dropped more than 60% in the past seven years. LISTEN: Haven’t we all lost bags? Rick Seaney has.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 1:13pm EDT

You lose a lot of rights when you get on a plane. One of them is free speech; exercising it in certain ways could get you kicked off your flight. The moral here is always pack a little patience on today’s sardine-like planes – a little patience and a boatload of common sense.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 1:13pm EDT

Do you know what flight attendants are supposed to do, and what they aren’t supposed to do?

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 1:49pm EDT

What makes the Boston Marathon special? Let us count the ways.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 12:33pm EDT

Rick Seaney shares how to have the cheapest seats with the cheapest flight.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 12:13pm EDT

Most of us accept that airline fees are part of today’s flying experience. Well, I’m here to tell you, it ain’t necessarily so.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 12:08pm EDT

American Airlines’ AAdvantage loyalty program will likely merge with US Airways’ Dividend Miles (under the American name) by mid-April.

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Category:Travel -- posted at: 12:07pm EDT