Rick Seaney

Rick Seaney is an internationally known air travel expert and airfare analyst, making him the media’s go-to source for breaking aviation industry news. The CEO and co-­founder of FareCompare.com sees his mission as helping consumers save money every time they fly.  Rick writes weekly columns for ABC News, USA Today and FoxNews.com. He is quoted regularly in the pages of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Huffington Post.



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  1. Budgeting & Savings

    Why Is My Seatmate's Ticket So Much Cheaper Than Mine?

    How some travelers get their tickets for much less than others.
  2. Buzz & Trending

    Good News About Getting Kicked Off a Flight

    United's bumping scandal has had at least a few positive after-effects for passengers.
  3. Budgeting & Savings

    The Cheaper Dates to Fly This Summer

    Prices are starting to rise. Here's where to find the best deals.
  4. Crime & Fraud

    Traveler, Beware: 6 Scams and Theft Rackets

    Being on vacation can make you less cautious than you'd be at home. Watch out for these scams.
  5. Laws & Regulations

    Did United Have the Right to Force That Guy Off the Plane?

    A quick look at what "denied boarding involuntarily," as the airlines call it, actually means. With luck, not being dragged ...
  6. Budgeting & Savings

    Airline Baggage Policies: What's New, How to Save

    The cheapest flight may not be so cheap if you add in baggage fees.
  7. Budgeting & Savings

    Basic Economy: Pay the Same, Get Less?

    Basic economy is supposed to be cheaper, but are you just paying the previously regular economy fare and getting less for ...
  8. Budgeting & Savings

    These Travel Days Get You the Cheapest Flights

    For the cheapest flights, book on certain days of the week only.
  9. Buzz & Trending

    Which Airlines Give Free Meals to Economy Passengers

    Free meals are making a comeback in a few places. Is it a trend? A passenger can hope.
  10. Personal Finance

    The 9 Things You Should Never Pack

    Chainsaws are illegal if you pack them in a carry-on. Here's what you can bring (and should leave at home).
  11. Budgeting & Savings

    Bizarre Airline Rules You Might Need to Know

    Your airline's "contract of carriage" has hidden rules for travelers that are worth knowing about.
  12. Budgeting & Savings

    Weather Waivers: Your Bad-Weather Airfare Escape Clause

    Getting a "weather waiver" when a storm threatens can save your trip – and your travel budget.
  13. High Net Worth Living

    How the Rich Do Disneyland (DIS)

    The Disney experience is a lot less crowded (and you get to skip lines) if you pay for VIP treatment.
  14. Budgeting & Savings

    Is Sub-Economy Class Worth the Grief?

    Sub-economy is cheaper, but how basic do you want to get?
  15. Budgeting & Savings

    Money-Saving Ways to Give the Gift of Travel

    Travel can be the best gift of all.
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