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

    The Two Cheapest Days to Fly in August

    Put August 21 and 22 in your calendar, as the days you can start saving money on international and domestic flights.
  2. High Net Worth Living

    The Best Time to Buy First Class Airline Tickets

    Book at least a week in advance and try these less-well-known routes to the least pricey first class seats.
  3. Personal Finance

    Flight Cancelled? 5 Tips to Get the Next Plane Out

    Wondering what to do if your flight is canceled? Here are Rick Seaney's tips on snagging a scarce, next-plane seat when your ...
  4. Budgeting & Savings

    How to Find a Cheap, Last-Minute Vacation

    Four steps to a last-minute vacation that won't break the bank.
  5. Budgeting & Savings

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

    How some travelers get their tickets for much less than others.
  6. 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.
  7. Budgeting & Savings

    The Cheaper Dates to Fly This Summer

    Prices are starting to rise. Here's where to find the best deals.
  8. 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.
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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.
  11. 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 ...
  12. Budgeting & Savings

    These Travel Days Get You the Cheapest Flights

    For the cheapest flights, book on certain days of the week only.
  13. 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.
  14. 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).
  15. 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.
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