Oh, the fantasy of getting bumped up to first class.
While some airline experts insist trying to manipulate the system is hopeless, it’s worth giving it a try. What’s the worst that can happen? If you’re going to get stuck in economy, you want to at least be able to tell yourself you did everything you could to get out of it.
Here are some brilliant frequent flyer hacks to get comfy upgrades.
Use your miles
Travel during quiet times
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Spend lots of money
Whatever you do, just don't make these big flying mistakes.
Be early for your flight
Be late for your flight
Just don't blame the flight attendants. See 20 things flight attendants don't like you doing.
Sign up for emails
Don't miss this list of 20 ways to save on your next flight.
However, if all else fails, find out how you can still fly in comfort for less.
Large and in charge
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Be a lifesaver
On the flip side, don't be one of the people nobody wants to fly with.
You can get far if you're not one of the most annoying types of airline passengers.
Have friends in high places
Those pilots and flight attendants in your life can also give you a heads up on the worst airport experiences in the whole world.
Ask for it
And the next time you're bored on a plane? Do these 20 things.
Have a horseshoe up your butt
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