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What To Do If You’re Downgraded On A Flight

What To Do If You’re Downgraded On A Flight

It’s no secret that airlines try to get passengers to spend more money. Sometimes the trade-off – like extra leg room – is worth paying a premium for. But what happens when an airline doesn’t actually fulfil its promise?

Is It Illegal To Book Back-to-Back Flights?

Is It Illegal To Book Back-to-Back Flights?

A few months ago, we here at Lifehacker HQ discussed the possible consequences of hidden city ticketing—when a traveller intentionally misses a connection because it’s cheaper to book a multi-stop flight over a direct itinerary to their destination. And while stories of travellers being “punished” by airlines for committing this…

You Never Have To Swap Seats On A Flight

You Never Have To Swap Seats On A Flight

On a recent Reddit thread, u/christontoast666 explained his moral dilemma when agreeing to switch seats on a flight with another passenger. “I booked an aisle seat on a 12-hour flight to Europe, and when I got on the plane, a woman asked me if I would mind switching with her…