Travel Tip Tuesday: Get a seat assignment when you book an airline ticket

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This is Kerwin with and
welcome to another episode of Travel Tip Tuesday. Today’s episode is about “Getting a seat
assignment when you book an airline ticket.” So one of the things about travel is that
people oftentimes complain about the seats that they receive.
Now to get the seats you want, you have to make sure that when you book your ticket you
try to get a seat assignment. Now if you book your ticket way in advance,
you’re probably not going to be able to get a seat assignment, So what you should do is about 60 days in
check the airline’s Web site to see if you can get a seat assignment. If that doesn’t work, try again about 30
days in and keep trying until you get a seat assignment. The reason is that when you get to the airport
if you don’t have a seat assignment you’re probably going to be one of those that will
get bumped if the flight is overbooked. Now bumping is not a bad thing as you usually
get a seat on a different flight (sometimes in First class) as well as a travel voucher. But if you want to make sure that you and
your family sit together when you buy your ticket try to get a seat. That’s your Travel Tip for today. This is
Kerwin with Have a great flight.


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