Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

How to Avoid Overbooking

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

How to Avoid Overbooking

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¦ BECOME A FREQUENT FLYER Flyers are less likely to get bumped if they are frequent travellers with the airline they are travelling with.

¦ FLY OFF PEAK Those choosing to fly early in the morning versus later in the evening are less likely to board an overbooked flight.

¦ DON'T ACCEPT TRAVEL VOUCHERS If flyers do end up being on an overbooked flight then they shouldn't take the travel voucher. Travellers who want to end up on their original flight shouldn't volunteer to give up their seat in exchange for a travel voucher. This won't guarantee that they will keep their ticket, but it's their best chance.

¦ FILE FOR COMPENSATION IMMEDIATELY If passengers end up being denied boarding they should file Immediately. If flyers who have experienced an overbooking don't accept a voucher and end up being denied boarding anyway, they should file a claim for compensation from the airline immediately. …

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