Each Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Bob C. of ProAirVideos.com, who added a great tip to my list of ways to get the best coach seat on plane:
“If your reservation is more than a month in advance, check your seat assignment on the first of each month. Airlines sometimes change the equipment (aircraft type) on the first of the month. Often your seat will change without notice and if someone else now has your assigned seat, there’s nothing that the airline can do. Set-up a calendar alert to check your seats on the first of every month. A changed seat assignment may not be your fault but it is your problem.”
That’s a great tip. I check a few days before departure, as well. Thanks, Bob!
Related: An Alternative to SeatGuru
Have your own tip? Email it to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Want to see more tips? Click here for all 1,175!
Want even more travel tips? Sign up here for the Daily Travel Tip newsletter! Just fill in your email address and check the Daily Travel Tip box—and you’ll have Johnny’s best tips, straight to your inbox each day!
If you already subscribe to our weekly newsletter, you can sign up on the same page. Just fill in your email and check the Daily Travel Tip box on the same page and you’ll receive an email with a link to update your JohnnyJet.com preferences. On that page, just click the Daily Travel Tip box and Update Profile.
The comments on this page are not provided, reviewed, or otherwise approved by the bank advertiser. It is not the bank advertiser's responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered. Editorial Note: The editorial content on this page is not provided by any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.
Editorial Note: The editorial content on this page is not provided by any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.