Travel Tips

Know Before You Go: How to Pick Seats on the Plane

Face it – no one likes being stuck in a middle seat at the very back of the plane. And not all seats are equal – in fact there are very few amazing seats in coach. And scoring the good seats getting harder. This month, Peter reported on how the airlines are actually holding back up to 40 percent of available seats when you book online.

These days, if you devote some care and attention into when and how you book, you still have a chance to score a pretty comfortable seat in coach. Watch Alyssa Caverley’s latest Know Before You Go report to learn how and when to pick your seat, the best information on your different aircraft options, how to use frequent-flier status to your benefit, and when to pay for a preferred seat.

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