43 - How to Avoid Getting Bumped from Your Flight
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Andrew starts by talking about why fares are so cheap in Europe when compared to North America. Then, the main segment for this episode looks at how you can avoid getting bumped from your flight. 

  • Why are fares in Europe cheaper than those in North America? It comes down to a bunch of factors, including geography and government legislation. Learn more in this episode.   
  • Flying Smarter’s 50th episode is coming up in December! We have some exciting things planned so be sure to tune in and follow us on social media so you don’t miss anything. 
  • Getting bumped, also known as being involuntarily denied boarding, can be incredibly frustrating. But there are some things that you can do to help you avoid this fate. Andrew lays out some tips and looks at how airlines determine which passengers are the most and least likely to get bumped. 

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