I was quite optimistic when I started off this morning. Bright and early into the office, a nice cup of coffee on my desk and my files stacked up neatly. If I call early like this I am sure to get someone wide awake and ready to help, I thought. I picked up the file… Continue reading Another nightmare
So generally the exit row is a pretty desirable seat. There’s more leg room for a start – and leg room is EVERYTHING these days in economy class flying. But is the exit row really the best option and how much will it cost you? Traveller’s United sums it up pretty well in this article… Continue reading Exit row anyone?
How many times have you heard that? Fasten your seatbelts please, we are going through some turbulence. Um…. what happens if you don’t have a seatbelt because you don’t have a seat and you are sitting on the floor of the plane. That’s what happened to a British family flying from Menorca back to Britain.… Continue reading Fasten your seatbelts
Seat selection on a flight is important – no – let me say it is very important. In fact for some people it might make the difference between getting on the flight and not getting on the flight. Maybe you are a very tall person with long legs (not that I would know what that… Continue reading Give me back my seat!
When you travel stuff happens. We know that. Flights are late, transfers don’t arrive and sometimes hotels don’t meet up to your expectations. Having been in this business for more years than I care to confess online I have seen a wide range of travel problems and also a wide range of how different people… Continue reading How to complain
There are lots of strange noises, bumps and sounds that happen before, during and after a flight. Some of them may be very frightening …. ….. but often they are quite normal. A very useful article put out by Travelers United lists some of these noises and the explanation for them which might calm… Continue reading Things that go bump on the flight
It’s very important – and airlines know it. That’s why so many are charging for the privilege of selecting your seat in advance. What to do? Pay up or take a chance with the 24 hour check in. It depends how neurotic you are about where you sit on the flight. And believe me –… Continue reading You gotta get the right seat
KLM has come up with a doozie …. when you select your seat you can do it online with Facebook so that you can check out your fellow passengers and see who you might like to sit next to. What? Are you kidding me? If I am travelling alone the only person I want to… Continue reading How to select your seat on KLM