Video: What to Do if You Get Bumped from a Flight

Bumping and Overbooking

One of the more aggravating experiences for today’s traveler is being bumped from a plane because an airline overbooked a flight. If this happens to you, know what to expect and what your options are.

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As FareCompare CEO Rick Seaney points out in his One Minute Travel Tip video below, some who are bumped from a flight can get a very nice payout, in cash. However, if the airline puts you on a flight that gets you to your destination within an hour of your originally scheduled arrival, you get nothing.

Check out Rick’s video to find out what your options are, plus, how to cash-in on the game of voluntary bumping.


Updated: February 26, 2015