If you are traveling you want a good seat. It is one of the most stressful elements of travel – where to sit to ensure a comfortable flight?
And with airlines trying to charge extra for more legroom, seemingly ever-diminishing seat sizes and the extortionate cost of upgrades, it can seem like we’re all doomed to discomfort at 35,000ft.
But there are ways to score a free upgrade or even just secure a better seat in economy without having to spend any extra money if you follow some easy insider tips from professional travellers.
‘Upgrade opportunities really vary from airline to airline and can be random, so your best chances will come when a flight is particularly full or over booked in the economy cabin.’
MailOnline Travel spoke to a number of travel insiders and experts to learn more about the tricks and tips to get your preferred seat or, even better, a spot in business or first class.