FCF’s Backup Booking Strategy Could Save Your Travel Life

Two tickets are better than one to guarantee the best seat on the right flights or to save your vacation altogether.

Let me tell you about a recent airline experience I had and why I think you should book two tickets for your next trip.

I was flying from San Francisco to New York — and me being me — for that length of flight, I wanted the last, non-redeye flight with a widebody aircraft that didn’t only have seat 1A (not my favorite) available. For that privilege, I had to part with $1,398 for a United Business Class one-way fare. Pain point #1.

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