Today’s tip comes out of about a woman who got a 189-seat plane to herself in late October. Book the last outbound flight of the year on a seasonal route—like “Karon Grieve, a 57-year-old mother from Ayrshire, Scotland” did—and you may well end up with a plane to yourself (or close to it). Karon was flying from Glasgow to Heraklion, Crete, on Jet2, a UK budget-friendly airline. Her favorite thing about the flight, as she told the Boston Globe? “Just feeling like a VIP for the first time in my life,” Grieve gushed. “Just being made to feel special was fantastic.
There’s no guarantee that you’d get the same experience if you sought it out, of course, but as end-of-season flights are bound to be less crowded, this is a potential perk worth identifying. If you have to take a holiday later (or earlier) in the season than you’d like, keep this in mind!
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