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Old 06-20-2007, 12:35 PM
drlivingston drlivingston is offline
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: birmingham, al
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It is very common for all airlines to overbook busy routes. It is not limited to Delta. If you don't check in and get your boarding pass within 20 mins of your departure, you stand a good chance of being bumped. Last month, my wife and I were flying from Frankfurt, Germany to Venice, Italy to catch the Legend of the Seas. We left ourselves a large window of arrival time just incase. Two couples behind us were bumped. Lufthansa was offering 300 euros to anyone who would give up their seat and would stay and wait 4hrs. for the next flight. All this being said, trip insurance is a very wise move. I don't go anywhere domestic or international without complete documents and insurance.