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6 Ways to Get the Best Coach Seat Every Time

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Read more from money-saving expert and Travel Channel host Johnny Jet (aka John DiScala) at or follow him on Twitter @JohnnyJet.

Ooh, the dreaded middle seat. You aren’t the only one who hates getting stuck between two strangers. When checking in for a flight the other day, I used some tricks to get the best possible coach seat. And since I’ve never divulged these tricks in a single post before, here they are: six strategies that will help you get a mini upgrade, too. Just don’t use them on the same flight as I do.

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