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Do You Know How to Successfully Fly Standby?

how to fly standby at the airport
Written by Gabby Teaman

It’s not as easy as the old days, that’s for sure! Today, flying standby is always a roll of the dice. There are many different scenarios for flying this way; one, for example, is when a traveler misses a flight and they’re in a hurry, the passenger is usually left with little to no option, other than to wait on a standby list. While you don’t know if you’ll board the flight you’re waiting around for, sometimes it’s worth the chance.

Waiting on standby can mean a much better flight schedule than you had originally booked and can even save you a nice chunk of money, but unfortunately, that doesn’t always work out. If you want to know how to fly standby, it’s best to know how to increase your chances of success. Luckily, we’ve got a quiz that will test your standby flying smarts. Good luck!

What other tips do you use to fly standby? We want to hear about it in the comments below!

About the author

Gabby Teaman

Gabby Teaman is a content writer who loves writing (of course!), editing, food, and the Oxford comma. When she’s not writing for Fareportal, she can be found Snapchatting videos of her puppy, blasting show tunes, or watching Netflix, all while trying to read everything in sight.

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