Old Aug 27, 18, 6:26 pm
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writerguyfl
 
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Originally Posted by arttravel View Post
Expedia makes it clear that there is no seat selection on Basic Economy fares.
That's not quite right. As fastair notes, Expedia clearly states that a fee applies when choosing seats on a Basic Economy fare. From Expedia:



But, that's just a technical detail. Your premise holds: Because of lack of planning, lack of knowledge, or reluctance to pay for a seat, another traveler was forced into a less desirable seat. I agree that's not fair.
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