Next time you're heading on a long-haul flight, you might want to remember these flight attendant secrets.
From the secret button on planes to the one drink that crew members repeatedly advise against ordering, befriending a flight attendant is not without its benefits. Learning the tricks of the trade might even earn you a first class upgrade, without the extra charge that frequents the promotion.
Sometimes, getting an upgrade isn’t about those frequent flier miles or knowing the right people. Sometimes, it’s about something as simple as what’s in your closet.
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It’s far better to look "smart but understated,” said one flight attendant to Travel and Leisure. "You should look like you travel often ... It helps; someone who is potentially due to get an upgrade can be knocked back if they aren't dressed suitably.”
So, is it worth forgoing our airport sweatpants for a nice pair of pants, in exchange for some first class service? 100 percent!
Watch the video above to learn some more insider airport tricks!
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