Does this happen to you?

Murphy’s Law for Travelers

    1. No flight ever leaves on time unless you are running late and need the delay to make the flight.


    2. If you are running late for a flight, it will depart from the farthest gate within the terminal.


    3. If you arrive very early for a flight, it will inevitably be delayed.


    4. Flights never leave from Gate #1 at any terminal in the world except countries where there is only one gate.


    5. If you must work on your flight, you will experience turbulence as soon as you touch pen to paper.


    6. If you are assigned a middle seat, you can determine who has the seats on the aisle and the window while you are still in the boarding area. Just look for the two fattest passengers.


    7. Only passengers seated in window seats ever have to get up to go to the lavatory.


    8. The crying baby on board your flight is always seated next to you.


    9. The best-looking woman (or in the case of women, the best looking man) on your flight is never seated next to you.

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community Milepoint.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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