Overbooking is a common practice among airlines. Usually, they get away with doing it without no one realizing (that’s why they do it, many passengers don’t show up for their flights), but from time to time everyone who bought a ticket wants to board the plane (crazy, right?) and they’re forced to bump someone off. Is there a way to avoid being that passenger who stays behind? While there’s not really a way to guarantee your seat is safe, there are a few things you can do to make it less likely. Check this infographic by SilverDoor and start planning your next vacation!