Traveling during the holidays is stressful at best. Having just completed a 4 segment round trip via Southwest and encountering the saved seat syndrome on each and every segment, we're thinking that we're just done with Southwest. Better to pay the price for a reserved seat and avoid the irritation of row after row of cheaters who paid for one EB boarding, but are saving as many additional seats as they want. Southwest takes the cowardly position of not backing up their customers who paid the extra fee for the privilege of early boarding. Seat saving is a form of on-board bullying.
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