‘I travelled 30 hours and paid for 5 missed flights to get home’: Passengers share nightmarish journeys taken in effort save money

With summer on its way, everyone's searching for the cheapest tickets to the best destinations – here’s why you might want to prioritise comfort over price

Azmia Riaz. Photo: David Conachy

Azmia Riaz

I slept on a steel bench in Poland’s Chopin Airport for almost 17 hours last summer because I couldn’t imagine paying an extra €200 for a direct flight to India.