"Uh oh! Your flight was overbooked. You’ve been bumped off the flight, and they can’t get you another ride for hours.
Surely, the airline has to give you something, right? But what? A drink voucher? A few extra inches of leg room on a future flight?
Try a couple hundred bucks. AirHelp (part of Y Combinator’s Winter 2014 class) exists to help you figure out when the airlines legally owe you money — and they don’t get paid unless you do."