Tuesday, May 6, 2014

How to Get a Refund on a Non-Refundable Flight

Non-refundable airfares are less pricey than refundable ones, but in the event you cancel or alter your flight, you’ll pay a hefty fee. But there’s some loopholes & workarounds.
In the event you are booking an airfare in the United States, U.S. Department of Transportation regulations need that, as long as you have booked a non-refundable ticket seven days ahead of your flight, you are entitled to hold your reservation & the fare & alter or cancel your reservation within 24 hours of booking, without paying a cancellation fee (usually $200 on the remaining giant “network” carriers for a domestic fare, but much more (up to $450 for some international fares), a bit less on other airlines, as this chart shows.
You can either cancel the reservation entirely, or alter it, within the 24-hour window. In the event you alter it, however, a fare difference may apply, but there is no alter penalty. This is applicable not to U.S.-based airlines, but any airline selling airfares in the U.S. read more - http://www.findonweb.net/blog/how-to-get-a-refund-on-a-non-refundable-flight/
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