Airfare and Purchase Protection

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Airfare and Purchase Protection

Postby HookEmHorns » Sun Jun 30, 2013 3:00 pm

I paid for airfare with my Amex BCE, but now it's looking like I may have to cancel. It got me wondering, if the airline doesn't let me cancel, would this fall under their purchase protection agreement?
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Postby FastSRT8 » Sun Jun 30, 2013 3:23 pm

What is the reason to cancel? If it's medical then you have no reason to worry. If it's just because you changed your mind, then it may be a battle.
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Postby HookEmHorns » Sun Jun 30, 2013 3:38 pm

The other person may not be able to make the trip anymore. Crap. Besides medical, what else would potentially qualify me for a refund?
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Postby FastSRT8 » Sun Jun 30, 2013 5:13 pm

IF it's not directly you but a friend (travel companion) that cannot go and is the primary reason why you want to cancel... then there is no other reason that I am aware of that will allow you for a full refund.

I would tell your friend to suck it up and go!

The way airlines are now, they don't want to give you back your money at all.

The best you may get is a credit (unless you yourself got sick and can prove it) but I believe you may still have to pay them something out of pocket unless you yourself had a medical reason.

I'm not telling you what to do but if you can read between the lines, your answer is woven in here......
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Postby lexrj » Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:10 pm

You can buy travel insurance that lets you cancel no questions asked and get a refund. Some policies even let you buy up to 21 days after you already paid your trip.

http://www.insuremytrip.com
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Postby rockyrock » Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:54 am

FastSRT8 wrote:I'm not telling you what to do but if you can read between the lines, your answer is woven in here......


lol...I once had and instructor that would read multiple choice quizes out loud and would stomp his foot...is it (A)...(B)...<stomp>...(C)...or (D)?
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