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Old Oct 3, 13, 11:07 am
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nux
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Originally Posted by MasterGeek View Post
It's the hotel's fault, they shouldn't place such restrictive terms on us customers. Years ago it was possible to reserve a hotel without providing credit card details, now every business is resorting to taking a hold of our money and charging penalty fees in case of cancellation, why ? They want more and more profits at consumer's convenience. All airline tickets must be fully refundable!
Book fully refundable hotel rooms then. If you choose to book a room with a cancellation or no show fee, you are bound by those terms.

Airlines and hotels both offer discount airfares with restrictions on cancellations and changes. If all tickets/rooms had to be fully refundable the prices would be much higher.
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