Old May 14, 15, 9:43 am
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channa
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Originally Posted by sbrower View Post
Short answer. It is like "cash on deposit" that you can only use for a ticket. But any ticket to anywhere.
Presuming the original ticket is unflown/unused.


Originally Posted by sbrower View Post
It must be used within one year.
It must be exchanged within 1 year of original date of issue.


Originally Posted by sbrower View Post
The new ticket will "become" non-refundable, even if you buy a refundable fare type.
Not the new ticket, rather the original amount of funds remains non-refundable.

If you had a $600 non-refundable ticket, paid the change fee and turned it into a $1,000 refundable ticket. Then later changed that $1,000 refundable ticket to an $800 ticket, you'd get a $200 refund. But if you instead changed the $1,000 refundable ticket to a $500 ticket, you would get a $400 refund and a $100 credit.
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