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Old Mar 18, 20, 6:57 pm
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Originally Posted by Often1
Carriers which want passengers to accept "funny money" in place of a refund need to offer a premium. Nobody should take the risk of accepting a voucher when they can get cash at the same (0) discount. Now, if you got a voucher for a 25% premium, there are those who will use the voucher and for whom it makes a lot of sense.
That's sorta the case now: Buy next month's flight for cheap. Then rebook for 6months later when it would be more expensive for you. When/if this blows over, there will be a lot of pent up traveller demand for the touristy routes anyway.
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