Old May 9, 08, 4:31 pm
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Join Date: May 2002
Location: NYC, USA
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Just put the reservation on hold at ANY fare, then call AA and have them switch to whatever fare basis you want. The AAgent can leave it on hold, and you can purchase online within the appropriate time window to avoid phone booking fees.
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