Partner Award Booking Fees Refundable?

Old Jan 12, 18, 1:02 pm
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Partner Award Booking Fees Refundable?

I am an AS MVPG75k.

I am looking to book some Partenr rewards online, these include a partner award booking fee.

I understand that cancellation or modification waives the $150 fees due to being an elite, in regards to the partner award booking fee of $12.50, is this refunded too?

Also how late can I cancel a reward booking and get my miles back.... Is it 24 hours from departure or less?

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Old Jan 12, 18, 1:44 pm
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Originally Posted by navatwal View Post
I understand that cancellation or modification waives the $150 fees due to being an elite, in regards to the partner award booking fee of $12.50, is this refunded too?
No. This fee is never waived or refunded.

Originally Posted by navatwal View Post
Also how late can I cancel a reward booking and get my miles back.... Is it 24 hours from departure or less?
AFAIK, it's departure time.
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Old Jan 12, 18, 4:00 pm
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No. This fee is never waived or refunded.
This is correct.


Originally Posted by eponymous_coward View Post
AFAIK, it's departure time.
This is also correct. I've canceled award flights ~40 minutes prior to departure and received a full refund instantly. I was already at the airport and through security, so I was a little surprised that I could still cancel it.
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Old Jan 12, 18, 4:19 pm
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The 12.50 is non-refundable even if cancelled a few hours after booking.
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Old Jan 12, 18, 5:23 pm
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Originally Posted by eponymous_coward View Post
No. This fee is never waived or refunded.
It can be refunded under exceptional circumstances


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The 12.50 is non-refundable even if cancelled a few hours after booking.
That sounds like it might violate the DOT's 24 hour cancellation rule.
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