Money and miles ? - cancellation

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Old Jan 8, 19, 6:31 pm
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Money and miles ? - cancellation

Can anyone please confirm if I book a money and miles ticket that it is cancellable with no penalties? I booked two tickets and my son has no status. The CSR said there would be a change fee but an article on TPG and the FAQ on Alaskas site contradicts what she was telling me.

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Old Jan 8, 19, 6:39 pm
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Originally Posted by bosca418 View Post
Can anyone please confirm if I book a money and miles ticket that it is cancellable with no penalties? I booked two tickets and my son has no status. The CSR said there would be a change fee but an article on TPG and the FAQ on Alaskas site contradicts what she was telling me.

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I'd trust the Alaska agent or what you see written on the website for your specific fare vs something you read on a blog. I don't believe there's anything inherent about the Money & Miles tickets that makes them exempt from change or cancellation fees. The only thing I can think of is if you select the "unrestricted" search option, which shows you full Y fares with a discount for using your miles (at a fairly poor redemption rate) off of the full Y fare price. If you use the Money and Miles for a lower, non-refundable fare, I believe all standard fare rules would apply.
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Old Jan 8, 19, 7:28 pm
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OP’s profile says 75K — I think the following will apply
  • for OP’s ticket — My Wallet credit for the amount paid, and miles returned
  • for son’s ticket — credit (probably email with voucher and PIN) for the amount paid less $125 fee, and miles returned (presumably to OP’s account)
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Old Jan 8, 19, 7:52 pm
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Originally Posted by jrl767 View Post
  • for sonís ticket ó credit (probably email with voucher and PIN) for the amount paid less $125 fee, and miles returned (presumably to OPís account)
Actually for the sons ticket I think you have to pay an additional $125, then you get the full amount of the ticket returned to your account.
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Old Jan 8, 19, 8:09 pm
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Usually when miles originate in an gold/75k account, it waives change fees. Not sure if this applies to miles+money tickets though.
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Old Jan 8, 19, 9:21 pm
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Actually for the sons ticket I think you have to pay an additional $125, then you get the full amount of the ticket returned to your account.
while you describe a different mechanism, the net result is the same
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Old Jan 8, 19, 9:50 pm
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Originally Posted by sturges View Post
Usually when miles originate in an gold/75k account, it waives change fees. Not sure if this applies to miles+money tickets though.
This only applies to award bookings.

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