Ticketing at AC - specifically SFO

 
Old May 27, 05, 1:07 pm
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Ticketing at AC - specifically SFO

Though the website indicates that basic ticketing is provided, I called the SFO AC, and was told they don't do any ticketing. Has this been others' experience? I am trying to ticket a reservation I have on hold using vouchers, and I'm afraid the check-in/ticketing counters are going to be a zoo tonight. I only have a 30 minute layover, and DEN will apprarently be closed by the time we get there. Any tips?
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Old May 27, 05, 1:13 pm
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iirc, SFO has usually had a separate counter for purchasing tickets, which is often not busy at all. I've casually noticed this, but I can't tell you specifically and how recently, as I do use SFO fairly often.

I do know the AC can make changes, but I guess issuing a printed ticket is not possible - I have not seen the kind of machine that would print tickets in the SFO AC. More recent / observant FTers may post otherwise...

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Old May 27, 05, 1:22 pm
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I haven't ticketed anything at SFO in years, but there's no reason why they shouldn't be able to ticket something for you.

I would be very surprised if they refused....
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Old May 27, 05, 1:39 pm
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Originally Posted by JDiver
I do know the AC can make changes, but I guess issuing a printed ticket is not possible - I have not seen the kind of machine that would print tickets in the SFO AC. More recent / observant FTers may post otherwise...
I was under the impression that any machine that could print a BP could print a ticket. I have received tickets that were printed on the same stock as BPs at many airport ticket counters. Now, if the SFO AC does not have a machine that can print BPs, it would be a whole different story. I have used the SFO AC a number of times but have never needed to get a BP there.
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Old May 27, 05, 2:41 pm
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I'm sure they can print a BP - I have had several BPs printed there, and flights changed. Just not a full-on travel coupon-type ticket.

Originally Posted by ajacpril
I was under the impression that any machine that could print a BP could print a ticket. I have received tickets that were printed on the same stock as BPs at many airport ticket counters. Now, if the SFO AC does not have a machine that can print BPs, it would be a whole different story. I have used the SFO AC a number of times but have never needed to get a BP there.
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Old May 27, 05, 3:48 pm
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I think the issue of ticketing in the AC is whether any rep in the club know how to ticket. I had a STX-SJU ticket issued in the ORD AC; the rep explained that "simple ticketing" could be done in the clubroom. Because the reps mainly admit members and check-in pax, they would not want to be tied up in a length ticketing transaction and would simply defer it to the ticket counter. I would be surprized if any AC rep would be able or willing to issue a ticket against vouchers.
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