Cancel award because of Sandy?

Old Oct 30, 12, 11:40 am
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Cancel award because of Sandy?

Will DC waive the usual cancellation deadline for my award ticket to Newark on 1 November and allow me to cancel a few hours before the flight? It's only then that I will know whether or not the New York Marathon, which I am was going to run on Sunday, will go ahead.
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Old Oct 30, 12, 1:27 pm
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As long as you cancel before departure time, you should be OK. AFAIK, there is no 24 hr before departure requirement with dc, unlike BAEC.
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Old Oct 31, 12, 2:44 am
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Thank you, NickB. I tried to check the diamondclub.org website for cancellation deadlines but it's been down since yesterday night ...
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Old Nov 2, 12, 3:53 pm
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Originally Posted by planestupid View Post
my award ticket to Newark on 1 November
Bit of a bugger when they indicate it's going to go ahead and then announce the cancellation on the evening 2 Nov.
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Old Nov 3, 12, 5:09 am
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Did you take the flight in the end?
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Old Nov 3, 12, 2:51 pm
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Originally Posted by Oxon Flyer View Post
Bit of a bugger when they indicate it's going to go ahead and then announce the cancellation on the evening 2 Nov.
Yep. I can see the arguments both for and against cancelling, but getting most people there before cancelling seems the worst call given the drain on resources like fuel .
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Old Nov 6, 12, 5:59 am
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Did you take the flight in the end?
Yes, I did take the flight as the official information was that the Marathon will go head regardless and it was only after I'd arrived that it was cancelled. Grrrrrr! I still had a good time though doing 4 1/2 laps through Central Park with thousads of others ......
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