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Changing reservations on ticket booked through agent

Old Dec 4, 03, 3:59 am
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Changing reservations on ticket booked through agent

Generally I prefer to book my tickets direct with the relevant airline but, unusually, Expedia have a better deal on a BA flexible ticket than BA are offering themselves. If I book a BA E-Ticket on Expedia, do I have to make reservation changes through them or can I change the reservation direct with BA ?

I had assumed the latter, but Expedia suggested the former. I am sure that there is a wealth of practical experience out there.
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Old Dec 7, 03, 1:04 pm
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Old Dec 7, 03, 1:12 pm
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">If I book a BA E-Ticket on Expedia, do I have to make reservation changes through them or can I change the reservation direct with BA ? </font>
On TA booked tickets, I've made changes both via my TA, and via BA.

Previous posts indicate that BA is cracking down on making amendments to TA bookings, but I had no problems at all when I phoned BA last month to amend my return trip from Milan (was extending a stay on to the weekend, so didn't really want to do it via the company TA...).

There was no charge for doing this.
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Old Dec 7, 03, 6:32 pm
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FWIW, I've found both Expedia and Opodo excellent for changing tickets bought through them. Their call centres are well-staffed, and there's never been any errors when I've done this.
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Old Dec 8, 03, 2:51 am
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by stut:
FWIW, I've found both Expedia and Opodo excellent for changing tickets bought through them. Their call centres are well-staffed, and there's never been any errors when I've done this.</font>
Its really a question of being in remote parts of the world and not wanting to make expensive calls and/or needing to phone at odd times of the day. Will Expedia US deal with a UK booking I wonder ?

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