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ticky Jun 3, 12 2:25 am

Holding flight reservation
 
Hi,
can i hold my flight reservation with emirates online and pay later?

eightblack Jun 3, 12 2:53 am


Originally Posted by ticky (Post 18688355)
Hi,
can i hold my flight reservation with emirates online and pay later?

Not that I know of. The only thing you might be able to do is make an online booking and choose the pay by bank transfer option. This provides you with 48-hrs to make the payment.

I often make bookings with my travel agent and ask to be advised when the ticketing deadline is - as I want time to be able to confirm work schedule etc

edy4eva Jun 3, 12 2:55 am

In most cases you can book online and choose to pay later at the local Emirates office. Recently EK has implemented a 10% surcharge on this option in some markets.
There is also a time limit on the reservation which is 5 days in most cases.

Try a travel agent who should be able to do it.

But if you're thinking of the book now/pay later option like Qantas does it, then forget about it. EK has none.

ung1 Jun 3, 12 4:04 am

With some bookings to the US you can actually hold the reservation for 3 days I think and pay at the EK office, but I'm not sure if this is offered from all markets and on all fares.

oakb Jun 3, 12 4:29 am

I regularly phone a booking/reservation then have about 72 hours to get the cash to an Emirates office or airport desk,

Zol Jun 3, 12 4:42 am

Online - depends on your origin. The easiest option is to just do it on the phone, they can hold it for various periods depending on the date of departure


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