Holding flight reservation

Old Jun 3, 12, 1:25 am
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Holding flight reservation

Hi,
can i hold my flight reservation with emirates online and pay later?
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Old Jun 3, 12, 1:53 am
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Originally Posted by ticky View Post
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
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Old Jun 3, 12, 1:55 am
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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.
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Old Jun 3, 12, 3:04 am
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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.
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Old Jun 3, 12, 3:29 am
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I regularly phone a booking/reservation then have about 72 hours to get the cash to an Emirates office or airport desk,
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Old Jun 3, 12, 3:42 am
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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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