Open tickets in India

Old Jan 18, 19, 8:16 am
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Open tickets in India

Hi guys..

A friend of mine requires 3 open tickets for her family members.. they need to travel BOM-CCU-BOM but the dates are not finalized and they basically want to guard themselves against last minute high flight prices.. i looked through AI, Jet, Indigo, Spice, but couldn't find anything to this effect..

Any advice ?
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Old Jan 18, 19, 8:36 am
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AI & 6E used to sell coupon booklets earlier. I think they've both stopped that. None of them were cheap.
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Old Jan 18, 19, 9:32 am
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No such thing exists anymore AFAIK. It wouldn't save them any money in any case. Best is to either wait or buy the cheapest ticket for the most likely dates possible that has a reasonable change fee.
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Old Jan 19, 19, 5:18 am
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i haven't seen an open ticket in india for a very long time....i would suggest buying a ticket with the lowest change fee....
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Old Jan 20, 19, 11:55 am
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I usually just book 2 or 3 nonrefundable (cheapest possible) tickets on potential dates.. Typically works out cheaper than getting a refundable/changeable ticket or a last minute walkup.
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Old Jan 20, 19, 7:25 pm
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There is no way to guard against this currently. Both strategies (cheapest non-refundable or refundable) involve a high amount of risk.

Depending on the certainty to fly on a date and the season I’d buy as soon as I had some suriety on the date of travel.

Just to confuse OP.
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Old Jan 21, 19, 1:07 am
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https://www.jetairways.com/EN/IN/Jet...s-Economy.aspx

Buy (anything!) from 9W at your own risk. Especially if not very near term.
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Old Jan 21, 19, 8:08 am
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11.5k per ticket & valid till Sept 2019. I’d avoid this anyways.
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