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Old Dec 19, 17, 10:19 am
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Originally Posted by irishguy28 View Post
Indeed, there surely is someone already holding a boarding pass for the morrow...
OMG!! Let us know how it goes!!
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Old Dec 19, 17, 10:19 am
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Originally Posted by coffee18 View Post
I found out about this deal on my phone on the 1st floor of my work. I work on the 4th floor. I sprinted up the steps, literally tripped on the last set of stairs to book this deal.
I think we need some serious mental help from a professional!!!!
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Old Dec 19, 17, 10:20 am
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Originally Posted by jona970318 View Post


OMG!! Let us know how it goes!!
I didn't mean that I am the person holding such a boarding pass! Much and all as I would love to be that person!!
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Old Dec 19, 17, 10:23 am
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Aaaand another missed deal because my girlfriend is too slow replying with her available vacation time slots. New girlfriend anyone?
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Old Dec 19, 17, 10:23 am
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Originally Posted by invalyd View Post
Err, it pulls up using my first name. I think in my haste to book I may have entered my first name and last name backwards.
Am I out of luck, as I assume this can't be updated?

Not one of my finest moments
I did this a few years ago when booking a LAN ticket on a Spanish website. I had to send in a copy of my passport and they were able to change it for me.
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Old Dec 19, 17, 10:23 am
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One of the booking on hold is for my two parents it's a one way ticket and I will pay for it now. But looks like the dates I selected are not ok for them. Obviously it's too late to change the dates so I was thinking about paying now and try to change the dates online. In case this is unsuccessful, I guess I can still get a full refund of those tickets right ?
Considering the fare conditions say so and that I am using the US website...
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Old Dec 19, 17, 10:24 am
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If my ticket is on Delta stock, I will earn 400% RDM via Virgin Atlantic? Someone tell me why this wont work/is a bad idea
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Old Dec 19, 17, 10:24 am
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Well, grabbed 1.5 of these. DL stock and flight numbers -- not sure if that will make much difference (vs AF flight numbers) in honoring these.

Someone at AF (or DL?) is gonna have quite a headache sorting this one out...
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Old Dec 19, 17, 10:24 am
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Originally Posted by Splendiz View Post
Aaaand another missed deal because my girlfriend is too slow replying with her available vacation time slots. New girlfriend anyone?
I've learned my lesson - there are times when the deal is so good that you just have to book it first and ask later . I just realized that I booked my week overlapping a family reunion I am supposed to go to. We'll see how it plays out..

Originally Posted by palmanfr View Post
One of the booking on hold is for my two parents it's a one way ticket and I will pay for it now. But looks like the dates I selected are not ok for them. Obviously it's too late to change the dates so I was thinking about paying now and try to change the dates online. In case this is unsuccessful, I guess I can still get a full refund of those tickets right ?
Considering the fare conditions say so and that I am using the US website...
You'll be able to cancel penalty free with these fares, but you won't be able to change things without paying the difference between this mistake fare and the normal P fare - which means you're on the hook for an easy five figures.
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Old Dec 19, 17, 10:25 am
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Originally Posted by invalyd View Post
Glad I am not alone... What's your course of action? Seems best to wait until the dust settles to do anything.
Damn I did it too lol... oh well. I can't see how it would be an issue. Lots of Tickets print names in various orders. Think I'll just call and add the middle name.
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Old Dec 19, 17, 10:25 am
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Originally Posted by Splendiz View Post
Aaaand another missed deal because my girlfriend is too slow replying with her available vacation time slots. New girlfriend anyone?
haha I've stopped even waiting on my wife to reply - I just book 4 different dates, and keep only the one that works with her vacay days.
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Old Dec 19, 17, 10:26 am
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Originally Posted by irishguy28 View Post
I changed my flights online to have a longer layover in Paris; I keep hearing so much about the La Première lounge there that a 2h25 layover didn't seem sufficient
how did you manage that, I would love to have more time in the LPL
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Old Dec 19, 17, 10:27 am
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Originally Posted by manacit View Post
I've learned my lesson - there are times when the deal is so good that you just have to book it first and ask later . I just realized that I booked my week overlapping a family reunion I am supposed to go to. We'll see how it plays out..



You'll be able to cancel penalty free with these fares, but you won't be able to change things without paying the difference between this mistake fare and the normal P fare - which means you're on the hook for an easy five figures.
exactly, this was essentially the holy grail of mistake fares. fully refundable, leaving little excuse for not booking several based on hypothetically feasible dates.

says the guy who only booked one but at least it's on a date i know i can use it if it's honored.
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Old Dec 19, 17, 10:27 am
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Originally Posted by ron187 View Post
haha I've stopped even waiting on my wife to reply - I just book 4 different dates, and keep only the one that works with her vacay days.
agree, book first inquire about availability later!
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Old Dec 19, 17, 10:27 am
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Originally Posted by ron187 View Post
haha I've stopped even waiting on my wife to reply - I just book 4 different dates, and keep only the one that works with her vacay days.
right, for really hot fares you have to up your game.

I missed a couple of good fares a few years ago playing this game and adapted in much the same way.
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