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Getting airline to match Google flights price? (Austrian)

Getting airline to match Google flights price? (Austrian)

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Old Dec 1, 16, 7:12 am
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Getting airline to match Google flights price? (Austrian)

I am looking at a flight with Austrian that is showing 1800 in Google flights, and the info gives a booking phone number for Austrian, and says the price includes the booking fee.
When I called to book, they want to charge me 2080. I asked the agent why the price was higher, she said "maybe google flights have a special discount". ...?

The lower price is still showing on Google flights, and has been for several days. Is there any way to actually get that price? I had Austrian make the reservation for me, but I haven't yet paid.
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Old Dec 1, 16, 7:38 am
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See if you can find the lower price using kayak, hipmunk and similar.

Google flights often shows a wrong or unavailable flight so the airline is not going to match it.
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Old Dec 7, 16, 8:38 pm
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Originally Posted by watersign View Post
The lower price is still showing on Google flights, and has been for several days. Is there any way to actually get that price? I had Austrian make the reservation for me, but I haven't yet paid.
Sometimes the price you see on Google Flights is a cached version and the fare isn't available anymore. Try to do what erik123 told you.. sometimes you can find the same price in an OTA that didn't updated their system yet..
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Old Dec 15, 16, 5:55 pm
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Originally Posted by psbaj View Post
Sometimes the price you see on Google Flights is a cached version and the fare isn't available anymore. Try to do what erik123 told you.. sometimes you can find the same price in an OTA that didn't updated their system yet..
Typically, however, an OTA that has cached, no longer valid fares will not honor the fare, so this isn't really a workaround.
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Old Dec 22, 16, 9:38 am
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Google flight do not sell tickets. You can not get the airline to honor it.
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Old Dec 22, 16, 4:24 pm
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sign up for airline discount codes. some fares are not available without them. its how i found google price on quatar airlines
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