Best strategy to maybe get refund?

Old May 20, 20, 1:32 am
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Best strategy to maybe get refund?

I have 2 one way tickets booked via SAA website from Perth to JNB in early August. Total was about $1600. My flights from US to Perth already got cancelled, so the trip isnít happening. It was paid for with a chase sapphire reserve.
it certainly looks like the airline might not exist. Any viable strategy to get my money back? Can I dispute now with chase somehow? Wait until flight is cancelled? Wait until bankruptcy and claim via chase insurance?

i also have two flights with airlink for a safari that were booked via airlink website. Any thoughts on those? Not sure itís the same situation as those flights may go as scheduled by then.
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Old May 21, 20, 6:29 am
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I don't think you can do anything until SAA cancels the flight or officially goes bust. At that point I would go down the credit card dispute route (Amex just refunded me the cost of 2 flights SAA cancelled in April and never responded to my refund requests).

I think your only option with Airlink will be via travel insurance unless those are cancelled as well.
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