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Asking for specific hotel during MX IRROPS?

Asking for specific hotel during MX IRROPS?

Old Dec 31, 18, 12:13 pm
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That section refers to cash compensation relating to delays or cancellations, not expenses such as meals, hotels, etc.

The major non-LCC U.S. airlines have, for years, all provided meal and/or hotel vouchers in the event of a delay or cancellation within the airline's control. (The LCCs might, too, but I have no experience with any of them.)
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Old Dec 31, 18, 12:24 pm
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Originally Posted by joe_miami View Post
That section refers to cash compensation relating to delays or cancellations, not expenses such as meals, hotels, etc.

The major non-LCC U.S. airlines have, for years, all provided meal and/or hotel vouchers in the event of a delay or cancellation within the airline's control. (The LCCs might, too, but I have no experience with any of them.)
Gotcha. Thanks for the clarification. I've been lucky, and it's been a few years since I've experienced a real IRROPS situation (and it was with an ULCC--never again)--and probably more than a decade with a legacy carrier.
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Old Dec 31, 18, 12:38 pm
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Iíve always requested specific hotels in IRROPs and have a 100% success rate. Also a 100% success rate linking in my hotel loyalty program to get benefits and stay credit.
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Old Dec 31, 18, 1:32 pm
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Interesting comments here regarding travel insurance and unexpected overnights. Does anyone have experience with the MP Explorer Card in this regard? From the benefits pamphlet is this-
What is covered? You are covered for reasonable additional expenses, including but not limited to meals, lodging, toiletries, medication and other personal use items that you encounter due to a Covered Hazard delay, as long as the services were not provided free of charge by the Common Carrier or any other party.
The "as long as the services were not provided free of charge" clause might create issues by default? They could claim it to be UA's standard policy to provide rooms?
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