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You'll need to check with the fare type that you have booked. The same airline will offer multiple fares for the same class of travel. This means that even though you are booking an economy-class ticket, depending on what kind of fare it is, you may be entitled to additional benefits like free cancellation/refunds or rescheduling without a penalty. It is ...


I suspect it depends on why the OP wishes to have a fully refundable ticket. Perhaps the OP does not intend to travel on the flight but needs the ticket in order to show eligibility for some other purpose. Alternatively, the OP's employer or client may have specified this requirement. In this case, a fully refundable ticket may be a useful option providing ...


Austrian Airlines offers tickets that can be refunded for a cancellation fee. However it's not worth it. Regular non stop round trip cost 200 pounds, a refundable cost 300 pounds plus 190 pounds in cancellation fees. British Airways offers a fully refundable but its over 800 pounds and I recommend carefully reading the find print for terms and conditions.


Since you have a 24 hour layover, there should be no real issues with missing the flight, you would simply be listed as a no show on the next day's NY to Phoenix flight and the airline pockets the fare.


Tip: Only use search engines to find out who flies between the city pairs and use the airline website for actual booking, you will have a much better selection. I happen to know Qatar has free-to-cancel tickets and on a random date it was actually cheapest on Kayak so I checked Mumbai-Johannesburg on and the fares / cancel fees in Economy ...

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