I want to know if I can buy a flight before the scheduled flight. I have a reserved flight, I want to know if I can buy another flight to the same destination (italy) without any problem. I want to know if I'm charged for buying another flight. The airline that I have reserved is '' AIR ITALY '' for August. I want to buy another flight from a different airline and travel to Italy before the scheduled day

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    I have read your text several times now and have absolutely no clue what you are trying to ask about. Can you please try to be more clear? Perhaps you can leave out everything not relevant to what you are trying to ask about and then be more detailed about the actual question? – Tor-Einar Jarnbjo Feb 25 '19 at 20:09
  • Totally agree - just about to add a similar comment. Dates of booked and intended travel would probably help too – Traveller Feb 25 '19 at 20:12
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    You can of course buy as many flights as you want and you will have to pay for each of them. But I think that's not what you wanted to ask, is it? Please specify what tickets you already have, what ones would you like to add and what exactly are you concerned about. – TooTea Feb 25 '19 at 20:19
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    @ThEiLlEgAlaLiEn Is it? Then perhaps you could edit it a little to help the rest of us? – TooTea Feb 25 '19 at 20:21
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    You can, as long as you do not want to use only the second half of a return ticket to get back home. – Willeke Feb 25 '19 at 20:26

Yes you can. You can buy multiple tickets to the same location on different day with travel dates prior to a previously purchased ticket.

For example you can purchase an American Airline (or other airline) ticket to London leaving on 10 March and returning on 17 March and immediately after that purchase the same itinerary on the same or even different airline leaving tomorrow February 26 and returning any day in the future.

The fact that you already have a ticket to the destination on a later date does not preclude you from buying another earlier ticket to the same destination.

I have previously done that for routes I frequently travel.

What you can’t do though, is use a return leg without taking the outbound flight.

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    What the OP can’t do though, is use a return leg without taking the outbound flight. I wondered if that was a thought behind the question. Although to be honest the question still puzzled me - why would anyone think you can’t buy multiple tickets, and why would they ask if they’d be charged? Still doesn’t make sense 100% – Traveller Feb 25 '19 at 20:26
  • But what about if I stay during the first flight reservation? For Example, My Flight is in August until september. But I want to Buy another flight for a different airline from June until September. What would happen? they will not charge me for anything and Just lose the first flight? Thats What also want to know. Thanks – kelvin sandoval Feb 25 '19 at 20:28
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    Why would you expect not to be charged for a flight you purchased? Even if you choose not to use it? – Krist van Besien Feb 25 '19 at 20:30
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    @kevin Sandoval Assuming ‘they’ is your first airline, then no, you just lose your flight and the money you’ve paid. It might be cheaper to cancel and pay a cancellation fee, depending on the original ticket cost and airline cancellation policy. Are you asking if there’s a ‘no show’ fee as well? How would either airline know you had a ticket with the other one? You can’t fly out with one airline on a new ticket, and fly back with your original first ticket though. – Traveller Feb 25 '19 at 20:31
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    @Traveller Okay, I understand what worried me is that I did not know if I would have problems at the airport to travel earlier than expected. My concern was that when I was in Italy and I returned to the United States in Italy, I would have problems to have different tickets purchased and be confused with the first flight (which I did not travel) with the new one I intend to buy. I do not know if I explain myself well, but thanks for your comments, Your help me a lot. – kelvin sandoval Feb 25 '19 at 20:36

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