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Questions tagged [bookings]

The processes of making, modifying, checking, cancelling, and disputing reservations for accommodation, tickets, etc in advance.

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How long does it take to get an airline ticket refund?

I paid for my first ticket on November 5th - $959.08. Due to an error with my middle name when I reserved the ticket, I was advised to submit a feedback form with a name correction. Also, I was ...
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Buying plane tickets in India with a hyphenated last name [duplicate]

I am trying to buy flights within India, specifically from indigo air. I have a hyphenated last name, and this is the name on my passport. I am not from India, so I will need my passport with me to ...
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Booking canceled for Hotel xy in Barcelona

Just received a message in my inbox from booking.com This reservation was canceled because of an invalid credit card. Dear JH, Your reservation at Hotel XY is now canceled. You don’t need to ...
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Booking date change difficult due to technical problems, who is liable? [closed]

Short version: I tried to shorten an existing hotel reservation, booked and prepaid through a large travel site, a day before the "free change/cancellation" period runs out. They tell me the hotel has ...
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Ways to book multiple flights [closed]

I want to book a series of flights for example; Prague, CZ -> Split, Croatia (stay for 3 days) Split, Croatia -> Malta (stay for 3 days) Malta -> Lisbon, Portugal (stay ...
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Married name on easyjet booking

I'd like to ask a question that is related to these two posts: (post 1 on "maiden name on easyjet booking") and (post 2 on "two given names and one surname"). I am aware that it is possibly a ...
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Lufthansa, Bank and SEPA mega mess

Oct 9: I booked a flight in lufthansa.com, and paid via SEPA (never used it before), which asked for my IBAN. I received the confirmation email (booking code and e-ticket no.), so far so good! Oct 12:...
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Is it possible that no baggage is free for a flight?

I searched on skyscanner for a flight and I booked it using trip.com because it was the cheapest option suggested by the search engine. I paid and I received an e-mail with my booking and it says: ...
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Is there a way to book tickets on Indian Railways without supplying your gender?

When purchasing a reserved ticket on any train operated by Indian Railways, one's required to enter the age and gender (male or female) of all passengers. However, for various reasons, I don't wish to ...
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Why booking.com fully refund the amount I paid for a hotel room which I confirmed? [closed]

I did not cancel my booking but I am not sure why booking.com fully refund the amount to my account. The hotel I m going to stay asked for my credit/debit card number to secure my reservation which I ...
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Can a hotel charge me for reservations a year later if I signed up on a waiting list?

Last year (2017) my husband and I went to a blues festival in West Helena AR. It was last minute and we had an incredibly hard time finding somewhere to stay (Helena AR is a small town.) After trying ...
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What should I do if one leg of my travel plan is cancelled by the airline? [duplicate]

I have following legs of flight travel I have to cover in December: Delhi to Milan (MXP), Air Italy, dep. Monday 6am India time Milan to Rome (FCO), Air Italy, dep. Monday 5pm Italy time Rome to ...
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Are there any self-driving cab services in India

Ola and Uber are the most-used cab services in India. But these cabs have a driver. Are there any self-driving cab services available in India. I mean that the cab should not have any driver and it ...
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Will my ID scan at check-in?

I have a flight booking, and below is a section of the airline's reservation data: 1.SSR DOCS B2 HK1 GVAMSQ0872S26OCT/P/SWE/*****125/SWE/04MAY1995/M/02FEB2023/DEVECSERI/ANDRE 2.SSR DOCS B2 HK1 ...
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Codeshare Air France/Delta has wrong name on Delta website [duplicate]

I booked an "Air France" plane ticket, however the flight is a code share. Now during check-in they send me to the Delta website. I noticed that me (and my friends' names) are spelled incorrectly, but ...
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Adding Wizz Flex after purchase

I booked a ticket yesterday evening through Wizz, as a Wizz Club member, but forgot to click Wizz Flex. I desperately need to purchase this service for my booking. I tried to buy it again online after ...
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Bought connection tickets with not much leeway - am I guaranteed to board?

I recently bought a flight from SFO-IAD through LAX on AA's website (not separately - both flights are under the same reservation). The SFO-LAX flight arrives at 20:56, but the LAX-IAD leg departs at ...
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Difference between Economy (R) and Economy (L)

I'm trying to book a flight, one of the segments says Economy (R) and the other one Economy (L). They are provided by the same air company, Air France if this information is useful. What is the ...
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Reservation value on united.com cancellation page = refund value?

This seems like an extremely basic question, yet after quite some research the only relevant info I found was that I should have saved a PDF of the fare terms provided only once during the reservation ...
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What to do if I am unable to present at airport if I booked ticket online with my credit card for a friend at Qatar airways? [duplicate]

I have booked a ticket for my foreigner friend for Qatar airways flight. Flight is now day after tomorrow. But now that I saw Qatar airways say that I need to be present at airport at the time of ...
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What are the downsides of booking separate departure and return flights? [duplicate]

While I was browsing Google Flights, I noticed something that I haven't seen before. It said that if I booked the itinerary chosen, they'd be on separate tickets. This text was also in red, which I ...
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What options do I have if I got far fewer airline points than what I was promised on chat at time on booking?

I had a ticket on Delta. I chose that miles be credited to my JPMiles account. I specifically asked the Delta chat agent how many JPMiles I would earn. He told me that I would earn around 19,744 ...
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Best way to pay for airline tickets?

I know it's a bit of a strange question, but here goes... Background: I don't travel by plane very often, and when I have it's always been someone else who actually purchased the tickets. I am trying ...
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Denied check-in with a paid reservation, what can we do? [closed]

We made this reservation at booking dot com, with all money paid. At that day, we arrived at 8pm at the property, the property owner insisted that we arrived late and refused to check us in. ...
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How long does it take Air Canada to refund a ticket cancelled within 24 hours of booking?

I cancelled a return flight 40 minutes after booking when I realized I made a mistake. Currently it has been ~36 hours and still no money is showing up in my account, even though the money left the ...
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Flight costs when child turns two during holiday [duplicate]

We will fly with SAS to Norway from 14.10. until 26.10. and our child turns two on 19.10. You do not have to book a separate seat for a child below two, but he will be two on the flight back. During ...
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Does a third-party booking service know you've missed a flight?

Someone booked a ticket for me via a third-party company. Is there a way for the website to know I've missed the flight? I guess my real question is: does anyone but the airline know I've missed the ...
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Honeymoon Trip: First Class & Economy mix on SQ & Star Alliance

[Please skip to the question at the end if you don't want to read the entire situation.] I'm planning my honeymoon far in advance because I will purchase Singapore Airlines's Round The World Trip ...
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What visa details have to be included in the airline records?

I have purchased online air tickets for my journey from Bengaluru to San Francisco and return through Cathy Pacific. The journey consists of 4 flights: Outward Journey: 1. From Bengaluru to Hong Kong ...
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Will I be charged if the hotel cancelled the booking (on booking.com)?

What happens if the hotel cancels my booking (booking.com) because I failed to make pre-payment in time? Will they still charge my bank card as if I had made the cancellation? I didn’t get the hotel’...
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Cancelling apartment booking in Switzerland

I have made a booking with an apartment in Switzerland. No booking payment was done and I did not share my credit card details with them. But I did fill in the confirmation letter which have my ...
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Can an EU citizen under 25 years old enter Musee d'Orsay through entrance C?

According to this page, entry to the Musee d'Orsay is free for "18-25 year olds who are citizens or long-term residents of an EU member state", without reservation. Can they also enter directly ...
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Confusion about the online booking of Lego House tickets

When booking the ticket online for Lego House in Billund, on some dates there is an option to choose a specific entry time, on some dates there is only a line of text saying "Book your space - click ...
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Airline reservations require name to exactly match passport, but won't allow entering name that way

My sister's name on her passport is 25 characters not including spaces: 5 letters for her given name, 7 letters for her middle name, and 13 letters, including a hyphen, for her last name. (It's NOT a ...
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Train from Geneva to Lyon: is advance purchase required or useful?

I am planing to travel from Geneva, Switzerland to Lyon, France by train. Can I buy tickets at the station, or do I have to book them in advance? If I can buy them at the station, what are the ...
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How do I purchase tickets for the Night Riviera sleeping compartment?

How do I purchase tickets for the Night Riviera sleeping compartment? I already have my train ticket. I would like to buy online as I live in the USA.
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Is it possible for a non-resident in Italy to acquire the “Abbonamento Musei Torino Piemonte”?

This is a card that allows you to visit with free entrance lots of museums of the Piedmont region in Italy all year round. There is a similar card for Lombardy. I have read the information on the ...
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Two flights with the same number and same destination, 15 minutes apart

I booked seats with Thomas Cook airlines. I tried booking another seat on the same flight but it was fully booked. I booked a seat on the next flight. I received confirmation of the two different ...
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Is it mandatory to show my credit card upon my arrival at hotel booked using Booking website?

My cousin is going to book a room for me in Istanbul using his Mastercard. I've heard that the hotel may ask me to show the credit card with which the payment was made. If the cost of the hotel is ...
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What are chances of AMS->TLV seats to become available at the last minute during coming week? [closed]

I've had the experience before of buying a last-minute ticket from AMS to TLV (it was an indirect flight via Turkey, but never mind) - bought in the morning, flown at noon. I'm going to be taking that ...
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UK-Jamaica flights without transiting the USA or Canada

I am a Nigerian citizen currently in the UK on a student visa with a residence permit valid for 3 years. I am planning a trip to Jamaica in a few days and do not have time to get transit visas for the ...
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Combine Business and Economy flights [duplicate]

I have the weird habit of really enjoying Business class flights while not wanting to spend all of my money on flight tickets. As of now, I have always been using Google Flights or ITA Matrix to ...
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Being charged for an automatically cancelled reservation in the US

About two months ago I made a reservation for a US hotel through Booking.com, using a prepaid credit card. The hotel tried to check my card on May 19th (past the free cancellation period, which was ...
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Booked hotel through booking.com and now want to cancel but they have card details!

I booked a hotel through booking.com to stay in Amsterdam. The reviews on booking.com were good and I have used the site before and cancelled without paying. After I booked the hotel my partner ...
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Can I pay online if I first book with “pay at property” option?

I chose the "pay at property" option while booking a hotel room on booking.com. Now I changed my decision to pay online, but couldn't find a way to do that. On the "bookings" page, I see the ...
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Airline Booking for French Schengen Travel Visa

I am applying for a Schengen visa from the French embassy/consulate in DC. This visa will be for a duration of 15 days, for the purpose of tourism. I have collected all my documents (hotel bookings, ...
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Flight was rescheduled, now I can't make connection (flights have been booked together, same airline)

A couple of months ago I booked a flight from Managua (Nicaragua) via Houston, Texas to Munich (Germany) on United Airlines. The date of the flight is more than four weeks ahead. Today I received an ...
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Setting an appointment for France visa: “We are currently at full capacity. Please try again later.”

This question is relevant to this similar question. I am asking this question so maybe someone who had the same problem can share their experience. I am currently a PhD student in Sydney University, ...
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Booking a BUD-HEL Finnair flight using Avios

I have some frequent-flyer points (Avios) in my Iberia.com account, but I am having difficult time spending them. I want to fly a nonstop return flight Budapest-Helsinki AY1252 with return AY1255 ...
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Italy AirBnb host asking for passport info and 2 off the books payment. Very skeptical

I'm an American and I'll be going to Italy in July. Is it common for my AirBnB hosts to ask for our passport information? My host asked me about for my passport info and the others who will be staying ...