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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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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 ...
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How will the seats be allocated if I don't reserve one before?

I booked two seats for one way flight. The ticket doesn't have seat number yet so I am allowed to select any available seats for a fee usually 2 to 5 USD for a seat. What if I don't select the seats? ...
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Three adults staying in a room that says two adults on the reservation [duplicate]

A friend and I have booked a package holiday in Spain later this year. I have one more friend that wants to join us as he can get booked on the same flight. But the reservation is for only two adults, ...
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Airline Code-Share Baggage Policy: Which Airline baggage policy apply on my first flight?

I have booked a one-way ticket from the Qatar Airways website. Do I have the same baggage policy in all my flights or different policies will apply to the Alaska Airline & Qatar Airways? First ...
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China Southern airline canceled their Flights and not didn't refund any money

I bought China Sothern airline from Lahore Pk to SFO US and traveled on this flight, later I needed to changed dates for return and I paid the extra $500 for the date change. The problem is that China ...
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The following flight tickets deatails [closed]

SU 263 C 13MAY 1 NRT SVO HK1 1 1215 1605 77W E 0 LS SEE RTSVC SU 024 C 13MAY 1 SVO LED HK1 B 1710 1835 32A E 0 S SEE RTSVC SU 019 C 20MAY 1 LED SVO HK1 1 1450 1625 ...
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What is a “fare component” when buying an airline ticket?

In the terms and conditions for an airline ticket, I have encountered this: Cancellations rules apply per fare component. When combining fares charge the sum of the cancellation penalties of all ...
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Anyone done ticket booking in IRCTC with “Connecting Journey Booking” option?

Has anyone used "Connecting Journey Option" from IRCTC? If so, can you please provide/share following details: Does it calculate telescopic distance? What things must be kept in mind when booking the ...
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Risks of booking a same-day multi-city ticket instead of a through one-way ticket

I'm looking at a one-way plane ticket on Spirit Airlines. The itinerary requires a plane change, and playing around with their website I discovered routing the connection as a single Multi-city ...
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Cheaper Sun Country flights at the airport?

Other US ULCC airlines Spirit, Frontier, and Allegiant all charge fees for using their websites and call centers. These fees are waived when purchasing at the airport so they can claim it's an ...
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Cheaper Frontier flights at the airport?

Similar to Spirit, it seems Frontier charges a fee for using their website and call center, they call this "Carrier Interface Charge [CIC]." This fee is waived if you buy tickets at the airport. They ...
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What does the “Kiwi.com Guarantee” cover?

Kiwi.com sells different kinds of connecting flights: "Connection protected by the carrier" These are the same as on any online travel agency: they include the usual support of the airline as ...
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Airline ticket; missing one of two first names

I am flying Europe to South Korea and then back for two weeks. However I might have done a stupid mistake when booking the ticket. I have two first and two last names, but when booking the ticket I ...
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How to coordinate airplane tickets?

I'm sorry if this is a duplicate question (or a trivial one) - I don't know what to search for (my searches for the question title only bring back mathematical answers). I'm planning on dropping off ...
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Is it possible to change my name in flight ticket? [closed]

My name in passport is: My name : XXX YYY surname : ZZZ The name which I gave in flight ticket is: First name : XXX Last name : YYY Is it possible to change my name?
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Hotel reservation through debit card in booking.com,now i want to cancel the reservation [duplicate]

I have reserved a hotel in booking.com with my debit card instead of credit card. Despite my room was confirmed and it dont offer free cancellation . Now i have to cancel the reservation as it has lot ...
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What do “Victor”, “Tango”, “Quebec”, “Eco”, “Sierra” flight ticket classes mean?

I'm looking at buying a ticket on a regional airline in Colombia, Ada Aero. The tickets from Medellin to Pereira look like this: The plane is an old JetStream 32 with only 19 seats and the flight ...
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Purchasing a ticket for someone else in another country?

So this is the first time any of us have ever been through a travel scenario such as this. Right now, I'm in Egypt with my mother. We found a trip we agreed on (Lufthansa throughout), but we don't ...
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How to verify, with different airlines, that the broker booked the flight correctly?

I bought 3 interconnected flights via Kiwi.com, but have been reading so many negative reviews and experiences with this online broker. Many of the problems look to be connected to the booking not ...
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Bought a ticket with Finnair, didn't enter my middle name

I'm travelling from Amsterdam, to Bangkok, via Helsinki. Bought a ticket with Finnair. I filled in the web form, and as it said "One first name is enough" (as also laid out here), I foolishly didn't ...
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Help interpret cancellation charges for hotel booking

The above image is a screenshot of the cancellation and refund rules for a hotel booked through airbnb.com. It mentions "Strict: Free cancellation for 48 hours". Does that imply that 48 hours after ...
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For a Schengen visa, what constitutes proof of hotel reservation for group travel?

My friends and I are traveling to Europe, and I'll be going to the German Consulate in San Francisco to obtain my visa. One of the documents required is proof of hotel reservation. Can someone ...
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How do I find the cheapest date to book a given hotel?

I am looking for a site or service that allows me to search a hotel (or hotels, or a specific beach/location) for the cheapest date. Most sites want you to tell them when you plan to visit. I WANT ...
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How to search for weekend flights?

I'd like to search for flights departing either Fri PM or Sat AM, and returning either Sun PM or Mon AM. In Google Flights, this requires 4 separate searches. Is there another site/tool that allows ...
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How to add checked-in luggage to an AA flight? [duplicate]

I am planning (doing it from France) to fly from PHX to OAK with American Airlines (I am open to any other airlines, that one seems to be the typical one was readily suggested on that route, but I see ...
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How to read the following Itinerary

What do the abbreviations mean in the following itinerary: 2 EK 641 L 29NOV 2 KBLDXB HK1 I 1630 1905 *1A/E* 3 EK 344 L 29NOV 2 DXBKUL HK1 3 2140 0835+1 *1A/E*...
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My friend bought me a ticket on his card

I'm traveling alone by Egyptair from Nigeria to Russia.The ticket was bought by my friend and by his DEBIT CARD. After I printed out the ticket, I saw in the rules that CREDIT CARD holder must be one ...
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Married name on easyjet booking but maiden name in passport

My wife and I booked a flight with EasyJet. My wife's passport is still in her maiden last name but the booking we made is in married last name. Will this be a problem and/or should we make a name ...
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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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Arriving in hotel after 6 pm after announcing via telephone

In Germany it is common that your hotel room booking is guaranteed until 6 pm. If you plan to show up later, you can give your credit card number beforehand, otherwise your room might be given to ...
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Is an OSI sufficient for a travel doc-related OK TO BOARD message, or should I ask for an SSR CKIN?

Just had an airline insert a message in a couple of bookings with them, for check-in staff at the departure airports, that I'm "docs OK" and can be boarded (it's a case not clearly addressed in ...
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On a multi-city route, is there a limit to the number of people who can book tickets from any one of the cities?

For example, consider a flight from Los Angeles to Moscow via New York. Is there a limit to the number of tickets that can be bought from either Los Angeles or New York?
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If there are no planes flying into Nancy, can I schedule my own connecting flight from Strasbourg? Or anywhere for that matter?

I'm visiting a friend in March next year, who lives in Nancy, France. I've been trying to find flights from either Indianapolis or Louisville that fly into Nancy-Lorraine airport for the first couple ...
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Booking Ticket with 2 first Name through travel agents

I am planning to buy a ticket for myself and my fiancee and I noticed that on her passport she has 2 given names and the second name is quite big like 10 letters. She has an american passport It is ...
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Staying in Etosha Park, Namibia

I've recently contacted Etosha National Park, asking them to book 2 nights at their camping sites for our upcoming trip to Namibia. They've quickly got back with a quote, but in order to secure the ...
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Must airlines warn passengers about changes of required travel documents?

Case: Booking of flight ticket from Belgium to Namibia for family with minors in Jan 2018 for flight scheduled on Aug 1st 2018. New regulation on birth certificates requirements for minor introduced ...
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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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BnB's in Northern Ireland [closed]

I will be driving from Dublin to Northern Ireland and around the coast to Killarney. Can you give me tips about driving? What about just waiting to find a place to stay every day depending on where ...
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When booking on Indian Railways, can you combine quota tickets with non-quota ones on a single booking?

A booking status shows RL/WL10, but 2 available under the Sr. Citizen quota. Would a booking for two Senior Citizens and one Adult, show confirmation against 2 Sr. citizens and waitlist against 1 ...
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Booking.com Cancellation fees [duplicate]

Before you read this question let it be known that this question has been asked before on this site; however, I find that my situation is slightly different then the others. I recently was searching ...
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Finding a hotel booking site that really books the hotel (for Mumbai)

I want to travel Mumbai and stay for one day there. I want to book a hotel for one day. I want to book a hotel online but can't find any suitable way of doing it. Whenever I try to book a hotel, ...
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How reliable is the booking site Trazy?

Does anyone have experience with using a site called Trazy for activity booking? https://www.trazy.com/things-to-do/seoul/all-category I am trying to book tickets for some attractions in Seoul (...
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Flight operator says sold out, codeshare says not sold out

I'm looking to book a trans-Atlantic flight. My options are basically United and Lufthansa; each operates some flights, and each sells tickets on the other's flights. For one leg operated by United, ...
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Why can I not book these flights on Air France?

I'm looking to book a multi-city itinerary on Air France, specifically CDG-->KIX (Paris CDG to Kansai International) and KIX-->LHR (Kansai International to London Heathrow). Air France operates ...
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How can I verify my AirAsia booking made via an online travel agent on the AirAsia website?

I booked a flight from China to Thailand using an online travel agent and have the air reservation number, E-Ticket number, and Airline Confirmation Number. I want to verify this on AirAsia's website ...
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Do I have to book a place for a tent at a campsite in Portugal?

In July I plan to go to Portugal (I plan to spend this time in Faro and vicinity). I want to sleep in a tent at campsites. This will be a small, two-person tent. Do I have to book campsites in advance ...
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Way to avoid two bookings for a flight?

I'm using DoHop to find flights but I notice that some of the best/cheapest flights for me require two bookings. For example, I found the following: This raises some questions for me: Why are 2 ...
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Are there any available spots left to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in May/June?

I have been trying to find a tour operator for the classic Inca Trail (4 days/3 nights) to Machu Piccu, but have not had any success finding an open spot for one person with any of the tour operators ...
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Can I cancel a hotel booking after receiving my Dubai visa?

I booked a hotel and mentioned it on my visa application. I now wish to live with a friend of mine. Is it safe to cancel the booking right now? Or should I cancel it after immigration. I don’t find ...
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How do dummy tickets/itinerary service websites work?

I'll try to keep this short. I spent the last few hours looking up the nature of the so called dummy tickets, and I could not get a direct answer to one question I had. Is it just a document I pay for ...