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

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Why does hotel price change with more occupants?

I am booking a hotel in New York City at the following hotel. When I change the number of adult occupants from 1 to 2, the price goes up $15. Why is this? Is there anything stopping me from ...
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How can a kid fly with one parent and return with the other?

I have a plan to fly with my kid to my parents (CDG-FRA) for the sake of example), leave the kid there for a couple of weeks and then let my wife do the same flight and bring the kid back. If I were ...
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Finding Code-shared flights

I booked a ticket (through Airline1) where the last leg is a code share flight. The ticket has an Airline1 flight number for this leg and mentions "Operated by Airline2". I want to know the Airline2 ...
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Can I add passengers later for free to my booking for the DFDS Dover-Calais / Dunkirk ferry?

I am planning to travel from the UK to France via one of the DFDS ferries. Currently we only know that there will be two of us, but there is a chance that a third and a fourth person might accompany ...
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Renting farmhouse in Netherlands - is it normal to be asked to pay deposit via bank transfer?

I am going to be travelling to Netherlands and trying to book a farmhouse for 3 night long stay. The farmhouse I am looking at is listed on Booking but is unavailable on the dates I am interested in. ...
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Discrepancies between flight comparison websites and airlines

I have noticed an oddity comparing flight prices between flight comparison websites such as SkyScanner, Google Flights, Travel Trolley and the airlines themselves. Often, prices for a particular ...
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Difference between electronic ticket and paper ticket?

I know that almost all tickets nowadays are considered "electronic" tickets, though I've seen that most airlines will charge a paper ticket fee if they have to issue you a paper ticket. Considering ...
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Visiting the Vatican around Easter

I will be traveling to Rome with a friend for Easter 2016 (25th March – 30th March). We would like to be able to visit the Vatican to see the art and St. Peters Basilica (not for religious purposes, ...
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When booking elsewhere, how do you know what Virgin Australia ticket type you will get?

When booking on the Virgin Australia website, it shows there being 4 different kinds of booking classes, along with details of what is and isn't included in them (eg flexibility and bags) However, it ...
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How early before departure can I reserve train tickets in France?

I'm trying to book a train journey in France for September. We are currently in May and the SNCF website does not allow me to reserve tickets such a long time (4 months) in advance. So here is the ...
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Does missing the first leg of an ARNK (open-jaw) reservation automatically cancel the remainder of the itinerary?

Normally, when not flying a leg in your reservation, the airlines will cancel the rest of the reservation. Does the same rule apply for open-jaw reservations? I can't seem to find any official ...
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Forceful change of flight schedule by American Airlines

I bought an international flight via an online travel agent. Recently I received an email from the agent saying that the flight schedule has been changed by the airline. There was a button which I was ...
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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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How to find hotels filtered by a specific keyword?

I'm planning a winter vacation somewhere in Central Europe and would like to find a hotel with a fireplace somewhere in the mountains. Surprisingly though I haven't been able to find a search engine ...
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Flight booked but card not charged

On Friday I booked a flight with AirBerlin and paid with PayPal. The ticket was issued correctly (I received the booking and ticket numbers and an invoice) but they payment has been stuck in Pending ...
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Can I skip the last leg of my domestic return flight? [duplicate]

I've seen some comments on 'hidden city' ticketing, but am not sure if what I'm considering falls under that description. My original tickets were MKE-CLE-IAD and back IAD-CLE-MKE. The airline (...
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Flight search for multi-stop with 10 segments [duplicate]

There is a similar question on this site, Are there any sites that let me book 7 or more multi-city flights?. But, it's from 2013. And lists just one site - https://airtreks.com, that gives an ...
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Can you add an extra passenger to your booking at the ferry terminal when traveling by car between Dover and Calais?

In a related question we've discussed the practicalities of hitchhiking on a car headed towards the ferry between France and UK, where @DJClayworth wrote: A quick check on the most basic ferry of all,...
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Ryanair wants us to change our booking but we want a full refund. Should we wait until they cancel the flight? [closed]

In early February we booked flights from Frankfurt Intl to Porto with Ryanair (2 adults, 1 infant). The inbound flight is supposed to take place on April 13th and the outbound flight on May 1st. In ...
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Do airport agents accept firstname and lastname in wrong order? [duplicate]

I booked a flight from HCM City to Manchester on 25/09/2015, using Etihad Airways. The input the last name as first name in wrong order. My first name: Hoang, last name: Pham, but while booking, I ...
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How likely it is to miss a booked room in a hotel due to a storm in Iceland? [closed]

In winter it is low season so I guess there should be available rooms in the hotels. I don't care about booking or not booking rooms, but I've read that you could get stuck in the road ring due to a ...
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Why does Airbnb show restricted search results when logged-in? [closed]

I noticed something odd when searching for accommodations on Airbnb. My initial search turned up some results I was interested in, but when I logged in and re-did the search, those results were no ...
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Change of boarding point on Indian Railways [duplicate]

i have booked my online ticket through irctc.co.in from Mumbai to chennai, but i forgot to change the boarding point to pune. will my seat will be empty when i board at pune. or else any procedure is ...
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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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