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Chuckiee
New Orleans Saints Fan
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Booking a same day flight
Has anyone booked a same day flight? I am leaving for Chicago tomorrow but had some work cancel and am looking to cancel my flight and find an earlier one. Is there a chance that I could wake up early tomorrow morning and get a cheaper price than what is showing now or am I risking the chance of getting a higher price?


TH03
Iowa State Fan
Dallas
Member since Dec 2008
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re: Booking a same day flight
What airline? Same day flight changes exist.


pjab
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re: Booking a same day flight
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What airline? Same day flight changes exist


...or pay for a new one. My new ticket today was cheaper than the change fee outside 24 hrs.


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CuseTiger
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re: Booking a same day flight
Do you live in nola? Theres a bunch of waivers up right now for the tropical storm so you could change your flight for free...


I Bleed Garnet
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re: Booking a same day flight
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I am leaving for Chicago

Stay safe


You’ll be in my prayers


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Chuckiee
New Orleans Saints Fan
Rusty Nail
Member since Jan 2007
1954 posts

re: Booking a same day flight
I called United to ask if I could get a refund due to the tropical storm with the intentions of just booking another, earlier flight. They said it was non refundable but I could go through the refund process which takes 7 business days. If I don’t get the refund, I get credit towards a future flight.

ETA: yes I live in NOLA
This post was edited on 7/11 at 6:29 pm


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SEClint
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re: Booking a same day flight
Which airline? If you have a wife get her to call their headquarters, and if you have ever had any hospitalization for any reason, say it is being effected.

Sometimes that work


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Oilfieldbiology
LSU Fan
Member since Nov 2016
7180 posts

re: Booking a same day flight
Is work paying for it? If so, just book it and secure the flight


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tigercross
Member since Feb 2008
2608 posts

re: Booking a same day flight
If you’re flying United out of MSY you can change to another flight for no fee and not pay any difference in fares because of the storm. Just call and say you’re trying to get out earlier to avoid weather. I did the same thing today.


Booyow
Member since Mar 2010
588 posts

re: Booking a same day flight
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If you’re flying United out of MSY you can change to another flight for no fee and not pay any difference in fares because of the storm. Just call and say you’re trying to get out earlier to avoid weather. I did the same thing today.


same here


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TheWiz
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Third World, LA
Member since Aug 2007
10011 posts

re: Booking a same day flight
I do it through SWABIZ all the time.


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