Callbacks and Throwaway Ticketing

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Callbacks and Throwaway Ticketing

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 02, 2011 1:23 am

I have a call back in city X. Immediately thereafter I have a callback in city Y. The firm in city X bought me an airline ticket, which has a layover in city Y and then continues to my home town. Would it be a terrible idea to skip out on the last leg of the trip so I arrive where my next callback is?

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Re: Callbacks and Throwaway Ticketing

Postby kahechsof » Fri Sep 02, 2011 1:29 am

what are you afraid of?

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Re: Callbacks and Throwaway Ticketing

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 02, 2011 1:33 am

The airline calling the travel agent and the travel agent speaking to the firm.

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Re: Callbacks and Throwaway Ticketing

Postby kahechsof » Fri Sep 02, 2011 1:33 am

Anonymous User wrote:The airline calling the travel agent and the travel agent speaking to the firm.

and...

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Re: Callbacks and Throwaway Ticketing

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 02, 2011 1:34 am

kahechsof wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:The airline calling the travel agent and the travel agent speaking to the firm.

and...


...and this reflecting poorly on me, as it will result in the firm getting charged.

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Re: Callbacks and Throwaway Ticketing

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 02, 2011 1:55 am

Anonymous User wrote:
kahechsof wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:The airline calling the travel agent and the travel agent speaking to the firm.

and...


...and this reflecting poorly on me, as it will result in the firm getting charged.


Since when does anyone give a shit if you miss your flight? Miss the leg, grow some balls.

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Re: Callbacks and Throwaway Ticketing

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 02, 2011 1:56 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
kahechsof wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:The airline calling the travel agent and the travel agent speaking to the firm.

and...


...and this reflecting poorly on me, as it will result in the firm getting charged.


Since when does anyone give a shit if you miss your flight? Miss the leg, grow some balls.


And the only reason the firm would get charged for your NOT using a flight is if you rescheduled it through their agency. Don't do that.

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Re: Callbacks and Throwaway Ticketing

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:30 am

Anonymous User wrote:And the only reason the firm would get charged for your NOT using a flight is if you rescheduled it through their agency. Don't do that.

Not so sure this is true. Due to the insane ticketing practices airlines have, sometimes a trip with a stopover can actually be cheaper than a flight to the city where the stopover is.

OP, the firms will pay for your travel anyway. Why don't you just get in touch with each of them and let them know the situation and work it out with their travel agencies. It will take an extra half hour of your life and you'll be doing things above water.

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Re: Callbacks and Throwaway Ticketing

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 02, 2011 9:50 am

Anybody else?

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Re: Callbacks and Throwaway Ticketing

Postby wiseowl » Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:55 am

It's a lot harder to do the throwaway leg than it used to be because of security concerns. Whether those fears are founded or unfounded, you'd best check the policies of the airline in question before you do it.




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