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  • Cheap Airfares

    Published on 30th January 2014 08:16 AM   
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    The stories of members receiving cut-price airfares due to technological glitches have become somewhat of an urban flying myth. However this week our members reveal some of their best bargains and some handy tricks to ensure you take advantage of any glitch!

    One member reports that they managed to get flights for two from Europe to Australia upgraded from J to F for no points. However, the website which this glitch was discovered on is a closely guarded secret. Our members recommend acting on any discovered glitch immediately as often the loopholes are quickly picked up by scrupulous airlines. Calling the airline to check if the fare is correct will usually result in automatic rectification of the glitch in question and a potential bargain quickly evaporating.

    Another member warns that if something appears too good to be true, sometimes it can be! The airline may fail to honour the ticket if it was purchased as a result of a technical fault and this can result in becoming embroiled in argument with the issuing airline. If a number of fares were purchased as a result of a glitch then it is, in our memberís experience, more likely that the airline will identify the glitch and act to recoup their loss. Another handy hint is to take a screen-shot of the fare to allow support for your case if the issuer or airline queries the ticket.

    Crack some Glitch Myths HERE.
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    Cool Cat Phil

    Re: Jetstar paid upgrades at the airport

    Great to hear these sort of deals still exist as they provide dirt cheap SC.
    With only 21 seats in the J Cabin nowadays, the offer to upgrade won't come up as frequently I suspect.

    Cool Cat Phil Today, 01:40 AM Go to last post
    Moody

    Re: Woolworths backflips - QF points are coming back

    To be equally pedantic .... to spend $3000 to get just $2 back under the new scheme is quite frankly astounding and would take an extraordinary amount of effort to achieve. Do you work for Coles or...

    Moody Today, 01:33 AM Go to last post
    Pleb Status

    Re: Premium Entry

    Premium Entry was closed at BNE today as expected. As I generally fly out of BNE on a weekend, looks like I may never get to use it again....

    Pleb Status Today, 01:25 AM Go to last post
    NZflygirl

    Re: Rambling Around NW Tasmania.

    Is that the infamously shy platypus???

    NZflygirl Today, 01:22 AM Go to last post
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