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Airline offering a voucher? Just say no!

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 10:00 AM

Voucher instead of a refund? Amtrak's newly announced cancellation policy came to mind.

USA TODAY: Airline offering a voucher? Just say no!

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Edited by FrensicPic, 25 March 2018 - 12:47 PM.


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Posted 25 March 2018 - 11:23 AM

I am already dreading having to fly in August, and this didn't help. :(

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I'm a "little Old Lady in Tennis Shoes" (LOLITS) from Eastern Oregon. I love to travel by train, though I live way out in the toolies, far from the nearest Amtrak station (Chemult). My station would have been Baker City, but they cancelled the Oregon Pioneer just before I took my first long-distance train trip as an adult. I've taken most trains in the West, but I'm still exploring new routes in the east.

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Posted 25 March 2018 - 04:36 PM

The answer is simple  (at least in some cases).  Avoid budget airlines like the plague. .   I won't even fly Southwest anymore and they are really not what people consider budget.    I absolutely detest their seating policy.  I buy a ticket early.   They have my money.   At the very least I should be rewarded with my choice of assigned seats.


I am flying Delta out to Portland this year.    I swore I would avoid them because of their horrible fees for transporting bicycles.   I will be shipping bike ahead so I won't be paying the fee but I still need to sallow my pride on this flight because there really aren't other options.   Also I paid for the "comfort seating".  An option you need to now pay for that  used to be a part of a regular ticket.

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