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Old 12-25-05, 12:30 PM
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Any way to change a flight with priceline?

Question:

got tickets through priceline and wanted to leave earlier. anyone know if there's a way to switch your ticket to an earlier time? it was a christmas gift from a friend and she was told there's no way to change it.

I'd appreciate some help guys!

Merry merry!
Old 12-25-05, 01:42 PM
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Originally Posted by digitalfreaknyc
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anyone know if there's a way to switch your ticket to an earlier time?
Using money might be your best option.
Old 12-25-05, 02:22 PM
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Originally Posted by sash
Using money might be your best option.
I don't understand. You mean going to the airline and adding money?
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I think that once you get a ticket through priceline, you're pretty well boned as far as making changes to it.
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From their terms of service:

Originally Posted by Priceline
Name Your Own Price Airline Services

In addition, the following restrictions apply to priceline.com's Name Your Own Price airline service:



All tickets are non-refundable, non-endorsable and non-changeable. At the time your Request is accepted, your method of payment will be charged for the amount shown, regardless of whether or not the airline ticket is used. Credit will not be given for any unused airline tickets and cannot be used toward any future purchases;
Once a priceline.com Request is submitted, it cannot be modified by you;

Looks like you're boned. Sorry.
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This is the reason their tickets are so cheap.
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call the airline and see if you can change, it may cost you,it would not hurt to check, its just a phone call.
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depends on the airline

may even help to arrive at the airport early and see if you can get on an earlier flight if there is room, but this time of year I doubt it. I'm flying back from Colorado to NYC on tuesday just to avoid the airport tomorrow.
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Originally Posted by al_bundy
depends on the airline

may even help to arrive at the airport early and see if you can get on an earlier flight if there is room, but this time of year I doubt it. I'm flying back from Colorado to NYC on tuesday just to avoid the airport tomorrow.
the flight isn't for another 2 weeks. i might just pop over there and ask them.
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just show up at the airport and beg. it worked for me when i used pl.
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Originally Posted by al_bundy
I'm flying back from Colorado to NYC on tuesday just to avoid the airport tomorrow.
You were here and you didn't even call or visit.
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Good luck with this, usually they are pretty hard ass at changing flights or giving a refund. Please let us know what you did and how it turns out.
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Originally Posted by ChiTownAbs, Inc
just show up at the airport and beg. it worked for me when i used pl.
Looks like that's what I might be doing. Hopefully a begging cute gay boy will do some good at the airline.


Or is that just for flight attendants....
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Originally Posted by LurkerDan
You were here and you didn't even call or visit.
dushanbe tea house was awesome, but the waiter wasn't all that smart. I told him i wanted 1/8 of a pound of tea but he told me they only sell it by the ounce.

if I ever move here it will probably be in Larimer County. I think the building restrictions are too much risk.
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Find out the airline's flights for that day and get there early. Ask if there are any available seats and if not, ask to be put on the standby list. No shows are frequent. You have a good chance of getting on the earlier flight. Worked for me.

Forget help from Priceline though.

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