Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 06 Mar 2015
Total posts 172
Can anyone give me a genuine reason why some Airlines charge such hugely ridiculous rebooking fees? After all it is mostly done online so no human interface hence no salary or wages component involved. No doubt the main reason might be because they simply CAN.
Member since 07 Jan 2011
Total posts 125
It's the most profitable thing they sell.
Member since 19 Apr 2012
Total posts 499
They are highest on discount tickets. They are the reason for people buying the more expensive flexible fares. The way around that I just used is to cancel and take a credit coupon then rebook. The rebook fee is much lower than a cancellation fee and a rebook.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 02 Sep 2018
Total posts 349
Otherwise it would hurt their flexible ticket business.
Air New Zealand - Airpoints
Member since 31 Oct 2016
Total posts 204
Because they can.
Member since 15 Feb 2018
Total posts 151
Way of making money by airlines. LCC’s I imagine are the worst.
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