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Rod H

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.

sid

Member since 07 Jan 2011

Total posts 125

It's the most profitable thing they sell.

patrickk

Qantas

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.

djtech

Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer

Member since 02 Sep 2018

Total posts 349

Otherwise it would hurt their flexible ticket business.

MRYJDrake

Air New Zealand - Airpoints

Member since 31 Oct 2016

Total posts 204

Because they can.

Red Cee

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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