Member since 16 Dec 2011
Total posts 40
We had booked ~20k worth of fares to the US for this Christmas at the start of the year. There is zero chance of that happening, but Qantas have not cancelled the flights and we are told if we were do do anything it would be a 'change of mind' cancellation by us. At the very least this is highly unethical. Qantas will not be flying. The only logical assumption is Qantas are doing it to hold onto our cash. Is there any event that is likely to force their hand? Can I expect this to change 3 months out, or will I be waiting till the week before?
Member since 19 Apr 2012
Total posts 730
I suspect it will be between 1-3 months but agree very unethical as it has been announced they won’t fly to mid year. It is all about cash flow i.e limiting outgoings when no cash coming in.
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Member since 04 Mar 2014
Total posts 104
Just hang on in there - will likely get cancelled 1 -2 months prior at which point you'll be able to request a refund
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