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Re: Infant On Reward Ticket Master Thread
« Reply #60 on: March 21, 2012, 11:33:57 AM »
i was able to do that just by calling the airline themselves.. +10 to airline CS...
Which airline? Its unheard of doing this through the airline. I did a lot of reading on it.
So then the TA will cancel the RT adult fare the infant was bought with? And the infant ticket will survive the cancellation?
No she issued a RT just for the infant and attached it to the OW adult, new confirmation code and ticket number for infant. She said that at the airport they may ask you who is returning with the infant to which I should reply we haven't decided yet and they shouldn't give me any problems. She said she does this for customers all the time.

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Re: Infant On Reward Ticket Master Thread
« Reply #61 on: March 21, 2012, 11:44:25 AM »
No she issued a RT just for the infant and attached it to the OW adult, new confirmation code and ticket number for infant. She said that at the airport they may ask you who is returning with the infant to which I should reply we haven't decided yet and they shouldn't give me any problems. She said she does this for customers all the time.
I don't buy it.  You can't just issue infant tickets without an adult AFAIK.  My only thought is to cancel the RT adult and salvage the infant ticket somehow.  Then get the infant ticket number attached to your OW ticket.

At least that's what I'd imagine would have to be done.  CMIIW.  The real question is if that can be pulled off to book the infant a coach ticket and then attach it to a business ticket...
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Re: Infant On Reward Ticket Master Thread
« Reply #62 on: March 21, 2012, 11:56:05 AM »
So what do you make of this?

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Re: Infant On Reward Ticket Master Thread
« Reply #63 on: March 21, 2012, 11:56:59 AM »
Which airline? Its unheard of doing this through the airline. I did a lot of reading on it.No she issued a RT just for the infant and attached it to the OW adult, new confirmation code and ticket number for infant. She said that at the airport they may ask you who is returning with the infant to which I should reply we haven't decided yet and they shouldn't give me any problems. She said she does this for customers all the time.
i did it with delta directly for a one way ticket nyc-tlv. it cost me 100$ which would have cost me $300- and she told me that after the travel date i can call back and say im not returning and they will give me back the airport taxes than. So i have no idea how she was able to do it- but i do know it was done and when i call to check and make sure theres an infant there theres no problem... can i not trust her?

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Re: Infant On Reward Ticket Master Thread
« Reply #64 on: March 21, 2012, 11:58:02 AM »
So what do you make of this?

What does that prove?  Why can't that be a child being added onto an adult ticket that will be cancelled?
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Re: Infant On Reward Ticket Master Thread
« Reply #65 on: March 21, 2012, 11:58:40 AM »
What does that prove?  Why can't that be a child being added onto an adult ticket that will be cancelled?
I guess your right though she didn't make it seem like that at all.
i did it with delta directly for a one way ticket nyc-tlv. it cost me 100$ which would have cost me $300- and she told me that after the travel date i can call back and say im not returning and they will give me back the airport taxes than. So i have no idea how she was able to do it- but i do know it was done and when i call to check and make sure theres an infant there theres no problem... can i not trust her?
I guess she did something similar to what my TA did. Interesting that you got it done. AA refused.
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Re: Infant On Reward Ticket Master Thread
« Reply #66 on: March 21, 2012, 12:20:22 PM »

WhyAich feel free to chime in.

Can you chime a email reply? :)

tired today :) alot of school lately :)

It's basically like what you said, then you take the e-ticket number and attach it to your PNR...
the risk involved is that sometimes the agent at check in wont find it.

i know we also do it when people fly Qantas because they charge alot for an infant and we can price it AA :)

it can be done with many airlines but my boss doesn't like to do it because of the risk so we don't take any responsibility.

I would suggest doing this when there is A. a big gain and B. not such a great risk, i.e  you're flying one airline (someone called me with a reservation that had
3 arilines attached to it...much easier for someone not being able to find the infant and then $$$ problems)

PS after ticketing the infant you have 24 hrs to cancel, so you can call the airlines attach it and follow up, and if you're not comfortable you cancel....
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Re: Infant On Reward Ticket Master Thread
« Reply #67 on: March 21, 2012, 12:22:43 PM »
PS after ticketing the infant you have 24 hrs to cancel, so you can call the airlines attach it and follow up, and if you're not comfortable you cancel....
No risk involved in the call?

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Re: Infant On Reward Ticket Master Thread
« Reply #68 on: March 21, 2012, 12:26:30 PM »
what should be the risk?
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Re: Infant On Reward Ticket Master Thread
« Reply #69 on: March 21, 2012, 12:28:51 PM »
Have you tried booking the child with an adult in coach and attaching the childs eticket number to a J/F reservation?
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Re: Infant On Reward Ticket Master Thread
« Reply #70 on: March 21, 2012, 12:52:11 PM »
i never did... maybe worth trying on domestic flight.... not such a big risk.... you're either in front of the curtain or behind
Huh? Why would you need an infant ticket on a domestic flight?
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Re: Infant On Reward Ticket Master Thread
« Reply #71 on: March 21, 2012, 01:10:58 PM »
Huh? Why would you need an infant ticket on a domestic flight?

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Re: Infant On Reward Ticket Master Thread
« Reply #72 on: March 21, 2012, 01:16:27 PM »
Anyone with an upcoming business/first flight want to try and see if this works with an infant coach ticket attached?

I'm willing to put in $100 to start a pot to pay the volunteer in case the worst case scenario happens and they catch on and insist on you paying 10% of the full business/first fare at the gate.  Anyone want to contribute or volunteer?  You could save yourself a small fortune!
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Re: Infant On Reward Ticket Master Thread
« Reply #73 on: March 21, 2012, 01:55:00 PM »
Anyone with an upcoming business/first flight want to try and see if this works with an infant coach ticket attached?

I'm willing to put in $100 to start a pot to pay the volunteer in case the worst case scenario happens and they catch on and insist on you paying 10% of the full business/first fare at the gate.  Anyone want to contribute or volunteer?  You could save yourself a small fortune!

even though i'm probably not flying for a long time in forst class (i just dream of it :) ) i'll put $100 too!

(dan i'm guessing you think it's gonna work ?)
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Re: Infant On Reward Ticket Master Thread
« Reply #74 on: March 21, 2012, 02:00:21 PM »
(dan i'm guessing you think it's gonna work ?)
Once it's attached I don't see why it wouldn't work, so I'm willing to put my money where my mouth is.
We now have $200 in the pot.
On a $1,000 infant ticket you can probably save $900 by trying out this method and there will be a pot if you get to the airport and run into any problems and need to pay for the $1,000 ticket.  Not too much downside.

Any more contributors or volunteers?
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