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Re: Elal issuing full refunds for flights departing up until 11/29
« Reply #45 on: November 17, 2012, 10:39:34 PM »
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Re: Elal issuing full refunds for flights departing up until 11/29
« Reply #46 on: November 18, 2012, 03:02:23 AM »
Thanks. Amen. I will update from an Americans perspective once I get there. I love all the Israelis attitude "couldn't be safer" "you don't feel a thing in Jerusalem"   
To be fair, that's what we were saying before Friday night
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Re: Elal issuing full refunds for flights departing up until 11/29
« Reply #47 on: November 18, 2012, 03:03:46 AM »
Wonder why the airlines are allowing these cancellations

I guess otherwise people will be afraid to buy non refundable tickets to Israel in advance.
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Re: Elal issuing full refunds for flights departing up until 11/29
« Reply #48 on: November 18, 2012, 04:22:36 AM »
Wonder why the airlines are allowing these cancellations

I guess otherwise people will be afraid to buy non refundable tickets to Israel in advance.
Aside from LY, I don't think anyone else is allowing cancelations
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Re: Elal issuing full refunds for flights departing up until 11/29
« Reply #49 on: November 18, 2012, 04:40:44 AM »
Aside from LY, I don't think anyone else is allowing cancelations
Ok, so why is LY?
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Re: Elal issuing full refunds for flights departing up until 11/29
« Reply #50 on: November 18, 2012, 05:26:18 AM »
Ok, so why is LY?
Maybe the majority of tickets now are glitch tix ;D
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Re: Elal issuing full refunds for flights departing up until 11/29
« Reply #51 on: November 18, 2012, 01:31:07 PM »
I cancelled 7pm tix for tonight (sun) on fri at 4pm and received a full refund including the "75 upgrade charges" - I first tried to rebook for Tue or Wed night (I needed to be here on Mon, last min) and was told that "elal is not rebooking any GLITCH tickets" - was actually shocked to get any money back

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Re: Elal issuing full refunds for flights departing up until 11/29
« Reply #52 on: November 18, 2012, 01:49:56 PM »
Any updates? Is it safe to go tomorrow?

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Re: Re: Elal issuing full refunds for flights departing up until 11/29
« Reply #53 on: November 18, 2012, 01:50:45 PM »
Thanks. Amen. I will update from an Americans perspective once I get there. I love all the Israelis attitude "couldn't be safer" "you don't feel a thing in Jerusalem"   
Yes I really want to hear it.

Just got to my apartment. It really is calm here. When I told the taxi driver that I considered canceling my flight due to the situation he started laughing. He then proceeded to go on a rampage for 30 minuets how the Palestinians are liars, and how if the rest of the world would back down the whole situation would be over in a few hours.

To me it seems that Jerusalem is calm, quiet and business is going as usual.

To anyone considering canceling or changing, I assure you that it's not necessary.

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Re: Re: Re: Elal issuing full refunds for flights departing up until 11/29
« Reply #54 on: November 18, 2012, 03:29:01 PM »
Just got to my apartment. It really is calm here. When I told the taxi driver that I considered canceling my flight due to the situation he started laughing. He then proceeded to go on a rampage for 30 minuets how the Palestinians are liars, and how if the rest of the world would back down the whole situation would be over in a few hours.

To me it seems that Jerusalem is calm, quiet and business is going as usual.

To anyone considering canceling or changing, I assure you that it's not necessary.

If you're just coming to Yerushalayim etc I wouldn't necessarily tell someone not to go. But otherwise I'm not sure going right now would be the smartest idea.
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Re: Elal issuing full refunds for flights departing up until 11/29
« Reply #55 on: November 18, 2012, 04:13:35 PM »
Just spoke to them.  They said they're not refunding the 75, is this the case?

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Re: Elal issuing full refunds for flights departing up until 11/29
« Reply #56 on: November 18, 2012, 10:08:26 PM »
Just spoke to them.  They said they're not refunding the 75, is this the case?
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Re: Elal issuing full refunds for flights departing up until 11/29
« Reply #57 on: November 18, 2012, 10:09:49 PM »
Sounds like YMMV. HUCA.
+1 I think they have to or you can dispute the charge.
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Re: Elal issuing full refunds for flights departing up until 11/29
« Reply #58 on: November 18, 2012, 11:42:09 PM »
Aside from LY, I don't think anyone else is allowing cancelations
UA is, or so I heard. (grandma is there on vacation)

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Re: Re: Elal issuing full refunds for flights departing up until 11/29
« Reply #59 on: November 19, 2012, 12:26:26 AM »
I cancelled 7pm tix for tonight (sun) on fri at 4pm and received a full refund including the "75 upgrade charges" - I first tried to rebook for Tue or Wed night (I needed to be here on Mon, last min) and was told that "elal is not rebooking any GLITCH tickets" - was actually shocked to get any money back
:o So it seems that 'glitch' tickets have a separate set of rules...  With all the waivers and cancellations, I'd think they'd have a surplus of empty seats.. ::)