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DoT Will Not Compel United To Honor Tickets:
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/61870
http://www.united.com/web/en-US/content/travel/exchange-rate-error.aspx
http://www.dot.gov/sites/dot.gov/files/docs/Mistaken_Fare_AEP_Statement_on_United_Airlines.pdf

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DOT Update:

http://www.dot.gov/airconsumer/united-airlines-mistaken-fare

United Airlines mistaken fare

The Department of Transportation is aware of an issue involving mistaken fares on United Airlines’ Danish-facing website.  The Department's Office of Aviation Enforcement and Proceedings has begun looking into this matter, including speaking to United and reviewing consumer complaints.  That Office will gather all the relevant facts before making a determination as to whether United is or is not required to honor the mistaken fares.


Updated: Thursday, February 12, 2015


To file a complaint with the DOT - http://airconsumer.dot.gov/escomplaint/es.cfm

Sample complaint:
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To Whom It May Concern,

Yesterday I purchased a flight itinerary from United Airlines via their website: United.com. The flights were booked, I was issued a 'confirmation number' and my card was charged for the full amount of the fare. A short time later United.com indicated that my itinerary was "confirmed and ticketed". I have attached a printout from United.com showing this, as well as a printout of my receipt indicating that the airfare was booked, ticketed and paid for.

Yesterday I was informed by United that they had voided my itinerary. This was done without my knowledge and without my consent.

As such, I ask that you please compel United Airlines to honor the ticket which they sold me, and to provide compensation for their grievance and the inconvenience which it caused me.

Thank you for your consideration and assistance!

Best Regards,
Yosef_S
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United is looking into an issue whereby a third-party software provider applied an incorrect exchange rate for tickets sold from the airline’s Denmark website. We have temporarily suspended sales from the Denmark website and are working to resolve the issue with the provider

http://uk.businessinsider.com/buy-first-class-tickets-from-london-to-newark-for-50-2015-2



We will void the bookings for those who purchased tickets as a result of a third-party currency conversion error.

    http://bit.ly/1uGiPuo


When and Where will you HOPEFULLY be flying to?

D93
2/16: LHR-LAX
2/19: LAX-LHR-TLV
5/31: TLV-LHR-SFO-HNL
6/3: HNL-LAX-EWR-LHR
7/17: LHR-EWR

Yosef_S
5/19: LHR->MUC->TLV (Possible one day stopover in VCE or ZRH depending on which options are ticketed.)
5/27: TLV->FRA->ORD

jdross:
6/21 LHR->ZHR
6/22 ZHR->JNB
6/28 JNB->LHR
6/29 LHR->EWR (Confirmed. Ticketed)

MAJ:
9/26 lhr-zrh-tlv
10/7 tlv-fra-new

9/24 lhr-fra-tlv
10/7 tlv-new
and a few other variations on this
all ticketed and confirmed though prices were bet $300-$650
and will now need a ow to london before succos which will cost me roughly $500/ticket

rangersin4:
6/8/15 LHR-EWR-LAX-HNL
6/11/15 HNL-EWR
all ticketed and confirmed!

Lou Bob: 12/23/15 LHR-ORD-LAX-OGG
1/3/15 OGG-LAX-EWR
Ticketed and confirmed along with someone else. $205 for the pair of tickets :)


nocknock: 2 Tickets
4/13/15 LHR-MUC-KRK
4/15/15 KRK-MUC-EWR
1 Ticket 4/16/15 LHR-EWR Probably going to cancel



zow: 3 tickets
8/6/15 LHR-EWR
8/20/15 EWR-LHR (though probably won't use this leg)

7/30/15 LHR-MUC-TLV
8/5/15 TLV-ZRH-LHR
(still waiting for ticketing on this code-share)

12/27/15 LHR-EWR-HNL
1/2/15 HNL-EWR-LHR (though we'll probably not take the last leg back to LHR  :D)
(very excited about this one...got 5 tickets!)

Author Topic: Premium Price Mistake ex-EU (DoT Will Not Force United To Honor Tickets)  (Read 111975 times)

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http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/premium-fare-deals/1654036-ua-ncl-ewr-600-dkk-mistaken-fare.html

http://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com/2015/02/11/85-business-first-class-sale-fare-europe-us-several-airlines/

Looks like a mistake out of Europe the UK to the US. Some people are reporting issues with billing addresses outside of Denmark, so use Paypal GC or something.
« Last Edit: February 23, 2015, 02:55:55 PM by Dan »

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Re: Premium Price Mistake ex-EU
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2015, 07:16:45 AM »
booked in first!
« Last Edit: February 11, 2015, 07:20:51 AM by Emkay »

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Re: Premium Price Mistake ex-EU
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2015, 07:16:56 AM »
BOOKED GLOBAL FIRST!

Using SP, leave the country as Denmark, and have your proper USA zip code, it will go through.
« Last Edit: February 11, 2015, 07:46:42 AM by D93 »

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Re: Premium Price Mistake ex-EU
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2015, 07:20:45 AM »
Anyone have any luck with using multiple destination on united.com?? It keeps erring out..

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Re: Premium Price Mistake ex-EU
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2015, 07:24:06 AM »
I found a route I need with ITA but not bookable with United.
Where else to do this?

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Re: Premium Price Mistake ex-EU
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2015, 07:39:08 AM »
Booked
Ink with country Denmark and my address

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Re: Premium Price Mistake ex-EU
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2015, 07:42:37 AM »
Ticketing?

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Re: Premium Price Mistake ex-EU
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2015, 07:55:30 AM »
IS EVERYBODY SLEEPING?

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Re: Premium Price Mistake ex-EU
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2015, 07:56:10 AM »
Are you guys bookinog on ua.com?
Erroring out for me
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Premium Price Mistake ex-EU
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2015, 07:57:40 AM »
Are you guys bookinog on ua.com?
Erroring out for me
I got all the way through to entering my card info but than it errors out.. Maybe heavy traffic on the site..

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Re: Premium Price Mistake ex-EU
« Reply #10 on: February 11, 2015, 08:00:23 AM »
Where else can this be booked, United doesnt have good options for LHR-MEL

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Re: Premium Price Mistake ex-EU
« Reply #11 on: February 11, 2015, 08:01:43 AM »
Booked on UA - as directed from VBW - received confirm but not ticketed yet.

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Re: Premium Price Mistake ex-EU
« Reply #12 on: February 11, 2015, 08:02:13 AM »
Are you guys bookinog on ua.com?
Erroring out for me
on ua.com
just booked another

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Re: Premium Price Mistake ex-EU
« Reply #13 on: February 11, 2015, 08:04:22 AM »
Booked and ticketed!
LHR-FRA-LAX-OGG-HNL-EWR-FLL on LH F and UA BF for 4 people for $407!!

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Re: Premium Price Mistake ex-EU
« Reply #14 on: February 11, 2015, 08:05:53 AM »
I don't think it's just *A.