DOT No Longer Requiring Airlines To Honor Mistake Fares

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    In April 2011, the Department of Transportation issued a prohibition on post-purchase price increases for airfare. The main intent of the regulation was to prevent airlines from changing the fare or adding undisclosed fees after purchase, though in practice it also extended to mistake fares. In other words, if you booked a mistake fare, it would have to be honored under Department of Transportation regulations. The DOT clarified the prohibition on post-purchase price increases as far as mistake fares are concerned, as follows (bolding mine): The post DOT No Longer Requiring Airlines To Honor Mistake Fares appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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