Here’s Why the Era of Mistake Fares Isn’t Over, Despite DOT Changes

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    For the past few years the Department of Transportation has forced airlines to honor mistake fares. Now DOT says they will stop enforcing their own rules on this. There's lots of suggestions that this means the era of mistake fares is over. But mistake fares are less common than they used to be already, mistake fares were honored before the DOT got involved, and hotels - not regulated by the DOT - regularly honor their own mistake rates. Here's what we can expect the DOT enforcement changes to mean for the ability to get 'struck by lightning' with an amazing airfare deal -- and whether the era is mistake fares is *really* over. Continue reading Here’s Why the Era of Mistake Fares Isn’t Over, Despite DOT Changes...

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