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Flight schedule changed--can I candel and get a refund?

Flight schedule changed--can I candel and get a refund?

Oct 28th, 2012, 10:07 AM
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Flight schedule changed--can I candel and get a refund?

United Airlines just notified me that there are schedule changes for our flights in December that will not work for us, nor will alternate flights. Is this a situation in which I can cancel and get a refund?
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Oct 28th, 2012, 10:28 AM
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I just read on flyertalk yesterday a claim that the change needs to be 90 minutes or more to get a refund.
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Oct 28th, 2012, 11:56 AM
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Policies vary by airline, depending upon their terms and conditions. And by regulations enacted by the country where travel occurs. You won't know the answer to your question until you talk to United. Telephone.
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Oct 28th, 2012, 03:58 PM
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But don't call now. I imagine United (and all airlines) are swamped with calls about flight disruptions due to Hurricane Sandy. This can wait.
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Oct 28th, 2012, 06:05 PM
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Happy to wait!

I also looked for the third time at seat reservations, and for our return flight we have been asigned seats in Economy instead of Economy Plus. The only seats available in E+ are in exit rows--and the seats' reclining is limited. Exit-row seats are probably not wise for us. So I'm hoping that this combination of problems will make us eligible for ticket refunds.
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Oct 28th, 2012, 07:23 PM
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Not all planes have E+ yet. Some that are ex-Continental is still waiting to have E+ installed. That IS NOT a reason to get refunded. E+ is never guaranteed. So, stop mixing issues. Just stick to the schedule change.
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