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Can u get off a 2 leg flight to london at 1st leg

Old Jan 18th, 2008, 04:31 PM
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Can u get off a 2 leg flight to london at 1st leg

There are airlines with special rates next month from LAX-Paris-London.

Does anyone know if they will cancel the return , if you get off in Paris, instead of going on to London?

Travel agents used to advise this method, but I don't know how the airlines handle it now, ie: BA or AF
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Old Jan 18th, 2008, 04:37 PM
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You can't do that - the rest of your itinerary will be cancelled.
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Old Jan 18th, 2008, 05:02 PM
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Also if it is noticed that you are missing, everyone else will have to get off while they search the plane and all luggage for bombs. That is how they pulled off the air India bombing 20 years ago. It changed the rules.
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Old Jan 18th, 2008, 05:04 PM
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I wanted to do this same thing once, but I received the same answer as the previous two posters. They'll cancel the rest of your flight.
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Old Jan 18th, 2008, 05:07 PM
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Absolutely not. I asked the same thing once flying to Paris and was told the same as the above posters by the airline itself.
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Old Jan 18th, 2008, 05:08 PM
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They will NOT make the passengers get off the plane if you have only carryon luggage and NO checked luggage. The problem is luggage travelling without the passenger.

I wonder if the cancelation of the return is automatic or just luck.

Maybe it's still cheaper to get back on the Eurostar and head back to Paris.
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Old Jan 18th, 2008, 05:11 PM
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From what I have read, the cancellation is automatic.
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Old Jan 19th, 2008, 12:05 AM
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And if you do get off the airline will reserve the right to charge you for the FULL non-discounted price of the LAX-Paris leg
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Old Jan 19th, 2008, 07:46 AM
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This isn't really all that apropos to the original question - - but it does concern the same flights/routing.

I was looking for an award seat (from Northwest World Perks), and a user of expertflyer.com told me that there were available seats on this LAX-LHR flight. A search on NWA.com for award travel showed NO seats available on LAX-LHR, though it DID show award seats available for the "full" RT of LAX-CDG (via LHR).

I could not book it online as award travel LAX-LHR only... however, a call to Northwest's toll-free (WorldPerks) number DID secure the award travel I was seeking: a simple LAX-LON roundtrip. I had to pay the $15 telephone booking fee - - but award travel became possible as LAX-LHR only, when I could not have booked it on my own online, otherwise. I don't know if this is relevant to gedtting the "sale" fares (for LAX-CDG, on AF, flying only the LAX-LHR portion).

Of course, I would have never attempted to book the LAX-=LHR-CDG roundtrip as award travel, and simply try to skip the LHR-CDG leg(s).

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Old Jan 19th, 2008, 08:35 AM
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Maybe there is a good offer on an open jaw ticket.
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