Co nt ine nt al Airline s Int ro duce s Fare Lo ck                                                        Date : 20 10 -12...
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  1. 1. Co nt ine nt al Airline s Int ro duce s Fare Lo ck Date : 20 10 -12-14 Ind us try: -Airline -Trave l-Trave l Co ns ume r- Cate g o ry: O the rAllows Customers to Hold Reservations for up to Seven DaysContinental Airlines today introduced FareLock, an option that offers customers the opportunity to hold reservationsand lock- in ticket prices for 72 hours or seven days with no commitment to purchase a ticket. The new feature, offeredfor a fee on certain domestic and international itineraries, gives customers additional flexibility to plan their travelsand avoid the risk of price increases or sold- out flights.Customers may choose FareLock when booking reservations at continental.com and opt for a 72- hour or a seven-day hold. They may return to complete the transaction at any time between purchasing the lock and its expiration, orthey may choose an auto- ticketing feature which tickets at the end of the lock period. FareLock fees, beginning at $5for a 72- hour hold and $9 for a seven- day hold, will vary based on a number of factors such as the itinerary, numberof days to departure and the length of the hold." FareLock is an innovative option for customers who need extra time to plan their travel before purchasing a ticket,"said Chris Amenechi , managing director of merchandising. " This new option is another way that Continental is givingour customers more choices and more control over their travel experience."The carrier will continue to offer its 24- hour flexible booking policy that allows reservation changes and cancellationswith full refund without a fee within 24 hours of booking. For customers choosing FareLock, the 24- hour flexiblebooking policy remains in effect upon ticketing, although the FareLock fee is non- refundable. This article comes from Travel Industry Wire http://www.travelindustrywire.com The URL for this story is: http://www.travelindustrywire.com/article50935.html.html PDFmyURL.com

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