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Book (accommodation or a ticket) again:‘passengers whose plans were disrupted must rebook their flights’[no object] ‘a third of the holidaymakers had rebooked for next year’
- ‘It has offered a derisory $200 compensation if we rebook in the same period, something we can't do.’
- ‘Travellers who booked a package holiday through a tour operator or a travel agent can expect either a full refund or the right to rebook, but only if the flight was cancelled.’
- ‘The facility to cancel and rebook forward contracts which was available only in respect of export transactions was extended to all forward contracts effective April 1, 2002.’
- ‘Travelers have 60 days from the day their airline stops flying to rebook tickets.’
- ‘Affected candidates will automatically have their tests rebooked without further charge.’
- ‘I wait in a line of a million people, most of whom are going to South America, and the rest of whom are insisting that they get hotel rooms before other people get rebooked.’
- ‘In any event, I wanted to go to Bilbao, so I rebooked onto the next flight, which is not until this afternoon.’
- ‘Each airline has their own version, but in general you may be entitled to rebooking (on another airline if necessary), meals, hotel rooms, and phone calls if your flight delays were the fault of the airline.’
- ‘That shaves two days off our calendar, and I rebooked my ticket to deliver the tape Thursday night instead of Monday.’
- ‘When early flights are canceled or delayed, there's also a better chance of getting rebooked.’
- ‘Pete continues, ‘So we managed to rebook all the artists for another date in Hingham, but they started to get funny as well.’’
- ‘But, once the flight left without me, I was told to rebook.’
- ‘Months later, I finally rebooked my unused ticket.’
- ‘Talks will be held with suppliers to ensure they will continue to make their facilities available ‘so that individuals with current vouchers can rebook and enjoy the experiences they have purchased’, they said.’
- ‘Some were left stranded and others scrambled to rebook with other airlines.’
- ‘We would prefer that passengers paid an extra £2 each than considerably more to rebook or fly home if their airline went bust.’
- ‘After landing at Mumbai all the luggage was identified and rebooked on a flight to New Delhi, but not before the passengers were stranded at Mumbai airport for 12 hours without being offered any accommodation.’
- ‘Thousands will have to claim refunds and rebook with other airlines or face having their holiday plans scuppered.’
- ‘I won't be keeping the appointment, and I won't rebook with that guy, either.’
- ‘Passengers still waiting for cancelled flights were told to leave the airport and rebook or arrange a refund via a dedicated helpline.’
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