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    • AG47
    • By AG47 14th Jul 17, 1:04 PM
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    Need to cancel
    • #1
    • 14th Jul 17, 1:04 PM
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    Need to cancel 14th Jul 17 at 1:04 PM
    How can I cancel some flights I just ordered an hour ago?
    Nothing has been fixed since 2008, it was just pushed into the future
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    • zaax
    • By zaax 14th Jul 17, 1:05 PM
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    • 14th Jul 17, 1:05 PM
    what is the airlines cancelation policy?
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    • richardw
    • By richardw 14th Jul 17, 1:08 PM
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    • 14th Jul 17, 1:08 PM
    Call them quickly, they'll usually do it within the first 24hours of booking.
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    • leylandsunaddict
    • By leylandsunaddict 14th Jul 17, 1:13 PM
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    • 14th Jul 17, 1:13 PM
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    • 14th Jul 17, 1:13 PM
    Some airlines will let you cancel free of charge within 24 hours. Others won't. You need to read their conditions of carriage or better still, ring them.
    • Caz3121
    • By Caz3121 14th Jul 17, 1:58 PM
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    • 14th Jul 17, 1:58 PM
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    • 14th Jul 17, 1:58 PM
    did you book direct with the airline? if so the 24 hour cancellation policy should be on their website
    If you booked through an agent then the 24 hour cancellation generally does not apply
    • PeacefulWaters
    • By PeacefulWaters 14th Jul 17, 4:23 PM
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    • 14th Jul 17, 4:23 PM
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    • 14th Jul 17, 4:23 PM
    With no idea as to which airline or what type of ticket I'd suggest you contact who you made the booking with.

    Quickly.

    Because quite how you'd expect any of us to know based on such little info ...
    • jackieblack
    • By jackieblack 14th Jul 17, 5:25 PM
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    • #7
    • 14th Jul 17, 5:25 PM
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    • 14th Jul 17, 5:25 PM
    Of course you can cancel them.

    But I suspect what you're actually asking is can you get a refund.
    That will depend on which airline you booked with and/what kind of ticket you bought.
    Other option might be travel insurance (if you have it) depending on the reason for cancellation.
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    • stoneman
    • By stoneman 15th Jul 17, 12:16 AM
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    • 15th Jul 17, 12:16 AM
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    • 15th Jul 17, 12:16 AM
    Well that went well
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    • jonesMUFCforever
    • By jonesMUFCforever 15th Jul 17, 1:44 PM
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    • 15th Jul 17, 1:44 PM
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    • 15th Jul 17, 1:44 PM
    You can cancel your flight at any time - that is no problem at all .......................however it is unlikely that you will get anything back other than the taxes and even then the fee will probably cancel that out.
    What goes around - comes around
    give lots and you will always receive lots
    • soolin
    • By soolin 15th Jul 17, 5:30 PM
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    looks like OP changed their mind!
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