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Old Jan 5, 2012, 9:15 AM
Henry Henry is offline
 
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While booking at Continental the pricing would jump from an initial great fee up $30 for the same flight and because they track your search the price never will lowers from that computer. Flight searching caused it to jump twice in one sitting to be $60 or more each flight. Now, after New Year’s Day, I checked my desired flights at a friend’s house and it started at the cheaper price and started jumping up the same again. So I tried at work computer and was able to access my first cheaper rate because I knew what flight I wanted straight away. The computer system is scamming people because you never can get back to the cheapest initial price from the same computer if you are searching flights.
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Old Jan 5, 2012, 2:49 PM
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Wow.... If that is true, I woukd send evidence of this to the State Attorney Generals office. That sounds like an unfair pricing practice.... Has anyone else noticed this?
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Old Jan 5, 2012, 11:48 PM
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I just tried doing this. looking at costs of tickets to florida. the prices are the exact same every time i look.
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Old Jan 8, 2012, 2:56 AM
6point3 6point3 is offline
 
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Default Booking price changing while trying to pay for it !! Continental Air

I had an experience, with an online travel agency offering a certain fare.
In the middle of booking it kept giving ,me error messages.
I call them up (online TA) and the call Continental and transfer me, then a Continental agent (obviously offshore, because of the heavy accent) told me that fare was only available for another $100.
WHY is it that I saw that same fare offered at the same place online for days later and even booked it with another for the lower price ????
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