Get a Refund on Ticket Price Drop and Easy Tutorial for Redeeming American Miles

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  1. Is this a new policy for JetBlue? I know they used to do it regardless of when you booked, and I thought they had stopped this practice completely, but now it’s apparently a 14-day window. Does anyone know if this is published somewhere?

    According to this page on Yapta.com, it reflects that the fare difference needs to be $75+ to cover the change fee. It may very well be wrong (which would reflect badly on them since that’s their core biz), but it goes to my question of whether this changed, and if so, when.

    http://my.yapta.com/airline-refunds/

  2. Alaska refunds the difference if you buy the ticket on Alaska.com and the price drops on Alaska.com.

  3. Eric, I bet that it’s possible only for people who are Elite enough to be exempt from the change fee, such as Platinums.

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