I am soooo stupid


#1

Yesterday I booked our airfare for our September trip.

I said to myself that it was a weird time to be arriving in Orlando as it was listed as exactly an hour earlier than we should arrive. I figured that the time change was not listed properly.

Well…it had been nagging me all day so I went and double checked our information and I have us Leaving MCO to MDW on our way there and reversed on our way back!!!

I am in the process of getting a hold of Southwest to have this fixed. Boy, I hope it does not cost me an arm and a leg, as I have 7 flights to change!

Wish me luck!

Lisa


#2

oh boy…at least it’s with Southwest. I don’t think you should have to much of an issue. One year I accidently booked the wrong day going there and it cost me whatevr I saved on the airfare itself to have it fixed…


#3

It should be no problem with southwest. You can probably cancel it and rebook yourself online without a problem. I almost did it myself last year but with a different airline and it would not have been as easy to fix. Good Luck.


#4

You can go online and change it yourself easily. Pull up your flight and just modify.


#5

OMG thanks everyone!

I have been booking all of my airfare on line for the past 8 years and I have never done that!

Anyway…I was so freaked out that I did not try to do it myself but I called SW and the lady (Fiona) was wonderful. She cancelled my original reservation and held the funds then she sat on the phone with me while I completely started over with a new reservation. Then she gave me the information to “apply funds” to my new reservation and of course it was $300 more but its no big deal b/c that was the original fare we had expected to pay anyway!

So alls well that ends well.

The moral of todays story is always trust your gut. If I just ignored my gut telling me that there was something wrong with the arrival time we would have been in big trouble when we arrived at the airport!

Lisa


#6

At least you figured it out today, not on travel day. That would have been way too awful…


#7

Glad you got it all fixed! :happy: And you are not stupid! :happy:

That is something I would of done too:blush:


#8

I’m glad you got it fixed too Lisa. I had to change a flight for my daughter yesterday with Air France, she needed to go back to France a week earlier than she had originally booked. Air France were very nice, but still charged her a £71.00 ‘admin’ fee which is around $120.00 I guess. That seems a little steep just for a few clicks on a computer.


#9

Good catch. Southwest is awesome about canceling and rebooking.


#10

Don’t beat yourself up! I once booked a two-week trip from the beginning of June to the end of July. :redface:


#11

I’m glad to hear that you were able to get it fixed.


#12

I do stuff like that ALL the time! I’m glad you were able to fix it! Let the countdown begin!!! YIPEE!!!


#13

Oooh that sounds like a nice vacation :laugh:


#14

This just happened to me with my cruise in Feb.:pirate:


#15

Well interesting,but the good news is it is SWA,please remember that SWA is always having new promos and on some of my flights with them the fare i originally paid was lowered and they allow you to get that lower fare,the difference gets put in a fund for your next trip…so check the fares on your itinerary often


#16

It’s an easy mistake to make! Glad it all got resolved and that you caught it ahead of time.