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Travel Medicine and Vaccination Centre Travel Clinic

18 travel clinics in BC for your travel health vaccination needs. Staffed by travel medicine specialists. Competitive fees convenient travel clinic hours

Travel Health

We care about what happens on your trip. We are committed to providing business and pleasure travellers with the highest level of service and expertise.

The doctors and nurses who work in our travel clinics help travellers venturing to tropical and developing countries. Over the years, we’ve helped more than 200,000 British Columbians enjoy safe and healthy travel. Whether you are cruising foreign ports or trekking in the deepest backcountry, our individualized travel health services provide you with expert advice and guidance geared to your health status and travel itinerary.

TMVC’s travel health professionals:

  • Administer all recommended and required vaccines, including Yellow Fever.
  • Prescribe medications for Malaria, altitude sickness, and traveller’s diarrhea.
  • Provide the information you will need to travel safely, including how to protect yourself from insects and animals that carry diseases, avoid potentially unsanitary food and water, and handle injuries or medical emergencies.

We also provide travel health accessories including mosquito nets, insect repellents, first aid kits, and water purification products.

Workplace Health

Our workplace health solutions support healthy and productive workplaces in businesses across BC. We can provide your business with:

  • A full range of employee health vaccinations, including Tetanus, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and seasonal flu
  • TB skin tests
  • Periodic and pre-placement medical examinations
  • Preventative health and wellness services

More and more businesses are doing business internationally, which means employees have to travel overseas. If your employees have to travel to developing or tropical regions, we can help them to stay healthy. Our corporate travel health services can often be delivered at your company premises and include:

  • Travel consultations.
  • Pre-travel medical examinations.
  • Pre-travel counselling services and immunizations.
  • Travel health and disease prevention seminars.
  • Vaccines and prescriptions.
  • Preparation for high altitude.
  • Medical kits and travel supplies.




13/11/2017

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GST on brokerage fees – Good Returns #brokerage #fees


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GST on brokerage fees

Brokers and other financial advisers looks set to feel the pinch of the taxman.

Wednesday, October 23rd 2002, 12:00AM

Brokers and other financial advisers looks set to feel the pinch of the taxman. From 2004, GST will be applied to brokerage fees. The recommendation is part of a discussion document released by the Inland Revenue Department last week. Unlike GST on other services, however, it appears that applying the sales tax to brokerage is already decided.

“That’s the one surprise in the document,” PriceWaterhouseCoopers tax partner John Shewan says.

There is concern that this change will catch some financial advisers by surprise. Financial services were exempt from GST when the sales tax was introduced in October 1986, but it was always envisaged that they would be brought within the ambit of the tax as soon as the Inland Revenue Department worked out a way of doing this without causing other distortions.

Some financial services will remain exempt under the proposals, but the document essentially puts forward the policy of narrowing the definition of “financial services” and thus putting a whole raft of activities, previously exempt from GST, under the ambit of the tax.

The definition will be narrowed to exclude services provided by third parties (such as brokers); and clarify the definition of “participatory security” and the extent to which such transactions should be treated as financial services.

The discussion document says that “any credit management by a third party, such as checking creditworthiness, making decisions about whether to offer credit, monitoring creditor payments or managing overdue payments, will be outside the scope of the definition and will, therefore, be subject to tax.”

Services relating to the provision of advice are already subject to GST.

There is a note of caution in the IRD’s advice on the proposals. “The activities of brokers and other intermediaries, except underwriters and sub-underwriters, will be affected by the proposal. As it is uncertain what the impact of the proposal will be for these businesses, the government does not propose that it be introduced until full consultation has been undertaken.”

The treatment of management fees for long-term investment vehicles, particularly group investment funds and unit trusts, is also to be reviewed. The paper describes putting a GST impost on management services for other investment vehicles, such as unit trusts and group investment funds, as “problematic”.

“The government considers that there are good arguments for treating management fees for unit trusts and group investment funds as taxable. This is on the basis that, as with other third party supplies, these fees are not inherently for financial services and do not suffer significantly from valuation difficulties.”

The Investment Savings and Insurance Association has vehemently criticised the proposals as providing another disincentive for New Zealanders to save at a time the government is promising to do the opposite.

Rob Hosking is a Wellington-based freelance writer specialising in political, economic and IT related issues.

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09/09/2017

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Best Animation Institute in Delhi – Top Institutes of India #arena


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Arena Animation CP is the Best Animation Institute in Delhi

Arena Animtion CP team of Certified and industry experienced faculties is experts to making Bright Future of the students in right direction. Thats why we are top Position in Top Ten Best Animation Institute in Delhi, India, Our curriculums are set to driven quality training as best garphics designing institutes or best web designing institute in delhi, India, but every time our team need to enhance students skills so that we registered as best animation institute all over the world .

About Best Animation Institute in Delhi

Arena Animation Connaught Place brings you spectrum of International quality courses with state of art facilities. The indus try experienced Autodesk Aptech Certified faculty at Arena Animation helps ignite the spark in your creative nerves esecert you towards your dream Career.

Arena Animation is not just an institute but an educational experience par excellence. Certification courses as well as diploma certificate course curriculum in university affiliated industry accredited.

Arena Animation Connaught Place is set up with the vision of bringing in the global standards of animation industry to India and provide high caliber animation professionals to studio handling international projects.

To facilitate this at the fast pace, Arena Animation (Connaught Place) has implemented the best of international standards and practices and set up international alliances. We are staffed with the professionals with expertise in animation production as well as academic practices.

Quality Services

At Arena Animation (Connaught place) we ignite fire for students who have creative instincts. In our cutting edge techno-creative environment there is complete spectrum of Foundation high-end software to a dedicated post-production facility.

Arena Animation (Connaught place) graduates is remarkably hardworking and outstanding. This is why most organizations hire our grads and they are also on our advisory boards.

In a market that is saturated by animation training providers, brings fresh energy and innovation and a commitment to quality that is unparalleled. Our objective to venture into training and education stems from our years of industry experience coupled with extensive research and analysis of various trends which were affecting animation training quality in the country. Our research dictated the need to single out skills during training to create techno-artistes and specialists. This led to the development of India’s first ever skill set specialization based program which enables a student to pursue his domain of interest and develop a strong skill around it. This also meant that students not only perform better but strive to perfect their skill and become specialists. Our specialization training curriculum has been carefully designed with a global perspective in mind and offers the latest in technology and techniqu We craft specialists.

We know what the industry wants and that is why the innovative specialization based training at our animation school is designed to craft and polish your skills so you can stand out from the crowd as an expert because after all, a polished diamond is worth more than a bagful of uncut rocks!

The Academy

Arena Animation was established with the purpose of bridging the gap between the needs of the rapidly booming animation, gaming and visual special effects industry for skilled professionals who fulfill industry’s needs.

Vision

Our mission is to create the people as well as the animated and interactive entertainment products for the next generation’s entertainment. We are committed for providing high- end training in animation and game development and business development for creative technologies in India. Our goal is to equip students with the knowledge and skills that are required to enter and succeed in the billion-dollar market.

Arena Animation is a pioneer in the field of multimedia arts, one of the finest academies to offer a specialized focus on Animation and Gaming, Arena Animation was established by seasoned veterans from the industry to provide high-quality training in a disciplined approach which nurtures the student’s creative force in a state-of-the-art learning environment equipped with the latest and best that technology can offer.

Arena Academics

Arena Animation (Connaught place) truly believes that its faculty is its core strength in helping students to make their dream of a creative and artistic career a reality in the Indian context. Students benefit from the wide range of subjects they can pursue at Arena Animation (Connaught place) such as clay modeling, experimental animation, sketching, and acting; besides seminars and workshops by visiting industry professionals. Students also work on live projects to get a first-hand feel of what it is like to work in an actual industry. At the end of their course, students will have a show reel of the work they have done to help them find work in the industry.

Arena Animation (Connaught place) also emphasizes on providing placement support for students after they have finished their studies through its tie-ups with leading companies in the industry.

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01/09/2017

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Bank With No Fees Checking and Savings #big, #bank, #no, #fee,


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Bank With No Fees [Checking and Savings]

A message and a $50 bonus

I sent this info as an email to all my subscribers yesterday but since debit card banking fees are such a hot topic right now figured I needed to share it publicly. More on the $50 bonus in a minute.

I saw a World News special last night about how so many American s are fed up with big banks and their new fees, specifically the $5/month fee Bank of America is charging customers for using a debit card. That is just horrible charging us to use our own money where will it end?

I saw the light years ago and did A LOT of research into what banks give great service with no fees. I found three solid options.

Rewards debit w/your existing account

This is a perfect option for Bank of America customers.

How can you get 2% rewards cash back on all debit purchases, and 5% on select debit purchases without having to switch banks? Simple, use PerkStreet.

Here are some of the benefits PerkStreet delivers:

  • Keep your existing bank Sign up and link your PerkStreet account to any other bank account for free. Transfer money when you need it, always free.
  • 2% cash back on debit purchases You re rewarded for spending money you already have rather than using credit cards (which I ll never recommend).

Read more about PerkStreet Financial Rewards Debit and sign up if it suits you and you re ready for a simple debit card change.

No fee checking accounts

The banks I recommend lock, stock, and barrel are Capital One 360 and Ally Bank. They are both online banks, that also allow for paper checks if you so desire. The reason they can survive and even thrive in this economy is because they have no brick and mortar branch offices to maintain and that savings gets passed straight down to us.

The other recommendation I have is to open an account with your local credit union as a supplemental account (or clearinghouse if you will) for your online accounts with either Capital One 360 or Ally.

Personally, Betsy and I have accounts with Capital One 360, Ally, and our local credit union, but we mostly use Capital One 360 they are simply fantastic and I recommend them in full confidence.

Read more about their checking accounts by following the links below and make the switch if you like what you see.

And savings accounts

If you re looking for information on savings accounts, use these links for Capital One 360 and Ally Bank .

Let me know if you have any questions and I ll do my best to help.

Betterment is one of my two favorite ways to earn interest on my savings! They have an awesome program for the Average Joe to save and invest simply and effectively. There are no minimum balance requirements and no transaction fees. Read my Betterment Review or open an account to get started earning now.

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3 great choices Ally, Perkstreet and ING. I have accounts at all three and love them!

2% back on PerkStreet requires a $5k monthly minimum. Otherwise, it is 1% cash back. I am confused why you would recommend keeping your existing account if there are monthly fees attached to it. That would defeat the purpose of the savings of PerkStreet card. It would be like using a rewards credit card but carrying a balance on it.

The BOA fees are only for debit card use, so people who don t want to switch could keep their checking account but use the PerkStreet debit card to avoid the fees and earn rewards.

USAA is open to everyone for banking not just military members. No hidden fees just free bank accounts with ATM fee reimbursement.

Agree that Ally is a great online bank for savings and 2-month penalty 5 year CD.

My friend Rodney is a veteran; he uses USAA for everything. There offerings to non-military is a newer thing so thank you for bringing this up I have heard they are a very solid online bank, though I cannot verify that from personal experience.

Maybe it s time we open up accounts with credit unions

Yeah, that s one of the suggestions.

I m actually currently banking with a credit union and they charge me $5 a month just to have a checking account. I think I might consider doing away with it and going online.

I say go for it if it saves you $5 every month.


24/08/2017

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Ticketing Solutions #tix,online #ticket #sales,ticket #sales,mobile #ticket #sales,box #office,call #center,ticketing #system,ticketing


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Whether it’s online ticket sales, mobile ticket sales, ticket sales through your box office, your call center, or the 24/7 Tix call center, your ticket sales are all seamlessly integrated into the Tix ticketing system. Learn moreIntegrated the way you connect

Tix has always been a leading innovator of ticketing software. From our online seat selection, photographic seat views, and web site integration to our fully customizable reports and charts, Tix leverages the latest technology to keep our ticketing system ahead of the competition to give you the tools you need ot maximize your ticket sales and minimize your costs. learn moreInnovative the way you dream

We believe that a ticketing system shouldn’t require extensive training and thick user manuals. Using ticketing software should come natural and our intuitive ticketing system proves it. Full-featured ticketing software doesn’t have to be difficult to use. learn moreIntuitive the way you think

Tix keeps you informed and in touch with your ticket sales and fundraising. Our customizable reports, charts, and dashboards let you choose the ticket sales and fundraising information you want to see and the way you want to see it. learn moreIntelligent the way you succeed

Online ticket sales

Tix – The Complete Ticketing Solution

Tix is a leading provider of integrated box office software and online ticket sales and services for entertainment and sporting events. We specialize in no-cost, feature-rich ticketing solutions for venues, promoters, producers, universities, theme parks, tours, museums, casinos, theatres, film festivals, concerts, night clubs, music festivals, race tracks, and more.

Tix takes the risk out of selecting a ticketing system with no set up fees, start-up costs, annual maintenance fees, or long-term commitment. With service fees among the lowest in the industry, Tix helps you maximize your attendance and minimize your costs.

How does it work?

Tix is a complete cloud-based ticketing system
You can access our ticketing software from anywhere you have access to the Internet. There’s no expensive hardware to purchase or lease. There are no set up costs, annual maintenance costs, or fees for software upgrades. Maximize your ticket sales and minimize your costs.

How much does it cost?

Our fees are among the lowest in the ticketing industry
We also have some of the most sophisticated features you’ll find. There are no set up fees or up-front costs. We charge a small service fee for each ticket sold through our system. You can pass these fees along to your patrons and use our ticketing system for free!

How do I get started?

Contact us today!
We can have you up and selling tickets in as little a few hours.


08/08/2017

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Los Angeles Workers Compensation Attorney Fees – Serving LA & Ventura


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Los Angeles Workers’ Comp Lawyers Fees

Attorney Fees

Attorney fees in workers compensation cases are regulated by the Labor Code and the Workers Compensation Appeals Board.

Attorney fees in workers compensation cases are contingent fees. If you lose your case, you owe nothing. If you get a settlement or award of benefits, my office gets 15%. The 15% attorney fee is paid from the employee’s workers compensation benefits. In a few cases, the employer might have to pay the attorney fee.

In most cases, the 15% is based on the permanent disability award.

If my office obtains other benefits after having gone to the Board, I request 15% to be withheld from past due benefits.

If the case is settled, my office requests attorney fees of 15% on the amount of the settlement.

California has one of the lowest percentages for attorney fees in the nation. The Labor Code provides for attorney fees between 9% and 12%. In practice, the Workers Compensation Appeals Board has approved 15% attorney fees for many years. My office as well as all other workers compensation lawyers in the Los Angeles area all charge and get a 15% fee.

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Experienced California workers’ compensation attorney Kenton Koszdin is dedicated to helping injured workers navigate the California workers’ compensation system, so that you can get the compensation you need. With extensive experience and knowledge of workers’ compensation law in California, Mr. Koszdin will protect your rights and keep you up to speed on the progress of your case every step of the way. Call us today at (800) 438-7734 for a free, confidential consultation.

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06/08/2017

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Airline Ticket Refunds and Change Fees #travel #to #london

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Airline Ticket Refunds and Change Fees

Has this happened to you? An event gets canceled and since there s no other reason to make the trip, you contact your airline for a refund. The problem is,  getting your money back only happens under certain narrow circumstances and even making an itinerary change will usually cost you. Welcome to the wonderful world of refundable vs. non-refundable tickets.

Refundable vs. Non-Refundable Tickets

With most airlines, you get what you pay for. Expensive, last-minute tickets that are typically purchased by business travelers tend to be refundable one of the perks of paying more is the ability to get a refund if needed.

So-called leisure travel tickets airfare purchased for vacations or non-business travel are almost always cheaper, and almost always non-refundable. Look at the fine print next time you peruse deals on an airline website and chances are you ll see non-refundable somewhere in there.

Refunds for Non-Refundable Tickets

Some airlines will refund non-refundable tickets in the event of a family member s death or other serious event contact the airline but be prepared to provide thorough documentation. However, airline policies vary greatly in this regard: Spirit, for example, refused to refund the non-refundable ticket of a dying veteran. citing its strict no-refunds policy. However, even that policy changed after the story received heavy media attention and an anti-Spirit Facebook campaign forced the airline s hand.

Non-Refundable Tickets and Change Fees

Changing a non-refundable ticket is relatively simple, and in most cases, you are usually allowed a year to rebook travel. However, there is a catch: changing most non-refundable tickets will cost you a steep change fee ranging from $30 to $150 (and the more expensive price is more common). Plus, if the price of airfare to your destination rises for the future time period you change your ticket to, you will also have to pay the difference. The only U.S. airline without a change fee is Southwest.

Airline Change Fees

Click on the airline name for more details about change fee policies. [Editor s note. Airline fees change all the time so check with your carrier for the latest information.]

International Change Fees Even More Expensive

Change fees shown above are for domestic travel only. The fees for international tickets can be much higher for example, Delta and others charge a $250 change fee for travel outside the U.S.





31/07/2017

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PIMCO Unconstrained Bond Fund (PUBAX) #pimco #unconstrained #bond #fund, #pubax, #best


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PIMCO Unconstrained Bond Fund

About PUBAX

The PIMCO Unconstrained Bond fund has gone through major changes lately, with large-scale management shifts at both the fund and firm level. For a fund with a truly “go-anywhere” style, investors should watch new management closely.

As of May 22, 2017, the fund has assets totaling almost $3.59 billion invested in 1,327.00 different holdings. Its portfolio consists primarily of fixed-income investments, ranging widely in type and credit quality. The fund can use a very wide mix of investment options, including currency, credit and interest-rate strategies.

In January 2015, Marc Seidner took over as the fund’s lead manager alongside Dan Ivascyn, the firm’s chief investment officer, and Mohsen Fahmi. Seidner is the fund’s third manager in a year and a half, and PIMCO continues to reshuffle following the departure of former investment head Bill Gross in the fall of 2014. Morningstar notes current managers have solid pedigrees, but they have limited experience running a truly unconstrained bond fund. Also, near-term returns have not been much better than those of the broad bond market. The fund has returned 7.50 percent over the past year and 2.19 percent over the past three years.

Morningstar says there is still uncertainty about the fund’s future, given the changes at PIMCO’s investment committee. More time is needed to see if the new managers will gain traction. The fund has returned 2.14 percent over the past five years and ((UNHANDLED FORMAT TYPE: percents, NoneType for None)) over the past decade.

Rankings

U.S. News evaluated 354 Nontraditional Bond Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

Investment Strategy

The fund takes a flexible approach to capturing global opportunities and managing risk. It strives to actively mitigate downside risk, provide attractive risk-adjusted returns and preserve the diversification benefits of a traditional fixed-income portfolio.

Role in Portfolio

Morningstar says this fund should play a “supporting” role in a portfolio.

Management

Marc Seidner, Dan Ivascyn and Mohsen Fahmi are now leading the fund.

Performance

The fund has returned 7.50 percent over the past year, 2.19 percent over the past three years, 2.14 percent over the past five years and ((UNHANDLED FORMAT TYPE: percents, NoneType for None)) over the past decade.

Fees

PIMCO Unconstrained Bond Fund has an expense ratio of 1.30 percent.

Net Expense Ratio


04/07/2017

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A guide to airline-ticket taxes and fees. #around #the #world #travel

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By Bob Porterfield, Associated Press Writer

SAN FRANCISCO Air travel is taxing in more ways than passengers imagine. Besides the long security lines, overbooked flights and lost baggage, passengers are paying a laundry list of taxes and charges often invisible even to the most seasoned traveler.

The nation’s air transit system is financed primarily through federal excise taxes and other special charges that have collectively generated $117 billion since 1997 mostly from the pockets of airline passengers. A smaller portion comes from airlines and freight carriers in the form of fuel and cargo taxes, and these costs also are frequently passed along to customers.

The taxes and fees currently attached to each ticket purchase, as compiled by The Associated Press:

Ticket taxes

A 7.5% federal levy is attached to every plane ticket. These are collected by the airlines and passed along to the Internal Revenue Service, which deposits them in the Airport and Airway Trust Fund. A separate Rural Airport Tax of 7.5% is assessed on flights that begin or end at rural airports, but those passengers then are exempt from the other ticket tax and the segment tax. Passengers traveling between the continental United States and Alaska or Hawaii pay an additional $7.50 in taxes. Over the past decade, $49.6 billion has been collected in ticket taxes.

Segment tax

The Passenger Flight Segment Tax, currently $3.40, is charged each time a passenger takes off and lands. Passengers on a non-stop, roundtrip from Los Angeles to New York would pay $6.80, for example, while passengers flying roundtrip from Los Angeles to New York via Phoenix and Kansas City would pay $20.40. The IRS says there’s no limit to the number of segments taxed, although it’s not collected in cases in which flights are diverted. Since 1997, passengers have paid $14.4 billion in segment taxes, with more than half that collected since 2003. The increased collections are largely attributed to the growth of low-cost carriers that make intermediate stops en route to a passenger’s ultimate destination.

International arrival and departure tax

The current tax is $15.10 per passenger on all flights departing for or arriving from foreign destinations. The fee is tied to the consumer price index and has risen 12.7% over the past five years. Since 1997, the tax has raised $12.7 billion.

Security fees

Created by Congress after the 2001 terrorist attacks, these fees cost customers $2.50 per boarding, with a $5 maximum per one-way trip, even with multiple segments. The money $7.6 billion since collections began in 2002 is paid directly to the Transportation Security Administration. How the TSA spends the money is something of a mystery. Almost from the day it was established, the agency has been criticized for poor financial management; last November, an independent audit by KPMG harshly criticized the agency for failing to comply with basic accounting practices. In 2005, the TSA was forced to restate its finances due to an “error in accounting for passenger and air carrier aviation security fees.”

Passenger facility charge

A local tax collected by airlines and paid directly to the airport where it’s levied. Since 1997, this has generated $18.4 billion, largely used for airport construction and other improvements. Another $35 billion still is due on projects already approved by the FAA. The FAA tells each airport how much it can charge from $3 to $4.50 for each leg of a trip, to a maximum of $18 on a single ticket sale. Nationwide, 365 airports currently charge PFCs, including most of the nation’s commercial hubs. This fee could be raised to $6 or more under a new funding proposal. The National Association of State Aviation Officials would like to see it raised to $7.50 to produce additional money for airport improvements and free up money for smaller airports; airlines oppose an increase and say more should be spent on air operations rather than terminal improvements.

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29/04/2017

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Airline Ticket Refunds and Change Fees #travel #nursing #companies

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Airline Ticket Refunds and Change Fees

Has this happened to you? An event gets canceled and since there s no other reason to make the trip, you contact your airline for a refund. The problem is,  getting your money back only happens under certain narrow circumstances and even making an itinerary change will usually cost you. Welcome to the wonderful world of refundable vs. non-refundable tickets.

Refundable vs. Non-Refundable Tickets

With most airlines, you get what you pay for. Expensive, last-minute tickets that are typically purchased by business travelers tend to be refundable one of the perks of paying more is the ability to get a refund if needed.

So-called leisure travel tickets airfare purchased for vacations or non-business travel are almost always cheaper, and almost always non-refundable. Look at the fine print next time you peruse deals on an airline website and chances are you ll see non-refundable somewhere in there.

Refunds for Non-Refundable Tickets

Some airlines will refund non-refundable tickets in the event of a family member s death or other serious event contact the airline but be prepared to provide thorough documentation. However, airline policies vary greatly in this regard: Spirit, for example, refused to refund the non-refundable ticket of a dying veteran. citing its strict no-refunds policy. However, even that policy changed after the story received heavy media attention and an anti-Spirit Facebook campaign forced the airline s hand.

Non-Refundable Tickets and Change Fees

Changing a non-refundable ticket is relatively simple, and in most cases, you are usually allowed a year to rebook travel. However, there is a catch: changing most non-refundable tickets will cost you a steep change fee ranging from $30 to $150 (and the more expensive price is more common). Plus, if the price of airfare to your destination rises for the future time period you change your ticket to, you will also have to pay the difference. The only U.S. airline without a change fee is Southwest.

Airline Change Fees

Click on the airline name for more details about change fee policies. [Editor s note. Airline fees change all the time so check with your carrier for the latest information.]

International Change Fees Even More Expensive

Change fees shown above are for domestic travel only. The fees for international tickets can be much higher for example, Delta and others charge a $250 change fee for travel outside the U.S.





12/02/2017

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