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How to find agent to make reservation from itamatrix?

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How to find agent to make reservation from itamatrix?

I saw in itamatrix a flight and price is good. But how to find agent for this reservation or mails to contact them.

Please help.

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1. Re: How to find agent to make reservation from itamatrix?

Why cant you book it direct with the airline?

You already had a big problem trying to use a third party.

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2. Re: How to find agent to make reservation from itamatrix?

You do not need an agent. Just go to the website of the airline that is going to be flying you and make the reservation there.

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3. Re: How to find agent to make reservation from itamatrix?

I finished yesterday with reservations for 4 peoples in the airlines official webpage, Turkish Airlines. So, I have to make reservation for only one person more. In official page the price now is very high, and in itamatrix I saw good price, and for that I asked.

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4. Re: How to find agent to make reservation from itamatrix?

Shpetim - The price you see may not be a current live price.

Take note of the message when you find a flight on Matrix......

'How to buy this ticket

Tickets cannot be purchased directly from ITA Software.

Provide this information to a travel agent to help them match the fares found.

Make sure to provide the exact booking and fare codes shown'.

The fare has gone up in price on the Turkish site in all probability because that fare bucket has sold out. You may find a cheaper price on some other third party site however that price may well not exist and the third party is just advertising that to get you interested. You then pay it and they may well sting you, cancel your booking saying the price has gone up. It is a big gamble.

If you wish to definitely travel then book with Turkish Airlines will be the advice here.

Kumanovo, Republic...
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5. Re: How to find agent to make reservation from itamatrix?

Yeah, possibility is the price to be non-existent. Unfortunately this is one of ways to enter for reservation for a flight. But does is this legal when some websites makes fraud or manipulation?

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6. Re: How to find agent to make reservation from itamatrix?

The website most likely says prices "from"

Kumanovo, Republic...
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7. Re: How to find agent to make reservation from itamatrix?

Yes, but after that some prices don't start from the price we see.

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8. Re: How to find agent to make reservation from itamatrix?

Using ITA, if you click on an actual fare and select all your flights, you will eventually reach a page where your fare basis is shown. Take that to a live travel agent or call the airline to book that fare. It is theoretically bookable. Note that complex fares often cannot be booked online. You will need to talk to somebody real since they usually involve multiple airlines.

Make sure you allow enough connection time as well.

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9. Re: How to find agent to make reservation from itamatrix?

With a site like Skyscanner, it'll show you how long ago it was that they obtained the price shown. You can click in that box to get the current price. I think any reputable site will show how old the quote is.

I did that a couple of weeks ago, and the price went down!

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10. Re: How to find agent to make reservation from itamatrix?

IME, ITA sometimes list fares that are unbookable. Best to take the prices listed as a rough guide only.

Edited: 12 April 2014, 11:04