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Buying tickets on Trip Airlines voetrip.com without CPF

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Buying tickets on Trip Airlines voetrip.com without CPF

We are planning for next year to visit some eco-lodges and need to get to Alta Floresta and Santarem. The only airline that does this route is Trip Airlines and they do have cheap "Achei" fares. The problem is I can't buy them without a CPF. Is there any way around this? Like a Brazilian version of Expedia or India's Cleartrip? I would prefer to buy it online myself and have the e-ticket in hand.

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1. Re: Buying tickets on Trip Airlines voetrip.com without CPF

Actually anyone can get a CPF. I believe you can apply for one through the Brazilian Consulate, as well as in Brazil. However, I suspect that the Trip airlines site (which asks the purchaser to choose "in how many payments" when referencing the fare, an option Brazilian issued credit cards have) is not set up to take non-Brazilian issued credit cards. So it seems you may not be able to use the airline's own site to purchase online.

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2. Re: Buying tickets on Trip Airlines voetrip.com without CPF

I do have an Amex which seems to be accepted on websites that usually have a restriction about billing country.

The more expensive Trip fares are available on Estados Unidos version of www.decolar.com but the cheap Achei fares are only on the Brazil version and they also want a CPF. I am also considering using a fake "generated" CPF but worried we might be denied boarding if they find out.

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"worried we might be denied boarding if they find out." but not worried that it is illegal (fraud) to use these numbers, generated for research purposes as stated on the website, for purchases?

Edited: 09 November 2011, 22:59
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4. Re: Buying tickets on Trip Airlines voetrip.com without CPF

I only found out about that option from Google searches that brought it up on other websites. My credit cards are real and if the payment went through, the airline would be paid for the seat.

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