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Book a flexible ticket by upgrading to a rebookable ticket! The rebookable ticket is a Travelstart product that allows you to change your travel dates. You’re entitled to one FREE date change which should be made at least 24 hours before departure.
What does this all mean, you might ask? Well, it’s actually a flexible ticket that allows you to make changes to your flight dates beyond the usual restrictions of the airline. With our rebookable or flexible ticket, you are exempt from paying airline penalty and rebooking fees. In the event of a date change, you will only have to pay in the difference if the price of your rebooked ticket is higher that the original ticket.
What this means is that you can save yourself the frustration when your travel plans change and you have to pay an arm and a leg just to change your travels dates. However, with the flexibility to change your travel dates for whatever reason, you won't have to pay crazy date change fees, airlines penalties and service charges.
Travelstart is the largest, one-stop online travel agency which allows you to search, compare and book flights across multiple airlines at super cheap fares.
All you have to do is complete the booking process which is as easy as pie!
1. Enter your departure city, arrival destination, and travel dates and search.
2. Select the flight option most suited to your schedule and budget.
3. Insert the correct passenger details according to passport / ID book.
4. Select the "Rebookable Flight" option and any other travel products.
5. Select your preferred payment method.
6. Once payment is received, you will receive booking confirmation via email.
The flexi or rebookable ticket is an exclusive Travelstart product that allows you to change your flight schedule any time, after you have placed your booking and paid for your flights.
Once you have received your e-ticket and need to change your dates, you can contact us to receive your FREE date change, which is subject to the same fare or class availability.
If your travel dates are fairly flexible, we will assist you in finding the most affordable alternative flight.
Each passenger that is part of the booking is entitled to a free date change.
For a domestic return flight, you can change the date of either your outbound or inbound (return) flight.
Date changes can be made as little as 24 hours prior to departure
Typical circumstances of where a date change might come in handy:
Whatever the reason, flights with flexible dates are the perfect way to ensure that you get great value out of your tickets, by enabling you to make changes to your flights in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
Flights prices change quite regularly and it’s always tricky to depend on booking last minute flights. The rebookable ticket helps you save money by allowing you to change your booking to a more suitable date, without incurring the expensive penalty fees that are charged by airlines.
While the flexi ticket does not cover reroutes, stop-overs and extended ticket validity, you will be spared the expenses of:
Have the freedom to extend your trip with Travelstart's rebookable ticket option. If, for instance, you were flying to Munich from Cape Town, you might want to extend your trip to explore more of the region, or pop over to Austria for a day. The flexible ticket is ideal to extend your European trip by a few days or weeks before flying back to Cape Town.
You might be a frequent business traveller with multiple meetings scheduled in Dubai. It is beyond your control but, quite regularly, your meeting schedules change for one reason or the other. By booking a ticket with flexible dates, you can easily adjust your tickets to suit the current requirements for either a small fare difference, or (depending on the airline) at no cost at all! As a regular flyer, you will find that over time you can save quite a lot in airfares by opting for a rebookable ticket because you are always prepared for changing situations.
Below are the following methods you can use in order to book flights without a credit card:
An internet transfer or Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) is a quick and easy method to pay for flights. Once you have reserved your flight on Travelstart and selected the EFT option, simply login to your internet banking profile. Add Travelstart as a beneficiary and make your payment. Be sure to send us your proof of payment via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
along with your Travelstart booking reference number so that the agent receiving your email can allocate the funds to the correct booking.
You can book flights by deposit if you do not have a reliable internet connection. You are also welcome to make a cash or bank deposit to any one of our accounts using the bank of your choice. Travelstart is an officially approved bank beneficiary. All you have to do is go to your local bank’s self-service machine, swipe your debit card and enter your Travelstart reference number to process the payment immediately.
What makes it even easier is that we have accounts with the following South African banks:
Branch code: 123209
Account number: 1232117978
Account holder: Travelstart Online Travel Operations
Branch code: 020909
Account number: 070638241
Account holder: Travelstart Online Travel Operations
You can align your payment with the same bank that you use. This will save you additional banking costs and it will be done instantly. There’s no need to wait for the funds to clear!
If you, or any member of the travelling party, has a change of plan and cannot go on the trip as it was intended, this is the perfect product. You need not worry about anyone’s plans changing.
Purchase a Flexible ticket with Travelstart, and we'll help you to rebook your air ticket at great value!
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