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Travel Why you should always book your return flight with a different airline

11:05  20 november  2017
11:05  20 november  2017 Source:   msn.com

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This inadvertently occurs when booking flights on different airlines to a city with multiple airports. Wuerzburg. On the few occasions where I have had to do the same type booking , I always build in an extra layover night at the connection airport.

Why do I always book flights with Kiwi.com? Because they are cheaper. This is because you will be travelling with different airlines or on different routes with the same airline .” So, that might make you worry that you won’t have enough time to do so.

a small airplane sitting on the tarmac of an airport runway © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited When you are booking flights for your next trip, either abroad or in the UK, it may be worthwhile booking your outbound and return flights with different airlines.

Although it can be cheaper and more convenient, travellers booking the whole journey with the same airline risk falling foul of a little known clause in the terms and conditions of some carriers.

If a passenger is unlucky enough to miss an outbound flight with one of these airlines, their return flight may also be cancelled.

a large passenger jet flying through a blue sky: Credits: REUTERS © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited Credits: REUTERS The problem revolves around tickets being 'used in sequence'.

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When booking a return trip with one airline , they consider the tickets to be ‘in sequence’ WHEN booking a holiday, many Brits opt to travel the whole trip with the same airline , as it can often be cheaper and more convenient.

A number of the major airlines operating in the UK including British Airways , Thomas Cook, Aer Lingus and Flybe all operate a sequence policy.

Their terms of carriage state that tickets will not be honoured if they are not used in sequence.

However, the exact way in which this policy is applied may differ from airline to airline.

If flights are booked with different airlines, missing an outbound flight will have no impact the return leg of the journey.

a large passenger jet flying through a blue sky: Credits: Getty Images © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited Credits: Getty Images Earlier this year we told the story of Sara Montgomery, 31, was due to fly with British Airways from Edinburgh to Heathrow on April 29 with her partner Jon Aitken but missed the flight by minutes.

After hiring a car and driving to London she was shocked to discover their return flight booking with BA the following day had been cancelled.

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ONE of the rare advantages of travelling with a tot under two is that you don’t have to book an airline seat. It adds that the restraint should be kept on throughout the flight “to avoid common injuries such as falling from a parent’s lap or into the aisle.

She and Jon were asked to fork out £330 each for seats on the same plane they had originally booked from Heathrow.

a large passenger jet flying through a cloudy blue sky © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited British Airways responded to their claims by saying the couple should have been aware of the terms and conditions and that a member of their customer service team had explained the cancellation to them.

A spokesman for British Airways said: "We have spoken to Ms Montgomery and are very sorry that she was not aware of the terms and conditions of her ticket or fully understood the implications of missing her outbound flight, which our customer service team explained to her at the time.

"It is common practice with the airline industry for customers to be required to use all flights in the correct order stated in the booking.

a blue and white plane taking off from an airport runway © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited "In the event that a customer fails to turn up for a flight on time, any onward travel or return flights on their booking will be cancelled automatically by the system.

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For example, you should always consider booking flights to the US five months ahead of time. Also, flights to Spain are always cheapest five weeks before departure. You may want to book an outbound flight with one airline and a return flight with another.

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"Our terms and conditions are very clear and customers should ensure that they are fully aware of them before purchasing a ticket.

"This policy is designed to stop the abuse of our fares.

"Many of our tickets allow customers to make changes to their flights if they inform us before they travel."

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