How Guaranteed Are Low-Fare Guarantees?

FareCompare tested out different airlines “lowest price guarantee” to see how they match up. That’s when an airline says “if you find a price lower than ours, we’ll refund the difference.” They were able to get a refund from everyone, but it took varying amounts of hassle.

Here are their results:

Steps they took to make their refunds successful:

• Used FareCompare.com Email First Alerts, which let you know in advance when ticket prices are about to drop.
• Took Screenshots
• Filed claim within 24 hours
• Proactively followed up

If you’re willing to wrassle, you too can wrangle out those extra dollars. — BEN POPKEN

How we got airline ticket refunds from 5 major airlines, Step-by-Step [FareCompare via Upgrade Travel Better]