Low-cost carrier JetBlue is now selling refundable fares, with a catch: they’ll cost fifty to over a couple hundred bucks more. A nonrefundable adult ticket from Buffalo, NY to JFK on Valentine’s Day, returning on Monday, will cost $69. Wanna upgrade to refundable? That’ll be $299 total please. At that premium, the prospect of getting a refund hardly seems worth it for most travelers. For airfare nerds, the new fares will be designated class Y, fares previously designated Y will now be class E. The airline is promoting the refundable tickets by giving quadruple TrueBlue points for tickets bought before February 13.
JetBlue Now Selling Refundable, Pricier Tickets
By consumerist.com January 30, 2008
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