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Subject:  Re: More Interest Hassles Date:  12/10/1998  10:55 AM
Author:  redhed Number:  5840 of 312185

"I bought airline tickets to New Mexico last week, but the trip isn't until next week. I didn't file an expense report, and those tickets are already on my card."

FYI: It might be useful to know that airline tickets aren't charged to your credit card until they are actually issued .. of course, the airfare isn't guaranteed until they're issued either. So, if you want to avoid waiting for reimbursement or want to avoid having to wait 30-60 days for a refund to be credited to your card in the event your trip is cancelled, wait to have the ticket issued until it's absolutely necessary (unless, of course, it has to be issued to get a particular fare ie: 30 day advance purchase, etc.)

Used to be in the biz before going back to school.
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