Emirates Airline has launched a new feature dubbed ‘Hold My Fare’ for all bookings emirates.com to allow customers to pre-book flights days before they travel.
The firm said customers will be able to hold their reservations and lock in competitive Emirates fares for up to 48 hours for a nominal fee. The fare is calculated based on the booked route or destination and applies to every passenger except infants. To lock in the best fare and preferred flight, customers are asked to authorize the reservation, which will then be held on their credit card. The fee is released back to customer’s credit card if tickets are paid for within 48 hours.
The service is is available for customers in select markets and the UAE allowing them to book and lock in fares as they plan their travel itineraries for their business trips, family holidays or weekend getaways.
The ‘Hold My Fare’ option on the payment page of emirates.com. Customers also receive a booking confirmation email after they have used ‘Hold My Fare’, with information on when the booking will be held until, as well as instructions and links to the ‘Manage a booking’ page on emirates.com when they decide to pay for their flights. Once they choose ‘Pay Now’, more services like travel insurance, hotel stays and car rentals can be added to their journey.