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    • Passport/Airline Ticket Name Mismatch

      Chicago Nov 9, 2015 at 6:55 PM

      I'm traveling from Chicago to Paris via Turkish Airlines this Thursday night, with a 3 hour layover in Turkey.

      My girlfriend originally booked the ticket under my diminutive name, Nick, while my passport and Wisconsin ID display my full name, Nicholas. The ticket was booked through a travel agency, which was kind enough to get Turkish to cancel the original ticket and book the same flight and itinerary under my full name. However, that flight has now gone up in price considerably, so the only option I have left is keeping the original ticket (which wasn't cancelled after the agency realized the price went up).

      Is this going to be major cause for concern? Turkish has repeatedly told me that they do not allow name corrections on tickets purchased electronically. Right now I'm thinking my best bet is to arrive at the airport way ahead of time and bring any and all supporting documents I can and talk to the ticket counter. Here's to hoping I come across a Turkish rep and TSA agent in great moods... Should I be losing sleep?

    • detroit delema

      by srvagabond Online Now Aug 13, 2007 at 9:26 AM

      with a three hour plus lay-over is there any decent place to eat in or a taxi ride near the airport? thank you srvagabond

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      short break in Detroit

      by cath026 Online Now Feb 3, 2004 at 5:12 AM

      I'm a Scot spending some time in Chicago over Easter. I've been before so am looking for suggestions for day/2 day trips out of Chicago. Is Detroit worth a look? Can anyone recommend stuff to see/how long to stay/what to avoid etc? Thanks

      4 Answers Feb 13, 2004 at 9:44 AM