Why are flight tickets Non-transferable?
June 11, 2010 5:06 AM Subscribe
Can someone explain the interplay between Consumer Rights and Non-transferable purchases? I mean when I buy 'something' I feel that one 'should be able' to give it to a friend instead of using it myself. But with certain things like Airline Tickets, some software licenses etc I can't do this. Does this not contradict to the ideas behind 'consumer rights'?
I'm always annoyed that I can't say buy two tickets to Rome, one for me and one open one for 'whoever happens to be free' that weekend. but as Flight Tickets are Non-Transferable I can't without incurring a name change fee - which often exceeds the value of the tickets.