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Changing name on plane ticket/passport?

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Norway
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This may be a stupid question...

I just booked my tickets to go home for about three months, and my ticket was booked in my maiden name, since that's what my passport says.

Has anyone changed their name on their plane ticket? If this is possible, I think I should change my name while home, and get a new passport, so everything will be in my married name.


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Filed: Lift. Cond. (apr) Country: China
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You would have to call the airline, they may charge a fee for a simple name change on a ticket.

Have you looked into getting a new passport with your married name from the Embassy or Consulate of your country here in the US? That's something you could do anytime (even after your three month trip). It could possibly save you the trouble of having to change your name on the airline ticket.


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Filed: AOS (pnd) Country: England
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I would ring the airline and find out their policies on tickets each airline will be different, it may just be a simply 'yes we can change it please pay a small admin fee'. As far as I'm aware you can get a new passport at the Consulate or Embassy and its just a case of filling in the papers and mailing them off. That way you can travel now on you maiden name without having to mess around and then sort everything out when you get back to America.

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Norway
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That's a much better idea about the embassy, lol. I'm not sure why I didn't think of that. XD Thank you guys. :)


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