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Hello I plan to go back to my home country in Europe for a visit. And I was going to ask what name should I write in my airplane ticket my maiden name or my green card married name. I know it has to be matching with passport but I will be changing passport in my home country as it is easier. So how would it work? Please help!!! 

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I assume you have to book the ticket in your maiden name as it matches your passport, and after you get your new passport you call the airline and have them change the name on the ticket. It might cost a bit though depending on the airline.

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On 5/16/2017 at 11:07 PM, Dee elle said:

You should check with the airline first i think.. you may have problems with the name change on the return leg... and it may make it easier to renew your passport after you return to the US, even though it is simpler doing it in the home counrty.  Just find out what you are facing before you commit to one path or the other. 

I completely agree, changing the name on the passport in the middle of a trip can be confounding.  Let us know how it goes with the airline as this is a question I haven't heard before.


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1 hour ago, Dee elle said:

You may get away with maiden name for current passport and airline tickets  both ways and then taking new passport and marriage certificate for the return trip.. BUT... check with the airline before you commit. 

I concur...   It used to be ok to do that.  But, if possible I would recommend checking with the airline's representative in the country you are returning from, as that is where it matters

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