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No-Show – Glossary Definition

No-Show – Glossary Definition

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Want the definition of a no-show? Learn the meaning of no-shows, see some examples, and get a better understanding of this travel glossary term!

Wondering about the definition of a no-show? Keep reading to learn the meaning of no-shows, see some examples, and get a better understanding of this travel glossary term!

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What is a No-Show?

A no-show, in travel industry parlance, is a customer, passenger, or guest, such as at a restaurant, hotel, or flight, that does not arrive for their reservation and does not give warning or notification of their change of plans.

A no-show may be charged a fee or could lose some or all of any deposit or ticket price paid, in some cases.

More on No-Shows

No-shows are people who basically do not show up to their reservation, whether it’s a flight, restaurant reservation, hotel booking, or some other place.

While no-shows often hurt the company involved, airlines often take a few no-shows per flight into account, which is why they sometimes oversell tickets, which in turn may lead to a voucher auction soon after.

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