skip flights?

Sep 28, 2018 7 Comments

I have 2 interviews scheduled with 2 different Bay Area companies next week, one on Friday and the other on the following Monday.

Company A is flying me out on Thursday, and back home on Saturday.

Company B is flying me out on Sunday, and back on Tuesday.

I’d rather get a hotel room and stay in SF.

Would that look bad or upset the companies? Considering the flights are already booked?


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TOP 7 Comments
  • Microsoft / Eng knnchoiv
    Your second itinerary will be cancelled if you don't take the outgoing flight to SF. I would arrange this with travel with the two companies. They literally won't care and can accommodate.
    Sep 28, 2018 0
  • Amazon / Eng n0v
    Unless they were purchased as two one way tickets, skipping the first segment of a return flight will invalidate the return leg.
    Sep 28, 2018 0
  • Shopify / Eng vkld80
    Free air miles tho
    Sep 28, 2018 2
    • Amazon / Eng n0v
      You don't earn miles if you're not sitting on the flight.
      Sep 29, 2018
    • Shopify / Eng vkld80
      Which is why OP should take all the flights :D
      Sep 29, 2018
  • New
    Thanks for the responses. I’ll work it out with the companies.
    Sep 28, 2018 0
  • Bank of The West / Product

    Bank of The West Product

    Cisco, eBay, NetApp, VMware
    TC = 450k
    You can skip flying out on Thursday and then skip out Sunday flight and inform them that you still made
    It to Sf. Won’t hurt! Have your story ready ...
    Sep 28, 2018 0