One of the secret loopholes that most air travelers don’t know about is the 24-hour grace period. Airlines like United will allow you to cancel your itinerary for a full refund if you find a lower fare within a day. But how do airlines define “day”?

We’ve seen some pretty interesting airline definitions of time in the past. So Vivien Hui’s story of reserving a United Airlines ticket will probably come as no surprise.

The ending, however, might.

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