United Airlines: I was bumped off of my flight, yet I was still charged?

A simple 7 step guide for solving this common United Airlines problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

A lot of times when you get bumped either voluntarily or involuntarily, a company as big as United can forget to process your refund, or the refund got lost in the process. There's a way to submit a claim online and when you are ready to be begin, go to this form by clicking on this page. You will also want to make you have your flight information.
From the drop down menu titled "Select Refund Type" select the reason for your refund
When you click the box for your refund type, enter the required personal information.
Enter your ticket and flight information
If you have any additional information that may require uploading to their site (like a voucher or a print out with the details of the bump and missing compensation), upload that information by clicking "Choose File".
Below In the comments box you will get to submit the details of your refund request. It's best to be very specific here as the person in the United Airlines customer service department will need to be able to research your issue and fully understand the problem so they can easily refund you back your money.
When you are done, click Continue.
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Author:Adam2 years ago

About this Step by Step Guide

After thousands of United Airlines customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: United Airlines: I was bumped off of my flight, yet I was still charged?; Trying to request refund or credit by cancelling a booking done through an online agency for non-refundable tickets; I am trying to buy a package of yearly upgrades that I have purchased in past years and the website will not process it; can i pay for a carry on rather than check my bag?; I need to cancel my flight and request a refund; questions regarding flying with children and getting assistance with my children... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 7 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 72 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting United Airlines. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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