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Guy Gets Free Vacation After Person With Same Name Drops Out At Last Minute

By Mark Pygas

If you've ever booked a cheap flight, you'll know that it's pretty hard to either get a refund or change the name on the ticket. Twitter user Joe McGrath from Manchester in the United Kingdom knows this all too well, because he claims it landed him a free vacation to Mallorca, Spain. 

He claims that a person he'd never talked to before recently reached out to him on Twitter to explain their predicament. It was a friend's 30th birthday, and they'd booked a surprise trip to the Spanish island, but their friend, also named Joe McGrath, had to drop out at the last second. And since they were unable to change the name on the ticket, they wanted to know if stranger-McGrath wanted to take his place.