Delta Airlines – Can I Cancel/Change My Flight Without Fees?

By | April 23, 2021

Yes, anyone who has booked a flight with Delta Airlines can cancel/change the flight without bearing fees. The airlines totally understand that a plan can change and respect your decision. One of the best things that Delta Airlines have done is that it has eliminated the change and cancel fees for the tickets originating from North America (excluding basic economy tickets purchased after April 30, 2021 which are totally non-refundable and non-changeable).

By eliminating the change fees, you are given flexibility to change date and time or location of your travel prior to the departure without a fee. There are times when your new flight will cost you more than the original flight. So, you just need to pay the difference in price, and you are good to go.

The airlines also understand that there would be times when you will have to cancel the trip or rebook at later date. Please take a note that the tickets cannot be cancelled or changed prior to departure. The great news is that you will not be charged the cancellation fee for your ticket. It will become an eCredit that can be used before it expires (typically one year from the date of purchase).

If you already have an eCredit and are ready to book, you can visit delta.com/redeem to book your future travel. So, all tickets expiring in 2021 and all the new tickets purchased in 2021 will be expiring on December 31, 2022.Delta Airlines Ticket Cancellation

Trips that are Originating from North America and the Caribbean

Delta airlines have eliminated the change fees for the tickets in North America to anywhere in the worth and also from the Caribbean to the United States or Mexico. However, if you have booked a basic economy ticket after April 30, 2021, this ticket is non-changeable and non-refundable.

How to Change Your Flight with Delta Airlines?

  • To change any of your flight, visit “My Trips” on delta.com, choose the flight you want to change and then click on “Modify Flight”.
  • Now, click on “Start Flight Change” and the select which flight you would like to change for searching a new flight.

How to Cancel Your Flight with Delta Airlines?

  • To cancel your flight, visit “My Trips” on delta.com and click on “Modify Flight”.
  • Now, select “Start Flight Cancellation”.
  • You cancel your flight before departure only. To book new flight, apply the unused value for the purchase of new ticket for period of one year from the original date of making the purchase.

Trips that are Originating Outside of North America

The tickets that have booked on or before April 30, 2021 are totally refundable. For the tickets that have been purchased after the COVID – 19 travel waiver expires on April 30, 2021, you might have to incur the change fee and basic economy tickets are non-changeable and non-refundable in most of the instances.

Important Note

For some Basic Economy tickets that are originating from Africa, Europe, and other international markets you might have to incur the changeable fee. You have to check the ticket restrictions for further details.

Delta Airlines Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

There are people who might ask questions. For them, here are some of the most commonly asked questions.

What will happen if my flight costs are less than my original flight?

If you select a new flight that is lesser than the price of the original flight, you will be receiving an eCredit for the difference and that eCredit can be redeemed towards the future travel.

What will happen if I wish to Cancel my flight?

For any reason if you choose to cancel your flight before the departure, you will receive an eCredit amounting to the value of eticket.

Where can I redeem my eCredit?

The eCredit can be redeemed by visiting delta.com/redeem.

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