Can You Get a Refund If You Cancel a Flight?

Can you get a refund if you cancel a flight?

Yes, you will get a refund if you cancel your flight. However, the fine and refund amount depending on the time left for the departure and your arrival destination. Every airline has a 24-hour cancellation policy that says if you cancel your booked flight ticket within 24 hours of making the reservation with the airline, then no charges will apply. Before canceling your flight with any airline, you should read their refund policy.

Basic cancellation policy of every airline 

  • If you cancel the booked flight ticket after 24 hours of making the reservation, some charges will apply, and you will not get a full refund.
  • If you must cancel your flight ticket because of any medical emergency or sudden death in the family, then the airline provides you with a full refund on cancelled flight. However, you have to provide the airline with the relevant documents.
  • If the airline cancels your flight from their side, they will refund you full amount.

Two easy ways to cancel your flight with an airline 

If you have read about the Airlines cancellation policy and want to cancel your flight, here are two easy ways to help you get a refund. These both methods are available 24/7 for you, and you can cancel your ticket anytime:

Cancel flight ticket Via Online method

It is one of the quickest methods and requires an internet connection. You can use this method with the help of a mobile phone or laptop. If you have no information on how to use the online mode to cancel your flight, then follow the below steps:

  • Visit the airline's official website using your search browser.
  • Go to the "My trips or Manage trips" section on the menu.
  • Enter the "PNR or Confirmation number" or "Last name."
  • Then, click on the "Cancel flight" button.
  • Select the flight and the passenger whose ticket you want to cancel.
  • Read and agree to the conditions as shown on the screen.
  • After that, you will get a confirmation message on your registered email about the flight cancellation.

Speak to a Live reresentative of Airline Via Offline method 

This is also one of the quickest methods as you can speak to a live person at airlines repsentative by dialing thier official phone number at 1-802-427-9009, and the representative will help you to cancel your flight and provide you with your refund. These are the instructions through which you can cancel your flight using the offline method & get refund on your cancelled booked flight ticket:

  • Call the airline on their phone number at 1-802-427-9009 from your cell phone.
  • Then you have to select a language.
  • Listen carefully to the IVR option and press the preferred button.
  • Press 1 to make a new reservation
  • Press 2 to reschedule your flight 
  • Press 3 to cancel for flight 
  • Press 4 for special assistance 
  • Press * to talk directly with an agent from the airline 
  • After that, a Airlines representative will associate with you over the phone.
  • Tell your flight details and explain your situation, then the representative will help you to cancel your flight.

Hopefully, now you have understood the policies and instructions to cancel airlines ticket and apply for a Refund amount. If you want more information about the airline refund policy, visit the official website or contact customer service.