Too skittish to get on a plane? You may be in luck.
With the rapidly expanding coronavirus outbreak upending travel across the globe, many airlines are waiving the fees typically charged to change or cancel a plane ticket. Here’s a roundup of the coronavirus policies of major U.S. carriers:
No change fees for tickets purchased between March 1 and March 31. Rebooked travel must begin no later than Feb. 28 of next year. International tickets for travel in March will have change fees waived for trips beginning no later than May 31.
No change fees for passengers purchasing travel through March 31.
No change fees over the next 12 months for flights booked by March 31. Change fees will be waived and refunds will be given for certain flights to affected regions.
Never charges change fees. Will work with customers who aren’t comfortable re-booking within the one-year re-booking window for new tickets.
No change and cancel fees for new flight bookings made between March 6 and March 31 for travel through September 8.
No change fee for nonrefundable first class or main fare tickets purchased between Feb. 27 and March 31 for travel through Feb. 28, 2021. Those tickets as well as saver fare tickets purchased under the same terms can be canceled and the funds applied to a future ticket.