Monday, November 30, 2020
Travel is not always smooth. Sometimes customers may want to make changes to their existing reservations with the airline due to any personal reason or unforeseen situations. If you have made Delta Airlines reservations and want to make amends or changes then you shouldn’t worry at all about this. The customers are offered complete flexibility to change their itineraries at any point of time. The best way to handle this situation is that you should first of all know the latest rules about Delta Airlines flight change policy. After going through the change procedures you can always call Delta Airlines flight change number +1-844-392-6060 to speak directly to Delta flight change agents requesting them to do the needful.
Let’s know the procedures regarding Delta Airlines flight change. It is pertinent for you to know about the rules and regulations regarding changes or amendments to flight reservations in order to have a convenient, hassle free travel experience.
If a non-refundable ticket has been purchased by the customer and changes to the existing flight reservation is to be made then the airline will charge a change fee, which will vary from $200 to $500 depending on the destination as mentioned on the booked ticket and the applicable fare difference between the old and new flights.
The change fee may be waived off by Delta Airlines for the holders of refundable ticket if the seats are available and the customer has fulfilled all the terms and conditions. The customer will however have to pay a fare difference if the price of new ticket is higher than the original ticket for which changes are being made.
Delta Airlines allows the holders of award ticket to make amendments and changes to their existing flight reservation. However, the changes for award ticket are only allowed to be made at least before 72 hours of the flight’s scheduled departure. The change fee to be paid for this category will be $150, while the Platinum and Diamond Medallion members are exempted from paying a change fee.
If the customers have not purchased Delta Airlines flight tickets directly from the airline, and instead made the bookings through a third-party, such as an online travel agency or offline travel agency or some other airline (including SkyTeam members and codeshare partners) then along with a change fee they will also be required to pay some additional fee as well.
According to Delta Airlines change flight rules, the customers will not be charges additional fee for tickets issued anyhow by Delta Airlines; same-day confirmed changes; seeking a SkyMiles upgrade; involuntary cancellations, delays or schedule changes; and reservations with government or military fares.
Delta Airlines allows all its ticket types to be changed within 24 hours of original purchase without any change fee whatsoever. The 24-hour change can be done without any hassle. The change can be done within 24 hours of booking if the ticket is of at least 7 days ahead.
The customer is allowed to make same-day confirmed changes on a new flight if a seat is available in the customer’s originally booked fare class. The Diamond, Platinum and Gold Medallion members are offered this service on a complimentary basis. However, if there is no option of same-day confirmed changes then the customer can choose to wait for a seat on an earlier flight. The customer will be charged a change fee only when he/she gets a seat on the requested flight.
If a customer’s departure or arrival is delayed by more than one hour due to a Delta schedule or routing change then the customer may be permitted to select an alternate flight at no additional charge, while the travel date, destination and origin must remain the same, and alternate flights must be available. The customer will be allowed to modify the itinerary only once. If the schedule change however results in no comparable flights being available within 90 minutes of the originally scheduled arrival or departure, or a change in equipment from Delta mainline to a Delta Connection regional carrier, or one or more stops is added to the original itinerary, then the customer can request for a refund.
Delta Airlines has now decided to eliminate change fees permanently for tickets purchased for travel within the United States. This will make it easier for the customers to book, change or cancel their travel plans. The new Delta flight change rules has now become effective, and change fees have been dropped permanently for tickets purchased for travel within the USA, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands in Main Cabin, Delta Comfort+, Delta Premium Select, Delta One and Delta First Class, with the exception of Basic Economy tickets. Additionally, Delta Airlines will also be extending its waiver on change fees for newly purchased flights, including Basic Economy fares and international flights, through the end of 2020 and the expiration on travel credits will be extended through December 2022 for tickets purchased before 17th April 2020.
If you have made Delta Airlines reservations and planning to make changes and amendments anytime soon then don’t hesitate to call Delta flight change number +1-844-392-6060 and talk to Delta agents to request for the changes. They will promptly respond to your change request thus ensuring a seamless flying experience with Delta like never before.