Delta Refundable Tickets - What Does It Mean and How to Buy?

Suppose you have booked a flight on Delta, and due to sudden changes in plan, you have decided to cancel your flight. Do you think you will get the full amount of your flight which you have booked for? Whenever you book a flight, Delta allows you to purchase either a refundable ticket or a non-refundable ticket. Delta refundable tickets are tickets for which you will receive full reimbursement of your flight if you cancel it; the reimbursement could be in any form, like travel credits or cash, whereas Delta non-refundable tickets can’t help you to get full or partial refunds.

What type of Delta tickets are refundable? 

Delta gave choices to select your ticket type. Based on that, you can get refunds for your flight cancellations. However, Basic Economy tickets are considered to be Non-refundable tickets. Other than that, you can choose your ticket type at the time of booking. All the Business of First class tickets are refundable. Also, if you are an Elite member of Delta Airlines, you can grab more refund benefits. 
Please note all flight tickets canceled within 24 hours of booking are eligible for complete refund despite their ticket type. However, this rule applies on the booking made at least seven days before the scheduled departure. 

How do I know if my Delta flight is refundable?

Suppose you have purchased a Delta flight and wish to cancel it but are confused about whether your ticket is refundable or not. There are several ways to know about your ticket type.
  • You can see in the fare rules while purchasing it.
  • Check your flight itinerary on the Delta website or Mobile app. There, you can see your fare type and rules.
  • When you purchase your ticket, you have the option to make your ticket refundable when you book your ticket through the official website.

Does Delta trip protection cover non refundable tickets? 

Yes, Delta Trip protection also covers the cancellation of non-refundable tickets along with some other benefits that will be covered under your protection policy. Delta Trip protection becomes helpful at the time of a medical emergency. You get 24/7 emergency assistance and customer services anywhere around the world. However, you should read the terms and conditions carefully before you proceed with the final booking. 

Bottom Line

In the above content, you learned about Delta refundable tickets, how to know your ticket is refundable, and whether your trip protection covers it. Hopefully, you get your answers. You can look for more FAQs on the website if you still need extra information.
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