If you are planning a trip, but you are not sure, then you can hold the reservation. In Delta Airlines, you are offered with the option to hold your booking for 24 hours. As per the transportation department, the airline has to either keep the ticket on hold for 24 hours, without charges or provide a full refund for cancellation within 24 hours of purchase. In Delta Airlines, the refund option is there.
How a Passenger Can Hold a Ticket for 24-hours in Delta Airlines
In Delta Airlines, if you hold a reservation and afterward confirm the booking, you might have to pay an extra amount of $25. This amount is included as a Direct Ticketing charge.
If you don't have a SkyMiles account, create it online.
You can make and hold the reservation by contacting the customer support and providing cash or check, instead of any card.
In case you don't want to purchase the ticket, let the booking expire.
If you have decided to make the booking, continue with the SkyMiles Account and use Manage booking to find your trip details.
When the itinerary is not there in your SkyMiles account or you could not find it in Manage Trips option, you will have to pay the fee of $25.
If you have made the booking through a travel agent and you wish to hold the reservation, it can also be held only for 24 hours. After 24 hours, holding a reservation will cost them also. So, it is better to book and cancel within 24 hours (if the plan is not confirmed). It will help you with an easy refund.
For more info on Delta Airlines hold reservation, you can contact the support team and ask for assistance. They are available 24x7 and you can get in touch with them using the details available on the contact page of Delta Airlines.