Important Guidelines On Claiming Reimbursement & Compensation On Virgin Atlantic
Flight cancellations and delays can make your travel plans major issues and make you stop form travelling further. Besides, this can also create havoc on your budget plans and you could also lose your valuable money. However, when it comes to the Virgin Atlantic, the airline is pretty good with its compensation on its flight cancellations and delays.
For instance, if you are travelling to/from European airport then you will be entitled to get up to $700 or €600 as Virgin Atlantic compensation. But before that, you’ll have to ensure that you have already claimed your compensation to the airline. Moreover, here’s what you need to know.
Conditions For Claiming Compensation On Virgin Atlantic
You are only entitled to the compensation on Virgin Atlantic if your flight was operated or departed from any European airport as per the EC 261law.
If in any case, Virgin Atlantic has availed you an alternative flight as compensation then the airline will not be obliged to provide you any further compensation.
Flight Delay Compensation on Virgin Atlantic
As per the EC261 law, Virgin Atlantic will provide you food, drinks, access to communication, accommodation & replacement flights (if necessary), if your flight has been delayed
If your flight has been delayed more than 3 hours or more and if you do not get alternative flight then Virgin Atlantic will compensate you accordingly
Flight Cancellation Compensation on Virgin Atlantic
For flights that have been canceled within 14 days prior to the scheduled departure (from Europe), Virgin Atlantic will provide compensation up to $700 or €600.
For Virgin Atlantic flights (departing from EU airport) canceled under any unavoidable circumstances, the airline will provide compensation as in alternative flight or a full refund.
Here’s How Much Virgin Atlantic Compensates Each Person
Flights traveled less than 1500 km: Up to €250/per person
Domestic European flights traveled over 1500 km: Up to €400/per person
Non-domestic European flights traveled between 1500 - 3500 km: Up to €400/per person
Non-domestic European flights traveled over 3500 km: Up to €600/per person
For more information on Virgin Atlantic reimbursement, contact the airline’s customer services and talk to the professionals.