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Questions tagged [cancellations]

Questions regarding cancelling bookings or reservations for accommodation, transport, etc.

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Forceful change of flight schedule by American Airlines

I bought an international flight via an online travel agent. Recently I received an email from the agent saying that the flight schedule has been changed by the airline. There was a button which I was ...
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Can I cancel a flight reservation after a minor change?

I booked a flight from where I live now to Beijing and back, but I've gotten a new job and will be moving (interestingly, to the city that the flight has a layover in). Normally, I realize that ...
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Jet Airways Cancellation on connecting ticket

I have a flight soon from VIE-AMS-BLR. The VIE-AMS part is operated by KLM, but the second leg is operated by Jet, who recently suspended all international flights. My ticket is from KLM, so who ...
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Regarding Jet Airways flight cancellation

I book my flight from Delhi to Paris, my journey schedule is as follows: onward journey 21st April 2019 (Delhi-Bombay-Paris) and return journey 30 April 2019 (Paris-Bombay-Delhi) in Jet Airways. Now ...
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Jet Airways has ceased operations. Can I get my ticket refunded?

A short while ago, a friend of mine booked an international itinerary on Jet Airways for the summer, flying out of India. This morning, it appears that Jet Airways has failed to find a buyer for a 75%...
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Airline lies about reasons for technical problems to avoid compensation

Our flight from Europe to South America with a European Airline was cancelled on the 4-5 hours prior to departure due to "technical problems" and we had to take the next flight 24 hours later. ...
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WOW air has ceased operation, can I get my tickets refunded?

4 days ago, me and a couple of friends went and booked a flight to Iceland and back for in the summer holidays. The price of the tickets all together is almost €2500, I payed this for everyone using a ...
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Last leg canceled, airline isn't cooperating

My son is traveling from Peru to Atlanta, changing at Fort Lauderdale, on Spirit Airlines. He has reached FLL but Spirit canceled his FLL to ATL flight. (No apparent reason, not weather related as far ...
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Flight time has been changed - Ryanair refuses to cancel

I have received today an email that my flight time has been changed from 10:50 to 12:15. Even if it is 1 hour and 25 minutes I wanted to cancel my flight (Flight is only about 1 hour). The airline (in ...
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Consequences of cancelling a Tier 5 GAE UK visa [closed]

I am a non-EU citizen. I have signed a contract for a summer internship in the UK and the company is going to sponsor a Tier 5 GAE visa for me (so at some point I will have to go to an appointment to ...
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Whom do I have to contact for a ticket refund in case of denied boarding (in the EU)?

I have bought tickets for a flight with Etihad Airways through Flighttix. Due to the current unexpected political unrest in Pakistan, the airports over there have been closed and therefore I was ...
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Can a hotel cancel a confirmed reservation?

I booked a hotel a yesterday though Booking.com for a special occasion in Barcelona (I'm traveling from another European country). The booking isn't for another few months. The booking includes: ...
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I booked with “free cancelation” but have been charged; what can I do?

I booked a hotel with agoda travel on "no risk free cancellation" for 03/06/2019. I cancelled the booking, and agoda sent me the confirmation that I cancelled 29/01/2019. The hotel took full payment ...
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Long-haul flights which are refundable long in advance

Reasonably priced flights are usually non-refundable. Some airlines also offer refundable flights, where for a fee they can be cancelled and refunded, often right up to the day of the flight, but ...
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Unused parts of the a plane ticket [duplicate]

I have a problem that I would like to get a second opinion on. I got myself a ticket plane from Frankfurt to Hanoi and back Hanoi to Frankfurt with AirChina through an online agency. Sadly, I will not ...
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Chances for getting recompensation for bad/no treatment and getting sick due to delayed/cancelled flight

Flight delayed for 7 hours (3 of them inside the plane) due to missing crew members, then cancelled due to "bad weather" (probably not true as a later flight, same airline+destination left the airport ...
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Why did this flight never depart ? West Jet 1:00 pm on 2/01/19 from Toronto to Montreal

Why has West Jet flight bound for Montreal from Toronto on February 1 2019 at 1:00 pm never departed.
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Does Turkish Airlines refund round trip after going the first half?

I've booked a round trip from NY to Istanbul and back, the outbound was Economy promotion while the inbound is Economy flexible in case I needed to cancel/change my return date ($500 for outbound and $...
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Booking.com Cancellation fees [duplicate]

Before you read this question let it be known that this question has been asked before on this site; however, I find that my situation is slightly different then the others. I recently was searching ...
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Airline company decided to stop service to my destination

Approximately 2 weeks ago, I booked and paid for a flight that was scheduled for April on board Adria Airways, a Star Alliance company. However, I found out today from the media that the company is ...
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Cancelled my Booking.com reservation but hotel is still gonna charge me

So I booked two rooms in Booking.com and it said that there was free cancellation, so I was confident it reserving it, since I wasn't quite sure about booking the rooms but I wanted to reserve them ...
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“Cancel for any reason” travel insurance

Does anyone have any experience using "cancel for any reason" travel insurance (in particular in the UK)? My girlfriend and I are looking at booking a holiday for later this year, with the catch that ...
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EC261 refund right with respect to one leg

In the case of the flight cancellation, EC261 requires airlines to give passengers the choice of: re-routing later rerouting at the passenger's convenience a refund of the ticket In case of ...
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The flight of my friends was cancelled but mine was not. Anything I can do?

I wanted to fly to Spain over the next weekend with some friends. They wanted to fly on Thursday evening and I had to fly on Friday morning, because I have to work on Thursday and can't make it. Now ...
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Can not obtain proof of ticket cancellation from Wizz Air

I have cancelled my tickets for a Wizz Air flight. The refund is not the issue as "cancellation fees were higher than ticket price" and all that, but I need to have a cancellation confirmation in ...
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Where to find flights statuses by airport for a given day?

On November 23, 2018 I had a flight from KRK (Krakow, Poland) to KBP (Kiev, Ukraine) via Ryanair, flight no. FR 6640. The flight was canceled due to bad weather conditions on KBP airport. Now, I'd ...
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Is the alliance responsible for tickets of bankrupt airline?

We are planning a long-haul flight of 5 persons on Oct. 2019 for a month. The best offer we have right now is of Alitalia. Since it's future is not so clear, We're afraid we will lose our flight ...
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Suddenly it's announced that my train won't go to my destination, is my Sparpreis ticket valid?

During the journey it was suddenly announced that my train won't go to my destination an I should change to another one. I had my Sparpreis ticket (first class with reservation). Is my ticket still ...
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Flight check-in denied at the airport. Forced to buy a new a ticket. How can I ask for a refund?

I have bought plane tickets for 4 passengers from Expedia to fly from Singapore to Thailand via Thai Lion Air(subsidiary of APG Airlines). 2 Days after purchasing the tickets, I called Thai Lion Air ...
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Don't use first flight, but use return flight (both flights on same ticket) — on which airlines and under which circumstances is this possible?

I found two (Austrian) articles (in German; from a not unserious newspaper): https://derstandard.at/1271377233456/Nach-versaeumten-Hinflug-Urteil-untersagt-Airlines-Storno-von-Rueckflug https://...
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Where can I find out the real reason for a cancelled flight?

My flight was cancelled due to non technical reasons (allegedly air traffic congestion) so my compensation was denied. I suspect they are just trying to avoid paying the compensation by declaring a ...
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Cancelling £700 of flights with RyanAir. No refunds. Options?

Regrettably I have to cancel £700 of flights with RyanAir - a 1-way journey for five people (the outgoing journey was booked with an airline who allow refunds) to the UK. RyanAir clearly state that ...
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My coworker's Ryanair flight has been canceled because a partner is on strike. Can he ask for a refund and/or compensation?

My coworker had a flight scheduled for this afternoon from Brussels to Dublin using Ryanair. However, Aviapartner, one of the 2 companies in charge of ground activities like baggage handling, moving ...
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Is travel insurance valid if the flight dates got rescheduled by the Airline?

AirItaly has some changes in their flight schedule and broke my itinerary which might already make me pay a lot to schedule other flights in my journey and spend money on hotels etc. But with regard ...
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What should I do if one leg of my travel plan is cancelled by the airline? [duplicate]

I have following legs of flight travel I have to cover in December: Delhi to Milan (MXP), Air Italy, dep. Monday 6am India time Milan to Rome (FCO), Air Italy, dep. Monday 5pm Italy time Rome to ...
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Compensation for a cancelled flight AND loss of connection

I am trying to find out the amount of the compensation we have the right for. This is mainly due to the fact that googling for flight cancellation and loss of connection is unclear to whether it means ...
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Can I transfer my hotel reservation?

I booked a hotel for a conference visit in Barcelona. Although I have the appropriate visa for Spain, my passport is at the UK embassy due to a visa application that is taking much longer than the ...
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Can I book a second flight on the same day with the same airline without cancelling my first flight?

I want to cancel a return flight with Ethiopian airlines. It is a two leg flight and I want to go to a different final destination. I am then going to book a new flight for the same day which has the ...
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Rights regarding airline schedule change on Air France

With reference to this question (which had clearly stated conditions), I booked a roundtrip flight from Hungary to Tunisia on Air France and the departure flight was cancelled. They automatically ...
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Are the ferries in Scottish islands reliable?

I'm heading to Jura next week, my onward plans are not yet set. I've reserved a ferry from mainland to Jura and I'd like to reserve more ferries. In some parts of the world I've traveled, the ferries ...
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Responsibilites of airline after “external” delay [closed]

In short: In EU, if a flight is delayed/cancelled that is NOT the airline's fault, to which extent are they responsible to minimize the effect on the passengers? Concrete situation: Recently I had a ...
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Cancellation fee for a hotel in Austria booked via phone call

I booked a room at a hotel in the Austrian Alps (I hadn't paid for the room, nor did I give them any credit card details at the time of booking). However 2 days after making the booking I informed ...
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I bought a flight ticket, but now I have a health issue which specifically forbids me to take flights. Can I get a full refund?

I bought a plane ticket from Turkish Airlines, 2 months before the flight. Then I went to the doctor, and the doctor said I have a health problem, which specifically forbids me to take flights for one ...
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Can I cancel an EU trip after the airline significantly changed my flight?

My SO and I decided to take a trip from Brussels to Nice. We booked and paid two flights with Brussels Airlines: one on August 14th and one on August 20th around 6 AM. Since then, my SO broke her leg ...
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If my non-stop flight is cancelled and I'm put on a slower indirect flight, am I entitled to compensation?

I've noticed that a flight I've just bought tickets for is sometimes cancelled. I assume that passengers are then put on a flight to the airline's main hub (leaves around the same time), where there ...
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Can I not show up for my second one-way ticket out of three and still use my final ticket?

I have three one-way tickets for a multi-destination trip over a 3-week period. I am flying the first and the last flights with the same airline. I want to skip my second flight. Will my last flight ...
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CEDR EasyJet Complaint worth it? [closed]

I recently raised an EU261 cancellation claim against EasyJet for a flight from Bristol to Prague that was cancelled. I was only going to Prague for the weekend and the next available EasyJet flight ...
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How directly must an airline be affected by a strike to be ineligible to pay compensation?

Recently the ATC personnel in France has been on strike. I was supposed to fly from Lisbon to Zurich, with the last flight of the day (Zurich airport closes at midnight or so). Due to the accumulated ...
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Cancelled flight, single booking. Should each passenger make separate claims?

My flight has been cancelled. I flew another day, which resulted in over 24 hours delay. The airline is based in the EU and so is the destination airport. I have a single booking for two passengers. ...
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Flight itinerary/time/date change

I have booked a flight from Tenerife South to Olbia via Barcelona recently with Vueling airlines. The itinerary looked like this: 21.07.2018 03:00 - flight from TFS to BCN arriving at 07:15, next 21....