Airlines waiving fees to change flights due to Hurricane Harvey

(CBS Austin) If you are traveling through a major airport in Texas this weekend, several airlines are offering to wave cancellation or changing fees ahead of expected storms this weekend.

Here are your options for cancellation:

Frontier Airlines     https://www.flyfrontier.com/alert/

WEATHER ALERT

Tropical Storm Harvey

With the expected impact from Tropical Storm Harvey on travel conditions throughout southern Texas and the Gulf Coast region, Frontier has enacted the following guidelines aimed at assisting customers scheduled to travel between Thursday, August 24, 2017 and Sunday, August 27, 2017 to/from/through the following cities:

  • Austin Bergstrom International, TX (AUS)
  • San Antonio International, TX (SAT)
  • Houston Bush Intercontinental, TX (IAH)
  • New Orleans Louis B. Armstrong International, LA (MSY)

Customers who are ticketed to travel between Thursday, August 24, 2017 and Sunday, August 27, 2017, who purchased tickets on or before Wednesday, August 23, 2017, may make one itinerary change – rules/restrictions regarding standard change fees, advance purchase, day or time applications, blackouts, and minimum or maximum stay requirements will be waived.

Travel must be completed no later than Monday, September 18, 2017. Origin and destination cities may be changed. Customers whose flights are cancelled may request a refund through our Online Refund Form.

 

UNITED AIRLINES   https://www.united.com/CMS/en-US/travel/news/Pages/travelnotices.aspx#ExceptionPolicies

Event Travel to/from/connecting through Original travel date(s) Additional information

Gulf Coast Tropical Weather Airports:

  • Austin, TX (AUS)
  • Brownsville, TX (BRO)
  • College Station, TX (CLL)
  • Corpus Christi, TX (CRP)
  • Harlingen, TX (HRL)
  • Houston, TX (IAH)
  • McAllen, TX (MFE)
  • San Antonio, TX (SAT) Original travel date(s):

August 25 – 27 Flight changes:The change fee and any difference in fare will be waived for new United flights departing on or before August 30, 2017, as long as travel is rescheduled in the originally ticketed cabin (any fare class) and between the same cities as originally ticketed.

 

 

 

DELTA  https://www.delta.com/content/www/en_US/traveling-with-us/advisories/tropical-depression-harvey.html

Tropical Depression Harvey may impact travel to/from/through the cities below. Check flight status frequently for up-to-the-minute info about your flight plans, or get updates sent directly to your mobile device or by email with One Time Flight Notification.

RESCHEDULING FLIGHTS

If you wish to cancel your trip as a result of a flight cancellation or significant delay (90 minutes or more), you are entitled to a refund for the unused portion of your ticket. Even if your flight is not canceled, you may make a one-time change to your ticket without fee if you are scheduled to travel to, from, or through the following destination(s) on Delta, Delta Connection®, or Delta-coded flights during the specified time periods listed below.

You may contact Reservations Sales to make changes to your itinerary. Additional collection in fares may apply. See Conditions & Restrictions below.

 

AFFECTED CITIES (TO / FROM / THROUGH)

IMPACTED TRAVEL DATE(S) TICKET MUST BE REISSUED ON OR BEFORE REBOOKED TRAVEL MUST BEGIN NO LATER THAN

Houston, TX – Hobby (HOU)

Houston, TX – Intercontinental (IAH) August 25 – 26, 2017 August 29, 2017 August 29, 2017

When rescheduled travel occurs beyond August 29, 2017, the change fee will be waived. However, a difference in fare may apply. Final travel must be completed by end of ticket validity, one year from date of original issue. If travel is not able to be rescheduled within these guidelines, customers may cancel their reservation and apply any unused value of the ticket toward the purchase of a new ticket for a period of one year from the original ticket issuance. Applicable change fee and fare difference will apply for new travel dates. Final travel must be completed by end of ticket validity.

 

AMERICAN AIRLINES   https://www.aa.com/i18n/travel-info/travel-alerts.jsp

Current alerts

When severe weather or other uncontrollable events impact your flight and travel dates, you may be able to change your trip with no change fee.

Tropical Storm Harvey

Information current as of August 23, 2017

If you’re traveling to/through/from:

  • Austin, Texas (AUS)
  • Beaumont / Port Arthur, Texas (BPT)
  • Brownsville, Texas (BRO)
  • College Station, Texas (CLL)
  • Corpus Christi, Texas (CRP)
  • Houston, Texas (HOU)
  • Houston, Texas (IAH)
  • Lake Charles, Louisiana (LCH)
  • McAllen / Mission, Texas (MFE)
  • San Antonio, Texas (SAT)

The change fee may be waived if you:

  • Are traveling on an American Airlines flight
  • Bought your ticket by August 23, 2017
  • Are scheduled to travel August 25 – 27, 2017
  • Can travel August 23 – 30, 2017
  • Don’t change your origin or destination city
  • Rebook in the same cabin or pay the difference

http://cbsaustin.com/news/local/airlines-waiving-fees-to-change-flights-ahead-of-harvey

 

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I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm