Does United Airlines offer bereavement discounts?
We are eliminating bereavement discounts while maintaining the flexibility we offer ticketed customers who experience medical issues. Effective March 14, 2014, United will remove the 5% discount previously offered to customers requiring travel due to death or critical illness.
Do airlines reimburse in the event of death?
Most airlines allow ticket refunds, even for non-refundable tickets, when an immediate family member dies, although a few carriers refuse to issue bereavement refunds. It then hands over the passenger’s documentation to the airline, which reimburses the passenger directly, if the request is approved.
Does Jet Blue offer bereavement fares?
JetBlue does not currently offer bereavement fares on its flights. The low-cost carrier does not offer additional discounts to travelers booking a bereavement flight, but the airline will provide support for immediate family in need of bereavement travel.
Are there any airlines that still offer bereavement fares?
Delta Airlines, Air Canada, Lufthansa and WestJet are among the few airlines still offering bereavement fares.
Is there a bereavement discount on JetBlue?
No, JetBlue does not offer a bereavement discount. Your best bet with this airline might be to buy a refundable fare, so if your travel plans change, you won’t have to pay more fees. Be sure to read their terms and conditions on refundable fares before making this decision, though. Need advice on finding the best rates on Skyscanner?
Can a Delta flight be canceled due to bereavement?
Delta Airlines still has arrangements in place for customers wishing to book last minute flights due to bereavement. In the event of death or imminent death (for international travel) in your immediate family, Delta’s bereavement policy provides additional flexibility on the best published fare on your itinerary.
Is there a bereavement discount on Air Canada?
Air Canada. Air Canada’s bereavement flights offer a discount when traveling in the event of a family emergency, but your trip must begin within seven days of booking for international travel or within ten days for domestic travel (this is i.e. in North America).