CHANGE OR CANCEL

Overview


Delta is broadly waiving change fees for travel impacted by coronavirus, including any flights in March or April 2020 and all tickets purchased between between March 1 - April 15, 2020. For more details about waiver eligibility and terms, visit our Coronavirus Travel Updates page

Understanding Changes & Refunds


Explore and understand the cost associated with changing or canceling your flight, which may vary depending on your ticket type. If your ticket is non-refundable, you will see the word ‘Nonrefundable’ next to the cabin name in My Trips. If you do not see the copy, your ticket may be a refundable (FLEX) ticket. Please note that Basic Economy fare is Non-refundable and Non-changeable.

Change Your Flight

CHANGE YOUR FLIGHT
TIME PERIOD
BASIC ECONOMY FARE
NON-REFUNDABLE TICKET
REFUNDABLE/
FLEX TICKET
No Charge + Fare Difference
No Charge + Fare Difference
No Charge + Fare Difference
Not Permitted
$200-500
+ Fare Difference
See fare rules for details
No Charge + Fare Difference
WITHIN 24 HRS OF FLIGHT DEPARTURE
Not Permitted
From $75 when
available
From $75 when
available

Do you have Trip Protection for your upcoming trip? Learn more about what it covers.
* Customers qualify for the 24-Hour Risk-Free Cancellation period by purchasing a qualifying eTicket that originates in the United States. You have a day to cancel or change it for any reason and receive a full refund — including any prepaid fees and Direct Ticketing Charges — with no cancellation fee.

Cancel or Refund Your Flight

CHANGE YOUR FLIGHT
TIME PERIOD
BASIC ECONOMY FARE
NON-REFUNDABLE TICKET
REFUNDABLE/
FLEX TICKET
DURING 24-HR RISK-FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD*
No Charge
No Charge
No Charge
Not Permitted
Remaining Value
Minus $200-$500
Cancellation Fee 
Request Refund »
*Issued as eCredit; Depends on
ticket types and flights
WITHIN 24 HRS OF FLIGHT DEPARTURE
Not Permitted
Remaining Value
Minus $200- $500
Cancellation Fee
Request Refund »
*Issued as eCredit; Depends on
ticket types and flights

Do you have Trip Protection for your upcoming trip? Learn more about what it covers.
* Customers qualify for the 24-Hour 
Risk-Free Cancellation period by purchasing a qualifying eTicket that originates in the United States. You have a day to cancel or change it for any reason and receive a full refund — including any prepaid fees and Direct Ticketing Charges — with no cancellation fee.


Change a Ticket


Standard Ticket Changes

Discover how to change your flight and review the fees associated with making ticket changes, which vary depending on multiple factors. 

Same-Day Ticket Changes

Within 24 hours of your domestic flight, you can make a Same-Day Ticket Change in some instances. Find information on how to make a Same-Day Confirmed or Same-Day Standby change.


Cancel a Ticket


24-Hour Risk-Free Cancellation
If you’re within 24 hours of purchasing your ticket, you can cancel your flight without a penalty when you book directly with Delta.

Cancel Your Non-refundable Ticket
If you purchased a non-refundable ticket other than a Basic Economy fare, you can still cancel your flight and can receive an eCredit, if applicable. Learn more about canceling a ticket.

Cancel Your Refundable Ticket or Other Purchase
Find information on how to request a refund for your refundable ticket. Follow the steps to cancel your ticket or other purchase.