how to get credit for unused ticket

how to get credit for unused ticket
odell asked this question 3 years ago
  • Delta Air Lines • 1191 answers • 98% helpful

    Odell- a ticket holds it's value for one year from the date it is issued. If you have a refundable fare, you can apply for a refund within the year. If the fare is non-refundable, you can apply the value of it towards a new ticket less any penalty that applies on the original fare (in most cases it is at least $150). Certain tickets issued by consolidators and travel websites such as Hotwire and Priceline do not allow for changes and are basically forfeited if not used.
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    • Delta Air Lines • 1895 answers • 95% helpful

      For specific information about your ticket, call reservations at 800-221-1212 and they will be able to help you.
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    Delta Airlines Policy for Non-Refundable Tickets

    Wholly Unused Tickets - If a customer misses the ticketed travel date, the customer is required to select a new travel date and exchange the ticket within one year from the original departure date.
    Partially Unused Nonrefundable Tickets - If a customer misses the ticketed continuing/return flight, a new flight may be rescheduled and the ticket exchanged no later than one year from the original departure date.

    Unused Domestic tickets that have previously been exchanged must commence travel with one year from the original ticket's outbound travel date.
    Extensions to this validity policy are not permitted. Once any ticket expires, Northwest will retain all amounts collected from the passenger as an administrative service charge/cancellation fee.
  • Delta Air Lines • 9 answers • 100% helpful

    Odell, the fact is there are various types of tickets and various types of restrictions. Without knowing which type of fair you purcased, nor how log ago it was purchased, we can not give you specific information. If you purchased a refundable ticket go to and apply for a refund on-line. If you purchased a non-refundable ticket, restricted ticket or if you are unsure of what type of ticket you have purchased contact Delta Reservations at 1-888-221-1212. If you are not satisfied with the response you recieve from the reservations agent request to speak with a Supervisor. Even if your ticket is non-reundable, dependant upon circumstances, there may be acceptable options.
  • Delta Air Lines • 7 answers

    Its all depending on what kind of ticket that you have. Most ticket and non-refundable and it good for one year from the date of issued. Its better for you to call 1800-221-1212 if its domestic if international call 1800-241 4141. Ask the agent to explain to you the rule of the fare and take it from there. In the future before missing your flight or cancelling your ticket alway check first because sometime depending what kind of ticket and where you purchause from, you may loose everything.