How much of a discount is a bereavement fare?

How much of a discount is a bereavement fare?

Bereavement fares do offer a discount, usually around 50 percent, but only off the highest unrestricted fares, which are often exorbitantly priced. Even at half price, these fares may still be quite expensive.

Are bereavement flights cheaper?

Flights are likely quite full within a week of departure, and last-minute business travelers tend to be less price-sensitive than others. While many carriers have traditionally offered discounted bereavement fares to those traveling to a funeral, those fares are largely a thing of the past.

What airlines offer bereavement fares 2019?

Airlines that offer discounted bereavement fares today include Delta Airlines, Air Canada, Lufthansa and WestJet. These airlines all require that the passenger is an immediate family member, and is able to provide details of the person who has passed on, and the funeral arrangements.

Does AA offer bereavement fares?

We’re sorry, we don’t offer emergency or bereavement fares. We do offer government or military fares in some markets.

How much discount does Air Canada give for bereavement?

Air Canada/Canadian Bereavement and imminent-death fares are 75 per cent off the full economy fare. The discounts apply to Air Canada and Canadian Airlines for travel to and from Canada, the U.S., and international destinations, with the exception of travel originating in Japan.

Do airlines do death discounts?

In days gone by, many airlines offered discounted tickets to passengers traveling to visit a sick loved one or attending a far-away funeral. Unfortunately, most airlines no longer offer bereavement fares to their passengers.

Does KLM offer bereavement fares?

KLM: No bereavement-fare discount available.

Does British Airways offer bereavement fares?

Airlines With No Bereavement Fares These include: American Airlines, JetBlue, Southwest Airlines, British Airways, Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines. United Airlines has discontinued the bereavement discount, but will refund change fees on flights affected by unplanned events.

Does JetBlue give discounts for funerals?

Under its bereavement fares policy, JetBlue Airways offers a 15% discount on the published fare and includes one free checked bag. The bereavement fare can be booked only over the phone and is available for immediate family members such as father, mother, brother, sister and child, and not uncles and aunts.

Can you cancel a flight due to death in family?

If a customer experiences the death of an immediate family member before travel, in most cases our Customer Support team will waive the cancel or change fee. If the customer is exchanging for future travel, the customer may be required to pay the difference in air fare.