If the novel coronavirus changed your travel plans, you should be able to cancel without a fee and reclaim or re-book your travel.
“Most of the U.S. airlines like United and Delta offer flexible waivers for canceling award tickets. They will offer you your miles back and refund any taxes and fees,” says Stephen Au, senior points writer at UpgradedPoints, a travel rewards resource. “They will also usually not charge you a miles redeposit fee.”
Although many airlines and hotels are enacting flexible policies during the pandemic, there are restrictions. You’ll need to research whether you should contact the travel provider directly or cancel through your credit card’s rewards program.
Here’s what you need to know about changing or canceling credit card rewards travel due to COVID-19 — and what to do with your rewards when you get them back.
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