Cancellation policies of TUI, Ryanair, easyJet, BA and Jet2

With summer upon us and countries dropping or relaxing their coronavirus travel rules, many Britons will be on the wane in the coming months. Many holidaymakers are eager to return to their favorite destinations, including Spain and Turkey, for guaranteed sunshine and a change of scenery.

But many passengers have faced delays and cancellations in recent weeks as the industry grapples with increased flight demand and staff shortages. UK airports have seen long queues, while some travelers have had their flights canceled altogether.

There are growing concerns about how the industry will cope over the summer and fears that there will be more cancellations and delays. If you’ve booked a vacation, you may be considering your options and thinking about canceling it yourself to avoid further disappointment and disruption.

READ MORE: TUI, Ryanair, Jet2, easyJet and BA rules and fees for changing booking name or holiday date

Here are the cancellation conditions for TUI, Ryanair, easyJet, BA and Jet2. It is important to check the terms and conditions of each airline for more details.

TUI

Holiday cancellation costs with TUI vary depending on the time remaining before your departure. If you are traveling on a TUI flight as part of a package, here are the cancellation costs:

  • 70 days or more before travel: loss of entire deposit
  • 69 – 63 days before travel: 30% of total booking price
  • 62 to 49 days before the trip: 50% of the total price of the reservation
  • 48 to 29 days before the trip: 70% of the total price of the reservation
  • 28 to 15 days before the trip: 90% of the total price of the reservation
  • 14 – 0 days before travel: 100% of total booking price

Cancellation costs are different if you have only booked a flight or a hotel, you can find out more here.

Usually tickets for TUI flights only are non-refundable, although as part of their Covid flexibility policy you can make free changes to your holiday if you depart on or before 31 October 2022, if you cannot not travel for Covid related reasons.

Ryanair

All Ryanair flights can be changed but cannot be cancelled. Dates, times and routes or flights can be changed up to two and a half hours before flight departure time, using the My Bookings page in your Ryanair account.

EasyJet

If you cancel your flight more than 24 hours after booking, you will not be refunded your fare. You can change your flight by paying the flight change fee plus the fare difference for your new flight.

British Airways

If you have made a reservation before June 8, 2022 for travel to be taken before September 30, 2022, you can change your dates, your destination or even cancel if necessary, without any change booking fees – although you may pay a fare different. If you wish to cancel your reservation, you can claim a voucher for the value of your reservation, valid for travel until September 30, 2023.

If your booking falls outside of these dates, standard delay, cancellation and refund options apply. You can log into the Manage My Booking section on the British Airways website to see what options are available to you.

Jet2

You can cancel your flights using the Manage My Booking page, but all scheduled Jet2.com flights are non-refundable. You can change the dates of your flight for a £35 administration fee and you may be charged for any fare difference. However, you cannot change your departure or destination airport once the reservation has been made.

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