Flyers often find themselves at a disadvantage of needing to amend, change or even cancel their flight altogether. This can be a tricky situation to be in, considering the hefty prices of just a regular flight reservation on a short one-way trip, leaving out the scenarios of canceled vacations and more.
However, the airline services are reasonable enough and do consider the imminent randomness that is associated with the future. Thus, the options of changing a flight in case the plans of their commuters are revised are provided. Each Airline has its policies regarding such changes, and one can go through the Virgin Atlantic Flight Change Policy if they have a reservation with Virgin Atlantic but feel the need to change it.
Any flight reservation apart from the basic economy can be changed within the initial 24 hours of booking the reservation without incurring any charges, provided the booking was made one week before the flight departure.
All class fare tickets can change flights barring the basic economy tickets.
After 24 hours of booking the tickets, a flight change fee will be applied if the new flight ticket’s cost is less than the previous reservation.
The flight change costs will depend on the flight route, destination, and fare type.
If the new reservation is costlier than the current one, one will have to pay the difference in the fares.
A flight can’t be changed within the last 24 hours to flight departure unless one is enrolled in a particular Virgin flight program.
Suppose one bought the flight ticket directly from Virgin Atlantic or one of its direct associates. In that case, they can change a Virgin Atlantic flight by using the official Virgin Atlantic website or the Virgin Mobile application. However, if one has bought the ticket from a third-party vendor like a travel agency, they would have to contact the same vendor to change their flight.
The Virgin flight can be changed by clicking on the “My booking” tab at the top of the Virgin Atlantic homepage.
Next, fill in the details of the flight reservation which needs to be changed, and click on “Go to My booking.”
This will prompt the browser to load the flight itinerary and all other details of the flight reservation.
Click on the “Change flight” option and search for the new flight reservation you need.
Confirm the changes by completing the payments as prompted by the browser.
An email will affirm the success of changing the flight reservation.
The Virgin Atlantic mobile application can be downloaded from the application store onto a mobile device. One would need a Virgin account to use the application, and those who don’t have it can create one for free. Once the application launches, tap on the “change a flight” option on the home screen of the application and then follow the procedure similar to that on the website.
The Virgin Atlantic customer service details are mentioned on the Virgin Atlantic support page. One can dial the contact number and use the live chat service to know more about the Virgin Atlantic flight policy and any other queries one has regarding the flight changes. The Virgin Atlantic representative to get assistance on changing a Virgin reservation.
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