Types of British Airways Cancellation and Refund Tickets
The cancellation and refund solely depend on the guidelines provided by British Airways on the fare category and the class you have made your booking with:
Basic Economy Ticket: Usually, the basic economy ticket is not eligible for cancellation while we book it with British Airlines but you can always cancel your ticket within the first 24 hours of booking.
Refundable Ticket: The refundable ticket is that even if it is cancelled after the 24 hours locking period it gets refunded whenever you cancel it. All it takes is a little extra money at the time of booking but it gives you immense security while your plan can always be cancelled and sometimes needs to be postponed.
Non-Refundable Ticket: The non-refundable ticket may be cheaper while booking but just in case you need to cancel it you will be at a big loss while you book a non-refundable ticket. To avoid extra unnecessary penalty charges, we must buy a refundable ticket for future purposes.
24-hr Risk-Free Cancellation: Your ticket can be cancelled within 24 hours of the booking and no cancellation fee will be charged if any error occurs in your booking or sudden change of plans. Under this policy you will get a full refund and the refund amount will be processed in the original form of payment. Apart from cancellation, you can also change your booking within 24 hours without paying any change fee.
Case of Severe Death or illness: This policy entertains the passengers who are concerned with some severe illness or death of a near and dear one then you are exempted for partial or full refund that is given back to you if you give all the documents that are needed as a proof. So, the passengers have to provide an authentic medical certificate or death certificate.
Travel Insurance: While you book with British Airways, we would suggest you purchase travel insurance to protect your booking against uncertain cancellation. However, it is necessary for the insurer to cover the reasons for flight cancellation.