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Airlines offering travel waivers ahead of Tropical Storm Dorian – KCCI Des Moines

Passengers due to fly into the path of Tropical Storm Dorian may be able to reschedule their flights for free.

Several U.S. airlines are offering travel waivers to customers with scheduled flights to the eastern Caribbean as the storm travels through the Caribbean Sea.

The National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch for Puerto Rico on Tuesday morning. It’s expected to strengthen into a Category 1 hurricane as it nears the territory around 2 a.m. ET on Thursday, CNN meteorologist Dave Hennen said.

Delta

Delta customers with flights scheduled until Aug. 29 to parts of the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Haiti and Saint Lucia can change out their flight, free of charge, before Sept. 5. Passengers who cancel their trip can use the value toward a future flight, the airline said.

Southwest

Customers flying Southwest to Turks and Caicos, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico between today and Aug. 30 may rebook a flight. They must rebook within 14 days of their original travel date and can reschedule their travel plans online, too, if they booked on Southwest.com.

American

American Airlines will waive the fee to change flights scheduled until Aug. 29 if they’re canceled. Trips to Barbados, Haiti, Martinique, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Saint Lucia are subject to cancellation.

Spirit

Spirit will waive the fee to change flights for passengers with flights between Aug. 27 and 30 to Puerto Rico, Haiti or the Dominican Republic. Customers must rebook no later than Sept. 5.

Frontier

Frontier allows customers with flights booked to Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic until Aug. 30 to make one change to their itinerary free of charge.

Jet Blue

Jet Blue will waive change/cancellation fees and fare differences for customers who are traveling between Aug. 28 and 29 to certain destinations in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Customers can rebook their flights for travel through Sept. 1. Customers with cancelled flights may also opt for a refund.

Airlines offering travel waivers ahead of Tropical Storm Dorian – KCCI Des Moines

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