How long do you have to cancel a flight?

Last updated on April 25, 2023

You generally have 24 hours after booking a flight before any penalties are applied to cancel it. If you book on a Sunday, you typically have until Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. to cancel the flight free of charge. Some airlines have slightly different rules, so be sure to read the specific airline's cancellation policy to understand the time frame.

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