Here’s What To Do If You’re Scheduled To Fly During Winter Storm Grayson

You can’t change the weather, but you can make sure your travel plans aren’t too shaken up by a sudden squall. Here’s how to get a travel waiver for your airline if you’re flying during Winter Storm Grayson.

Each airline has a different policy for handing out travel waivers or refunds due to inclement weather. If you are or were booked to fly with a U.S. airline during this winter storm, here’s what you need to know about rebooking or being compensated.

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Alaska Airlines

Travel waivers are available to customers scheduled to fly out of New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New Jersey on January 4. If you were booked to travel on January 4, you must rebook no later than January 10.

American Airlines

Customers scheduled to fly to or from the northeastern or mid-Atlantic regions between January 4-5 are eligible for travel waivers. However, they must have booked their original flight before January 2 and rebooking is available for dates through January 2-8.

Delta

Customers flying to or from the northeastern, mid-Atlantic, or southeastern regions are eligible for travel waivers. The ticket must have been originally booked for dates between January 3-5 and must be rebooked no later than January 7.

Frontier

Travel waivers are available to passengers scheduled to fly in or out of New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and New Jersey on January 3-4. You must rebook by January 24.

JetBlue

Passengers scheduled to fly out of certain airports in the Southeast on January 3 or out of the Northeast or Mid-Atlantic January 4 are eligible for travel waivers. You must rebook by January 10. See JetBlue’s website for a full list of eligible airports.

Southwest

Passengers scheduled to fly out of certain airports on a range of dates between January 3-5 are eligible for travel waivers and rebooking on a flight within 14 days of their original departure date. See Southwest’s website for a full list of airports and eligible dates.

Spirit Airlines

Spirit Airlines will give travel waivers to customers scheduled to fly to or from Myrtle Beach on January 3-4. These customers must rebook by January 7. Waivers are also available for passengers scheduled to fly out of the Northeast January 4-5 and must be rebooked by January 10.

United

Travel waivers were available for customers booked to travel to or from the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic or Southeast on January 3-5. You must rebook by January 7.