The plans of any individual can change at the last minute. There are some unpredictable situations that arise due to which one has to make the change in plans. When it comes to travel plans one has to sometimes even cancel their bookings. There is no big deal if you have to cancel at the last minute because the Air Canada cancellation policy is there to make the whole process hassle-free. Most of the Flyers in the past have had bad experiences and because of that, they are scared that the same might happen even in the future.  

Furthermore, the team of Air Canada is there to help each of its customers in making the cancellation of bookings without any mess. Moreover, to make the cancellation process easy there is not just one but different ways through which one can complete this process. If you are one of the passengers of Air Canada and you have to make a cancellation of bookings then here is all the information you need to have. Each piece of information here will help you cancel your bookings with ease.

Let us first start by knowing all about the Air Canada cancellation policy. 

What is Air Canada cancellation policy?

Partial information on the cancellation policy of Air Canada can lead to misunderstandings in the future. So, it is always better to have complete information on the policy in advance. As each policy of Air Canada airline is flexible and this is why it becomes easy for everyone to complete the whole process. All the rules associated with the policy are simple and one can understand them with ease. The points given below explain the whole Air Canada cancellation policy in detail. 

To avoid paying any cancellation charges it is important that the flyer make the cancellation within 24 hours. Furthermore, any individual who misses is this 24-hour window need to pay the cancellation charges. Moreover, for the refundable tickets, one can go ahead to ask for a refund.   
In addition to this as per the Air Canada cancellation policy, one can request for a refund only if they make the cancellation within 24 hours.  
Also, according to the 24-hour cancellation policy, an individual can ask for a refund no matter what ticket they hold. This means you can go ahead to ask for a refund within 24 hours after buying it.  

Policies according to ticket type-

·        Air Canada Cancellation Policy for Basic Economy Tickets 

For the basic economy tickets, Air Canada Airlines does not allow to make the cancellation. You can only cancel the bookings within 24 hours of buying them. You can only ask for cancellation and refund in case your flight is delayed by three hours or more than that. 

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·        Air Canada Cancellation Policy for Non-Refundable Tickets 

Now comes the cancellation policy for non-refundable tickets. Nonrefundable tickets like standard Economy, flex, non-flexible premium business class, or economy class, these tickets are not eligible for a complete refund. According to the Air Canada cancellation policy, one has to pay a certain amount as a cancellation fee. 

·        Air Canada Cancellation Policy for Refundable Tickets 

Lastly, let us find about I got a cancellation policy for the refundable tickets. Define double tickets include latitude premium economy flexible add business flexible. any individual holding these tickets is eligible for getting the full amount as a refund. But according to the cancellation policy, it is important that the passenger holding this ticket cancel their ticket before the departure of the flight. runs the cancellation is done as per this policy the full amount of refund is given back within seven working days. 

Also check: How to cancel air Canada flight online

When is one eligible for making cancellation online?

As everything today is done online and one wants to save time by completing the task just by sitting at home. So, Air Canada airlines provide services that allow people to make cancellation at home. But if you want to make the online cancellation there are some terms and conditions which one needs to know. This means there are certain points that will explain under what conditions one is eligible for making the online cancellation. 

Go through the points below and find out all about these conditions-

·        Firstly, an individual is eligible for making the cancellation online if they had made the bookings directly through the official site of www.aircanada.com or they have made the reservations via the mobile application. 

·        Furthermore, you can cancel the booking online only if you make the cancellation for the whole booking. This means one cannot cancel anyone specific segment of their itinerary. 

·        Moreover, the eligibility also includes that you are making the cancellation for the Aeroplan reward booking. 

·        Lastly, one must make sure that they are canceling the booking at least two hours prior to the departure of their flight. 

Process for making cancellation of bookings

To make the cancellation of bookings there is no complicated procedure that the Flyers need to follow. Air Canada airline is very well aware that people are already tensed because they have to cancel their bookings. So, they make sure that the procedure they set for it is an easy one. Furthermore, one can cancel their bookings by just following some set of steps. The steps that one needs to follow are given below. 

·        Firstly, open your web browser.

·        Now visit the official site of Air Canada. Or one can simply write aircanada.com. 

·        Once the home page of the official site opens, you will need to look for the option of my bookings. One will find this option on the right side of the home page. 

·        Now you need to end some turn information to fetch your booking. Firstly, one needs to enter their “booking reference or their ticket number”. Secondly, you need to enter your “last name”. Make sure the last name that you enter is the one with which the bookings were made. 

·        Here click on the option of “find”. Once you find the booking you want to cancel you need to select that. 

·        Furthermore, you will find the cancel booking link there. Click on it and confirm your cancellation. 

 Cancellation fee chart according to Air Canada cancellation policy-

In addition to all the information above, now comes the most asked question by the flyers of this airline. One must definitely know about the cancellation charges or fees that they need to pay. Furthermore, it is important to know that the charges or fee differs from one ticket type to another ticket type. You will get to know about these charges through the table given below. So, the flyer can easily identify their ticket type and can know the amount they need to pay. In some cases, one does not have to pay any charges to find out about all this information below.

Type of TicketCancellation Fee or charges
Basic Economy Not allowed
Standard Economy$200
Flex$200
Comfort$200
Latitude No fee
Premium Economy FlexibleNo fee
Premium Economy Non-Flexible$200
Business Class FlexibleNo fee
Business Class Non-Flexible$200

For more information get in touch with air Canada manage booking team.