Buy Air Canada Refundable Flights

Air Canada is the national flag carrier of Canada and is headquartered in Quebec. The airline has hubs at multiple airports including Calgary, Montreal-Trudeau, Toronto-Pearson and Vancouver. Air Canada is the largest airline in Canada based on the number of passengers carried. It currently flies to over 200 destinations across Asia, Africa, the Americas, Europe and Oceania, as well as domestic flights within Canada.

If you're searching for refundable Air Canada flights, you've come to the right place! At Alternative Airlines, we've got a handy guide to show you how you can book Air Canada refundable flights through our site!

What are Air Canada Refundable Flights?

Refundable flights with Air Canada are bookings that allow you to cancel your flight and receive a refund either back to your credit or debit card (or the payment method you chose at checkout when you first booked the flight). When booking refundable Air Canada flight tickets, you can cancel and receive a refund before the flight is scheduled to depart, however, this may cost you a cancellation fee. It's super straightforward to search for and book refundable flights with Air Canada through Alternative Airlines.

To provide security to your booking and your money, we offer the Cancellation Protection service where you can receive a FULL refund without needing to pay any cancellation fees if you need to cancel your flight due to emergency circumstances. Emergency circumstances include illness, difficulties with pregnancy, disruptions to the flight schedule and mechanical issues, among others. You can find out more about what falls under an emergency circumstance in our terms and conditions.

Why Book Air Canada Refundable Flights?

Booking a refundable Air Canada flight saves you time and money should you ever need to cancel your flight! If you try to cancel a non-refundable ticket, you'll have to pay the cancellation fee with no guarantee of any refund. This is why booking refundable flights is a great idea - you'll be entitled to a full refund and only have to pay a small cancellation fee. We recommend booking refundable tickets for your Air Canada flights to avoid unnecessary stress should you need to cancel your flight.

You can receive a full refund for your Air Canada ticket if you cancel your booking within 24 hours from when you first made the booking. You can also get a full refund if you're cancelling a Business Class (flexible), Premium Economy (flexible), Latitude or Comfort fare, without paying any cancellation fees.

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How to Book Air Canada Refundable Flights

Can I Add Cancellation Protection to an Air Canada Flight?

Absolutely! Booking your Air Canada flights through Alternative Airlines means you can add extra perks to your booking, such as Cancellation Protection. This service means you can claim a full refund for your Air Canada ticket if, due to emergency reasons, you cannot make your flight. Using Cancellation Protection means you'll have to pay an extra fee to protect your money in case you're not able to board your flight due to an emergency. In the example below, you can see how Cancellation Protection displays how much money you'll receive if you cannot fly. We suggest adding Cancellation Protection to your booking to avoid any stress you may have to experience if you need to cancel your flight.

A full list of what is considered an emergency circumstance can be found in our terms and conditions.

Air Canada Refundable Flights FAQs

How to find Air Canada refundable flights?

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We make it easy for you to search for refundable Air Canada flights here at Alternative Airlines. To see if your fare is refundable or non-refundable, you can click on the 'Fare Rules' tab after you've selected a flight - this will indicate whether cancellations are permitted or not. Non-refundable tickets will be cheaper to purchase than refundable tickets, but if you do need to cancel your flight and its not due to an emergency, you'll end up losing more money in the long run as you won't be eligible for a refund and you'll need to pay a cancellation fee on top of this. There's more flexibility with refundable fare - you'll get a full refund and only have to pay a small fee for the cancellation.

Air Canada allows customers to receive a full refund if a cancellation is made within 24 hours from when the booking was first made. You can also get a full refund if you've booked a Comfort, Latitude, Premium Economy (flexible) or Business (flexible) Air Canada fare.

How to request a refund for an Air Canada flight?

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On the Alternative Airlines site, you can request a refund if you've purchased Cancellation Protection for your flight and accessed the 'Claim Your Refund' guide. Please note: you'll need to prove that you were not able to make your flight due to emergency reasons. You can also claim a refund by contacting us directly.

If you bought a refundable Air Canada flight and wish to cancel your booking, you can receive a refund minus any cancellation fees required to process the refund - this cannot be done with a non-refundable ticket.

Can I receive a refund on a non-refundable flight?

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No, you won't be able to receive a refund for ANY non-refundable flight ticket. Air Canada's cancellation policy lets you receive a full refund if you cancel your booking within 24 hours from when you initially made the booking.

At Alternative Airlines, we highly recommend adding Cancellation Protection to your booking so you can have as much flexibility as possible. You'll receive a full refund if you cannot make your flight due to an emergency circumstance.

Does Air Canada have a Cancellation Fee?

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Yes - if you cancel your Air Canada flight within 24 hours from when you initially made the booking, you'll be eligible for a full refund and not need to pay any cancellation fees.

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