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Emirates Refundable Flights

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Buy Emirates Refundable Flights

Emirates is a flag carrier airline of the United Arab Emirates and is the largest airline in the Middle East. The airline operates over 3,600 flights a week out of its hub, Dubai International Airport. Emirates flies to over 150 destinations across 6 continents, all done with a fleet of nearly 300 aircraft.

Are you searching for refundable Emirates flights but don't know where to start? Take a look at our guide below which shows you how you can book a refundable flight with Emirates through Alternative Airlines.

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What are Emirates Refundable Flights?

Emirates refundable flights are flights where you can cancel your flight and receive a refund either to your credit/debit card or the payment method you chose at checkout when you initially booked the flight. When you purchase a refundable Emirates flight ticket, you can cancel and receive a refund before the flight departure but this will usually cost you a cancellation fee. It's super easy and secure to book your refundable Emirates flights right here at Alternative Airlines!

For peace of mind, we offer Cancellation Protection here at Alternative Airlines which allows you to receive a full refund without having to pay any cancellation fees should you need to cancel your flight due to emergency circumstances. Emergency circumstances can include illness, pregnancy difficulties, disruptions to the flight schedule, technical difficulties and many more reasons if you cannot make your flight. You can find out more about what can be considered an emergency circumstance in our terms and conditions.

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Why Book Emirates Refundable Flights?

Did you know that booking non-refundable flight tickets can be more expensive than booking tickets that are refundable? When you cancel a non-refundable ticket, you'll be charged a cancellation fee and there'll be no guarantee of a refund.

This is why refundable flights can be cheaper as you'll be entitled to a full refund with only a small cancellation fee to pay. We recommend booking refundable Emirates tickets to avoid being disappointed should you need to cancel your flight.

You can receive a full refund for your Emirates flight if you cancel within 24 hours of making the booking.

Step 1 - Search for flights

How to Book Emirates Refundable Flights

Search for flights

Navigate to our search form at the top of the page and fill in departure and arrival details, the dates you plan to travel, how many passengers will be flying and the cabin class you'd like to fly in. Click on the 'Search Flights' button when you're ready!

Step 2 - Select Emirates

How to Book Emirates Refundable Flights

Select Emirates

Once the search results have loaded, you can apply the airline filter to only show flights operated by Emirates. Pick the flight that's most suitable for you and confirm your selection.

Step 3 - Look at the fare rules

How to Book Emirates Refundable Flights

View fare rules

After you've selected your flight, just below the flight details, you can see the fare rules for your particular ticket. This will indicate whether your Emirates ticket is refundable or eligible for free cancellation.

Step 4 - Look to Upgrade your flights

How to Book Emirates Refundable Flights

Upgrade your flight

With Emirates, you can even choose from different fare types which all have their own benefits. Some of these benefits include priority boarding and baggage, as well as being able to cancel or change your flight.

Cancellation Protection features

Can I Add Cancellation Protection to an Emirates Flight?

Yes! When you book your Emirates flight through Alternative Airlines, you can add Cancellation Protection - this means you or any other passenger on the booking will be able to claim a full refund if, due to an emergency circumstance, you cannot make your flight. With Cancellation Protection, you'll pay an extra fee to protect your money in case you're not able to make the flight for emergency reasons.

As you can see in the example, Cancellation Protection shows you how much money you'll receive if you cannot fly. We highly recommend applying Cancellation Protection to your booking to avoid disappointment and stress you cannot fly due to emergency reasons.

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

Emirates Refundable Flights FAQs

How to find Emirates refundable flights?

Searching for refundable Emirates flights is easy when you use Alternative Airlines. Once you've picked the best flight for you, you can proceed to the flight details and click on the 'Fare Type' tab which will outline whether your ticket is refundable or non-refundable.

Non-refundable tickets will appear cheaper to purchase than refundable tickets, but you'll end up losing more money in the long run as you won't receive a refund and will have to pay a cancellation fee if you need to cancel your booking. You'll get more flexibility with refundable fares as you will be eligible for a full refund and only have to pay a minor cancellation fee.

Emirates currently has a 24-hour cancellation policy which lets you receive a full refund if you choose to cancel your flight within 24 hours of making the booking.

How to request a refund for an Emirates flight?

At Alternative Airlines, you can request a refund if you've purchased Cancellation Protection for your flight and accessed the 'Claim Your Refund' page. You'll need to prove that you were not able to attend your flight due to emergency reasons. Another way to claim a refund is if you contact us directly.

If you purchased a refundable Emirates flight and want to cancel your booking, you can receive a refund minus any cancellation fees that are required to process the refund. You won't be able to achieve this with a non-refundable ticket.

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

No, you won't receive a refund for any non-refundable flight ticket. Emirates has a cancellation policy where you can receive a refund if you cancel your booking within 24 hours of making the booking.

Here at Alternative Airlines, we recommend adding Cancellation Protection to your flight to give you as much flexibility as possible. With this service, you'll receive a full refund if you cannot make your flight due to an emergency.

Do Emirates have a Cancellation Fee?

Yes - if you cancel your Emirates booking within 24 hours from when you first made the booking, you'll receive a full refund minus the cancellation fee.