Travel Airlines Waiving Change Fees Due to Tropical Storm Bud

17:31  13 june  2018
17:31  13 june  2018 Source:   travelpulse.com

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Airplane waiting in the rain. (photo via Chalabala / iStock / Getty Images Plus)© Getty Images Airplane waiting in the rain. (photo via Chalabala / iStock / Getty Images Plus) Tropical Storm Bud continues to weaken in the Pacific Ocean, but the storm system is still threatening western Mexico with heavy rainfall and subsequent flooding starting Thursday.

According to AccuWeather.com, the wind speeds of former Hurricane Bud have dropped significantly, but the storm is expected to bring downpours Thursday across the Los Cabos resort region, including Cabo San Lucas.

By Thursday night, the coast of southern Baja California and northwestern Mexico will be dealing with showers, thunderstorms, flash flooding and potential mudslides. An average of 2-4 inches of rain is expected, with some areas receiving as much as eight inches.

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We are experiencing flight delays to and from Japan destinations due to Tropical Storm Saola. For changes made to new flights after November 6, 2017, the change fee will be waived but applicable difference in fare will be charged.

Airlines waive change fees for Hawaii, Florida. The Central Pacific Hurricane Center, meanwhile, has issued an advisory for Hurricane Madeline, with alerts of possible hurricane or tropical storm conditions for several islands, including the Big Island and Maui.

Even as a weakened tropical storm, Bud is still expected to produce damaging winds in southern Baja California as it makes landfall later this week. The high winds could damage trees and cause power outages.

As for how the storm will impact travel, several of the top airlines in the United States have started waiving change fees for passengers scheduled to fly to impacted areas in Mexico in the coming days.

Major carriers including American, Delta, Southwest, and United that boast flights to Cabo San Lucas International Airport are offering customers currently scheduled to arrive on Thursday or Friday the chance to change their flight plans without a fee.

The airlines are waiving change fees and any difference in fare as long as passengers travel in the originally ticketed cabin and between the same cities as originally ticketed. Customers must travel by June 19 to be eligible for the waived change fees.

Southwest says fares are down despite rising fuel costs .
Southwest Airlines offset higher fuel costs with benefits from tax overhaul rather than raising fares or charging bag or change fees.American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines all have reported this month that their fuel costs are up as much as 40 percent, potentially costing each carrier $2 billion this year that the airlines say they'll try to offset at least partially with higher fares.

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