When you purchase a refundable ticket on United Airlines, you can cancel your flight at any time without paying a penalty.
You will get a full refund for the original ticket price.
Keep in mind that refundable tickets often cost a lot more than nonrefundable tickets.
Can you get your money back if you cancel your flight?
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, you can cancel a non-refundable ticket and receive a full refund of any airfare booked in the United States, without cancellation fees or penalties, as long as you booked your ticket seven days ahead of your flight and you do so within 24 hours of booking.
How much does it cost to cancel a flight united?
There’s no fee to change or cancel a flight ticketed within 24 hours as long as the reservation was made at least seven days prior to departure. United Airlines charges change fees of $200 for domestic flights and as much as $400 or more for international itineraries.
Are united economy flexible tickets refundable?
Basic Economy tickets are nonrefundable and non-changeable except as allowed by our 24-hour flexible booking policy — and they cannot be combined with any other fare type. They have no value if canceled or unused.