Here's how to postpone your travels for free amid coronavirus fears

Have you got flights booked abroad? Well don't worry, we've rounded up a way to save yourself forking out more cash to change them amid the coronavirus scare. 

There's no doubt about it, countries like Italy and America are blocked off, in a bid to contain the amount of Covid-19 cases around the world.

And although you may not be walking through the streets of Rome, or swimming in Croation seas as scheduled, it doesn't mean you can't change your flight without burning a whole in your pocket. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Below is a list of airlines who have made it possible. 

Jetstar

The Australian airline has confirmed they're offering travellers an option to cancle flights and receive a credit voucher for all new and existing international and domestic bookings. That includes a travel period from March 15 to May 31 2020. 

Qantas

Similarly, Qantas is giving passengers - who are travelling both domestically and internationally - the option to cancel their bookings until March 31 for travel up to May 31. They can then use it as a travel credit within 12 months. For more details, checkout the site, here.

Virgin 

Virgin ticket holders who are worried about flying out amid coronavirus outbreaks, can change their flight to a later date and/or a different destination, without copping a fee. The travel dates include March 15  to June 30. For more information, head to their website.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Singapore Airlines

If you've booked with Singapore Airlines you're in luck, as the company is waiving all rebooking fees for tickets issued on or before 15 March 2020, for travel up to 31 May 2020. A fare diffence may also apply for future itineraries. Visit their website for all the details.

Emirates

Those heading overseas with Emirates are also able to change travel dates without incurring any excess charges. Travellers who made bookings before March 31 comes can adjust travel dates for free. However, a fare difference may occur when confirming your next trip. To make any changes, click here.

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