Would-be travellers are being denied refunds from main Canadian airways for journeys cancelled by the carriers due to COVID-19.
That wasn’t the case till lately. Now, anybody with out journey insurance coverage will solely get a journey credit score, good for 24 months.
Grounded passengers who spoke with CBC Information are offended the airways are maintaining their cash for journeys not taken and companies not delivered.
In a single case, a bunch that was heading to the Dominican Republic for a vacation spot wedding ceremony on March 25 is out about $80,000, stated bride-to-be Jillian Wilson of Stratford, Ont.
She stated Sunwing initially advised the group of 43 folks it will refund the cash however then modified its coverage, saying solely journey credit can be issued.
The journey credit are good for 24 months after the unique journey date. WestJet and Air Canada have carried out the identical coverage.
“I do not assume it is honest,” stated Wilson, who factors out lots of the individuals who had booked have since been laid off or might be within the coming weeks.
“We paid for a visit and they’re those who cancelled…. We do not actually perceive the place our cash is getting used once we have not been on an airplane, we’ve not been on the resort, we’ve not eaten the meals. So why cannot they offer us our a reimbursement?
On March 15,…