Discuss COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus On DDF, What Steps Are You Taking To Prepare?

DDF, or the DansDeals Forums, is a great place to discuss everything from trip planning to politics with DansDeals readers. In light of community spread...

[Updated With Connecting Flight Information] Israel Bans Entry To Visitors From 5 European Countries Over Coronavirus Fears, Will America Be Next?

Update: Israel has clarified that passengers connecting in Mainland China, Italy, or South Korea are subject to a 14 day home quarantine and/or denied...

[Updated: Caveats Added] United Adds The Best Overall Coronavirus Waiver On Paid And Award Flights!

Update: United has clarified that: No refunds will be given for awards, but you can cancel your award and rebook any other award within...

[Update: Domestic Flights Added] Delta Adds Coronavirus Waiver On International Flights, Suspends Flights To Milan And Venice

Update: Under pressure from United, Delta has updated their waiver to include all domestic and international flights booked from March 1-31. Only one free...

British Airways Adds Coronavirus Waiver On Flights, Reduces NYC Flights

Another day, another airline change fee waiver. JetBlue, Alaska, American, and Delta previously announced free change policies due to coronavirus. This time BA has released a waiver,...

American Does A Poor Job Matching JetBlue’s Coronavirus Change Policy

JetBlue and Alaska previously announced free change policies due to the coronavirus. American is now announcing their own policy. It's applicable for tickets purchased between March 1, 2020...

El Al: Free Changes On Flights To Europe Due To Coronavirus

El Al announced today that they will waive the change fees on tickets that include travel to or from anywhere in Europe during March. You...

American Airlines Cancels Flights To Milan After US Warns Against Travel To Northern Italy Due To Coronavirus

The US has raised the travel warning to level 4, the highest threat level, to the Milan and Venice regions of northern Italy. In response,...

Alaska Air Matches JetBlue Refund Waiver On Paid And Award Bookings

JetBlue previously announced that paid and award tickets purchased between 2/27-3/11 would be refundable for future travel without penalty. If you do make a change,...

Israel Bans Visitors From Italy; El Al Suspends All Flights To Italy And Thailand, Delays Their Japan Service Launch

Israel, home to the harshest coronavirus bans on the planet, is now turning away non-Israelis arriving on flights from Italy. Israelis who have visited...

JetBlue: No Change Or Cancellation Fees For Bookings Made Over The Next 2 Weeks!

COVID-19, the novel coronavirus that is spreading across the globe, is hitting airlines harder than any other industry. A global pandemic will likely mean...

Israel To Its Citizens: Don’t Travel Abroad; Returnees From Italy Will Be Subject To 2 Week Coronavirus Quarantine

Israel has taken some of the strongest measures in the world against the spread of Coronavirus within its borders. That has included banning non-Israelis who...

Sunday News Roundup 2/23/20: Flight Denied Entry To Israel, E-PASS Transponder, Venice #Bonvoyed, MLB, Points Scam, Drone Dome, $10K Bump, Cuba Trip, And More!

Some stories and deals don’t get their own post, but should get some coverage. Here are some quick takes on stories that caught my...

Hyatt And Marriott Extends Elite Status For Members In Asia Pacific Region Due To Coronavirus

Update: Marriott has matched Hyatt's elite extension policy for members who had an account address in China, Hong Kong, or Taiwan as of 2/1/20. Originally...

After Israel’s Hard-line Coronavirus Ban, Cathay Pacific Suspends Flights To Tel Aviv

Earlier this week, Israel announced some of the harshest coronavirus bans in the world. Non-Israelis who have visited China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, or...

Sunday News Roundup 2/16/20: New US Airlines, Cruise Quarantines, #Reclinegate, Yiddish Harry Potter, Aeroplan Infant Awards, And More!

Some stories and deals don’t get their own post, but should get some coverage. Here are some quick takes on stories that caught my...

Cathay Pacific Will Kill Off Their JFK-Vancouver Route In 2 Weeks

Update: Cathay Pacific has revised the final date for this route to February 23rd. Related post: Cathay Pacific Suspends Flights To Newark, Washington DC, Maldives,...

Cathay Pacific Suspends Flights To Newark, Washington DC, Maldives, And More; Employees Asked To Take Unpaid Time Off

I wrote about how the Wuhan Novel Coronavirus is going to take a toll on air travel this year in this week’s Sunday roundup. One...

US Carriers Suspend All Flights To Hong Kong

American and United have both suspended all of their flights to Hong Kong, citing a drop in demand. Delta stopped flying to Hong Kong...

Sunday News Roundup 2/2/20: Coronavirus, RIP Kobe, Something Smells At American, Super Bowl Saturday, Stuck In Iran, 15K Lie-Flat Transcon, And More!

Some stories and deals don’t get their own post, but should get some coverage. Here are some quick takes on stories that caught my...

After State Department Warns Not To Travel To China, American, Delta, And United Suspend All China Flights

Update: United has announced that they will also suspend all flights to China from February 6-March 27. Flights are also being suspended between Newark...

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