are aer lingus flights refundable

The refund policy for Aer Lingus flights varies depending on the fare type and the reason for the cancellation.

Saver, Smart, and Plus Fares:

These fares are non-refundable. However, you may be able to request a tax refund if your flight is cancelled or significantly delayed.

Refund Policy for Saver Fares:

  • Cancellations within 24 hours of booking: No refund (Non-Refundable)
  • Cancellations from 24 hours to 7 days of booking: 25% refund
  • Cancellations from 7 days to 15 days of booking: 50% refund
  • Cancellations from 15 days to 21 days of booking: 75% refund
  • Cancellations from 21 days to 7 days of departure: 100% refund

Refund Policy for Smart Fares:

  • Cancellations within 24 hours of booking: No refund (Non-Refundable)
  • Cancellations from 24 hours to 7 days of booking: 25% refund
  • Cancellations from 7 days to 15 days of booking: 50% refund
  • Cancellations from 15 days to 30 days of booking: 75% refund
  • Cancellations from 30 days to 7 days of departure: 100% refund

Refund Policy for Plus Fares:

  • Cancellations within 24 hours of booking: No refund (Non-Refundable)
  • Cancellations from 24 hours to 7 days of booking: 25% refund
  • Cancellations from 7 days to 15 days of booking: 50% refund
  • Cancellations from 15 days to 30 days of booking: 75% refund
  • Cancellations from 30 days to 7 days of departure: 100% refund

Advantage, Flex, Business, and Business Flex Fares:

These fares are refundable, but there is a fee. The fee varies depending on the fare type and the amount of time before your flight is scheduled to depart.

Refund Policy for Advantage Fares:

  • Cancellations within 24 hours of booking: 25% refund
  • Cancellations from 24 hours to 48 hours of booking: 50% refund
  • Cancellations from 48 hours to 14 days of booking: 75% refund
  • Cancellations from 14 days to 7 days of departure: 100% refund

Refund Policy for Flex Fares:

  • Cancellations within 24 hours of booking: 25% refund
  • Cancellations from 24 hours to 48 hours of booking: 50% refund
  • Cancellations from 48 hours to 14 days of booking: 75% refund
  • Cancellations from 14 days to 7 days of departure: 100% refund

Refund Policy for Business Fares:

  • Cancellations within 24 hours of booking: 25% refund
  • Cancellations from 24 hours to 48 hours of booking: 50% refund
  • Cancellations from 48 hours to 14 days of booking: 75% refund
  • Cancellations from 14 days to 7 days of departure: 100% refund

Refund Policy for Business Flex Fares:

  • Cancellations within 14 days of booking: 5% refund
  • Cancellations from 14 days to 24 hours of booking: 25% refund
  • Cancellations from 24 hours to 48 hours of booking: 50% refund
  • Cancellations from 48 hours to 7 days of departure: 75% refund
  • Cancellations from 7 days to 24 hours of departure: 100% refund

Exceptions:

There are a few exceptions to the refund policy. For example, if your flight is cancelled due to a major weather event, you may be able to receive a full refund without a fee. You should contact Aer Lingus customer service to discuss your specific situation.