Taking a trip is the last thing on many people’s minds.
Roughly 94 million Americans have cancelled or plan on canceling travel plans due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a recent survey by personal finance site WalletHub.
Given the circumstances, many airlines are relaxing cancellation policies and major hotel chains are waiving fees.
“There is pretty unprecedented flexibility from all travel providers right now,” said Melanie Lieberman, travel editor for The Points Guy.
However, reimbursements can range from full refunds to travel vouchers for a future trip, depending on the airline, hotel or tour operator. Sometimes, the type of reimbursement varies depending on the customer service representative you speak to.
“There is no consistency, which is part of the problem,” Lieberman said.
To successfully navigate unbooking…