What about folks who have booked flights months from now? Will they be able to cancel their flights, hotels etc without financial penalties to themselves? What is the Canadian government going to do to protect Canadian travellers who could find themselves in this type of predicament? Can you purchase cancellation insurance a month or two or three months after you book and pay for your airplane ticket?
Coronavirus: turbulent times ahead for air travellers as carriers cancel China flights
- Lufthansa, British Airways, Air Canada among several big name airlines to halt flights, while others reduce services
- Travel agents expecting slump in sales amid rising uncertainty over how epidemic will play out
China coronavirus: Global health emergency declared by World Health Organisation, reversing earlier decision on outbreak
- Decision comes amid growing criticism of the UN health agency’s move last week not to declare the outbreak a ‘public health emergency of international concern’
- Disease is spreading steadily overseas as cases rise inside China