Last updated on November 3rd, 2022 at 10:32 am

This blog entirely deals with whether you can transfer a Delta ticket to someone else or not. In short, it talks about the transferability of the tickets issued by Delta Airlines. Thus if you are interested, utilize the guide below.

Delta Airlines is one of the prominent low-cost carriers operating out of the United States of America. With a fleet of over 800 aircraft, that provides travel to 350 destinations around the globe. Therefore, it is evident that many of these passengers may have to cancel their flights. Thus, they are looking to transfer their ticket ownership to a friend or family.

In short, today we will talk about,

  • Whether Delta Transfer Ticket to Another Person is allowed?
  • If not, what else can you do?

Thus, let’s start by answering the first question.

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How to Transfer Tickets to Another Person?

Delta Airlines does not allow passengers to transfer their tickets to someone else. However, a passenger may cancel their ticket and rebook it in the name of another person. Thus, below we will discuss how to cancel & again book a Delta Airlines Reservation .

How to Cancel Flight & Get Refund/eCredit?

Here, we will talk about flight cancelations and refunds after such cancelations. Usually, passengers seek to get refunded once they have canceled their itineraries. Thus in the same section, we will also talk about the refund-related stuff keeping in mind Delta Airlines.

Flight Cancelation

  • Firstly, visit the official website for Delta Airlines or call at +1-888-573-3166.
  • Secondly, click on My Trip, and select the booking identification method.
    • Confirmation Number
    • Credit/Debit Card Number
    • Ticket Number
  • Thirdly, fill in the booking information.
    • Confirmation Number or Credit/Debit Card Number or Ticket Number.
    • First Name
    • Last Name
  • Then press Enter or click on the arrow symbol.
  • Once your bookings are received, select the booking you wish to cancel.
  • Then click on Cancel Trip.
  • After that, follow the instructions step by step to cancel your booking.

*In case your flight is non-refundable, Delta will subtract a cancelation charge from the fare amount. Also, Delta will convert the rest into eCredit, which you can use to book future travels from Delta.

However, in exceptional cases, Delta will refund the unused portion of the fare. In addition, passengers with refundable fares can get refunds in case of flight cancelations.

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Requesting Refund

  • Firstly, you need to open the refund request form.
  • Secondly, fill out the form
    • Contact Information
      • Name
      • Address
      • Phone Number
    • Booking Information
    • Ticket Information
    • Request Reason
  • Lastly, click on Submit.

*In case passengers cancel their flight within 24 hours of booking, there is no need to apply for a refund. That is to say; the refund process will automatically start upon the completion of the cancelation.

**Also, passengers who want to transfer their tickets are not allowed to do so under the Delta guidelines. However, you can rebook a ticket in someone else’s name using the eCredit.

Related: Delta Request Refund

How to Rebook a Flight Ticket Using eCredit?

  • Go to the Delta Airline Redeem page.
  • Then go to the “Can’t Find you eCredit?” option, and select the “method of search.”
  • Then fill in the detail asked and click on Look Up.
  • Once you see your eCredit listed, click the checkbox next to it.
  • Then scroll down and click on Continue.

*You’ll now be transferred to the flight booking section.

  • Firstly, fill in the booking information.
    • Origin Airport
    • Destination Airport
    • Type of Trip
      • One Way
      • Round Trip
    • Travel Date/s
    • Number of Passengers
  • Click on the arrow symbol.
  • Secondly, select the flight & fare you prefer.
  • Thirdly, select your seats if you prefer to, for a small seat selection charge.
  • Then click on Save & Exit.
  • Lastly, click on Continue to Review & Pay and proceed with the payment.

*Your fare amount will be covered using the eCredits. In case the fare amount is more than the eCredit, you will have to pay the difference.

In short, these are the options available to passengers to transfer the ownership of their fare to someone else. Lastly, let us read up on Delta Airlines’ policies for flight cancelation & rebooking.

Delta Flight Cancelation & Rebooking Policy

  • Delta offers a “24-hours Risk-Free Cancelation”. That is to say; a passenger may Cancel Delta Flight without any charge within 24 hours of booking. However, the passenger has to fulfill some conditions.
    • Firstly, the passenger must cancel the booking before midnight of the next day of the booking date. Also, before midnight of the day, the initial flight departs in case of multiple flights.
    • Secondly, in case of multiple/return flights, cancel before the departure of the first flight.
    • Thirdly, these policies do not apply to fares purchased using a third-party agent.
  • Fourthly, fares purchased using cash are excluded from the 24 hours risk-free cancelation.
  • In some instances, Delta Airlines will not charge a cancelation fee from a non-refundable fare before converting it into Credit.

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  • Firstly, Fares for travel routes within the United States of America & Puerto Rico.
    • Secondly, Fares for international flights originating from North America.
    • Thirdly, Fares for flights from the Caribbean to the United States of America//Mexico.
  • In addition, a passenger who has a SkyMiles membership doesn’t need to find their eCredit during rebooking. In short, they can just log in to their account on the Delta website and get access to their eCredit.
  • If the rebooked fare amount is more than the value of your eCredit, you will have to pay the difference out of your pocket to complete the booking. For any query, you can directly call Delta Customer Services at +1-888-573-3166.

To sum up, now you know all about your options in this situation. Thus, let us finish this with a few FAQs.

Delta Transfer Ticket to Another Person – Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I change my Delta ticket to another person?

In short, no, Delta passengers cannot transfer the ownership of their fare to another person. However, they can cancel their ticket, get it refunded, or convert it to eCredit. And use them to rebook another fare in someone else’s name.

Q. Which airlines allow transferable tickets?

Most airlines, especially those that provide complete services, do not allow passengers to transfer ownership of their tickets. However, some airlines do, they are –
• EasyJet
• Ryanair
• Vueling
• WestJet
• Wizz Air
• Transavia
• Flybe

Q. What happens if you put the wrong name on a flight ticket?

Firstly, it depends on the degree and nature of the error in the name. That is to say, most airlines allow passengers to correct their names on tickets without any charge. However, if the name is completely wrong, like putting in your maiden’s name, or your name has changed. In that case, the airline will charge you a name change fee & legal documents as proof to change your name on the ticket.