How do I get a refund for not getting on an overbooked Delta flight?

A simple 6 step guide for solving this common Delta problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

Before you get started, be sure you have: Name on the ticket, Billing address, Date of booking, Booking reference, Flight number, Ticket number
The first way to do this is to submit the issue online. Once you know the name on the ticket and the flight confirmation number, go to the refunds page to get started.
Under "Contact Information" enter your First and Last Name, and your billing address
Next in the section titled "Ticket Information" enter your information.
Next enter your Flight Information in the section titled Flight Information.
Finally in the "Reason for Request" section, from the drop down box, click Flight Delay. Underneath that is a text box where you can enter the details of the issue. Let them know that Delta overbooked your flight and that you were bumped off the flight and you would like a refund. Agree to the terms and service by checking the box and click Submit. They should get back to you in a week or so.
If this is time sensitive, the you will need to call Delta on the phone. You can use this number to do so. Once you have the rep on the line let them know the situation and they will help to process the refund. Let us know how it goes and if you would like our help!
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Author: Adam • May 18th, 2017

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