How Do I Change My Flight on Expedia?

Life is unpredictable at best and Expedia understands the need to make changes to your flight should life get in the way. You can change your flight through the airline directly if you booked with someone else, use Virtual Agent chat or visit the Trips link on the website. Keep in mind you may incur applicable fees and have to pay any difference in airfare.

Originally founded in 1996, Expedia's name is derived from the words "exploration" and "speed." Since it's conception, the company has been an online presence in the travel industry for individuals and small businesses. Nowadays, you can book a flight online, by phone or through the apps. However, what are the steps if you need to change your flight? Expedia has the answers and this guide will walk you through each one.

How Easy Expedia Makes It

You can change your flight one of two ways: either through the Trips link next to the Sign In at the upper right corner or you can use the Virtual Agent through live chat. Please note that there are some restrictions depending on the type of flight you can change. From the Trips link, click on the Change Flight option and search for the flight best for your needs. You will also see the cost of the flight including any applicable fees.

Some Restrictions

First of all, Expedia recommends that you review the Airline Rules and Restrictions in your itinerary for any specific rules or fees associated with changing your flight. Some full-service airlines don't charge fees as long as you change or cancel within 24 hours of the original booking. After 24 hours, you can visit the Trips link or use the Virtual Agent to help you edit your flight.

If you booked light fares or economy, those flights don't usually allow for any changes. Please check your itinerary or your booking confirmation for details. It's advised you also call the low-cost airline directly to see what they do allow. Expedia has more information under the Change Your Flight section of the help pages including same-day flight changes and round-trip flights with two one-way fares.

Please call Expedia customer service representatives if you have any questions.

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