How to Change/Cancel a Flight on Expedia

Last updated: November 7, 2016 - 9:50pm EST

Has there been an emergency or other change of plans, and now you can't make a flight that you booked? Need to cancel that flight, or at least reschedule it?

Cancelling and changing flights can be a tricky process whether you booked travel on, or one of its popular competitors like, or But don't worry, read on to find out how to do it.

To cancel a flight on Expedia

There are two main ways to cancel a flight with Expedia. The first is by logging into your Expedia account and selecting your itinerary. Then click Cancel Flight.

The other way is by calling Expedia customer support at 1-866-310-5768 (inside the U.S.) or 1-404-728-8787 (international).

A couple of notes about cancelling your flight on Expedia:

  • If you booked it within the last 24 hours, you may be able to get a full refund.
  • Some flights cannot be refunded, as per the rules and regulations of Expedia or the airline.
  • Certain non-refundable flights may still be refunded with credit for the same airline.
  • Certain airlines must be contacted directly in order to cancel a flight.

See our Expedia Customer Service and Expedia Cancellation Policy tutorials for more information.

To change a flight on Expedia

If you need to change a flight after you've already booked it with Expedia, you'll have to call their customer support team at 1-866-310-5768 (inside the U.S.) or 1-404-728-8787 (international).

A couple of things to note about changing your flight with Expedia:

  • Your new flight must be for the same (primary) passenger(s) and on the same airline.
  • If your new flight costs more than your old one, you will have to pay the difference.
  • You may also have to pay a rebooking fee, as per the airline's rules and regulations.
  • Certain airlines must be contacted directly in order to change a flight. 

Again, be sure to check out our Expedia Customer Service tutorial for more information.


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