JetBlue is making some changes, and the news isn’t good.
Here are the details.
JetBlue’s Negative Changes
This week, JetBlue made 3 negative changes that could impact your wallet. Here’s what you can expect:
1. Shortened Price Adjustment Grace Period
Previously, if the price of your fare decreased within 14 days of purchase, you could get a travel voucher for the price difference. Now, the grace period for earning the travel voucher has been reduced to only 5 days. This is still better than most airlines policies, but it’s still a bummer.
2. Increased Fees for Standby Passengers
The fee for confirming a same-day flight switch has increased from $50 to $75. But if the plane is full, and you do NOT board the flight, the fee is reimbursed.
3. No More Free Standby
You used to be able to fly standby at NO extra charge for flights immediately before or after your original flight (as long as it had the same origin and destination). But now you will be charged the $75 standby fee that use to only apply to other standby scenarios.
Folks love JetBlue for their extra legroom in economy, free Wi-Fi, and live TV. And there are lots of great ways to make your JetBlue travel even better. They even have a Best Fare Guarantee. So hopefully this is the end of the negative changes.
Via Deals We Like, JetBlue made some negative changes to their program this week.
They reduced the price adjustment grace period from 14 days to 5 days. And they made changes to their standby policy, including increasing the fee from $50 to $75.
Overall, JetBlue is still a great airline. Hopefully these changes won’t disturb your travel!
Does this news affect your loyalty to JetBlue?