Things to know before canceling a United Airlines flight:
  1. You can get a 100% refund on canceling the flight if you have booked 7 days in advance, and you are canceling the flight within 24 hrs of booking the flight.
  2. In case you paid a FareLock fee to book the flight, you will not get any refund on the fee for canceling the flight.
  3. The refund will be credited to the original payment source, unless you used the United Gift certificate, if that’s the case, the United Gift Card will turn into the Electronic Travel Certificate for the next time.
  4. Tickets booked using the Electronic Travel Certificate are not eligible for any kind of refund.
  5. In case you have booked a Basic Economy flight, then after the passing of the 24 hrs, you won’t be able to cancel the flight.
  6. For the refundable flight, on canceling them, you will have to pay the cancellation fee and will get a part of the original ticket price as a refund.
  7. In case you are using the MegaPlus miles, then on canceling the flight you can redeposit your miles. On redepositing the miles you will have to pay a fee if you are doing this for flights that have less than 30 days left for departure, but, if more than 30 days are left you won’t have to pay any kind of fees on redepositing your flight.

How to cancel your United flight via phone?

Step 1: Call 800-864-8331 to connect with the representative of the United flight.

Step 2: Provide all the details regarding your booking.

Step 3: Ask to cancel your ticket.

Step 4: Follow any kind of prompts asked.

How to cancel your United flight via the website?

Step 1: Open up the United Airlines website, and log into your account.

Step 2: Go to the “My trips” section.

Step 3: Provide the details regarding your booking, to find your flight.

Step 4: Select, “Cancel booking.” 

Step 5: A message will appear on the screen, asking for confirmation, regarding your cancellation. Select, “Confirm”.

How to get a refund for your canceled trip?

Step 1: Open up the United Airlines website, and log into your account.

Step 2: Go to the

Step 3: Fill out the form.

Step 4: Wait for the United to approach you, in case you are qualified for the refund.