72-hour rule... Travel Insurance?

Old Aug 4, 14, 10:32 am
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72-hour rule... Travel Insurance?

I'm flying to Australia with the in-laws. They are in their 70s. I know that DL's 72-hour rule will be in place since these are award tickets.

Has anyone ever taken travel insurance for skymiles tickets given the 72 hour rule? If so, what company? How to value them?
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Old Aug 4, 14, 10:43 am
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I will you that very good reasons can evade the 72 hour rule sometimes
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Old Aug 4, 14, 11:35 am
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Originally Posted by iflyalexair View Post
I'm flying to Australia with the in-laws. They are in their 70s. I know that DL's 72-hour rule will be in place since these are award tickets.

Has anyone ever taken travel insurance for skymiles tickets given the 72 hour rule? If so, what company? How to value them?
Check into the Allianz products offered by Delta (and AA, and ...) Award miles don't get valued for the Allianz/AA product I bought - award change fees are reimbursed for covered incidents.

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Old Aug 4, 14, 11:47 am
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Originally Posted by 3Cforme View Post
Check into the Allianz products offered by Delta (and AA, and ...) Award miles don't get valued - award change fees are reimbursed for covered incidents.
There are no award change fees because no changes or redeposits are allowed inside of 72 hours.
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Old Aug 4, 14, 12:10 pm
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Originally Posted by deltadiva View Post
There are no award change fees because no changes or redeposits are allowed inside of 72 hours.
Good point!
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