Hurricane Irma Update: Delta Vacations Advises Clients to Take Advantage of Travel Waivers

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Delta Vacations issued a statement Wednesday afternoon urging customers traveling in the path of Hurricane Irma to consider taking advantage of travel waivers or to postpone their trip to another time.

According to the statement, Hurricane Irma’s path will include some of Delta Vacations top destinations such as Florida, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Turks and Caicos and the Bahamas

“Delta Vacations customers who are scheduled to be in the path of Hurricane Irma should feel confident that their well-being is our primary concern and can opt to take advantage of travel waivers for this storm to postpone their vacations,” according to the statement. 

Customers should contact their travel agent or call 1-800-800-1504 to reschedule their vacations. Delta Vacations also noted that its Customer Engagement Center (CEC) is working with travel agency and hotel partners to quickly rebook our customers.
 
“We are monitoring the situation for customers who remain in destination and will continue to work closely with our hotel and destination partners to ensure their safety,” according to the official statement. “According to our destination contacts, impacted airports are closed until further notice, but will be evaluated for service as soon as possible after the storm passes.”

As islands are still assessing damage, it appears as though St. Maarten/St. Martin and St. Barts have been hit the hardest of the Caribbean islands Hurricane Irma has already passed through. AntiguaSt. Kitts/Nevis and Anguilla have all reported minimal damage.

Keep visiting www.travelagentcentral.com for more Hurricane Irma updates and be sure to follow Travel Agent’s Joe Pike on Twitter @TravelPike and Instagram @pike5260.

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