Delta Airlines bereavement / compassion airfares policy for flights to travel to funerals or family emergencies (imminent death / terminal illness).
Bereavement airfares are not offered on domestic travel.
"If you are traveling outside of the United States, we offer bereavement fares. Tickets must be purchased in person at any Delta ticketing location. For reservations or pricing, call Delta Reservation Sales. These fares are not available at delta.com."
Immediate family allowed for bereavement airfares: Spouse, Domestic partner, Child, Parent, Sister, Brother, Stepparent, Stepchild, Grandparent, Grandchild, Aunt, Uncle, Niece, Nephew, Stepbrother, Mother-in-law, Father-in-law, Son-in-law, Daughter-in-law, Brother-in-law, Sister-in-law, Stepsister.
From Delta's website - "The following information is required so that you can purchase a ticket using discounted Bereavement Fares:
* Passenger's relationship to the deceased
* Name and phone number of funeral home, hospital, or hospice
* Name of doctor (if applicable)
Tickets need to be purchased and travel has to start within seven days of the death or imminent death of the immediate family member. Required documentation is subject to verification.
All Bereavement Fares are completely refundable. Changes, standby, and open returns are permitted. Stopovers are not permitted.
Platinum Medallion upgrades and North American upgrades are permitted. Mileage upgrades may be used with the exception of award codes D411, D412, D625, D627. "
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