A running list of all the hotel change and cancellation policies due to the coronavirus pandemic, including Hilton, Marriott, and Airbnb
- Coronavirus has interrupted travel on a global scale forcing travelers to cancel flights and hotels last minute. Here's what you need to know about all of the major hotel and online booking platforms' cancellation and change policies.
- We encourage all travelers to stay safe, follow guidelines from the CDC website, and take precautions.
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Due to the impact of the novel coronavirus, travelers are experiencing global disruptions to their plans from cruises being cancelled to the recent ban on travelers coming in from Europe. Others just don't feel comfortable risking exposure and are calling off travel plans proactively.The CDC website currently has issued a Level 3 warning (advising travelers to avoid nonessential travel) for most countries in Europe, China, Iran, and South Korea. They have also issued a Level 2 global outbreak notice, warning that "Sustained community spread of respiratory illness caused by the novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19) is occurring globally," as well as noting that older adults and anyone with serious chronic medical conditions should avoid nonessential travel.
Further, all hotel groups are closely monitoring the latest developments and many have shared that they are working hard to ensure they meet the health and safety recommendations on hygiene and cleaning when it comes to common spaces and guest rooms. Specific practices are also outlined on many hotel websites.We will continue to update this list as new information from hotels and travel partners emerge.
Additionally, we understand that right now is a challenging time to plan travel. But when this time passes, and things return to normal, we know you'll be eager to explore the world again.Whenever that happens for you, and we know it will, we hope our travel content helps you make informed, useful, and inspiring choices on the best places and hotels to book. In the meantime, we're also including some hotels we love in major US cities that we think you will too, for something uplifting to think about. As always, we encourage all travelers to stay safe, follow guidelines from the CDC website, and take precautions.
- The best hotels in New York
- The best hotels in LA
- The best luxury hotels in Las Vegas
- The best hotels in San Francisco
- The best hotels in Chicago
- The best hotels in Palm Springs
Keep reading for change and cancellation policies from hotel brands and online travel booking platforms.
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- Choice Hotels
- Disney Hotels
- Four Seasons
- Hilton Hotels
- Hyatt Hotels
- Marriott Hotels
- Trump Hotels
- The Williamsburg Hotel
- Wyndham Hotels
- Online Travel Agencies (OTAs)
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