Please remember that VivaColombia tickets are non-refundable; however, the following are certain situations where a refund would be applicable:
Cancellating within 24 hours of booking (Flights to/from U.S.): Tickets to/from the United States may be cancelled within 24 hours from the time of original booking for a full refund, as long as the flight is booked seven (7) days or more prior to the scheduled departure date.
Retractation Act: Retracting from the purchase should be exercised through any service channel of the seller, within the forty eight (48) hours following the purchase operation. Retractation may only be exercised at least 8 calendar days or more before, between the moment of the timely exercise thereof and the date provided to start the service for domestic flights. For international flights, the term shall be equal or longer than 15 calendar days.
Withdrawal Act: In accordance with the provisions of the RAC numerales 220.127.116.11.1. y 18.104.22.168.2. del RAC 3 (Reglamentos Aeronáuticos Colombianos), the passenger may desist from his/her trip up to 24 hours before the start thereof, as long as the contract of carriage will originate in Colombia. The carrier may withhold up to a 10% of the fare, excluding rates, taxes and administrative fees. The above shall not apply in case of promotional fares.
In accordance that our fares are promotionals, when you don’t use your ticket, we will refund the taxes associated with this and the additional services purchased.
If you buy through a travel agency, and you desist on traveling giving notice to the intermediary who sold you your ticket, it must proceed with the refund of the money once the airline makes available the corresponding amount. The agency must ensure official notification to the airline to complete the payment procedure at the scheduled times. If the refund must be made in favor of the agency, because it made the direct payment of the refund or for any other reason (subject to evaluation), you must prepare a signed letter where you authorize VivaColombia to disburse the money to the agency, attaching also documents of who authorizes and who receives the money.
Cancellations and delays: Refunds will apply when a reservation is affected for any reason caused by our airline, such as: cancellations, rescheduling, delays, security reasons, multiple debits or extra ammount charges.
Illness/Decease: in case of death of the title holder of the ticket, his/her companion (as long as they have the same itinerary) or relatives (grandparents, parents, children, grandchildren, siblings, spouse) are entitled to request refund. Such request should be filed within the 30 working days following the scheduled date of the flight. Claim must be made by the title holder of the ticket or an immediate relative. VivaColombia may apply penalties to a refund for decease reasons. Click to learn in which cases the refund will apply.
Who will be refunded?
VivaColombia shall refund the money to those who have paid the ticket, or if payment was made in cash, refund will be made to the passenger who appears on the reservation. To proceed with a refund to a third party, a letter signed by the owner of the ticket (cardholder or passenger) and a copy of the documents of the person authorizing payment to such third party and of the person who will receive the money are required.
Refunds to minors: if a ticket has been paid in cash and the passenger is a minor, VivaColombia refund will be made to either parent.