It is not uncommon for passengers to be making errors during the ticket booking process. Have you booked your next flight with Spirit Airlines and misspelled your name on the ticket? Even though Spirit Airlines is a low-cost carrier, the airline can be surprisingly lenient with its various change policies. Read further to get all the details on the Spirit change name on the ticket.
Can I Change My Name On Spirit Ticket?
Spirit Airlines does indeed allow its passengers to change names on their flight tickets. There are two types of name changes a passenger can make. These are discussed below:
Minor Name Change (Spelling Correction)
Minor name changes refer to any spelling errors the passenger has made on the ticket. These changes can be made without any hassle as they require minimal verification. In order to be eligible for spelling corrections, you must contact the airline at least seven days prior to the flight’s scheduled departure. The name correction must match the name on the passenger’s government-issued ID/Passport.
Legal Name Change
Has your name been legally changed since the time you made your reservation? Passengers are eligible to make a legal name change on the ticket granted you provide the supporting legal documents. Depending on the reason behind your legal name change (marriage, divorce, adoption, etc.), Spirit Airlines may ask you to submit any of the below-listed legal documents:
- Marriage Certificate or License
- Court Order
- Divorce Decree
- Any other document proving the Legal Name Change
Both spelling changes to the passenger’s name and legal name changes can be made free of cost if requested within 24 hours of ticket purchase.
How To Change Name On Spirit Flight Ticket?
There are a few ways you can get your name changed on a Spirit flight ticket. The easiest way is to request a name change online. For this, you will have to first retrieve your flight booking through Spirit’s Manage Booking service. Instructions for changing name online are provided below:
- First, open the Spirit Airlines website in your preferred web browser.
- Select the ‘My Trips’ option available on the homepage of the website.
- In the ‘Find My Trips’ section, enter the passenger’s ‘Last Name’ and ‘Confirmation Code’ (a six-letter alphanumeric combination found in the booking confirmation email).
- Click on the ‘Continue’ button.
- Once you have successfully retrieved your booking, select the ‘Edit Booking’ option.
- From here you can go to the personal details option and do the name change/correction.
- Confirm your name change and make the payment (if any).
When the name change process is successfully completed, Spirit Airlines will notify you via email. This email will contain your updated flight booking details.
Spirit Change Name Via Phone Call
Customers can also get their name change/correction by getting in touch with Spirit Customer Support. You will be connected to a live representative of the airline who will provide you with the necessary assistance. The added benefit of modifying your flight booking over the phone is getting any related queries answered instantly.
Are you still having doubts regarding the name change on the Spirit flight ticket? Talk to experts at Spirit Name Change helpline: +1-202-982-2462 (available 24/7)
Alternatively, you can visit your nearest Spirit Airlines office to inquire about the airline’s name change policy in person.
Spirit Name Change Cost
Similar to most other major airlines, Spirit has a 24-hour change policy that allows customers to modify their booking without any additional cost if the change is requested within 24 hours of ticket purchase. The same policy is also applicable to name changes. Any name changes (spelling correction or legal name change) made in the first 24 hours after the booking is made will be absolutely free of cost. If you are changing your name after the above-stated 24-hour risk-free period, the airline will charge you a fee that can be as high as $110 depending on the fare type you have purchased.
Passengers who have paid for Sprit’s Flight Flex can make changes to their name on the ticket without any charges up to 24 hours prior to the scheduled departure.
Are Spirit Airlines tickets transferable?
The option to change the name on Spirit flight tickets need not be confused with a ticket transfer. Like most other airlines, Spirit Airlines prohibits the transfer of tickets to another person. It is done to avoid any fraud and risk to the safety of other passengers on the flight. Alternatively, you can cancel your booking within the first 24 hours of ticket purchase to avoid paying any cancellation fee and use the refunded ticket value to make a fresh reservation for the new passenger.
Also Read: Spirit Refund Policy
Q. What is the name change fee for Sprit Award tickets?
A. The name change fee for award tickets is $110. For a standard ticket, the airline can charge you anywhere between $90 to $100.
Q. Does Spirit Flight Flex include name changes?
A. Yes, if you have purchased Flight Flex, you can also make name changes free of cost up to 24 hours before your flight departs.
Q. Can I change my date of birth on the Spirit Flight ticket for free?
A. Any passenger information (Date of Birth, gender, contact information, passport information, or redress number) can be changed absolutely free of cost if the change is requested within 24 hours of making the booking.