Wir kaufen deinen Flug
“We buy your flight” – this start-up will get you compensation for delayed and cancelled flights going back up to three years.
Details about Wir kaufen deinen Flug
So you’re off on your holidays, but when you get to the airport, flip-flops on your feet and sunhat on your head, you’re stuck waiting to board while the queues around you disappear. Two hours later, and your plane still isn’t ready to board. Four hours in, and you’re still there… Delays and cancellations of this magnitude are a nightmare for any holidaymaker, but at least there’s one piece of good news: you’ve got a right to compensation. But how can you get it? Wir kaufen deinen Flug – “We buy your flight”: this start-up does what the name says.
How does it work? All you need to do is upload your booking confirmation and Wir kaufen deinen Flug will get you compensation for delays and cancellations up to three years back. The team checks what you are entitled to and, if you are eligible for compensation, will disburse up to €600 per passenger immediately (minus its commission fee, but plus VAT). Customers who are offerd immediate compensation can often receive their money within 24 hours – and its theirs to keep. The start-up then gets the compensation from the airline. So as annoying as they may be, delayed and cancelled flights at least now have one sunny upside…