Travel Bank FAQs
What is Travel Bank?
Travel Bank is how we refer to where you accumulate travel credits in your Silver account. Credits are valid for one year and can be used to pay for future flights with Silver Airways. Once credits expire they cannot be extended.
When is a Travel Bank account created?
When you cancel your flight and this results in a refund, a Travel Bank credit is created. As these credits require a member profile, if you do not have an existing Silver profile, one will be created for you.
How do I access my Travel Bank Credits
Log in to your Silver profile at Silver Airways - Home (flysilver.com) with your 8-digit ID number and password. When you signed up or when an account was created for you, you would have received one welcome email with your ID number and a second email with your password.
Where do I find my Travel Bank account?
When you are logged in using your Silver ID number on Silver Airways - Home (flysilver.com) you will notice a link on the right side of the screen for your Travel Bank Account. Click on View Balance to see the Account Summary screen and see more details by clicking on Account Statement.
How do I reset my password?
Go to Silver Airways - Home (flysilver.com) and click Login on the right side of the screen, click 'forgot password' link, enter your 8-digit Silver ID number and click Continue. You will receive an email with a link that will enable you to change your password. If your email address has changed and you cannot access your old email address any longer please complete the form found here.
How do I know the total credit(s) I have in my Travel Bank Account?
Once you have logged in, you can review your account summary to see your available Travel Bank balance.
What will I see in my Travel Bank?
You will see your Travel Bank credits, the date when they are due to expire and a recap of your account history.
How do I use my Travel Bank Account to pay for flights on the website?
When making a booking on www.silverairways.com, select Travel Bank from the payment options. If you are not already logged in, you will be prompted to do so.
If you want to pay with a combination of Travel Bank credits and a credit card, you must enter the Travel Bank amount first, then complete your payment with a credit card. Travel Bank credits can be used to pay for total airfare (base fare + fees + taxes) when making a booking and also to pay for fare differences when modifying a booking.
How do I use my Travel Bank Account to pay for flights when calling the Reservations center or when booking at the airport?
When booking with a Reservations agent or at the airport, be sure to explain that you want to use funds in your Travel Bank as a form of payment.
Can I choose to pay for only a portion of my booking with Travel Bank funds on the website?
Yes, you can split the payment. When booking on www.silverairways.com, when you reach the payment page enter the amount you would like to pay using your Travel Bank credits first, then complete the rest of your payment with a credit card.
What am I able to use my Travel Bank credit for?
Airfare. Travel Bank credits can be used to pay for airfare (including applicable taxes and fees) when making a booking and also for fare differences when modifying an existing booking.
What am I unable to use my Travel Bank credit for? What costs does it not cover?
Fees. Travel Bank credits cannot be used for any fees such as unaccompanied minor fees, vacation packages, pet fees, baggage fees, reservations fees, etc.
Do my Travel Bank credits expire?
Yes. Credits expire one year from the date of the original travel for which the credits were issued.
All credits expire at 11:59 p.m. EST on the expiration date. You can view the expiration date for each credit in your Travel Bank statement online. When you use Travel Bank credits, those with the earliest expiration date are used first. Please note that travel does not have to be completed by the Travel Bank credit expiration date but a new reservation must be booked by that date using the Travel Bank credit as payment.
If you receive a credit for a flight that was originally paid for with Travel Bank funds, the expiration date for this credit will revert back to the original expiration date of the credit used to purchase the flight.
Example: I booked a flight for February 10, 2015 and I used a Travel Bank credit due to expire March 29, 2014 to pay for it. I later cancelled the flight and after paying the cancel fee, the credit went back into my Travel Bank. The expiration date of this Travel Bank credit will be the original credit expiration date of March 29, 2014.
When must I cancel my itinerary to be entitled to a credit?
To receive a credit for non-refundable fares, you must cancel your itinerary at least 2 hours prior to the scheduled departure time of the flight. Cancellations made within 2 hours of the scheduled departure time, or made after the scheduled departure time, have no value and no credit will be awarded.
Can I transfer my Travel Bank credits to another person?
No, at this time you cannot transfer Travel Bank credits to another person.
Can I use my Travel Bank credits to pay for travel for another person?
Yes. you can use your Travel Bank credit online to purchase travel for someone else by logging in with your Silver ID, making the booking under their name and paying using your Travel Bank credit.
Each member of my family has a Travel Bank account. How do we use our credits to book our next trip?
We have two options available to you. Each family member can book individually at www.silverairways.com and use his or her own Travel Bank credits, or if you want everyone to be together on one reservation, then you will need to book by calling our Reservations Center at 801-401-9100.
I forgot I had a credit and booked a new reservation. Can you apply my credit and give me a refund?
No, at this time you cannot retroactively apply a credit to a reservation that has already been paid.
What currency is used in Travel Bank?
Credits are issued in U.S. dollars only.