LEE COUNTY, Fla.- While the impact Tropical Storm Isaac will have on us is still unclear, preparations are being put in place for travelers at Southwest Florida International Airport.
Several of the airlines are allowing a temporary re-booking without fees for passengers concerned about the storm's path. Carriers like JetBlue are already offering passengers flying to the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico re-booking free of charge.
Southwest Airlines is warning passengers that there may be flight schedule disruptions (delays, diversions, and/or cancellations) for Fort Myers and Tampa. They are offering flexible accommodations for customers scheduled for travel to/from either of those airports. To rebook online, click "reschedule your flight" on the company's website or call 1-800-435-9792.
AAA agents said that's not always an option when weather interrupts your trip, and that's why the company said travel insurance is key.
Passengers flying out of RSW Friday said they prepared their homes for the worst, not knowing what it may need to withstand while they're gone.
Meanwhile, those coming into town for vacation are preparing for a gloomy week in paradise.
If you have a flight out of RSW, ensure your carrier has your contact information. You can provide that on the airline's website. If your flight is affected, that's how they will get in touch with you.