WestJet, a Canadian low-cost carrier, is continuing their expansion outside The Great White North by adding 11 U.S. and international destinations to its portfolio of cities. In the past week, WestJet announced that there were adding seasonal service to the following eleven destinations:
|Added City||Service Begins||Non-Stop Service via|
|Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA||Oct. 22||Toronto|
|Lihue (Kauai), Hawaii, USA||Dec. 16||Vancouver|
|Miami, Florida, USA||Oct. 21||Toronto|
|St. Maarten, Netherlands Antillies||Nov. 1||Toronto|
|Freeport, Bahamas||Nov. 2||Toronto|
|Cozumel, Mexico||Dec. 10||Toronto|
|Ixtapa, Mexico||Nov. 3||Calgary|
|Turks and Caicos||Nov. 4||Toronto|
|Cayo Coco, Cuba ( * )||Nov. 4||Toronto|
|Holguin, Cuba ( * )||Nov. 2||Toronto|
|Varadero, Cuba ( * )||Nov. 1||Toronto|
( * ) The three flights to Cuba are operated as Charters through WestJet Vacations.
To acquire air only pricing, please call WestJet Vacations at (877) 737-7001.
Sample fares include:
- - Calgary to Atlantic City - $159 one-way
- - Toronto to Cozumel - $179 one-way
- - Toronto to Miami - $149 one-way
- - Vancouver to Freeport - $259 one-way
- - Vancouver to Turks & Caicos - $275 one-way
Book your tickets by Wednesday, July 15th, 11:59 MT. Travel good up to January 31, 2010 with blackout dates of December 17, 2009 to January 4, 2010. Seats are limited and tickets are non-refundable.
Interested in more news about WestJet's ever-expanding route map? Check out Ben Mutzabaugh's article for USA Today which also discusses WestJet's expansion into the U.S., Mexico, and the Carribean.