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Get Silver status with WestJet's new Early Booking Bonus

CALGARY, Sept. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - WestJet today launched a new Early Booking Bonus offer on eligible WestJet Vacations packages where the first eligible guest on the booking will receive Silver Rewards status for one year through the WestJet Rewards program.

"WestJet's Early Booking Bonus gives our guests the opportunity to take advantage of all of the flight benefits included in our Silver Rewards tier for one full year," said Lyell Farquharson, WestJet Vice-President, Sales and Distribution. "These benefits include lounge and seat selection vouchers, a complimentary checked bag and higher WestJet dollar earn rates on their bookings, which they can enjoy on their vacation this coming winter and on future travel with WestJet." 

The Early Booking Bonus is available to WestJet Rewards members on WestJet Vacation packages anywhere in Mexico, the Caribbean or Hawaii with a minimum package price of $1,500 per guest. All bookings are for travel between November 1, 2017, and April 30, 2018. Bookings must include the WestJet Rewards ID of each guest on the booking. Registration and booking must be made by October 31, 2017.

To be eligible for the Early Booking Bonus, guests must be WestJet Rewards members. They can join for free at

WestJet Rewards members with Silver status enjoy benefits such as:

  • Four airport lounge vouchers
  • Four advance seat selection vouchers
  • First checked bag free
  • Three per cent back in WestJet dollars on WestJet flights
  • One per cent back in WestJet dollars on WestJet vacation packages
  • Premium earn rates on partner flights

With WestJet Vacations, travel agent partners get the peace of mind that comes from transparent pricing with no surcharges, choice and flexibility and the trusted WestJet guest experience.

To learn more or to register for the WestJet Vacations' Early Booking Bonus offer visit

About WestJet
WestJet is proud to be named Best Airline in Canada and one of the best Low Cost Airlines in North America, based on authentic reviews from the travelling public on Trip Advisor, the world's largest travel site. We are one of very few airlines globally that does not commercially overbook. Together with our regional airline, WestJet Encore, we offer scheduled service to more than 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe and to more than 175 destinations in over 20 countries through our airline partnerships. WestJet Vacations offers affordable, flexible vacations to more than 60 destinations and the choice of more than 800 hotels, resorts, condos and villas.  Members of the WestJet Rewards program earn WestJet dollars on flights, vacation packages and more. Members use WestJet dollars towards the purchase of flights and vacations packages to any WestJet destination with no blackout periods, and have access to Member Exclusive fares offering deals to WestJet destinations throughout our network and those of our partner airlines.

WestJet is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol WJA. For more information about everything WestJet, please visit  

Recent recognition includes:
2017/2016 Canada's Most Trusted Airline (Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria)
2017 Best Airline in Canada and Travellers' Choice Winner Mid-Sized and Low Cost Airlines – North America (TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice awards for Airlines)
2016 Canada's most reputable company for Corporate Social Responsibility (Reputation Institute)
2016/2015/2014/2013/2012 Ranked top three for Canadian Brands (Canadian Business Magazine)
2016/2015/2014/2013 WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard ranked #1 in Canada (MoneySense magazine)
2015/2011/2010/2008/2007/2006/2005 Canada's Most Admired Corporate Culture (Waterstone Human Capital)
2015 Best Employers in Canada (Aon Hewitt)

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