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WestJet gives Canadians more options for travel savings with the new WestJet RBC® Mastercard‡ companion voucher

Annual round-trip companion voucher applicable for travel across WestJet's network within Canada for $199 CAD

CALGARY, July 12, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced the introduction of its new annual round-trip companion voucher on the WestJet RBC Mastercard.

The new voucher is applicable for travel within WestJet's Canadian network for $199 CAD (plus taxes, fees and charges)•.

"By extending significant and ongoing travel savings to more Canadians than ever before the new annual round-trip companion voucher underlines our ongoing commitment to maintaining the WestJet RBC Mastercard as the best value credit card in Canada," said d'Arcy Monaghan, WestJet Vice-President Loyalty Programs. "The WestJet RBC Mastercard gives cardholders access to outstanding flight and travel benefits and makes it easier for Canadians from coast-to-coast to experience WestJet's award-winning service."

Once approved for the card, cardholders receive:

  • Annual round-trip companion voucher for travel within Canada for $199 CAD (plus taxes, fees and charges)•
  • 50 welcome WestJet dollars± after first purchase•
  • Earn up to 1.5% in WestJet dollars on purchases~
  • Travel whenever you want – no blackouts or seat restrictions

In addition to the WestJet RBC Mastercard, guests looking for more options to save on travel can benefit from the WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard – the number-one-ranked airline credit card in Canada+. The WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard allows the primary cardholder to take a companion on an annual round-trip flight on the same itinerary starting from $99 CAD (plus taxes, fees and charges)^. In addition to the companion voucher, the card also provides the first checked bag at no charge for the primary cardholder as well as up to eight additional guests travelling on the same reservation† and offers 250 welcome WestJet dollars^ after first purchase. WestJet dollars act as cash and can be redeemed anywhere WestJet flies, at any time.

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About WestJet
Together with WestJet's 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 proud to be recognized for three consecutive years as Best Airline in Canada (2017-19) and awarded among travellers' favourite Mid-Sized Airlines in North America (2019). From 2017-2018, WestJet was also awarded among travellers' favorite Mid-Sized and Low-Cost Airlines in North America. The airline was also recognized among the Economy Class winners in North America, 2018. All awards are based on authentic reviews from the travelling public on TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site. We are one of very few airlines globally that does not commercially overbook.

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:
2019/2018/2017 Best Airline in Canada (TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards for Airlines)
2019 Winner Among Mid-Sized Airlines in North America (TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards for Airlines)
2019 Number-One Ranked Canadian Airline Loyalty Program in Member Engagement (Bond Brand Loyalty)
2018/2017 Winner Among Mid-Sized and Low Cost Airlines – North America (TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards for Airlines)
2018 Winner – Economy, North America (TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards for Airlines)
2018 Number-One-Ranked Airline Credit Card in Canada (Rewards Canada)
2018 North America's Best Low-Cost Airline (Skytrax)
2018/2017/2016 Canada's Most Trusted Airline (Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria)

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