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2018
20
February
WestJet Flash Sale - 50% off base fares to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico City, and Montego Bay, Jamaica

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

On Wednesday, February 21st at 9:00 AM MST, WestJet is going to be offering a discount of 50% off base fares on 500 seats to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico City, and Montego Bay, Jamaica.

The discount is available from many Canadian cities.

Just how good of a deal this will turn out to be depends on what price level WestJet has their prices set at from your city when the flash sale starts.

Just as an estimate, if there are currently flights available for around $550 roundtrip, the flash sale price should be around $350 roundtrip.

If the current flight price is around $450 or less, it's possible there could be some flash sale prices available in the low $300s roundtrip (possibly even the high $200s roundtrip).

The flash sale is also going to include a discount of 50% off base fares on certain routes between Alberta and British Columbia (1000 seats available). It applies to travel between the following cities:

Comox and Vancouver
Comox and Calgary

Edmonton and Calgary
Edmonton and Vancouver
Edmonton and Comox

Nanaimo and Vancouver

Vancouver and Calgary
Vancouver and Fort St. John

Availability for travel

April 3 to May 31, 2018

Blackout dates: May 17-19 and 21, 2018

How to find and book this deal

1. Try starting with a Google Flights search:

Google Flights: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (non-stop flights)

Google Flights: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (up to 1 stop)

Google Flights: Mexico City, Mexico (non-stop flights)

Google Flights: Mexico City, Mexico (up to 1 stop)

Google Flights: Montego Bay, Jamaica (non-stop flights)
^^ only available from Toronto, Winnipeg, OIttawa, Regina

Google Flights: Montego Bay, Jamaica (up to 1 stop)

2. On Google Flights, change the departure city to your city.

- click on the departure date box to open up the calendar view and browse for the cheapest date combinations.

- note that the 50% base fare discount applies to Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday flights only.

3. On Wednesday, Feb 21 at 9:00 AM MST go to the WestJet Flash Sale page

- click on the Coupon Code that you want to use

- Search for a flight from your city to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (PVR) or Montego Bay, Jamaica (MBJ)

- Use the same dates you found on Google Flights

screenshot from WestJet



Update 2/21 @ 9:00 AM MST - None of the flash sales are working. I think WestJet has loaded the wrong coupon codes. Usually they are 7 or 8 characters in length. These ones are 5.



Update 2/21 @ 10:30 AM MST - WestJet has fixed the coupon codes and the flash sales are now working

Vancouver to Mexico City (non-stop flights) - Tuesdays and Wednesdays in late April and May - $280 CAD roundtrip including taxes



Calgary to Mexico City (non-stop flights) - Tuesdays and Wednesdays in late April and May - $279 CAD roundtrip including taxes



Edmonton to Mexico City (1-stop flights) - Tuesdays and Wednesdays in late April and May - $286 CAD roundtrip including taxes



Saskatoon to Mexico City (1-stop flights) - Tuesdays and Wednesdays in late April and May - $280 CAD roundtrip including taxes



Regina to Mexico City (1-stop flights) - Tuesdays and Wednesdays in late April and May - $281 CAD roundtrip including taxes



Calgary to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (1 stop) - Apr 4 to Apr 11 - $316 CAD roundtrip including taxes



Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (non-stop on the way there, 1 stop on the way home) - Apr 18 to Apr 26 - $313 CAD roundtrip including taxes





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