Agents Can Now Hold A WestJet Fare For Free, With New Ticketing Time Limits
Anna Kroupina, Open Jaw
Incorporating feedback from its travel trade partners and Travel Agent Advisory Board (TAAB), WestJet has rolled out improved Ticketing Time Limits, allowing its travel partners to hold fares without a fee, deposit or payment for an extended period.
“WestJet’s travel trade partners and TAAB members share valuable ideas for improvement with us, and we want to make sure their feedback is heard and acted upon,” said Charles Crowder, WestJet Vice President, Sales and Distribution. “The new Ticketing Time Limits make it easier for our partners to book WestJet and make us more competitive in the industry.”
WestJet's Ticketing Time Limits vary by route, class of service, the date of reservation creation and the date of departure.
Here's a breakdown of what the new WS Ticketing Time Limits will look like:
•Domestic: Up to 24 hours from reservation creation. •Transborder: Up to the end of next day from reservation creation (Basic, Econo,EconoFlex, Premium and Business). •Transborder: Up to 3 days before departure (PremiumFlex and BusinessFlex). •International Sun: Up to 72 hours from reservation creation. •Transatlantic and rest of world: Up to 72 hours from reservation creation (Basic, Econo,EconoFlex, Premium and Business). •Transatlantic and rest of world: Up to 3 days before departure (PremiumFlex andBusinessFlex).
Anna is OJ's newest member and she joins the team as a writer/reporter. She co-writes the daily news and covers events. Although she's new to the industry, pursuing a career path in travel/tourism has been a goal since her first family road trip to the Florida Keys sparked a desire to discover the world and this exhilarating, fast-paced industry.