$99 annual round-trip companion flight FAQ


  1. What is the $99 annual round-trip companion flight offer?
    The $99 round-trip companion flight offer is a non-WestJet dollar welcome bonus available to new and existing WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard cardholders. This offer allows you, the primary cardholder, to take anyone on a round-trip with you, on the same itinerary, for $99 (excluding taxes, fees and charges) on any WestJet marketed and operated flight anywhere in Canada or the continental U.S. (excludes Hawaii and Puerto Rico). View our route map to see a list of WestJet destinations.

  2. As a new WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard cardholder, how do I become eligible for the $99 annual round-trip companion flight offer?
    You must be approved for a new WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard.

  3. As an existing WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard cardholder, how do I become eligible for the $99 annual round-trip companion flight offer?
    As an existing cardholder, a new $99 companion flight voucher will automatically be sent to you on your credit card anniversary date every year that you renew your card.

  4. Do I need an email address to apply?
    Yes. An email address is required to set up a WestJet dollars account and this will serve as the primary method of communication about your WestJet dollars account and the $99 round-trip companion flight offer.

  5. How long will it take to receive my first $99 round-trip companion flight and the $250 WestJet dollar welcome bonus?
    The first $99 round-trip companion flight offer will be emailed to you four to six weeks after your first purchase. You will also see the $250 WestJet dollars welcome bonus appear in your account four to six weeks after your first purchase.

  6. How will I receive the $99 round-trip companion flight?
    You will receive an email notification and redemption instructions once you qualify to receive the $99 round-trip companion flight offer. The $99 round-trip companion flight voucher is valid for one (1) year from date of issue to book your flight. Information on the status of the voucher issued to you can be found under My Available Vouchers when you log into your account at mywestjet.com.

  7. Is there a maximum fare value for the $99 round-trip companion flight offer?
    No, there is not a set dollar value for the redemption when you qualify to receive a $99 round-trip companion flight. The cardholder and companion flights are booked together and the base fare for the companion flight is reduced to $99 regardless of the total cost (excluding taxes, fees and charges). Applicable taxes, fees and charges for the companion are the responsibility of the cardholder.

  8. How do I book my $99 round-trip companion flight?
    To book, call us at 1-888-WESTJET (1-888-937-8538). This offer is valid for new bookings only; not valid on existing reservations or reservations made online at westjet.com. The primary cardholder and travel companion must travel on the same itinerary. Companion flights allow you, the primary cardholder, to take anyone with you on the same itinerary for $99 (excluding taxes, fees and charges) to anywhere in Canada and the U.S. (excluding Hawaii and Puerto Rico). When you purchase one round-trip flight on any WestJet marketed and operated flight within Canada or the U.S. (excluding Hawaii and Puerto Rico), the base fare for your companion is reduced to $99. There are no blackout periods.

  9. Am I able to change or cancel my $99 round-trip companion flight?
    Yes, however any changes/cancellations will need to be made to both guests at the same time by calling us at 1-888-WESTJET (1-888-937-8538). A change/cancellation fee will also apply to both tickets, ranging from $50-88.50 depending on your fare type. Also, any change to the full fare ticket will be subject to any difference in fare.

  10. I have not received an email with information about my earned WestJet dollars and the $99 round-trip companion flight offer. Why is that?
    There are a couple of reasons why you may not be receiving account information by email. Please make sure your email address up to date. You may also need to check the box to receive Account Updates and Information. To make edits to your profile, please login.

  11. I have misplaced my $99 round-trip companion flight email. How do I find my information?
    You can log into your account at mywestjet.com with your 9-digit WestJet ID and password. Select My available vouchers and the voucher number will be available on the screen with the expiration date.

  12. Is the $99 round-trip companion flight offer available with the WestJet RBC MasterCard?
    At this time, the $99 round-trip companion flight offer is only available on the WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard. However the welcome bonus on the WestJet RBC MasterCard is $50 WestJet dollars. One WestJet dollar earned is worth one Canadian dollar when redeemed for travel with WestJet or WestJet Vacations.

  13. When and how will I know if I am approved?
    RBC Royal Bank will contact you to confirm the status of your application. Please allow up to four weeks for approval and receipt of your new card.

  14. What is the annual fee and interest rate?
    Visit rbc.com/westjetcard for complete details.

  15. Can residents of countries other than Canada apply for the WestJet RBC MasterCard or WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard?
    No. The credit cards are available to Canadian residents only.

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