Depending on your travel needs, there are some fees you might encounter. From our low change and cancel fees to our great buy-on-board products, below is a list of WestJet's optional products and services.

Travelling with one of our airline partners? Be sure to familiarize yourself with their fees as they may be different from ours and some services may not be offered. To view the fees of our code-share partners, please use the links below:

American Airlines Delta Airlines Korean Air
Cathay Pacific Japan Airlines  
China Eastern KLM  

 

 

Carry-on baggage allowance (WestJet and WestJet Vacations)

 
  For more details, please visit our carry-on baggage page.  
  First carry-on bag   Complimentary
 
 
  Second carry-on bag*   Complimentary
 

*Only 1 item on flights to Jamaica or Trinidad and Tobago.

 

Checked and excess baggage allowance (WestJet and WestJet Vacations)

 
  Please note that more than one fee may apply (for example, if the item is both overweight and oversize both fees would apply).
Baggage fees may apply to sporting equipment. For more details, please visit our checked and excess baggage.
 
  First checked bag
  Complimentary
 
 
  Second checked bag   $20 CAD/USD  
 
  Third checked bag1   $50 CAD/USD  
 
  Fourth checked bag1   $50 CAD/USD  
 
  Overweight baggage1   $50 CAD/USD
 
  Oversized baggage2   $50 CAD/USD  
 
  Excess valuation   $10 CAD/USD  

1 Not available for flights to Jamaica or Trinidad and Tobago.
2 Only one golf bag with clubs permitted to Jamaica or Trinidad and Tobago.

 

WestJet reservations

 
  For more details, please visit our fares.  
  westjet.com reservations
  Complimentary
 
 
  Call centre bookings   Complimentary  
 
  Unaccompanied minor fee   $100 CAD/USD. Learn more about this program at westjet.com/childrenstravelprogram  
 
  Change your reservation within 24 hours of booking
(up to two hours prior to departure)
  Changes made through our website will have a $50 CAD/USD fee (plus tax, per person). There is no charge if you call our Sales Super Centre at 1-800-581-9499. Any change will be subject to any difference in fare.  
 
 

Change your reservation after 24 hours of booking
(up to two hours prior to departure)

  A $50 CAD/USD change fee (plus tax, per person) will be charged, based on the type of fare being changed. Any change will be subject to any difference in fare.  
 
  Cancel your reservation within 24 hours of booking

Please note: if you book a flight for travel today (also called same-day travel), you must cancel more than two hours from your flights scheduled time of departure.)

  A refund will be returned to the original form of payment by calling our Sales Super Centre at 1-800-581-9499. If more than one method of payment was used for web bookings, a travel bank credit will be issued.  
 
  Cancel your reservation after 24 hours of booking
(up to two hours prior to departure)
  A $50 CAD/USD fee (plus tax, per person) may be charged, depending on the type of fare being cancelled. The remaining funds will become a travel bank credit.  
 

WestJet group bookings

 
  For more details, please visit our groups page.  
  Changing the name of a guest travelling (up to 24 hours prior to departure)
  Complimentary
 
 
  Changing the name of a guest travelling (less  than 24 hours prior to departure)   $50 CAD/USD (plus tax, per name change)  
 
  Changes to the itinerary (up to two hours prior to departure)   $50 CAD/USD (plus tax, per person, plus any difference in fare)  
 
  Cancel your reservation (up to two hours prior to departure)   $50 CAD/USD (plus tax, per person)  
 
  Cancel your reservation after 24 hours of booking
(up to two hours prior to departure)
  A $50 CAD/USD fee (plus tax, per person) may be charged, depending on the type of fare being cancelled. The remaining funds will become a travel bank credit.  
 

Seat selection (WestJet and WestJet Vacations)

 
  For more details, please visit our seating and inflight services page. Seat fees are charged for each flight segment and each direction of travel. Segments are identified by flight numbers; each flight number represents one flight segment. Seat fees also vary for regular seats and exit-row seats. All times are approximate.  
  Seat selection – One (1) hour or less per segment
  $5 regular seat / $10 exit-row seat CAD/USD
 
 
  Seat selection – One (1) to two and half (2.5) hours per segment  

$10 regular seat/$15 exit-row seat CAD/USD

 
 
  Seat selection - Over two and half (2.5) hours per segment  

$15 regular seat/$30 exit-row seat CAD/USD

 
 

Travelling with pets (WestJet and WestJet Vacations)

 
  Pets are not accepted at all hotels, and the hotel may apply additional charges. Please contact the hotel directly to inquire.  
  Pets in the cabin
Some restrictions apply. Please visit our pets page
  $50 CAD/USD
 
 
  Pets as checked baggage
Some restrictions apply. Please visit our pets page
  $50 CAD/USD  
 

Inflight services and buy-on-board (WestJet and WestJet Vacations)

 
  All WestJet aircraft are cashless. WestJet happily accepts American Express, MasterCard and Visa for on-board purchases. You may also purchase vouchers with cash, credit or debit at any WestJet check-in counter. Vouchers don't have expiry dates, so they can be redeemed for on-board products on any future WestJet operated flight. For more details, please visit our seating and inflight services page.  
  Beverage and snack
(on flights over 1 hour)
  Complimentary
 
 
  Food options
(availability based on flight time and duration)
  $2.25 - $6.50 CAD/USD  
 
  Alcoholic beverages
(availability based on flight time and duration)
  $6.50 CAD/USD  
 
  Live seatback TV   Complimentary  
 
  Movies (pay-per-view)   $5.99 CAD/USD each  
 
  TV Episodes (pay-per-view)   $1.99 - $2.99 CAD/USD each  
 
  Earbuds   $3.25 earbuds/$10 premium earbuds CAD/USD  
 
  Blanket   $3.25 CAD/USD  
 

Additional Options

 
     
  Early show
  Want to get there early?
When seats are available, for a $50 fee*you can take the flight before yours – as long as it is going to the same destination.
*Depending on the type of fare and flight you are taking.
Please contact us for more information.
 
 
  Late show
  Missed your flight?
If you let us know within two hours of your scheduled time of departure, if seats are available and your flight qualifies for this service, we may be able to get you onto the next flight to the same destination for a fee of $50.
 
 
  Lounges   $15 - $31 per guest  
 
  Travel bank credit extension
(some credits may not qualify for extension. Please contact us for more details.)
  $20, applies to certain travel bank credits over $100 to be used for an additional year.  
 
  Seafood boxes
(does not include coolant)
  $10, these boxes may be available for purchase at select airport locations only and may only be available seasonally. Boxes measure 61 cm x 38 cm x 18 cm (30" x 15" x 7").  



WestJet Vacations package bookings

Our fees for guests travelling on a WestJet Vacation package booking are the same as those for guests travelling on an air-only booking with WestJet, with the exception of changes and cancellations to a reservation and group bookings.

 

WestJet Vacations reservations

 
     
  westjetvacations.com reservations
  Complimentary
 
 
  Call centre booking fees   Complimentary  
 
  Changes to the form of payment within 24 hours of booking  

Complimentary

 
 
 

Change your reservation with more than 21 days prior to departure.

  A $75 CAD/USD fee per guest plus GST/HST and applicable supplier rates and charges.

Changes must be done by WestJet Vacations during business hours, are subject to re-booking at the time of change and will be re-booked at current retail price. Please note that some suppliers do not accept changes. A change of property is treated as a cancellation, not as a change. Name changes are not permitted. Changes within 21 days of departure are not permitted.
 
 
  Cancellations more than 21 days prior to departure

 

  A $75 CAD/USD fee per guest plus GST/HST and applicable supplier rates and charges. The remaining funds will refunded to the original form of payment. Attraction tickets are non-refundable.

Cancellations must be done by WestJet Vacations during business hours.
 
 
 

Cancellations within 21 days of departure

  Will result in the full forfeit of the amount paid. Cancellations must be done by WestJet Vacations during business hours. Travel insurance is recommended.  
 
 

No-shows

  Any missed flights or unused vacation components are non-refundable and non-creditable. Refunds are not provided in the event of an early departure.  
 

WestJet Vacations group bookings

 
     
  Deposits
 

A $200 CAD deposit per person at the time of booking is required. This deposit is non-refundable and non-creditable in the event of cancellation.

Full payment is due 60 days prior to departure or by the applicable Early Booking Bonus date.

Group bookings not paid in full by the required date will be cancelled.
 
 
  Changing the name of a guest travelling (up to 21 days prior to departure)   Name changes and corrections are subject to approval by the hotel supplier(s), and may not be permitted.  
 
  Reduction in group size and cancellation (within 60 days of departure)  

The size of your group may be reduced by up to 20 per cent without penalty and the deposit will be applied towards the balance of the group booking. If the reduction of your group size exceeds 20 per cent, the cancelled guests will lose their deposit. If the entire group cancels, the full deposit is lost.

Groups are required to maintain a 10 room minimum to qualify for group rates, terms and conditions.  Should you reduce to less than 10 rooms, the remaining travelling guests will be re-booked under individual booking rates, terms and conditions.  Full payment and all guest names will be required immediately.

(Any reduction in group size is subject to loss of funds for cancelled guests.  If the entire group is cancelled, funds are lost.)

 
 
  Rooming lists and itineraries   A complete list of guest names must be submitted to WestJet Vacations 60 days prior to departure. If there is an available early booking bonus, you may be required to provide names more than 60 days prior to departure. Please ask your WestJet Vacations Groups Agent for more information.