Bereavement fare

WestJet offers bereavement fares to those who are experiencing an imminent death or have had a death in their family

These fares:

  • may only be booked by contacting us by phone
  • require some additional general information at the time of booking, including reason for travel and relationship between guest travelling and the deceased.
  • are available on our Econo and EconoFlex
  • do not include travel on our partner airlines
  • require that travel be completed within 30 days of when the flight is booked, including outbound and return flights
  • require a WestJet Rewards account


Guests can request post travel bereavement fares using this form. Please be aware of the following:

  • This form must be submitted within 7 days of the completion of travel.
  • This form applies to guests with air only bookings booked directly through WestJet. Bookings made through a travel agent, a third-party points program, or on a third-party website do not qualify for bereavement fares. WestJet Vacations and Group bookings are not eligible for bereavement fares.
  • Refunds are processed as a service credit to a WestJet Rewards account.

Civic funeral fares

WestJet offers discount fares to guests travelling to a funeral for firefighters, police officers, military personnel and emergency services personnel who have died in the line of duty.

These fares:

  • may only be booked by contacting us by phone
  • require some additional general information at the time of booking. We may call you if we need to know a little more
  • are available on our Econo, EconoFlex and Premium fares.
  • do not include travel on our partner airlines
  • require that travel be completed within a 14 day period
  • offer maximum flexibility with no fees. We encourage you to look for a lower price on our website before booking a bereavement fare, but please note that these fares would be subject to a change fee, if applicable.

WestJet Vacations package bookings

WestJet Vacations does not offer bereavement fares.

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Reservation information

Sample: LMVQLY (6 alpha characters)

WestJet Rewards Account Information

Family member information    

Type of event

(e.g. funeral, memorial or similar service)

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