Welcome to the new out-of-office: the working holiday

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Work with a view – snow, sunny skies or coastal terrain.

Swap your home office desk, along with your piles of laundry and dirty dishes, for snowy slopes, calming beach waters or scenic coastline views – essentially anywhere Wi-Fi can take you. And we’ve done the legwork to make it easy with a selection of curated offers and packages, your working holiday will be productive and relaxing.

Whether it’s a short stint or a longer stay your safety is paramount. See what we’re doing to keep you safe while away so you can rest easy and work hard.

One final to-do – be sure to review travel and entry requirements specific to your stay so you can hit the beach running.

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Enjoy no-charge COVID-19 travel insurance for WestJet Vacations to Mexico and the Caribbean

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Featured offers: snow, sun, and the coast

Get those creative juices flowing with our featured work-and-travel special offers and check back often to see where your next out-of-office message will take you.

Snow: Big White Ski Resort 

Strategize in the hot tub, ski-out for family fun then ski-in to take that important call. When the busy workday is done, Après from the comfort of your hotel room or condo.

Be ready to hit the slopes with:

  • Exclusive WestJet fares from anywhere in Canada to and from Kelowna;
  • 25% off accommodations with a minimum 14-night stay;
  • Stays of 30 nights or more receive 35% off accommodations;
  • Complimentary TELUS PureFibre Wi-Fi;
  • Complimentary transfers, maximum of two per accommodation booking;
  • and don't forget to book the early bird rate of $759 for a season pass before October 18, 2020 online at www.bigwhite.com.

To book, call 1-800-663-2772 or email cenres@bigwhite.com. Please quote booking code W1/2021 to get the deal.

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Sun: Beach boardrooms

Get ready to roll up your sleeves and your pants. We've carefully selected resorts equipped with everything you need to work-while-away, integrating elements of leisure that let you unwind, relax and be productive. From resort wide Wi-Fi, a comfortable desk/seated area and the food and drink amenities of an all-inclusive resort to keep you energized, you’ll be ready to work and play – on the beach or by the pool.

Choose from hotels with durations between 7 to 21 days to maximize your efforts and belt out that expense report from Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Varadero, Cayo Coco, Holguin or Santa Clara to name a few. Special rates apply to longer stays during the November 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021 travel period. Dates vary by property, please see below for details.1

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The coast: Canadian escapes

Enjoy great rates, free nights, room and amenity upgrades along with food and beverage credits across select Canadian hotels.

When booking before October 31, 2020 for travel now until April 30, 2021 with a minimum 4-night stay receive $25 daily food and beverage credit per room, 2 p.m. extended checkout and a room upgrade at the following hotels:

  • Fairmont Empress: Receive an upgrade to the Deluxe room when booking the Fairmont room.
  • Fairmont Waterfront: Receive an upgrade to the Deluxe Partial Harbor View room when booking the Fairmont room.
  • Fairmont Hotel Vancouver: Receive and upgrade to the Deluxe City View room when booking the Fairmont room.
  • Fairmont Pacific Rim: Receive an upgrade to the Deluxe Partial Harbor View Room when booking the Fairmont room.

When booking at Fairmont Vancouver Airport before October 31, 2020 for travel now until April 30, 2021 receive a 2 p.m. extended checkout and receive a room upgrade to the Deluxe room when booking the Fairmont room.

When booking at Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort Spa before October 31, 2020 for travel now until March 31, 2021 receive every 4th night free.

When booking at Inn at Laurel Point Victoria before October 31, 2020 for travel now until March 31, 2021 receive every 4th night free.

Find transportation offers

Here's everything you need to get around between networking sessions.

Budget Rent a Car

Book your car rental with Budget and enjoy savings of up to 35% off pay now base rates. Terms and conditions apply; promotional code required.

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Parking

We’ve partnered with parking operators to ensure your stay has one less thing to cross off your list. Be sure to book in advance and secure your spot.

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Safety above all

See what we're doing to keep you safe on your vacation.

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