Silver

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The following changes are in effect for Silver as of December 12, 2018:

  • Silver flight benefits now include:
    • An additional checked bag, for a total of two free checked bags
    • Access to priority check-in and bag drop (at select airports)
    • Zone 2 boarding privileges
    • Access to complimentary upgrades to Premium with the purchase of EconoFlex fares
  • The milestone award6 issued at $4,000 in qualifying spend1 will now be a WestJet-wide companion voucher, valid for travel anywhere in WestJet’s network.

Make the move to Silver

With qualifying spend of $3,0001, you’ll enjoy a 3% earn rate on WestJet flights, a 1% earn rate on WestJet Vacations packages, two free checked bags, priority check-in, Zone 2 boarding, and more.

Earn WestJet dollars at these rates2:

Silver flight benefits2

Always add your WestJet Rewards ID to your bookings to receive your benefits.

With the purchase of EconoFlex fares, Silver, Gold and Platinum members are eligible for complimentary upgrades to Premium, subject to availability, on most WestJet flights (excluding flights to/from Europe). Upgrades will be automatically assigned prior to the opening of the 24-hour check-in period and allocated in priority order by tier, starting with Platinum.

  • Valid on single-guest reservations only where guest is a Silver, Gold or Platinum member and has purchased an EconoFlex fare (booking class Y, B or M); not available on reservations with two or more guests on the itinerary, regardless of tier status of other guests, or with the purchase of Basic or Econo fares.
  • Valid for flights throughout WestJet's network (excluding flights to and from Europe) on itineraries marketed and wholly operated by WestJet (including WestJet Encore and WestJet Link by Pacific Coastal Airlines); not valid when travelling with WestJet's code-share or interline partners.
  • Eligible member's WestJet Rewards ID must be added to reservation at time of booking.
  • Pending availability and subject to meeting the criteria above, complimentary upgrades will be automatically allocated in priority order by tier status, starting with Platinum, followed by Gold and Silver. The likelihood of an upgrade will vary based on number of seats available for upgrade and number of top-tier members on the flight. If successful, a seat in Premium will be automatically assigned prior to the opening of the 24-hour check-in period and visible to the member when checking in.
  • All complimentary upgrades to Premium will be facilitated through the above automated process; requests for manual upgrades, either at the airport or during flight, are not available.
  • WestJet in its sole discretion reserves the right to limit the number of seats available for complimentary upgrades. If member does not receive a complimentary upgrade, the option to purchase an upgrade during the check-in process or on the aircraft may be offered if seats in Premium remain available.
  • If a member wishes to be excluded from the complimentary upgrade process, they must contact us by email to make the request.  
  • May only be used as described, has no monetary or other exchange value and is non-transferable.
  • Terms and conditions of this benefit are subject to the Program Terms and Conditions at the time of redemption.

 

Advance seat selection vouchers are awarded upon achieving Silver or Gold and are available for use for the remainder of the member’s current qualifying year and the entire next qualifying year. Exceptions may apply when tier status and benefits are awarded to the member on a promotional basis.

  • Voucher valid for one advance seat selection for member at no cost.
  • Voucher number and expiry date are available when you sign into your account at westjet.com; a printed voucher is not required for redemption.
  • Valid for bookings made prior to the voucher expiry date; travel may occur after the voucher expiry date subject to flight schedule availability at the time of booking.
  • Voucher must be redeemed through WestJet's contact centre at 1-888-937-8538. Online redemption of vouchers is expected to be available in mid-2019.
  • Effective December 12, 2018, vouchers may be used for member only and are non-transferable. Vouchers may not be used for other guests or companions.
  • Each voucher is valid for member only from one origin to one destination, including connections. A round trip requires two vouchers per member.
  • Valid for any seat within the Basic, Econo or EconoFlex fare options where a seat selection fee applies; not valid to upgrade to a seat in Premium.
  • Changes or cancellations to seat selection must be made through WestJet's contact centre prior to the voucher expiry date.
  • Voucher may only be used as described and has no monetary or other exchange value.
  • Terms and conditions of this voucher are subject to the Program Terms and Conditions at the time of redemption.

Airport lounge vouchers are awarded upon achieving Silver, Gold or Platinum and are available for use for the remainder of the member’s current qualifying year and the entire next qualifying year. Exceptions may apply when tier status and benefits are awarded to the member on a promotional basis.

  • A valid boarding pass displaying a WestJet flight number for a departing flight must be presented at time of entry; a printed voucher is not required for redemption.
  • Each voucher is valid for one entry for member only. Non-transferable; an additional voucher may be used for a guest/companion only when travelling with member.
  • Voucher numbers and expiry dates are available when you sign into your account at westjet.com.
  • Valid at participating airport lounges only. Visit westjet.com/lounges for a current list of lounges.
  • Valid when travelling on WestJet-marketed flights only (identified by a WS carrier code preceding the flight number); not valid when travelling on partner-marketed itineraries.
  • Voucher must be redeemed prior to the expiry date.
  • Voucher may only be used as described and has no monetary or other exchange value.
  • Terms and conditions of each voucher are subject to the Program Terms and Conditions at the time of redemption.

First and second checked bags free are awarded upon achieving Silver or Gold and is available for use for the remainder of the member’s current qualifying year and the entire next qualifying year. Exceptions may apply when tier status and benefits are awarded to the member on a promotional basis.

  • Valid for member and up to eight (8) additional guests travelling on the same reservation; not valid for companions when travelling on a group booking (10+ guests on the same reservation).
  • Eligible member's WestJet Rewards ID must be on the reservation at the time of check-in.
  • Valid on itineraries marketed and wholly operated by WestJet (including WestJet Encore and WestJet Link by Pacific Coastal); not valid when travelling with WestJet's code-share or interline partners.
  • Size and weight of baggage must comply with WestJet's standard checked baggage allowance. Any piece of baggage exceeding the size or weight allowance is subject to all applicable oversized weight and size restrictions and fees. More details
  • May only be used as described, has no monetary or other exchange value and is non-transferable.
  • Terms and conditions of this benefit are subject to the Program Terms and Conditionsat the time of redemption.

Zone 2 boarding is awarded upon achieving Silver and is available for use for the remainder of the member’s current qualifying year and the entire next qualifying year. Exceptions may apply when tier status and benefits are awarded to the member on a promotional basis.

  • Eligible member's WestJet Rewards ID must be on reservation at the time of check-in.
  • Valid boarding pass displaying WestJet Rewards ID and Silver tier must be presented at time of boarding.
  • Valid for member and any guests travelling with member on the same reservation.
  • Valid on itineraries marketed and wholly operated by WestJet (including WestJet Encore and WestJet Link by Pacific Coastal); not valid when travelling with WestJet's code-share or interline partners.
  • A minimum of Zone 2 boarding will be provided; boarding zone may be superseded through purchase of fare that includes a Zone 1 boarding (e.g. Premium or PremiumFlex). 
  • May only be used as described, has no monetary or other exchange value and is non-transferable.
  • Terms and conditions of this benefit are subject to the Program Terms and Conditions at the time of redemption.

Priority check-in and bag drop (at select airports) is awarded upon achieving Silver, Gold or Platinum and is available for use for the remainder of the member’s current qualifying year and the entire next qualifying year. Exceptions may apply when tier status and benefits are awarded to the member on a promotional basis.

  • Available at check-in and post-security guest assistance counters (where available) at the following airports:
    • Canada: Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Halifax, Kelowna, Montreal, Ottawa, Regina, Saskatoon, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg
    • United States: Denver, Honolulu, Kahului (Maui), Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York (John F. Kennedy), New York (LaGuardia), Palm Springs, Phoenix
    • International: London (Gatwick), Paris (Charles de Gaulle)
  • Valid boarding pass displaying WestJet Rewards ID and Silver tier must be presented.
  • Valid for member and any guests travelling with member on the same reservation.
  • Valid on itineraries operated by WestJet (including WestJet Encore and WestJet Link by Pacific Coastal); not valid when travelling with WestJet's code-share or interline partners.
  • May only be used as described, has no monetary or other exchange value and is non-transferable.
  • Terms and conditions of this benefit are subject to the Program Terms and Conditions at the time of redemption.

Milestone awards6

awarded to members who reach $4,000 in qualifying spend1

Effective December 12, 2018, a companion voucher valid for one round-trip WestJet flight anywhere we fly is awarded for achieving the $4,000, $6,000 and $8,000 qualifying spend milestones, as well as each additional increment of $2,000 during your qualifying year. To use the companion voucher you must purchase one WestJet-marketed and operated flight in Economy or Premium for travel anywhere WestJet flies in North America, Central America, the Caribbean or Europe and the second guest on the same itinerary will only pay the taxes, fees and charges.

Book now with your companion voucher. Note: you can use your WestJet dollars on the payment step.

  • Valid for new bookings only. Not valid on existing reservations, reservations made through a travel agent or a third-party online booking tool.
  • Voucher number and expiry date are available when you sign into your account at westjet.com; a printed voucher is not required for redemption.
  • Booking must be made prior to the voucher expiry date; travel may occur after the voucher expiry date subject to flight schedule availability at the time of booking.
  • Valid on all published Basic, Econo EconoFlex, Premium and PremiumFlex fares, including seat sale fares and flights paid for in whole or in part with WestJet dollars. Not valid on Business, BusinessFlex, or Member Exclusive fares. The same fare type must be booked for both member and companion.
  • Valid for round-trip travel anywhere in WestJet's network on itineraries marketed and wholly operated by WestJet (including WestJet Encore or WestJet Link by Pacific Coastal); not valid on a WestJet Vacations, group or charter booking or when travelling with WestJet's code-share or interline partners.
  • Valid for travel at any time with no restrictions or blackout periods.
  • May only be used by member and one companion travelling on the same itinerary; vouchers are non-transferable. Maximum one companion voucher may be used per booking.
  • Base fare of the second guest on the itinerary will be waived. Applicable taxes, fees and charges are the responsibility of the guest and must be paid at time of booking.
  • Features associated to fare type purchased will apply to both member and companion.
  • Bookings made on westjet.com must originate from Canada and will be charged in Canadian dollars only. Bookings originating from outside Canada must be made through WestJet’s contact centre; reservations will be charged in either Canadian dollars or an available currency offered by WestJet at time of booking (e.g. GBP, EUR, etc.).
  • Changes or cancellations to companion voucher bookings are allowed, except when a Basic fare has been purchased, which is a 100% non-refundable fare with no change options allowed. Changes and cancellations for all other companion voucher bookings must be made through WestJet's contact centre; guests are required to pay all applicable fees based on the fare type purchased for each ticket, plus the difference in fare on the regular ticket, if applicable. Changes cannot be made after the voucher expiry date, nor can changes be made online at westjet.com.
  • Voucher is valid for one-time use only. If booking is eligible for cancellation based on fare option purchased, voucher will be reinstated to the account; original expiry date of voucher applies. If one-way travel is booked, voucher will be deemed fully used and the return portion of travel is forfeited. If booking is made in the Basic fare option, it is not eligible for cancellation (except within 24 hours of initial booking) and voucher will be forfeited.
  • Voucher may only be used as described and has no monetary or other exchange value.
  • Terms and conditions of this voucher are subject to the Program Terms and Conditions at the time of redemption.

Prior to December 12, 2018, a companion voucher valid for one round-trip WestJet flight within Canada was awarded for achieving the $4,000 qualifying flight spend milestone. Vouchers issued, but not yet redeemed, will remain available for use until they expire. To use the companion voucher you must purchase one WestJet-marketed and operated flight in Economy or Premium for travel within Canada and the second guest on the same itinerary will only pay the taxes, fees and charges.

Book now with your companion voucher. Note: you can use your WestJet dollars on the payment step.

  • Valid for new bookings only. Not valid on existing reservations, reservations made through a travel agent or a third-party online booking tool.
  • Voucher number and expiry date are available when you sign into your account at westjet.com; a printed voucher is not required for redemption.
  • Booking must be made prior to the voucher expiry date; travel may occur after the voucher expiry date subject to flight schedule availability at the time of booking.
  • Valid on published Basic, Econo, EconoFlex, Premium and PremiumFlex fares, including seat sale fares and flights paid for in whole or in part with WestJet dollars. Not valid on Business, BusinessFlex, or Member Exclusive fares. The same fare type must be booked for both member and companion.
  • Valid for round-trip travel within Canada on itineraries marketed and wholly operated by WestJet (including WestJet Encore or WestJet Link by Pacific Coastal); not valid on a WestJet Vacations, group or charter booking or when travelling with WestJet's code-share or interline partners.
  • Valid for travel at any time with no restrictions or blackout periods.
  • May only be used by member and one companion travelling on the same itinerary; vouchers are non-transferable. Maximum one companion voucher may be used per booking.
  • Base fare of the second guest on the itinerary will be waived. Applicable taxes, fees and charges are the responsibility of the guest and must be paid at time of booking.
  • Features associated to fare type purchased will apply to both member and companion.
  • Changes or cancellations to companion voucher bookings are allowed, except when a Basic fare has been purchased, which is a 100% non-refundable fare with no change options allowed. Changes and cancellations for all other companion voucher bookings must be made through WestJet's contact centre; guests are required to pay all applicable fees based on the fare type purchased for each ticket, plus the difference in fare on the regular ticket, if applicable. Changes cannot be made after the voucher expiry date, nor can changes be made online at westjet.com.
  • Voucher is valid for one-time use only. If booking is eligible for cancellation based on fare option purchased, voucher will be reinstated to the account; original expiry date of voucher applies. If one-way travel is booked, voucher will be deemed fully used and the return portion of travel is forfeited. If booking is made in the Basic fare option, it is not eligible for cancellation (except within 24 hours of initial booking) and voucher will be forfeited.
  • Voucher may only be used as described and has no monetary or other exchange value.
  • Terms and conditions of this voucher are subject to the Program Terms and Conditions at the time of redemption.
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