WestJet dollars

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Redeeming your WestJet dollars is easy.

It’s your choice: use your WestJet dollars to pay for flights or vacation packages.1  Redeem as few (starting with the minimum) or as many as you want on the base fare portion of our Economy, Premium or Business fares, or pay the full base fare with WestJet dollars when you choose a Member Exclusive fare. You can also use them toward the base package price of any WestJet Vacations booking. Travel on any date, with no blackouts — it’s that easy.

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Make travel savings a reality 

For a limited time get up to 450 welcome WestJet dollars when you are approved and spend a minimum of $5,000 CAD in the first 3 months.^

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Never be a few WestJet dollars short

Purchase as few as 25 WestJet dollars, up to a maximum of 3,000.


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^ Once approved for the WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard, please allow 4-6 weeks after the first purchase transaction date for the 250 welcome WestJet dollars to appear on your WestJet Rewards account. Your WestJet Rewards account is accessible at westjet.com/account. To be eligible for the additional 200 WestJet dollars (“Additional WestJet dollars”) you must have applied for the WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard between September 1, 2021 and January 5, 2022 and have been approved by Royal Bank of Canada. The Additional WestJet dollars will be awarded to you if a total of $5,000 or more in qualifying net purchases and pre-authorized bill payment transactions (“Qualifying Transactions”) are posted to your WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard account within the first 3 months of your account open date, provided your account is open and in good standing at the time you reach $5,000 in Qualifying Transactions. Please allow 4-6 weeks after this requirement is fulfilled for the Additional WestJet dollars to be awarded to your WestJet Rewards account. Qualifying Transactions exclude cash advances (balance transfers, cash-like transactions and bill payments that are not pre-authorized charges that you set up with a merchant), interest charges, fees, and any credits for returns or adjustments. Welcome WestJet dollars are not available to existing or former WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard primary cardholders applying for or transferring to a WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard. The Additional WestJet dollars do not apply to product changes from another RBC Royal Bank credit card to the WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard. Additional cardholders are not eligible for the welcome WestJet dollars or Additional WestJet Dollars. This offer may not be combined or used in conjunction with any other offer, except as otherwise set out. Royal Bank of Canada and WestJet reserve the right to modify, cancel or withdraw this offer at any time. This offer may be revoked at any time if we suspect you may be manipulating or abusing it, or engaging in any suspicious or fraudulent activity, as determined by Royal Bank of Canada in its sole discretion.

  1. WestJet dollars can be used towards payment of the base fare of an eligible flight or vacation package, available on westjet.com or through WestJet’s contact centre. WestJet dollars cannot be applied against taxes, fees or charges and can only be used for new bookings. Minimum redemption rules on flights apply when purchasing Economy, Premium or Business fares; the entire base fare must be paid with WestJet dollars when purchasing a Member Exclusive fare. A minimum redemption amount of 50 WestJet dollars per booking applies for WestJet Vacations package bookings. Other restrictions may apply and are subject to change at any time. All terms, conditions and restrictions applicable to WestJet Rewards are established by WestJet and shall apply to all bookings, travel arrangements and other services offered or provided by WestJet. WestJet, not Royal Bank of Canada, is responsible for WestJet Rewards.
  2. Remaining base fare, taxes, fees, and charges to be paid with a credit card.
  3. Taxes, fees, and charges to be paid with a credit card.
  4. WestJet flights are flights marketed by WestJet, which is any flight with a WS carrier code preceding the flight number (eg. WS 656, WS 3109, WS 5010). The flight may be operated by WestJet, WestJet Encore, WestJet Link by Pacific Coastal Airlines, or a partner airline.
  5. Earn rates on eligible WestJet-marketed flights and vacation packages are calculated as a percentage back in WestJet dollars on the base fare or package price paid; taxes, fees, charges and any portion of the base fare or package price paid with WestJet dollars are not eligible. Earn rates are subject to member’s tier status at time of travel. For more details, visit westjet.com/tiers.
  6. Subject to the exclusions below, tier qualifying spend is: 1) one hundred per cent of the amount spent on eligible published base fares for WestJet-marketed flights flown by the member within a qualifying year, and 2) twenty per cent of the individual portion of the base price of eligible WestJet Vacations packages completed within a qualifying year, and 3) any amounts earned from Status Lift in a qualifying year. The following are not eligible toward tier qualifying spend: Basic fares, Member Exclusive fares, contracted fares, tour operator fares, WestJet Vacations group package bookings, partner-marketed flights, ancillary partner bookings made on westjet.com, WestJet Vacations land-only bookings, gift cards, taxes, fees, charges, any portion paid with WestJet dollars or any other reward program redemption. See WestJet Rewards terms and conditions for more details. 
  7. Effective September 1, 2021, milestone qualifying spend is tracked separately from tier qualifying spend. Subject to the exclusions below, milestone qualifying spend is: 1) one hundred per cent of the amount spent on eligible published base fares for WestJet-marketed flights flown by the member within a qualifying year and 2) twenty per cent of the individual portion of the base price of eligible WestJet Vacations packages completed within a qualifying year. The following are not eligible toward milestone qualifying spend: Basic fares, Member Exclusive fares, contracted fares, tour operator fares, WestJet Vacations group package bookings, partner-marketed flights, ancillary partner bookings made on westjet.com, WestJet Vacations land-only bookings, gift cards, taxes, fees, charges, any portion paid with WestJet dollars or other reward program redemption, and any amounts earned from Status Lift. See WestJet Rewards terms and conditions for more details.
  8. A WestJet-marketed and operated flight is one that has a WS carrier code preceding the flight number and is operated by WestJet, WestJet Encore or WestJet Link by Pacific Coastal.