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 calling 1-888-937-8538 (1-888-WESTJET)
  • 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.

*For the purposes of bereavement travel, family includes:

  • Aunt/uncle
  • Brother/sister (including common law, in-law, step)
  • Child (including common law, in-law, step)
  • Executor
  • Grandchild (including great-grandchildren)
  • Grandparent (including great-grandparents)
  • Legal guardian and spouse of legal guardian
  • Nephew/niece
  • Parent (including common law, in-law, step)
  • Spouse (including common law, same sex)

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 calling 1-888-937-8538 (1-888-WESTJET)
  • 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.