Departure taxes

Curious about the fees that are added to your fare? WestJet collects two types of fees:

Fees included in your flight pricing:

WestJet collects fees on behalf of airport authorities and various government agencies. These fees are broken down on the right hand side of the screen during your booking and are also included in your email itinerary after purchasing.


Airport Code Amount (CAD $)

YBR

10.70

YCD

10

YDF

25

YEG

30

YFC

25

YHM

25

YHZ (flying outside NS)

35

YHZ (flying inside NS)

22

YKA

10

YKF

15

YLW

25

YMM

40

YOW

35

YQB

35

YQG

15

YQL

20

YQM

29

YQQ

5

YQR

20

YQU

25

YQX

25

YQY

35

YSB

25

YUL

35

YVR (flying outside BC)

25

YVR (flying inside BC)

5

YWG

38

YXC

2

YXE

23

YXJ

18

YXS

25

YXT

10

YXU

7

YXX

0

YYC

35

YYG

20

YYJ

15

YYT

42

YYZ (originating)

30

YYZ (connecting)

6

YZF

20

YXC

3

Fees collected at the airport*:

Some governments or airport authorities charge a departure tax which is not included in the flight pricing paid to WestJet. Guests are required to pay this after passing through check-in and before going through security for the following locations:

Name Amount

Costa Rica (Liberia and San José) - Alien residents of Costa Rica

$46 USD

Costa Rica (Liberia and San José) - Transit
(guests continuing within 12 hours)

no charge

*Rates are subject to change due to legislation and exchange fluctuations.

WestJet endeavours to manage this information however fees may change.