TORONTO — Air Canada Vacations is highlighting Europe’s top destinations out of Western Canada in its new Europe brochure.
Out of Calgary, the tour operator offers daily, year-round service to Frankfurt and London-Heathrow onboard Air Canada, while out of Vancouver it provides the same daily, year-round service to London-Heathrow plus three times a week service to London-Gatwick and Dublin onboard Air Canada Rouge.
New daily service from Vancouver to Frankfurt will launch June 1 onboard Air Canada.
In these three destinations – London, Dublin and Frankfurt – clients have access to a variety of travel experiences including Urban Getaways, Guided Tours, Fly & Drive Vacations, Fly & Rail Vacations and Cruise Escapes.
Each vacation package includes flights, transfers, accommodations and suggested or pre-arranged excursions based on the destination. À la carte hotel options are also available.
“Calgary and Vancouver are vital markets for ACV and have been great contributors to our growth,” said Nino Montagnese, Managing Director, Air Canada Vacations. “We are fortunate to be able to offer the new Europe and cruise product through these gateways and are confident clients will try our specially curated itineraries. Plus, our western agents will be able to capitalize on our incredible promotions and incentives.”
ACV is also offering a number of incentives for clients and agents. When clients book a package to Europe by April 30 they’ll save $300 per couple, receive a reduced deposit of $100 (originally $250), free seat selection, and 4,000 bonus Aeroplan Miles per couple. Couples booking Ireland will receive 10,000 bonus Aeroplan Miles.
Clients will also receive an additional $100 off when booking a minimum seven-night package with a travel agent. Click here for more details and to print the coupon. This offer has been extended to April 30 for travel until October 31.
With ACV’s CruiseAir BOGO offer, clients will get 50% off the airfare for the second passenger on all Europe air and cruise bookings – this amounts to approximately $250 in savings. Clients will also receive free seat selection and 4,000 Bonus Aeroplan® Miles per couple. Offer is valid until April 30.
As for agents, they’ll receive an extra 5% commission on new Europe package bookings (valid until April 30), plus 8% commission on the flight portion of all air and cruise bookings. A 5% commission will commence on May 1.