MONTREAL — Air Canada Vacations’ 2016-2017 Sun Collection will offer more capacity, an Early Booking Bonus and Price Drop Guarantee and the return of Play, ACV’s exclusive family program.
The new winter flight schedule features service from ACV’s major gateways including Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Calgary and Vancouver to Mexico and the Caribbean.
A new route from Montreal to Puerto Vallarta will operate Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays onboard Air Canada rouge.
Routes with added frequencies include: Montreal flights to Cancun and Turks & Caicos; Toronto flights to Cayo Coco, Varadero, Curaçao, Samana, Huatulco, Saint Lucia and Turks & Caicos; and Vancouver to Cancun and Puerto Vallarta.
Routes with added capacity are Toronto to Punta Cana and Vancouver to Cancun, Ixtapa, Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta.
Air Canada Vacations’ Early Booking Bonus is also featured in the preview and offers clients a savings of $800 per family ($250 per adult and $150 per child) on Sun packages booked by Aug. 31, with payment due by Oct. 31. With the Price Drop Guarantee, available at participating hotels, clients get a refund worth up to $800 per couple if the price of their purchased package changes. This offer applies to bookings made by Oct. 31, 2016 and is valid for travel Nov. 1, 2016 –April 30, 2017.
The new Groups Price Drop Guarantee is applicable to all hotels and guarantees that if the price of a group vacation package drops, ACV will adjust the price. This guarantee is valid for travel any time and there is no maximum refund.
Also in the preview of the 2016-2017 Sun Collection, ACV is announcing the return of its exclusive family program, Play, featuring select family‐friendly resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean where kids aged 12 and under eat, play and stay for free. Families also receive an exclusive flight experience onboard Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge including free seat selection; priority boarding; and a $10 in-flight meal voucher for every family member on the same booking.
The added-value family program caters to multigenerational travel with resorts that include kids’ pools; supervised kids’ clubs; and family entertainment and activities. Rooms for families of five are also available as well as double, triple and quadruple adjoining rooms.
The full list of Play properties can be found at aircanadavacations.com/play.
Air Canada Vacations is offering travel agents a chance to earn 4X ACV&ME points on vacation packages and groups booked to Aruba; Anguilla; Bahamas; Barbados; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Jamaica; Mexico; Saint Lucia; St. Kitts; St. Martin and Turks & Caicos. Booking 50 passengers can accumulate enough points to be redeemed for $600 in ACV travel credits or a $500 VISA Cash Card.
This offer is valid until July 15, 2016 for departures Nov. 1, 2016 – Oct. 31, 2017.