Free Checked Bags, 10 Lounge Passes on WestJet Flights With Status Match

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Via Frequent Flyer Bonuses, WestJet is offering a top-tier status match from ANY type of travel rewards program.  To take part, register by September 23, 2016, send proof of your status, and complete 1 WestJet flight by October 31, 2016.

WestJet is a Canadian budget airline that flies within Canada, and to the US, the Caribbean and Europe.

So this deal could be worth it if you plan on flying WestJet this fall and have elite status with another program.  Or if you’ve never flown them, and want to give them a try.  Because with WestJet top-tier elite status, you’ll get perks like free checked bags and lounge passes!

Free Checked Bags 10 Lounge Passes On WestJet Flights With Status Match

Fly to Vancouver, Canada, With WestJet and Visit Nearby Cheakamus Lake! Check Bags and Relax in the Lounge With Top-Tier WestJet Elite Status

Here’s how to get the status match from WestJet!

WestJet Status Match

Link:   WestJet Status Match Promotion

Link:   WestJet Route Map

WestJet is a Canadian budget airline with their own rewards program that flies to:

  • The US (including Hawaii and Alaska)
  • Canada
  • The Caribbean
  • Central and South America
  • A few destinations in Europe

Right now, they’ll match your top-tier elite status from ANY travel rewards program, if you sign-up and send proof of your status by September 23, 2016.  And take 1 WestJet fly by October 31, 2016.

This is an interesting promotion because they’ll match your status from ANY type of travel rewards program, including airlines, hotels, gas rewards, or credit cards.  Usually, airlines only match your status from another airline.

And although the promotion requires “top-tier” status with another program, it could be worth signing-up if you have status that is close to the highest tier.  Because it only takes a few minutes to sign-up and send proof of your status.  Even a screenshot should work!

What Do You Get With WestJet Gold Status?

With top-tier status from WestJet, you’ll get:

  • 2 free checked bags
  • 10 airport lounge passes
  • No fees for same-day flight changes requested at check-in
  • Advance boarding
  • Priority screening (at select airports)
  • 4 advance seat selection vouchers

Ways to Save Money on WestJet Flights

You can redeem Barclaycard Arrival miles from the Barclaycard Arrival Plus to cover the cost of your flight.

Or, use the Chase Ultimate Rewards points you earn from cards like the Chase Sapphire Preferred and Ink Plus to book WestJet flights through the Chase Travel Portal at 1.25 cents per point.

Unfortunately, WestJet is NOT part of the Ritz-Carlton Visa Infinite program, because it is a budget airline.  So you will not be able to get the $100 airline credit from the Chase Ritz-Carlton card.

This is an easy way to earn top-tier elite status if you want to fly with WestJet this fall.  Let me know if you plan to match your status!

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2 responses to “Free Checked Bags, 10 Lounge Passes on WestJet Flights With Status Match

  1. Where are the WestJet lounges?