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Transat: attractive destinations all year round

To the point From seaside breaks to inspiring tours, Transat offers a wide range of destinations for families, couples, friends and solo travellers. Here's what the tour operator has to offer to help you get away from it all.

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Transat, a specialist in vacation travel, is present in over 25 countries in North and South America, Europe, North Africa and the Caribbean. Headquartered in Montreal, the company offers a travel experience that combines its airline expertise with its tour operator know-how.

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Air Transat‘s vision is to be Canada’s best-loved airline, and it was voted the world’s best leisure airline for the fifth time at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2023.

Transat - Top destinations this summer

For the 2024 summer season, Air Transat is betting on a stronger presence in Europe, the United States and the South, departing from Montreal, Quebec City and Toronto with over 290 direct flights.

From Montreal, the airline will serve some twenty European destinations:

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands;
  • Athens, Greece;
  • Basel-Mulhouse, Switzerland;
  • Barcelona, Spain;
  • Bordeaux, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Nice, Paris and Toulouse, France;
  • Barcelona, Madrid, Malaga, Spain;
  • Brussels, Belgium;
  • Lisbon and Porto, Portugal;
  • London, England;
  • Rome and Venice, Italy.

From Quebec City, the company will operate four direct flights a week to Paris and one to London.

 

From Toronto, the airline will offer some fifteen European destinations:

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands;
  • Athens, Greece;
  • Barcelona, Spain;
  • Dublin, Ireland;
  • Glasgow, Scotland;
  • Lamezia, Venice and Rome, Italy;
  • Porto, Lisbon and Faro, Portugal;
  • London and Manchester, England;
  • Paris, France;
  • Zagreb, Croatia.

Here’s a map of Air Transat’s direct flights, available on the Flight Connections website.

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Will Quebecers’ travel intentions in the summer of 2024 be the same as in 2023? Quebec(58%), Ontario(21%) and Europe(21%) were in the top three last year, according to the survey conducted by the Transat Chair in Tourism on behalf of the Ministry of Tourism.

Transat - Florida in the spotlight

Air Transat has also mentioned that it will be increasing the frequency of its departures to Florida. Daily flights from Montreal to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando will now be available. From Quebec City, there will be one flight a week to Fort Lauderdale.

An additional direct flight to Los Angeles, California, will also be offered from Montreal.

Transat - New year-round non-stop flights

Since last December, Lima in Peru has been accessible twice a week from Toronto and once a week from Montreal.

Costa Rica and El Salvador will also be offered from Montreal. Liberia and San Salvador, previously served in winter, will be available from May 1, 2024.

Morocco is also in the spotlight with the launch of packages, tours and excursions. The new flights to Marrakech will be available from Montreal from June 12, 2024.

To discover the country, five circuits have been designed for lovers of grandiose landscapes. These include a nine-day “Imperial Cities” tour of Marrakech, Fez and Rabat.

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Transat - Year-round sun destinations

The company also announced that it would be increasing frequencies to almost all its southern destinations from Montreal, including Cuba and the Dominican Republic.

From Toronto, service will be increased to destinations such as Mexico and the Dominican Republic.

Transat offers travelers five Soleil collections: Grand Luxe, Family, Solo, Relaxation 18+ and Out of Office. This last choice allows you to work with your feet in the sand, with certain advantages.

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These include a room with a dedicated workspace, fast, free wi-fi service and no single room supplement in Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama and Jamaica.

You could spend 28 days on an all-inclusive, direct flight. Why not head to Punta Cana, in the Dominican Republic, to enjoy this sublime beach.

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Transat - Save on travel expenses

Air Transat does not yet have a loyalty program. To save on your package or flight, you’ll need to use the credit card travel points strategy.

Among the most popular programs are the American Express Membership Rewards points. The best strategy is to take advantage of the sign-up bonus as a new customer and maximize the rewards on your daily spend.

Once you’ve booked with your card, simply redeem your rewards points for an account credit. The value is easy to calculate: 1,000 points = $10.

When should I buy my Air Transat ticket? How to save on all-inclusive packages Aline gives you her tips and answers all your questions in her guide.

How to contact Transat

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Transat’s business hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 1 800 587 2672.

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Is Air Transat on strike?

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Air Transat has announced that it has reached a new agreement in principle with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), effective January 8, 2024.

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What weight for Air Transat cabin baggage?

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Cabin baggage must be light enough for the passenger to stow it unassisted in the overhead luggage compartment. It measures up to 40 cm in length, 23 cm in width and 51 cm in height.

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Who owns Air Transat?

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Annick Guérard is President and CEO of Transat. She joined the company’s Board of Directors on May 27, 2021.

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Why didn't Air Canada buy Air Transat?

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In April 2021, Air Transat and Air Canada have announced the end of their agreement. This acquisition was rejected by the European Commission.

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How many destinations does Air Transat fly to?

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Air Transat offers some sixty international destinations in over 25 countries in North America and Europe. In Canada, the airline offers domestic and connecting flights.

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Can I go on vacation to Morocco with Transat?

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Air Transat is the only airline in North America to offer non-stop flights to Marrakech, year-round. Transat offers a wide range of accommodation options and a variety of excursions that can be booked on site.

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What destinations does Transat offer in its South Packages?

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Transat offers several southern destinations: Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Jamaica, Panama, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, South and Central America.

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Is it possible to obtain an upgrade when purchasing an airline ticket?

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If your flight is eligible, you will be able to select an upgrade when checking in online, from 24 hours to 4 hours before flight departure.

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