Leap year: Travel and hotel discounts for February 29

To the point To celebrate this rare date of February 29, here are the discounts available to help you save on hotels and airfares.

February 29 Promotion - Air Canada Vacations

Air Canada Vacations is offering a 2.9% discount on packages booked on February 29 between 12:01 a.m. ET and 11:59 p.m. ET.

Offer applies to new bookings of the following vacation packages:

  • Mexico;
  • In the Caribbean ;
  • In Central America ;
  • New reservations for flight and hotel packages to selected U.S. destinations.

This 2.9% discount applies to the base fare only (and not to taxes, fees, surcharges, etc.). The discount will then be transferred to the same credit card once the trip is over.

The departure must take place during the following period: May 1, 2024 to October 31, 2024. A minimum stay of 3 nights is required.

February 29 promotion - WestJet

WestJet offers a 20% discount to all destinations with the code 4C4N7KP .

This applies to all the following tariff rates :

  • Base
  • Econo
  • EconoFlex
  • Premium
  • PrivilègeFlex
  • Business
  • AffairesFlex

Book before February 29, 2024 (11:59 p.m., HR), for travel between March 1 and December 31, 2024.

Plus, it’s WestJet’s 28th anniversary, which falls on February 29!

February 29 Promotion - Other airlines

February 29 promotion - Play Airlines

If you can fly from New York (SWF), Boston (BOS), Baltimore (BWI) or Washington DC airports, low-cost carrier Play offers you flights over the Atlantic to Europe from as little as US$99.

Play leap year

February 29 promotion - Qantas for Canada

As an incentive to take a “leap” to Australia, Qantas is offering a $250 discount on a round-trip Economy flight from Canada. Enter the code LEAPDAY in the “Do you have a code?” section of the search results.

Valid only on February 29, 2024, until 11:59 p.m. (PST).

February 29 Promotion - Marriott Bonvoy

Several Marriott Bonvoy hotels are taking the opportunity to offer discounts of 29% and book until March 1 for stays until the end of summer 2024. Read the conditions for each one carefully:

If your discounted stay takes place at Marriott Bonvoy hotels before April 29, take advantage of the promotion to also get 1 elite night and 1,000 bonus points!

February 29 promotion - Best Western

Best Western gives a bonus of 2,290 Best Western points for each stay completed until June 30, 2024.

The reservation must have been made between February 29, 2024 and March 3, 2024. The maximum is 10 stays, so you could earn up to 22,900 Best Western points.

Registration for the offer is compulsory on the Best Western website.

February 29 Promotion - Via Rail

  • Starting February 29, 2024 in New York City, Hard Rock Hotel New York will offer 29% on stays between March 1 and September 2, 2024. This will also include a $50 credit for food and drink at the hotel. What’s more, one very lucky guest will get some good news at the check-in desk, winning a dream upgrade to the fabulous VIP Penthouse Rock Star Suite.
  • Only on February 29, 2024, select Great Wolf Lodge will have $29 rooms with the code LEAP, for stays between February 29 and June 13. Normally, Niagara Falls in Canada never participates in these promotions.
  • If you’re going to the wonderful Galapagos Islands in 2024, wait before you book with Ecoventura. On February 29, there will be a promotion for a 20% discount on 2024 departures. Those who can prove they were born on February 29 will receive a 29% discount,
  • The STRAT Hotel, Casino & Tower, Las Vegas is offering a free Sky Jump for people born on February 29, with a free cocktail to cheer them up!

February 29 promotion - Rakuten and Scene+

Online shopping portal Rakuten and Scene+ are offering additional cashback of up to 15%, only on February 29. That’s 2 to 10 times more than usual.

February 29th Promotion - AIR MILES

On February 29 only, receive 95 AIR MILES miles for a full tank of gas of 30 liters or more. This is worth about $11.

The offer must be activated on the AIR MILES mobile application. Look carefully for other AIR MILES offers.

You can combine today’s offer with another offer such as :

  • 30 bonus miles when you redeem 95 miles for $10 off your bill
  • Any offer with Shell Go+ (50 or 75 bonus miles on purchases of 30 liters or more)

Bottom Line

On February 29, check out the Offers or Promotions sections of your favorite hotel or travel company!

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Caroline Tremblay
I'm Caroline, a loyalty program specialist! I use my points to travel more often and at a lower price with my spouse and our two children. I'm passionate about writing about the latest rewards news and how to put more points in your pocket.

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