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Travel to Hawaii with the Air Canada Buddy Pass

To the point Hawaii is more accessible than ever from Montreal with Air Canada's new flight. See how to save with the Buddy Pass.

Air Canada has announced new flights from several Canadian cities to Hawaii, including Montreal-Honolulu. Here’s how you can use the Air Canada Buddy Pass to save a lot of money on a trip to Hawaii!

Air Canada Buddy Pass

The Air Canada Companion Pass is and has been a companion to many of the new Aeroplan credit card welcome offers.

Here are the key points to know about the Air Canada Buddy Pass:

  • It’s a buy-one-get-one Pass
  • You only pay taxes and third-party charges on the second ticket
  • Available for one year before it expires
  • Though travel can be booked for a date beyond that year
  • Available anywhere Air Canada flies in North America (including Hawaii and Mexico).
  • Valid for travel any time for any economy fare, including fares on sale
  • Ability to upgrade, depending on status level and fare purchased
  • Does not apply to bookings made with Aeroplan points.

You may have already subscribed to such a welcome offer before. Right now, this is the only welcome offer that offers the Air Canada Buddy Pass:

Hawaii with the Air Canada Buddy Pass

Let’s look at two fares, during the peak season (spring break) and off-peak.

Here is an example of a round trip flight between Montreal and Honolulu from February 27 to March 13, 2022 for 2 passengers:

Montreal Honolulu Pay Rate

The cost is $1,926 for 2 passengers (or $963 per person).

Now, using the Air Canada Buddy Pass, the same itinerary costs $1,108 (or $554 per person). You save $818 with the Air Canada Buddy Pass.

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Another example of a return flight between Montreal and Honolulu from March 20 to April 3, 2022 for 2 passengers during a less busy period:

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The cost is $1,406 for 2 passengers (or $703 per person).

Now, using the Air Canada Buddy Pass, the same itinerary is $848 (or $424 per person). You save $558 with the Air Canada Buddy Pass.

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Of course, it may be possible to find flights around $500-600. Still, these will include stopovers, often in the United States with United, American or Delta, which is not recommended, especially in winter!

And if you have an Aeroplan credit card, you (and 8 other travellers) get a complimentary first checked bag, as well as other travel benefits on Air Canada.

Conclusion

This makes the Air Canada Buddy Pass a valuable tool in a situation like this, where you can choose the date of travel that suits you without being dependent on availability with your Aeroplan points.

Finally, if you are a family of 2 adults and 2 children, the strategy to adopt is to each apply for a credit card coming with the Air Canada Buddy Pass. This way, each of your children will travel almost for free!

Come to discuss that topic in our Facebook Group!

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