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Westjet Rewards Offers Status Equivalency By Completing Challenges

WestJet Rewards offers status match

To the point For a limited time, WestJet Rewards is offering to match your status earned from competitors by completing up to 2 challenges.

Match your status with WestJet Rewards

The WestJet Rewards program offers you the opportunity to match your Aeroplan, VIPorter or British Airways Executive Club status by completing two challenges. Completing the first challenge will give you a status match until December 15, 2022, and completing the second challenge will extend that status until December 31, 2023.

To qualify for the WestJet Rewards Platinum level, you must provide proof of your Aeroplan Super Elite status.

To qualify for the WestJet Rewards Gold level, you must provide proof of one of the following statuses:

  • Aeroplan 35K, 50K or 75K
  • VIPorter Priority
  • Executive Club Gold

To qualify for the WestJet Rewards Silver level, you must provide proof of one of the following statuses:

  • Aeroplan 25K
  • VIPorter Passport
  • Executive Club Bronze or Executive Club Silver
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Challenge 1: Form

The process for equivalency of status is quite simple. The form must be completed and submitted by September 30, 2022 with the following information:

  1. Your name
  2. Your 9-digit WestJet Rewards ID (which is given to you when you join WestJet Rewards).
  3. Email address and phone number associated with your WestJet account.
  4. A scanned copy or photo of your top-tier membership card from Altitude and VIPorter, showing your name, current status valid through to a minimum February 29, 2020.

Once the application is submitted, the approval process can take up to 10 business days.

The first challenge will allow you to enjoy your Gold or Silver level benefits until December 15, 2022. If you want to extend these benefits, go to Challenge 2.

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Challenge 2: Travel with WestJet

Once WestJet Rewards has validated your competitive status, you will have access to the status benefits with WestJet until December 15, 2022.

If you want to extend this status until the end of 2023, you must travel at least once with WestJet before December 15, 2022.

But that’s not all, you will also need to reach a certain level of spending to maintain your assigned status:

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This represents approximately 20% of the amount of recognized annual expenses required to maintain status.

Eligible Expenses

Qualifying spend is 100% of the amount spent on eligible published base fares for WestJet-marketed flights flown by the member within a qualifying year.

The following items are not eligible toward qualifying spend WestJet Fares: Basic fares, Member Exclusive fares, contracted fares, tour operator fare, WestJet Vacations group package bookings, partner-marketed flights, partner bookings made on Westjet.com, taxes, fees and charges, any portion paid with WestJet dollars or any other rewards program redemption


Completing both challenges is the most lucrative option as it will allow you to keep your status until December 31, 2023!

Bottom line

WestJet Rewards is once again targeting frequent flyers, especially from Air Canada. Recall that WestJet recently announced the purchase of Sunwing, and the airline has also formed a partnership with the Flying Blue rewards program.

Finally, WestJet has 2 credit card offers right now:

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