Jump to content
kellymiller

Did Anyone Use Air Transat For Their Flights?

Recommended Posts

We ended up booking with Air Transat as we really loved our experience with them in the past and the fact that it was cheaper than Sunwing! 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Is WJ not offering the upgrade? I got it thru air Canada

 

 

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

WJ does not have a first class cabin, the closest to it is "plus"... Which is awesome but I don't think they upgrade here. It's worth you grabbing these and paying the $35 fee at 24hr out though!

 

 

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

WJ does not have a first class cabin, the closest to it is "plus"... Which is awesome but I don't think they upgrade here. It's worth you grabbing these and paying the $35 fee at 24hr out though!

 

 

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Ahhh I never fly first class so never pay attention. I got mine for free with AC or wouldn't be doing it then either lol. I'm all for the cheapest option with airlines.

 

 

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Love air transat! We got our rebate from them today and it helped with the costs of the wedding for sure! and a travel voucher for future travel :) WestJet is awesome for Canadian travel, don't get me wrong but I love Air transat to the Caribbean

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I fly them all, the cheapest available.  The only one that has stood out above the rest to me was Sunwing.  I would assume Air Transat is similiar!!

 

@@Mrsktobe - did they just send you a cheque?  Apparently, Air Canada will be sending out final bills shortly and our credit will show up on there -- which I guess will just depend if everyone who put a deposit pays in full. I guess I should ask my TA exactly how that works.  This is how I understood it and since we gave our guests a deadline before the actual deadline gives me time to pay mine without missing the deadline. Phew! that was a mouth full.   EDIT: yup, we just get a credit to our final balance.

Edited by calgarybride2015

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hey- we just got a credit to our final balance, it was nice it ended up being 1575 cheaper! Sure helps when you go over your budget! LOL

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hey- we just got a credit to our final balance, it was nice it ended up being 1575 cheaper! Sure helps when you go over your budget! LOL

Awesome!!!!! She told me if everything stands we should be around $2000! I was using some for the photog but will have some extra so thinking mariachi band?!?! Worth it you think?

 

 

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Awesome!!!!! She told me if everything stands we should be around $2000! I was using some for the photog but will have some extra so thinking mariachi band?!?! Worth it you think?

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Most definitely! I wanted a mariachi band sooooo bad but we are already way over our budget - I think they are fantastic though and would make a great addition to a wedding!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Most definitely! I wanted a mariachi band sooooo bad but we are already way over our budget - I think they are fantastic though and would make a great addition to a wedding!

 

Thanks!

 

A 3 person Mariachi for 45 mins, at our resort, is about $375 -- my Mexican coworker says that is way overpriced lol.   I wouldn't get to enjoy it much as I planned to have them play during the cocktail hour while we got photos done. But I surely would want my picture with them!

 

I totally get you on the budget!!  We budgeted a number and then figured out what we needed to save each month to hit that target. I realized in August all that money HAD to now be designated for our flight package and our wedding package to hit that number.  So now I am using our 'other' money for the odds and ends (thankfully the big items are all purchased now) and I think because of that I have lost track a little bit of what I am spending.  We are basically done now, just a few more small things.

 

If my numbers stand (I sure hope they do! we are so close!) that I will splurge for the Mariachi!  I know there will be hidden costs I didn't bank on, but hopefully they won't kill us.

 

My new problem is that I have done most of my shopping now with 4.5 months left, so I sit on here and find new ideas. I have to STOP doing that.

Edited by calgarybride2015
  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

That's really good! Our wedding is off the resort and a mariachi band was 575! For the same amount of time. If it was 375 I would of splurged but yeah.. Have to cut corners where we can. I keep reminding myself that we are doing really good for planning a wedding in 9 months and paying for all of it cash... Just sucks when you want to do more stuff! Ha ha.

 

Oh the hidden costs come at you for sure. But all in all, you seem a lot like myself where you guys are splurging only on some things and having a clear head with others. Rich and I want a beautiful wedding day but we keep taking a step back and asking ourselves if we really need some things. It's hard to do that but we have come around to other ways of doing it cheaper this way too :)

 

Oh man.. And the new ideas, YEP that's me. I avoid wedding websites (minus this one and Pinterest) like the plague so I don't see anything. Watch me come back with more after the wedding fair next week!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.



  • Best Destination Wedding Sponsors



    Facebook Pinterest Google+ Twitter
  • Posts

    • I think I fhttp://www.cigarjamaica.com/ound what you're looking for: 
    • My parents divorced quite recently, just few years ago after being rather unhappily married for 26 years. My mom caught him cheating. I got engaged a few months ago and a month later with little notice my father married the woman who he was with when my mom caught him. I live in a different country so only met her and her family a few times, they were very nice to me, my father is very happy. I am polite / neutral with her. On the contrary my mom is not doing great at all, she is still in a complete breakdown and a month after engagement she made a scene that she does not want my father at my wedding and hang up on me. When she found out i speak to his new partner she refused to talk to me ever again. It’s been a couple of month now, i tried to reach out but she blocked me. My mom is not really a very reasonable type, i try to take care of her and cheer her up but I cant just sit and talk to her peacefully, it is always a drama when it comes to my father. My grandparents are on her side. I mentioned to my father that i will not be inviting his wife as i don’t feel comfortable making the whole situation much worse and also because i really dont know her well to which he said that he may not be coming then. What do I do about it? It looks like it maybe the case that neither of my parents will come or if my father comes with his wife i may never be able to fix the relationship with my mother....
    • I'm so excited to finally, after 9 years, getting married again!  He's so amazing and we want to have an amazing wedding in Jamaica next year.  Allow me to introduce myself:  I am Katherine,  his grandchildren will call me KitKat! who is marrying a minister that truly leaves me speechless at times the way he loves and cares for me.  Professionally, I am a destination wedding planner/travel agent/award-winning floral designer, so this wedding will be my ENCORE.  Last night, we started out with 50 guests, relatively the larger size of most destination weddings.  Then our guest list grew to 100.  Right! My team right now, does have a contact in Jamaica, that I'm already working with. We are working on the budget, constantly.  The plan is to have all of the details together before Thanksgiving holiday, so that family and friends can prepare to start booking.
    • Wow.... it looks like I need to add some things to my bags ..#goals Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    • May be a long shot here.... trying to resurrect this post. Would anyone be willing to send me the files while I work on my points?  Karencarreiro@me.com
  • Topics

×
×
  • Create New...