After having their initial launch run into some red tape troubles, New Leaf is back, offering some sorely needed competition in the Canadian market.
From Winnipeg, they are offering some great prices to Abbotsford or Victoria, BC and Hamilton, Ontario for summer travel.
Winnipeg to Abbotsford, BC - $238 CAD roundtrip including taxes
Winnipeg to Victoria, BC - $238 CAD roundtrip including taxes
Winnipeg to Hamilton, Ontario - $193 CAD roundtrip including taxes
Be aware that New Leaf is a no-frills budget airline, similar to the model seen in Europe. Everything costs extra, beyond a personal item. A carry-on bag is $25. Your first checked bag is $30. complete list of fees
The last time New Leaf launched, WestJet and Air Canada responded by dropping their prices. That's what competition does. Keep an eye on YWG Deals for word of them doing so again!
Availability for travel
From July 25, 2016 onwards
How to find this deal
1. Go to the New Leaf website
2. Search for a flight from Winnipeg (YWG) to one of the cities listed above. Start with a date that is July 25 or later.
screenshot from www.gonewleaf.ca
Price drop responses from WestJet
WestJet has dropped the price of their flights from Winnipeg to ....
Kelowna, BC - $251 CAD roundtrip including taxes (45% below typical best price) - Aug/Sep/Oct travel
Hamilton, Ontario - $253 CAD roundtrip including taxes (44% below typical best price) - Sep/Oct travel
Have a look on Google Flights to find the available dates.
You may run into difficulty trying to book the flights to Hamilton by going from Google Flights to WestJet.com - or even when going to WestJet.com directly. (The flights to Kelowna seem to work)
Take the same dates you found on Google Flights, and try them on FlightHub.com. They can be booked through there.
screenshot from FlightHub.com
Kelowna, British Columbia for $197 CAD roundtrip including taxes (or $187 CAD if you use the Flight Network promo code below). Aug 22-26 is the only available date combination.
Abbotsford, British Columbia for $245 CAD roundtrip including taxes (or $235 CAD if you use the Flight Network promo code below). Try Thu/Sun to Thu/Sun dates in August, September, and October 2016. Working dates seem very limited.
screenshot from Flight Network
Flight Network Promo Code
You can bring the price down another $10 CAD once you get to Flight Network by using the promo code: 3P10OFF321
You'll find the spot to enter the promo code on the passenger details page (after you've selected the flight). It can be difficult to find.
Here's a screenshot of where to enter it: (look near the bottom)
In theory, you may be able to get the WestJet flights above for even less, with the '$50 off roundtrip flights within Canada' promotion that Flight Centre is currently offering...
According to the terms & conditions....
'Save $50 per person on all roundtrip flight bookings made for travel within Canada travelling with Air Canada, WestJet or Porter Airlines'
There are no blackout dates.
Live deal discussion & travel advice
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