Air Canada Vacations has released a preview of its 2016-2017 Sun Collection.
Highlights include a new winter flight schedule with increased capacity, an Early Booking Bonus and Price Drop Guarantee, and the return of Play, ACV’s exclusive family program.
The winter flight schedule features service from ACV’s major gateways including Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Calgary and Vancouver to Mexico and the Caribbean. New is Montreal to Puerto Vallarta service operating Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays onboard Air Canada rouge.
Air Canada Vacations’ Early Booking Bonus is also featured in the preview and offers travel agents’ clients a savings of $800 per family ($250 per adult and $150 per child) on Sun packages booked by Aug. 31 – payment due by Oct. 31. And, the Price Drop Guarantee – available at participating hotels – offers a refund of up to $800 per couple if the price of their purchased package changes. This offer applies to bookings made by Oct. 31 and is valid for travel from Nov. 1 and completed by April 30, 2017.
The new Groups Price Drop Guarantee is applicable to all hotels and guarantees that if the price of a group vacation package drops, ACV will adjust the price. This guarantee is valid for travel any time and there is no maximum refund.
Also in the preview of the 2016-2017 Sun Collection, ACV is announcing the return of its exclusive family program – Play.
Play features select family friendly resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean where kids aged 12 and under eat, play and stay for free. Families also receive an exclusive flight experience onboard Air Canada and Air Canada rouge including free seat selection, priority boarding and a $10 in-flight meal voucher for every family member on the same booking.
In celebration of the Sun Collection preview, ACV is offering agents a chance to earn 4X ACV&ME points on vacation packages and groups booked to Aruba; Anguilla; Bahamas; Barbados; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curaçao; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Jamaica; Mexico; Saint Lucia; St. Kitts; St. Martin and Turks & Caicos. Booking 50 passengers can accumulate enough points to be redeemed for $600 in ACV travel credits or a $500 VISA Cash Card. This offer is valid until July 15 for departures between Nov. 1 and Oct. 31, 2017.