Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Happy Day-After-Canada-Day (EH): GREAT news and savings on the new Montreal-Curacao Air Canada route

(OK so how many of you Canadians remembered the words to 'Oh-Canada' yesterday? We mean the other words, not just 'Oh-Canada'? Yup, thought so.)

One of our favourite Canadian Dive Bus divers,
on a Dive Bus trip of their own 'up North' with
some of our other favourite Canadian divers.
Bonkers, the lot of you.
Anyways-eh, here's some GREAT news about the new Air Canada route to Curacao AND a fabulous deal when you combine it with a stay at Sunscape Resort - right on The Dive Bus doorstep!!!

There are some REALLY good deals to be had - the sooner you book, the better deals. So what are you waiting for? Check out the full Air Canada deals below, then contact us to book your divin'.   Couldn't be more simple, eh?


A new way to beat the winter blues: Air Canada Vacations offers a new service from Montreal-Curacao for winter 2014-15 with special introductory rates.

Air Canada Vacations is pleased to announce that it is offering even more Brighter Getaways with the introduction of new non-stop Air Canada flights from Montreal to Curacao starting January 1.

The Montreal route is in addition to the non-stop Air Canada rouge flights from Toronto to the beautiful Caribbean island: Toronto - Curacao service now on Air Canada rouge as of February 2014 and will start up again on November 7 for the winter season.

Enjoy special introductory package prices for Montreal-Curacao when booking by July 31, for ex: 7 nights at the All-Inclusive Sunscape Curacao Resort, Spa & Casino, including Privileges*: $1549 plus $253 tax and other fees.

* Including being just across the road from The Dive Bus!! Here for prices (Dive Packages on page 2) 

Tropical Canada. Point proven about our
Canadian divers mostly being bonkers.
Curacao is a generously welcoming oasis, diverse in culture, cuisine and lifestyle. The astounding beaches, rugged beauty of a semi-arid climate and stunning scuba diving make Curacao the perfect place for a winter getaway, to rest, recharge and see some amazing dive sites. With The Dive Bus! (OK, we added that part about The Dive Bus.)

With a selection of 11 different resorts, including All-Inclusive offerings, customers can really experience everything the island has to offer.

“Air Canada Vacations is proud to offer the only non-stop flight from Montreal to Curacao, a fantastic addition to our already impressive collection of sun destinations in the Caribbean and Mexico,” said Eamonn Ferrin, President and Chief Operating Officer of Air Canada Vacations. “Flight times to and from Curacao are very convenient, and Air Canada provides seamless connecting flights from 66 Canadian cities.”

The Air Canada Montreal-Curacao flight operates weekly starting January 1:
• AC1672 Montreal 09:00 Curacao 15:35
• AC 1673 Curacao 16:35 Montreal 20:55

The Air Canada rouge flight operates weekly starting November 7:
• AC 1794 Toronto 08:00 Curacao 14:15
• AC1795 Curacao 15:15 Toronto 19:30

Making the perfect winter getaway even more perfect
The programs Aeroplan®, Privileges and PriceGuardTM are available exclusively to
Air Canada Vacations customers.

Customers can earn and redeem Aeroplan Miles on every package that includes an
Air Canada or Air Canada rouge flight. With the Privileges program, booking with a participating hotel means enjoying a unique package of popular added values: preferred room location, early check-in/late checkout, free WiFi, 3 guaranteed à la carte dinners at All-Inclusive resorts and lots of Aeroplan Miles.

Customers can book with confidence thanks to PriceGuard: if the price of an
Air Canada Vacations Air, Hotel & Transfer package drops before travel,
Air Canada Vacations will refund the difference of up to a maximum of $800 per couple. Choose from over 150 participating resorts applicable for bookings made by October 31 for travel from November 1, 2014 and completed by April 30, 2015.

Early booking bonus for travel this winter
Booking early gives customers access to the most popular destinations, flights, travel dates, resorts and rooms at the best price. Air Canada Vacations is offering an early booking promotion so that customers can save big and get the best vacation.

The earlier you book, the more you save:

• Book by July 31 and pay by October 31 and save $700 per family ($250 per adult and $100 per child ages 2-12)

• Book August 1 – September 30 and pay by October 31 and save $600 per family ($200 per adult and $100 per child ages 2-12)

• Book October 1 – 31 and pay by October 31 and save $500 per family ($150 per adult and $100 per child ages 2-12)

Savings are applicable for travel from November 1, 2014 and completed by April 30, 2015.

Visit or call 1 866 529-2079 or visit your local travel agent to book a winter vacation to Curacao and for more information on the unique benefits of booking Brighter Getaways with Air Canada Vacations.

About Air Canada Vacations

Air Canada Vacations is a leading Canadian tour operator offering a wide selection of vacation packages to destinations across Mexico & the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, Asia, the South Pacific, Canada and the U.S.A. and is a repeat recipient of the Consumer's Choice Award for favourite Travel Wholesaler. Air Canada Vacations offers convenient connectors from 65 Canadian cities, Business Class service, on-demand seat-back entertainment from gate to gate on many flights, mobile app, web and mobile check-in and Aeroplan® Miles. Visit for more information or to book.