Air Transat: extra 23kg luggage allowance for IEC student/work permit

Published: 03-08-2021



Seven years ago, and Air Transat decided to team up to offer Canadian, French and Belgian Working Holiday, Young Professionals, International Co-op work permit and student permit holders the chance to fly to and from Canada with an extra 23 kg of checked luggage at no extra cost.

Later, we’re extending the offer to all young Europeans with a student permit or an International Experience Canada (IEC) work permit.

You can enjoy the “pvtistes offer” if you fly from one of Air Transat’s destinations in EuropeBelgium, Croatia, England, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland and The Netherlands (some flights are still suspended until the end of the year or until 2022).

Note: To be eligible, you must book your Air Transat flight from this page and attach a copy of your:

  • Working Holiday permit
  • Young Professionals permit
  • International Co-op permit
  • Student permit

Air Transat/ offer details

Air Transat offers you the chance to check extra luggage:

If you book an Eco Budget ticket: This ticket doesn’t include a free piece of checked luggage, but with this Air Transat/ offer, you can travel with one piece of checked luggage (up to 23 kg) at no extra cost.

If you book an Eco Standard ticket: This ticket includes a free piece of checked luggage. With this Air Transat/ offer, you can travel with two pieces of checked luggage (up to 23 kg each) at no extra cost.

Questions? Check out the Air Transat deal page!

Examples of prices for one-way tickets (search done on August 3rd, 2021 at 11 am)

  • London – Toronto: CAD360 (on September 18, 20, 25, 30, 2021) or about €242.
  • London – Vancouver (4-hour transit in Toronto): CAD366 (on September 18, 20, 25, 30, 2021) or about €246.
  • Lisboa – Vancouver: CAD507 (on September 20 and 22, 2021) or about €340.
  • Paris – Vancouver: CAD558 (on September 9, 13, 16, 17, 20, 23, 24, 25, 27, 2021) or about €375.
  • Paris – Montréal: CAD278 (on September 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 27, 2021) or about €186 / CAD278 (on September 28, 2021) or about €145.
  • Paris – Montreal: CAD565 (on September 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 2021) or about €380.


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