Air Transat New baggage policy for Haiti and Cuba

Air Transat New baggage policy for Haiti and Cuba

New baggage policy for Haiti and Cuba

Air Transat is modifying its checked baggage policy for all bookings to Haiti and Cuba made as of April 3, 2018. Haiti For Haiti, passengers who book a flight in Eco Promo, Eco or Eco Extra or a package in Economy Class as of April 3 will now be allowed one free piece of checked baggage of 25 kg, instead of two. We are continuing to offer baggage allowance at no additional cost to accommodate the large number of travellers visiting family and friends. Passengers who book Eco Max, Option Plus or Club Class will be allowed two pieces of baggage at no charge. Here’s a summary of the baggage allowance and fees applicable to bookings made as of April 3, with notable changes in grey:

Flight only Pieces of baggages First Second* Eco Promo & Eco 25 kg included 25 kg $35 Eco Extra 25 kg included 25 kg $35 Eco Max 25 kg included 25 kg included Club Class 25 kg included 25 kg included

Package Pieces of baggages First Second* Economy Class 25 kg included 25 kg $35 Club Class 25 kg included 25 kg included

Passengers who book Option Plus will be allowed an additional piece of checked baggage, for a maximum of two pieces. Cuba Air Transat is extending its current checked baggage policy for the South and the United States to include Cuba. That means that passengers who book a flight in Eco Promo or Eco as of April 3 will now have to pay $25 for their first piece of checked baggage of 23 kg. Passengers who book a package in Economy Class or a flight in Eco Extra will still be allowed one piece of baggage. They will be allowed an additional piece, for a maximum of two pieces, if they book Option Plus. And passengers who book Eco Max or Club Class will be allowed two pieces of baggage.

Here’s a summary of the baggage allowance and fees applicable to bookings made as of April 3, with notable changes in grey:

Flight only Pieces of baggages First Second* Eco Promo & Eco 23 kg $25 23 kg $35 Eco Extra 23 kg included 23 kg $35 Eco Max 23 kg included 23 kg included Club Class 25 kg included 25 kg included

Package Pieces of baggages First Second* Economy Class 23 kg included 23 kg $35 Club Class 25 kg included 25 kg included

Passengers who book Option Plus will be allowed an additional piece of checked baggage, for a maximum of two pieces. Prepayment of baggage We strongly recommend that passengers prepay for their bags up to 24 hours before departure. Bookings made before April 3, 2018 Air Transat maintains its current policy for all bookings made before April 3. See the Weight and Dimensions section on airtransat.com for more details. Good to know Flights only: Eco Max is Air Transat’s maximum flexibility rate, offering passengers in Economy Class plenty of extras, such as an additional piece of checked baggage and priority airport services. Packages: With Option Plus, passengers can benefit from an additional piece of baggage (for a maximum of two pieces), seat selection, priority airport services and on-board perks.

Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.

You will visit the following 7 places:

Haiti

Haiti

Haiti is a sovereign state in the Western Hemisphere (North America). The country is located on the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean. It also includes various offshore islands; the most popular islands are: the island of Tortuga (Île de la Tortue), Gonâve Island and Île à Vache (Cow Island), a lush island with many beautiful sights, located off the tip of southwestern Haiti. Though it’s still recovering from a 2010 earthquake, many of Haiti's landmarks dating to the early 19th century remain intact.

Cuba

Cuba

Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a sovereign state comprising the islands of Cuba, Isla de la Juventud and several archipelagos in the Caribbean Sea. The capital and largest city Havana. Havana had a large number of shows, events, and casinos catering to tourists. Geographically, Cuba is considered part of North America and culturally, it is considered part of Latin America. The island became a U.S. protectorate in 1898, and in 1902 it gained substantial independence. Between 1902 and 1959, many U.S. citizens lived in Cuba or frequently travelled to Cuba. It is the largest island in the Caribbean, and the second-most populous after Hispaniola, with over 11 million inhabitants. It is a multiethnic country whose people,culture and customs derive from diverse origins, including the aboriginal Taíno and   Ciboney peoples, the long period of Spanish colonialism, the introduction of African slaves, and a close relationship with the Soviet Union in the Cold War. Cuba is ranked high in human development by the United Nations, and performs well in health and education. In 2015, it became the first country to eradicate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, a milestone hailed by the World Health Organization as "one of the greatest public health achievements possible".

Varadero

Varadero

Varadero is a resort town in the province of Matanzas, Cuba, and one of the largest resort areas in the Caribbean. The place was first used as a dry dock and the salt mines of the peninsula (closed in 1961) supplied most of the Spanish Latin America Fleet since 1587. However, the foundation date of Varadero as city was only on December 5, 1887, when ten families from the city of Cárdenas obtained a permission to build their vacation homes between today's 42nd and 48th Street. Varadero is foremost a tourist resort town, boasting more than 20 km of white sandy beaches. The first tourists visited Varadero as early as the 1870s, and for years it was considered an elite resort. In 1910 the annual rowing regatta was started; five years later the first hotel, named Varadero and later Club Nautico, was built. Tourism grew in the early 1930s as Irénée du Pont, an American millionaire, built his estate on the peninsula. Many famous and infamous people stayed in Varadero, for example Al Capone.

Holguín

Holguín

Holguín is a municipality and city, the capital of the Cuban Province of Holguín. It also includes a tourist area, offering beach resorts in the outskirts of the region. After Havana, Santiago de Cuba, and Camaguey, it is the fourth largest city in Cuba.

Havana

Havana

Havana, officially Ciudad de La Habana, is the capital city, major port, and leading commercial centre of Cuba. The city is one of the 15 Cuban provinces. The city/province has 2.1 million inhabitants, the largest city in Cuba and the second largest in the Caribbean region, after Santo Domingo. The city extends mostly westward and southward from the bay, which is entered through a narrow inlet and which divides into three main harbours: Marimelena, Guanabacoa, and Atarés. The sluggish Almendares River traverses the city from south to north, entering the Straits of Florida a few miles west of the bay.

Coco Cayo

Coco Cayo

Cayo Coco is an island in the Jardines del Rey chain off the north coast of Ciego de Avila province in Cuba. Cayo Coco is very relaxing and is the perfect place to go to if you want to do close to nothing for your vacation. You will find a few resorts, a spa, an international clinic (hospital), a night club (the Bat Cave) and an airport. In other words, there is not much to do or to visit there but sometimes all you need for your vacation is a little calm and quiet, and you will find that in Cayo Coco.

Cayo Santa Maria

Cayo Santa Maria

Cayo Santa María (Cay or "Key" of Santa Maria) is an island off Cuba's north central coast in the Jardines del Rey archipelago. The island is linked by road and bridge to the town of Caibarién on the main island. Cayo Santa María is well known for its white sand beaches and luxury all inclusive resorts.

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