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Imagine being able to have breakfast in Dublin, lunch in Reykjavik, and dinner in Vancouver, all on the same day — and all without breaking the bank. Well, imagine no longer, because Wow Air is about to begin flights from Dublin to Vancouver via its base in Reykjavik, Iceland for €129.99 each way.
Flights from Dublin to Vancouver with WOW Air: the details
- First flight: June 6, 2019
- Frequency: Six times weekly (every day except Saturday)
- Departure time: 11.45 a.m. Dublin time
- Dublin to Reykjavik flight time: approx. 2 hours 45 minutes
- Layover: 4 hours
- Reykjavik departure time: 5.20 p.m. Reykjavik time
- Reykjavik to Vancouver flight time: approx. 7 hours 55 minutes
- Arrival in Vancouver: 6.20 p.m. Vancouver time
- Aircraft: A321neo
- Price one-way: €129.99 / approx. $195 CAD
Passengers should note that a flight ticket includes a small carry-on item only, and that larger baggage will incur additional fees.
Wow Air director of communications Svanhvít Fridriksdóttir points out that Vancouver is “hugely popular” among Irish travellers, a fact recognized by anyone who has visited the largest city in western Canada over recent years.
“The addition of Vancouver to our route network reflects our commitment to continually improve our offering for our Irish passengers,” she said. “We know Canada, and in particular Vancouver, is hugely popular among Irish emigrants.”
Vancouver is particularly popular among Irish youth participating in the International Experience Canada (IEC) program. With the 2019 IEC season just around the corner, Wow Air can probably look forward to some quick sales of these low-fare seats from Irish citizens looking to spend up to two years in Canada on this open work permit.
Other Irish citizens have deeper roots in Vancouver, having settled through one of the many permanent residence programs offered by Canada.
Moving2Canada Managing Director Ruairi Spillane recently offered his expert knowledge of the growing Irish population in Vancouver to stories on CBC television and radio, which you can watch and listen to here.
Want to move to Vancouver? Check out these key resources!
- Vancouver destination guide
- Whistler destination guide
- Get a Canadian work permit
- Immigrate to Canada quickly through Express Entry
- Study in Canada
As well as opening up Vancouver as a destination for international visitors, it shouldn’t be forgotten that this news of new flights from Dublin to Vancouver and in the other direction also helps to put Dublin on the international aviation map. The team that has helped thousands of newcomers to Canada here at Moving2Canada recently launched a sister website, Moving2Ireland.com, to help people heading in the opposite direction and from other source countries.