Jump On kicks off fall season with first Calgary-Vancouver weekend getaway Sept. 20-22

Published Thursday, August 22, 2013

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“Everywhere I travel, I hear the same story–air travellers are sick and tired of being gouged with high airfares, particularly at peak times like weekends and holidays,” says Roger Jewett, CEO of Jump On Flyaways, a Calgary-based tour company.

“It wasn’t that long ago when you could easily get a Calgary-Vancouver return flight for between $200 and $300, including taxes. The lack of competition has caused that fare to keep going up to $400, $500 and even $600, especially on holidays and weekends,” adds Jewett.

“Jump On has found a way to bring low fares back to Canadians, be it on a weekday, weekend or holiday. For example, our September 20-22 weekend getaway to Vancouver is offered at a fantastic low price and at the best times to fully enjoy your weekend. Unlike the big airlines, our low price is also available for every seat on the plane. Check out our current offer at www.gojumpOn.com.”

A weekend ‘Jump’ to Vancouver is an opportunity for Albertans to get away and unwind or get active in a warmer climate that is just an hour’s flight away. One can relax and enjoy great food and entertainment just steps away from a downtown hotel or enjoy Vancouver’s vibrant outdoors with something for everyone from fishing and hiking to golf courses, or biking and running trails.

As with its successful previous weekend adventures to Las Vegas and Kelowna, Jump On must sell 80% of the 149 seats on its Boeing 737 before the flight is a GO.

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Friday September 20  Jump On flies from Calgary to Vancouver Depart YYC @ 5:00 PM; Arrive YVR @ 5:30 P

Sunday September 22  Jump On flies from Vancouver-Calgary Depart YVR @ 6:00 PM; Arrive YYC at 8:20 PM



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Here are a few events taking place in Vancouver on the weekend September 20-22

Iliza Shlesinger: Sept. 20-22, 8:00 PM, Yuk Yuks (2836 Cambie)

2013 Howe Sound Regatta - September 21-22

It's All Greek To Me! Vancouver's Original Greek Food Festival Dates: Sep 20-22 Venue: Hellenic Community Centre of Vancouver

Jason Miraz: Sept. 21 at Rogers Arena, 7:30 PM.

The Dance Centre presents the Global Dance Connections Series: Compagnie Pedro Pauwels Sors Dates: Sep 21, 2013 Times: 8:00 PM (+ post show artist talkback) Venue: Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St.

Check out Jump On’s direct flights at peak times for one low fare at www.gojumpOn.com.


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About Jump On!!Jump On Flyaways is a Canadian owned tour company that provides weekend travellers with direct flights at peak times for one low fare.  Jump On will continue to add departure cities (e.g. Edmonton) and other destinations including Vancouver, Toronto, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Palm Springs, San Francisco and New Orleans as demand grows.  www.gojumpon.com

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