Sustainable Tourism

Canadian Affair Company Information


Founded in 1995, Canadian Affair offers an a la carte menu of services for all types of travel options between the UK, Ireland & Canada.

About Canadian Affair

Founded in the UK in 1995, Canadian Affair has grown into a multi-million turnover business, selling flights, holidays and tours to Canada and the UK & Ireland. In 2006, Canadian Affair became part of the Transat A.T inc Group, widely recognised as the leading integrated holiday travel group in Canada.

Canadian Affair’s head office is in London, and there are also offices in Glasgow and Vancouver. Since its inception, Canadian Affair has flown over two million passengers between the UK, Ireland ∓ Canada. Canadian Affair fly in and out of 4 UK airports, 2 Irish airports, and 7 Canadian airports offering an extensive winter and summer schedule of direct non-stop flights.

Strategic Alliances

In 2006 Canadian Affair became part of the Transat A.T inc Group, widely recognised as the leading integrated holiday travel group in Canada.

Transat A.T. Inc. is an integrated tour operator that specializes in holiday travel and offers more than 60 destination countries. Transat, which was created in Canada and has offices in many other countries, is an international company that owns an air carrier (Air Transat), provides destination services, is active in the accommodation industry and operates an extensive distribution network.

Ethos and strategy

Canadian Affair believes the bespoke advice from its expert staff, combined with frequent flights at the lowest prices is the optimum offering to UK-Canada travellers.

Passenger volumes allow Canadian Affair to be the most competitive UK-Canada tour operator in the market. Canadian Affair strives to operate as an efficient, caring & sustainable company and as part of the Transat family, we are firmly committed to the responsible development of the tourism industry. Transat has adopted the following definition of sustainable tourism: "Sustainable tourism entails respect for nature, as well as for host communities and their values; it combines positive socio-economic benefits for local populations with an enriching experience for travellers."

For more information visit http://www.resp.transat.com

Product offering

Canadian Affair's in flight product offer three unique attributes:

  • Lowest cost flights to the UK & Ireland
  • Highest frequency of DIRECT NON-STOP flights to London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Dublin & Shannon from Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal & Halifax

Comfortable aircraft:

Airbus A330/A310 - operated by Air Transat
When booking with Canadian Affair customers are guaranteed the best prices as well as the best customer service.

Awards

  • 2013 BACTA Explorer Award – Best promoter of Canada – British Annual Canada Travel Awards
  • 2012 CIMTIG Best Travel TV Advert
  • 2011 Best Tour Operator to Canada – British Travel Awards
  • 2010 Best Direct Sell Tour Operator to Canada – British Travel Awards
  • 2010 Best Direct Sell Cruise Tour Operator to Alaska- Holland America Line Awards
  • 2007- 2009 Consumer Favourite Direct Sell Tour Operator – British Annual Canada Travel Awards

Helping Canadians in the UK

Maple Leaf Trust - Helping Canadians in the UK Canadian Affair proudly supports the Maple Leaf Trust, the premier charity for the Canadian community in the United Kingdom.

Travelling from the UK to Canada

Visit the sister site www.canadianaffair.com

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Canadian Affair Travel Industry Awards

Canadian Affair has won several prestigious awards over the years, that recognise the commitment we have to providing the highest quality flights and holidays at the best prices.

Our awards are particularly satisfying as they are voted by the general public or tourism communities that we work in.

2013 - BACTA Explorer Award

2013 – BACTA Explorer Award

December 2013 Best Promoter of Canada

2012 - CIMTIG Best Travel TV Advert

2012 - CIMTIG Best Travel TV Advert

Canadian Affair is top of the Most Popular TV Advert of the Year poll launched by Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIMTIG)

2011  - Best Tour Operator to Canada

2011 - Best Tour Operator to Canada

British Travel Awards November 2011

2010 - Best Tour Operator to Canada

2010 - Best Tour Operator to Canada

British Travel Awards November 2010

2009 - Consumer Favourite Tour Operator

2009 - Consumer Favourite Tour Operator

Canada Travel Awards March 2009

2009 - Consumer Favourite Ski Operator

2009 - Consumer Favourite Ski Operator

Canada Travel Awards March 2009

2008 - Consumer Favourite Tour Operator

2008 - Consumer Favourite Tour Operator

Canada Travel Awards March 2008

2008 - Consumer Favourite Ski Operator

2008 - Consumer Favourite Ski Operator

Canada Travel Awards March 2008

2007 - Consumer Favourite Tour Operator

2007 - Consumer Favourite Tour Operator

Canada Travel Awards March 2007

2007 - Outstanding Contribution to the Promotion of Canada

2007 - Outstanding Contribution to the Promotion of Canada

Canada Travel Awards March 2007

2006 - Tourism Contribution to the province of Alberta

2006 - Tourism Contribution to the province of Alberta

Travel Alberta March 2006

2005 - Best Direct Sale Tour Operator

2005 - Best Direct Sale Tour Operator

Canada Travel Awards
March 2006

2004 - Best Direct Sale Tour Operator

2004 - Best Direct Sale Tour Operator

Canada Travel Awards
November 2004

2003 - Best Canada Website

2003 - Best Canada Website

Red Hot Canada Travel Awards

2002 - Best Canada Website

2002 - Best Canada Website

Canada Travel Awards


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Affair Travel

French Affair has been in business since November 1986, offering a range of quality villas across Southern France. Since then, we have expanded our selection of properties based on a strict criterion of quality and value for money. We now operate under the name of Affair Travel as we have expanded our range of villas across stunning locations throughout Europe... and we will continue to grow!

We are delighted to offer one slick booking location for all our villas, so you have a choice of over 200 villas across 6 current countries: France, Corsica, Croatia, Montenegro, Malta & Gozo. We only feature a select range of properties, ranging from luxury villas to small stone country cottages in delightful locations and the majority have private swimming pools.

We can help you to book one of our Affair Travel villas easily, and help you to find the best connecting flight to link with your direct flight from Canada to the UK. You can book your villa online or get in touch with us for advice and help with planning your dream holiday.
View and book our villas and apartments at www.affairtravel.com.


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Our Contact Details

We have offices in London, Glasgow, Ireland and Montreal.
Please use the information below to contact Canadian Affair.

You may also find an answer to your enquiry in the Useful Info section


Montreal

Toll free:1-877-8 FLY2UK

Place du Parc
300 Leo-Pariseau, Suite 1500
Montreal, Quebec
H2X 4C2

Hours:
Monday to Sunday: from 08:00 to 22:00 (EST) including National Holidays.



London

Tel: 020 7616 9184

Hillgate House
13 Hillgate Street
London W8 7SP

Hours:
Monday to Thursday: from 08:30 to 21:00
Friday: from 08:30 to 20:00
Saturday/Bank Holiday: from 09:00 to 18:00
Sunday: from 10:00 to 17:00



Glasgow

Tel: 0141 223 7517

Suite 4/2, 91 Mitchell Street
Glasgow G1 3LN

Hours:
Monday to Thursday: from 08:30 to 21:00
Friday: from 08:30 to 20:00
Saturday/Bank Holiday: from 09:00 to 18:00
Sunday: from 10:00 to 17:00



Northern Ireland

Tel: 02890 243 999

Call centre

Hours:
Monday to Thursday: from 08:30 to 21:00
Friday: from 08:30 to 20:00
Saturday/Bank Holiday: from 09:00 to 18:00
Sunday: from 10:00 to 17:00



Republic of Ireland

Tel: 01 866 6700

Call centre

Hours:
Monday to Thursday: from 08:30 to 21:00
Friday: from 08:30 to 20:00
Saturday/Bank Holiday: from 09:00 to 18:00
Sunday: from 10:00 to 17:00


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Canadian Affair Gift Vouchers

Finding it difficult to buy a gift for the person who has everything but loves Canada? Or are you missing friends and loved ones and would like them to visit more often? At Canadian Affair we have the answer.

Canadian Affair gift vouchers are available to purchase in GBP (£) and CAD ($). They come in values of £5, £10, £25, $10, $25, $50 and can be used as full or part payment towards Canadian Affair flights and holidays.

For those of you who'd like the security of recorded delivery, we can arrange this for a charge of £6 to UK addresses and £8 to ROI addresses. For sending to Canada please call and speak to one of our Travel Consultants.

To book your vouchers
call 1-877-8 FLY2UK

Your voucher/s will be despatched within 7 working days.

Redeeming Canadian Affair gift vouchers

Canadian Affair vouchers can be exchanged in part or full payment for Canadian Affair flights and holidays. To redeem your voucher simply call our Sales Consultants on 1-877-8 FLY2UK.


Canadian Dollars $ Gift Vouchers

  • Canadian Affair Gift Voucher $10
  • Canadian Affair Gift Voucher $25
  • Canadian Affair Gift Voucher $50

British Pounds Sterling £ Gift Vouchers

  • Canadian Affair Gift Voucher £5
  • Canadian Affair Gift Voucher £10
  • Canadian Affair Gift Voucher £25

Terms and conditions

The voucher is valid for 12 months from date of issue and will not be extended. The voucher can only be redeemed against Canadian Affair flights and holidays. A voucher purchased in GBP£ can only be redeemed against bookings made in GBP£. A voucher purchased in CAD$ can only be redeemed against bookings made in CAD$. Bookings can only be made at one of our call centres and not online. Bookings will not be confirmed until receipt of vouchers by post. Canadian Affair does not take responsibility for vouchers lost in the post. The voucher is not transferable or negotiable and cannot be exchanged for cash. Lost or stolen vouchers will not be refunded. Vouchers should be sent to Admin Department, Canadian Affair, Hillgate House, 13 Hillgate St, London, W8 7SP, UK. Vouchers cannot be partially redeemed, change will not be given. Full terms and conditions apply to all bookings.
Canadian Affair reserves the right not to accept damaged or defaced vouchers.

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