Useful Travel Information
Section 5: PAYMENT
- 1) Can I pay in instalments?
- 2) Will I incur a charge if I use my credit card to pay for my booking?
- 3) Which credit/debit cards can I use?
- 4) Are the prices on the website and over the phone the same?
- 5) Will my online booking and credit card details be safe with Canadian Affair?
If you have made an Instant Purchase fare booking the full balance must be paid at the time of booking. If, however you have made a Standard fare booking you will be required to pay a GBP £100 / CAD $200 per person deposit with the full balance being due 10 weeks prior to departure, except for car hire, motorhome and cruise bookings, which require payment 12 weeks prior to departure. If you are booking other products (eg: car hire, hotels etc) we will require a 100% deposit per person plus GBP £100 / CAD $200 per person if booking flights also. You will be required to pay your final balance 10 weeks prior to departure and your travel documentation will be sent to you 4-6 weeks before you depart.
MasterCard and Visa Credit Cards incur a 2% surcharge and American Express 2.5%. If you use a debit card there will be no additional charge. The surcharge does not apply to deposits paid on standard fares.
Canadian Affair accepts MasterCard, Maestro, Switch, Solo, Visa, Visa Debit, Delta and American Express for bookings in Pound Sterling.
Yes, they are absolutely identical.
We take your security very seriously and have made shopping online completely secure: your browser will go into secure mode before you enter any personal or payment details.
You can check that you are shopping in a secure environment by looking for either a locked padlock or a key icon in the grey bar at the bottom of your screen. Being in 'secure mode' means that all of your details are encrypted to help keep them secure. Encryption creates billions of code combinations to protect each transaction made on our site, so your card and personal details cannot be viewed by anyone else using the internet.
The Verisign symbol on the home page indicates that our website can secure your private information using VeriSign technology.
ATOL/ABTA Protection: The holidays and flights on this website are ATOL protected, since The Airline Seat Company Ltd holds an AirTravel Organiser's Licence granted by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). In the unlikely event of our insolvency, the CAA will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any money you have paid to the tour operators on this site for an advance booking. For further information, visit the ATOL website at www.atol.org.uk and the ABTA website at www.abta.com. Your non ATOL financial protection is administered by the Federation of Tour operators.
Members of the Federation of Tour operators (formerly Tour Operator's Study Group) - founded in 1967 - provide around 90% of all overseas package holidays sold in the UK. They have provided effective financial protection to customers since 1970, and work to promote holidaymakers' interests to the governments, hotels, airport authorities and others who have a part to play in ensuring high standards of customer satisfaction and environmentally sustainable tourism. Your contract with and holiday is run by The Airline Seat Company Ltd, trading as Canadian Affair with the following licenses:
ATOL 3971 - click here see more information about our ATOL licence
IATA 91253746 - click here to see more information about IATA