Low-priced tickets sell out quickly, but there are still tickets available.
Travelers looking to take advantage of the new ultra-low-cost ZipAir flights from Vancouver to Japan have limited options at the moment, but they may still be able to score great travel deals this year.
Flights from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) don’t officially start until March, but tickets for that month are nearly sold out, leaving limited availability for the cheapest options to travel in the following months. Masu.
When the airline begins selling tickets in December 2023, locals can get round-trip nonstop flights from YVR to Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT) on multiple dates from March through spring for just $680. I was able to enter it.
Currently, travelers will have a hard time finding flights departing in March, but flights from April onwards will cost at least $850 to $950.
But for travelers who can hold off on a trip across the Pacific until late summer, there are some cheaper options.
For example, a flight departing from YVR on Monday, September 2nd and returning from NRT on Monday, September 9th would cost $744, including all taxes and fees. However, to stay within your budget, you will need to book tickets separately.
If booked as a round-trip ticket, the price will be approximately $15 ($759) more.
This price is very reasonable for a trip to Japan. According to Google Flights, the cheapest tickets for a similar trip to Tokyo are typically between $2,200 and $4,050.
ZipAir launches flights from Vancouver to Tokyo
The airline, which describes itself as “basic” (not low-cost or full-service), is owned by Japan Airlines (JAL), Japan’s flagship airline, and serves cities around the world from the Japanese capital. It offers.
ZipAir currently provides service between the Japanese capital and several U.S. cities, including Honolulu, San Francisco, San Jose and Los Angeles. It also flies to major Asian destinations such as South Korea, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
Currently, JAL, All Nippon Airways, and Air Canada are the only airlines offering direct flights between YVR and NRT.