[02/13/2023 @ 10:24 AM CT] Book this fare on: Priceline, BookingBuddy, Travelocity, Tripadvisor, Skyscanner, Expedia, Orbitz, Hotwire, CheapTickets, Kayak.
[2023-02-18 08:13:00] Deal expired or removed. If it goes back online we will send out another notification.
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WestJet has round-trip flights from Austin (AUS) to Calgary (YYC) for $283-$309, NONSTOP. Flights May to June. Departures on Thursday and Sunday. Extended weekends available. Origin/Destination reversible.
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