Escape the cold at the YLW Winter Travel Event

October 24, 2017
News release

Kelowna International Airport (YLW)’s annual Winter Travel Event will take place on Saturday, October 28th, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests will be able to meet with air carriers, travel agents, hotels and resorts to get helpful travel tips and information on popular direct sun destinations.

“This event is a great opportunity for locals to learn about new travel options from YLW and win great prizes,” said Sam Samaddar, YLW Airport Director. “We have many new participants this year, so there’s never been a better time to attend!”

This year, YLW and its partners are giving away seven prize packages, including:

  • Return trip for two to Victoria and a two-night stay at Oak Bay Beach Hotel from Pacific Coastal Airlines;
  • Return trip for two anywhere Flair Airlines flies;
  • Airfare for two to Edmonton, donated by Edmonton International Airport;
  • Three-night stay at the SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino;
  • Two nights’ accommodation at Four Points by Sheraton Kelowna Airport;
  • One-night hotel stay, plus robe at Sandman Hotel & Suites Kelowna; and,
  • One-night hotel stay at Fairfield Inn & Suites Kelowna.

Ballots for the prize draw are $5 for 1 or $10 for 3 and will only be available at the event. All money raised will be donated to the United Way.

Free parking will be provided in the long-term parking lot during event hours, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Attendees are required to bring in their parking voucher to be validated. For more airport information on the Winter Travel Event, visit