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July 20, 2017 -

Effective July 19, 2017, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has implemented enhanced security measures for passengers flying to the United States. These measures include heightened inspection of personal electronic devices, such as laptops and tablets. Electronic devices larger than a smartphone must be charged with enough battery power to be turned on upon request and easily accessible, with covers, cases or any other packaging removed, in preparation for screening at the security checkpoint. Any refused item will not be permitted in checked baggage. Air Transat will be unable to provide storage or assume responsibility for these items during your trip.

To allow for additional time to go through security and to ensure you don’t miss your flight, please arrive at the airport three hours prior to your scheduled departure time.

For further information, please visit the U.S. Department of Homeland Security website.

Plan your trip to Spain

Your adventure begins when you book a cheap flight from Canada to Spain with Air Transat! Save on airfare by searching the best prices on flights.

Flights to Spain are easy to book with Air Transat. Before planning a trip, be sure to check the schedule below, as some routes may be seasonal.

Barcelona Madrid Malaga
Calgary International Airport (YYC) Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
May-Oct Apr-Nov May-Oct May-Oct May-Oct
No flights May-Oct No flights May-Oct Jul-Sep
No flights Jan-Nov May-Oct Jan-Nov No flights

Spain tourism: hot weather, culture and culinary delights

Home to over 47 million people, Spain offers a wide variety of tourist attractions. Travellers hop on flights to Spain to explore its beaches, discover its rich cultural heritage, sweeping landscapes and stately monuments, or get a taste of everything from siestas to fiestas to tasty tapas. Most admit that more than one trip is required to experience it all!

Madrid, the capital

Madrid offers travellers many things to do, but museums, spacious parks and beautiful gardens make the top of the list. This is also the city of choice for those wanting to attend a traditional bullfight, catch a Real Madrid football match or shop in the sprawling El Rastro outdoor market.

Barcelona, the city of Gaudí

Art and architecture enthusiasts fall head over heels for Barcelona thanks to Gaudí’s gothic/modern legacy, and most notably, his Sagrada Familia. When night falls, tourists head to La Rambla to get a taste of the city’s fantastic nightlife. Nature lovers are encouraged to make a day trip to Costa Brava or Montserrat mountain to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities.

Spain tourism, La Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol region is all beaches, sun and sea. Malagá and the surrounding area are for many a favourite destination for their golden beaches dotted with coastal resorts that have become increasingly popular in recent years.

Spanish gastronomy

Foodies will thrill at the variety and rich flavours of Spanish cuisine. Tapas are a must, of course, but culinary aficionados also delight in sampling the country’s many wines and sparkling cavas, olive oils, cured meats, local cheeses and other regional specialties.

Cheap flights

Your adventure begins when you book a cheap flight with Air Transat! Save on airfare by searching the best prices on flights.

Spain must-see destinations

Discount airfare to Spain from Air Transat helps travellers make the most of every trip. Explore the destinations below and find out everything you need to know before planning your dream holiday.



Barcelona: things to do in Spain’s most cosmopolitan city

Fanciful and sophisticated, Barcelona casts a spell over the most jaded traveller the minute they leave the airport. The Catalan passion is infused into everything in this magical city.

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Madrid, Spain: a city pulsing with life

A flight into Spain’s largest and busiest airport gives travellers their first taste of what to expect from this vibrant, electric capital. Madrid is Europe’s city that never sleeps.

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Málaga (Costa del Sol)

Málaga (Costa del Sol)

Málaga tourism: an unforgettable beach holiday awaits

Sun worshippers gladly fly to Málaga and its surrounding region for its golden sands and blue waters. Located on Spain’s celebrated Costa del Sol, the increasingly popular southern destination continues to grow with new hotels and resorts, making it a favourite among tourists looking for deluxe accommodations and breathtaking beaches.

More about Málaga (Costa del Sol)

Opt for a family vacation in Madrid! Get to know the city’s culture at the Prado Museum, through its beautiful green spaces and by sampling its cuisine. Read our blog for details!.


Want to taste authentic Catalan cuisine? Read about the best places to eat local specialties in Barcelona.


Located on Spain’s sunny Costa del Sol, Malaga is one of the country’s most loved destinations. Find out why on our blog.


Airports in Spain serviced by Air Transat


Spain’s official currency is the euro (€ / EUR). In fact, the Euro is the official currency of all member countries in the European Union.

Official language

The official language in Spain is Spanish (or Castilian), although English and French are sometimes understood in some tourist locations. In certain regions and communities in Spain, other co-official and non-official languages may also be spoken.

Entry/exit requirements

For more information about passport and visa requirements, visit the Government of Canada’s travel website.

Weather in Spain can vary throughout the year. The chart below indicates monthly average temperatures and rainfall so travellers can plan the perfect vacation at the right time and pack accordingly.

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