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Find cheap flights to French Polynesia from C$ 740

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MOST POPULARPapeete
1 stop from C$ 1,529
Vaitape
2+ stops from C$ 2,237
Raiatea
2+ stops from C$ 2,503
Fare
2+ stops from C$ 2,512
Temae
2+ stops from C$ 2,438

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Low season

August

High season

February

Cheapest flight

C$ 740
Best time to beat the crowds but there is an average 4% increase in price.
Most popular time to fly and prices are also 2% lower on average.
Flight from Vancouver to Papeete

FAQs - booking French Polynesia flights

  • How long is the flight to French Polynesia?

    An average direct flight from Canada to French Polynesia takes 25h 31m, covering a distance of 15095 km. The most popular route is Toronto - Vaitape with an average flight time of 18h 20m.

  • What is the cheapest flight to French Polynesia?

    The cheapest ticket to French Polynesia from Canada found in the last 72 hours was C$ 1,072. The most popular route is Toronto Pearson Intl to Vaitape Motu-Mute and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was C$ 2,334.

  • What are the most popular destinations in French Polynesia?

    The next most popular destinations are Vaitape (40%) and Fare (2%).Searches for flights to Raiatea (2%) and to Temae (1%) are also popular.

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Top tips for finding cheap flights to French Polynesia

  • Book at least 1 week before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be June, July and August. The cheapest month to fly from Canada is February.
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Top 5 airlines flying to French Polynesia

Need help choosing which airline to fly with from Canada to French Polynesia? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to KAYAK reviews.
8.4
Air Tahiti NuiOverall score based on 79 reviews
77food
84boarding
80comfort
86overall
75entertainment
88crew
Airline reviews

I always love flying with Air Tahiti Nui: the flower when you board, the colors of the pillows/blankets, the fun safety video, etc. It brings the charm of Tahiti to the plane, which is very relaxing. Food was great. Only weakness is the entertainment system, which did not have a lot of interesting content, so I ended up watching Netflix shows I had downloaded to my phone. The other issue was not related to Air Tahiti but the Seattle airport, which made us wait for 1 hour at security. Ruined the whole flying experience and almost made me loose my next flight.

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I always love flying with Air Tahiti Nui: the flower when you board, the colors of the pillows/blankets, the fun safety video, etc. It brings the charm of Tahiti to the plane, which is very relaxing. Food was great. Only weakness is the entertainment system, which did not have a lot of interesting content, so I ended up watching Netflix shows I had downloaded to my phone. The other issue was not related to Air Tahiti but the Seattle airport, which made us wait for 1 hour at security. Ruined the whole flying experience and almost made me loose my next flight.

The service was really nice. The wine was great and the food was good. More water offered during the flight would have been nice.

Booked family of 4. None of us were seated together. Desk agent would not make any seat adjustments. Gate agent would not make any seat adjustments. Had to negotiate once on board with other passengers to trade seats. Don’t understand why you would separate seating of family all booked on same reservation. Was not able to select seats on Kayak nor Air Tahiti prior to airport.

Seats were roomy. Staff was great offering free drinks and refills constantly. Everything was very clean.

The sound system was so bad I could not watch movies.

Reclining seats with leg rest! Amazing flight crew! Loved the food! Everything was perfect!

The crew was very friendly and welcoming. Boarding was calm and organized. Take off and Landing was perfect and in time.

my luggage was damage. even if i put fragile in my bags. i was disappointed.

Very friendly and professional crew from check in to be working to flight crew to disembarkation.

Tahiti Nui Was great we did some business class, I don’t know how the regular seats were. LAX is horrible. I wish Tahiti Nui flew through San Diego

The recline on the seat in front of me came back so that I was staring at the top of the man’s head in front of me the whole trip. He refused to bring his seat back up twice every time he was instructed to do so and only relented when he had a tray of good in front of him. And then right back in my lap!!! Horrible man!! I complained to the staff multiple times, but no one would address the issue. Otherwise, it would have been a perfect flight.

Flight was canceled due to technical issue shortly before the check-in counters opened. Passengers were rebooked on a flight three days later. Request to be accommodated on Air Tahiti Nui could not be processed. Customer service sorted out the refund after calling and being put on hold for almost an hour.

Carring crew, nice ambiance of the cabin, comfortable beds, good food well served. We liked everything.

The pilot tried to make up for lost time due to delays that were out of her control. She communicated the issues openly and clearly and made every effort to do what she could to alleviate issues.

So here's the rub - my flight was booked through Chatdeal even though I bought it under the Kayak umbrella. All the return flights were theoretically through Air New Zealand, however except for the initial leg from New Zealand, they were all partnered flights. So when I arrived at the airport in New Zealand they could only issue me my ticket to Fiji. Once in Fiji I had to do some serious leg work and finagling to get my ticket to Los Angeles through Fiji Air. This included a monitored covid RAT that I wasn't aware I needed to do. So I gave the score I did because of the complexity and annoyance created in the process of getting a boarding pass for my Nadi-LA flight.

Boarding instructions on one leg of my journey were not well communicated at the gate (Melbourne to Auckland)

The only thing that was less than excellent was the food server at dinner. (I had the chicken.) It wasn't that it was poorly heated or in difficult-to-open containers; it was just that it had a very peculiar taste. And I use that to describe not just the main course but the dessert as well. Very odd flavours for what seemed to be a mainstream item. I did like that the airline offered us a free glass of wine. The breakfast omelette wasn't bad, although it was quite bland.

Pros: "I would have liked for them to refund my ticket even though I asked them to. They ignored my request and I didn't get to go on to the plane but I still paid for it."
Cons: "A refunded plane ticket or voucher would have been better."
Pros: "The crew were lovely - friendly and polite!"
Cons: "The delayed departure- but I truly understand that it was beyond the control of the company as the delay was weather related."
Pros: "Swap my two reviews! This one is for the flight going to London when I had the Skycouch! That was fabulous."
Cons: "Nothing."

I like using the Delta app to keep informed, boarding was smooth, and flight attendants were awesome and on top of everything, good communication from pilots.

Left Atlanta on delta plane, started our descent into Panama City and then the plan turns around and the CAPT came over the intercom and said that there was a wheel alarm and we had to fly back to Atlanta airport because they had services. The pictures are of the emergency vehicles circling us and escorting us to the gate in Atlanta. Turns out right wheel had damage. We had to wait for another plane fly in from Louisiana before we could bird again. And boarding was an experience, we had to be manually verified because the passes and computer system had us marked as departed.

Keep us informed of delays in a more timely manner

Plane was turned around due to fog half way into the flight, Delta did not properly direct passengers to stay on same flight and instead failed to properly rebook on Alaska

The upgrade was a pleasant surprise and I was sooooo tired of traveling these days. 10/10 just for that

Was a great smooth flight from Detroit to San Diego.

I like that it got us where we were going. Everything else needed work. It was 1/2 hour late and we took off an hour late. The plane had to be cleaned and the disabled loaded on board before we could take off which took forever and then we sat at the terminal FOREVER before we took off. The ride was so bumpy that they couldn’t serve drinks and snack but to about 1/2 the plane. Seriously we should have flown out of Fort Lauderdale. We probably would’ve gotten home several hours earlier.

I received the two differed meals: chicken and pasta. I asked and I received. I am anti-wasting food!

Trump was still the flight attendants very professional funny you felt right at home

I have to say that Delta has improved their service radically since I flew with them last. I purposely have avoided flying with them for years owing to absolutely terrible service. This is no longer the case, I am glad to say.

Did not find the wheelchair that supposed to assist and went to a long queue for transit security chk which was very slow and boarding desk wanted to close counter although that they knew that I am minutes away because of their mistake of not providing the wheelchair.

They charge me for luggage which is was included on the ticket

Food could have been better especially the breakfast. Overall it was a good flight

No birding was given for next trip on same carrier, food was very moderate.

We transited through Chad and what was supposed to be a 1hr 20 minutes transit time lasted over 4hrs. We didn't get regular updates until we complained. After a 10hr flight from Paris no form of refreshment given and finally arrived Abuja over 6hrs later and none of my bags came

A couple of minor delays in boarding but very professional and efficient staff.

Crew was professional. Boarding has few seats . Since the plane was not full would have been nice to change seat on the internet

Je n'ai pas pû incliner mon siège et une des hôtesses ne comprenait pas ce que je disais. Je devais parler fort

The crew was great and handled our unexpected detour with proactive communication.

My seat was so uncomfortable, and the headrest was broken. Very very disappointing for the price I paid.

There was no lounge for passengers waiting before boarding the aircraft at F65, so passengers are just sitting on the floor or just spread everywhere the premises before boarding.

Great crew, friendly. Found the trip long just sitting with no onboard entertainment

All went fine. Boarding was efficient, staff was really friendly, and we were kept up to date on any changes to our itinerary. My only note for improvement is that on this particular plane, the recline in economy class was negligible. I know it's a coach seat, but I had another UA flight (SFO to BWI) and the seat was more comfortable with better recline.

Really good experience with a redeye flight from SFO to BWI. Boarding was efficient, plane was comfortable and newer than others, lots of audio and video choices, and staff was great. I appreciate United's service.

Was a good flight. On time. Was full and all went well

My flight from Toronto was delayed but the connecting United flight waited for me 👍

The original seat on the flight Toronto Newark had the floor flooded with coffee spilled, so they changed our seat to premium economy. For the flight from Newark to San Salvador we were i the last row, no reclinable seats and beside the toilet. I asked for headsets to the waitress and she gave it to.me test of all the passengers, while she was staying right behind me..

Couldn’t get the tv screen to work, didn’t try food, so no comment

Flight was delayed but reasonable notice and communication was always there for the passengers.

The food was terrible and they lost my luggage which created a lot of issues.

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Recent round-trip flight deals

5/3Tue
1 stop
16h 30mYVR-PPT
9/3Sat
1 stop
20h 10mPPT-YVR
C$ 1,529
8/3Fri
1 stopAir Tahiti Nui
34h 56mYVR-PPT
12/3Tue
1 stopAir Tahiti Nui
34h 14mPPT-YVR
C$ 1,530
23/5Thu
1 stopUnited Airlines
14h 55mYVR-PPT
2/6Sun
1 stopUnited Airlines
13h 02mPPT-YVR
C$ 1,597
21/5Tue
2 stopsUnited Airlines
55h 48mYEG-PPT
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2 stopsUnited Airlines
36h 53mPPT-YEG
C$ 1,607
22/5Wed
2 stopsDelta
49h 40mYVR-PPT
4/6Tue
2 stopsDelta
35h 41mPPT-YVR
C$ 1,699
10/6Mon
2 stopsDelta
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17/6Mon
2 stopsDelta
43h 11mPPT-YYZ
C$ 1,838
24/7Wed
1 stopAir New Zealand
32h 35mYVR-PPT
5/8Mon
1 stopAir New Zealand
14h 21mPPT-YVR
C$ 2,010
4/3Mon
1 stopAir New Zealand
13h 35mYVR-PPT
7/3Thu
1 stopAir New Zealand
31h 35mPPT-YVR
C$ 2,096
2/3Sat
2 stopsAir France
25h 15mYVR-PPT
9/3Sat
1 stopAir France
25h 10mPPT-YVR
C$ 3,184
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15h 30mYVR-PPT
6/8Tue
1 stopAir France
13h 07mPPT-YVR
C$ 3,394

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