We put more people in more reward seats than any other canadian loyalty program. For security reasons and the protection of your personal data, your session timed out after a period of inactivity. Apr 14, 2017 aeroplan, the spunoff loyalty plan of air canada, and the first publicly traded loyalty program in the world, is one of the easier rewards programs to search and book rewards travel. Established in 1997, its name and emblem represent the five founding airlines air canada, lufthansa, scandinavian airlines, thai airways and united airlines. The air canada aeroplan program makes it easy to earn points by partnering with 2 out of the 4 flexible point programs. Aeroplan is a coalition loyalty program owned by air canada, canada s flag carrier. Aimia, the company that owns aeroplan, is also involved in other loyalty programs around the world as well, although aeroplan is. Aeroplan air canada is a member of the star alliance, the largest airline alliance out of the big three one world, star alliance, and skyteam. Agreement in principle entered into with american express for its continued participation in air canadas loyalty program post 2020. For all itineraries involving more than one 1 stopover, in addition to your destination for either fixed mileage flight rewards or market fare flight rewards, please call the aeroplan contact centre, where one of our highlyqualified agents will be happy to. Secret tricks and tips for booking aeroplan rewards.
Using air canada aeroplan miles, you can book star alliance award seats, with airlines like eva air, swiss, and united airlines, to every inhabited continent in the world. Redeem aeroplan miles for maximum value, including how to book stopovers and openjaws, and using air canada points without high fees. However, the miles credited will still depend on fare class purchased. An air canada maple leaf lounge guest pass, valid for flights within north america. Make sure youre fully enrolled to get the most out of being a member. Aeroplan passes on these surcharges to you on award bookings, and they can be pretty steep with some partner airlines such as lufthansa.
Although air canada doesnt have a strictly revenuebased mileage earning program like american, delta and united, the end result is somewhat similar. For infants under two years old, please book your flight reward online, then call the aeroplan contact centre to include any infants to your booking. When air canada and aeroplan break up in 2020, gobinder brar of brampton, ont. Nonflight rewards you can also redeem your aeroplan miles for air canada products and services at the airport or on board, such as. Earning aeroplan miles when traveling on air canada for now, the miles you earn when flying on air canada will vary based on the miles flown and the fare class purchased. It is the leading global airline networkwhen it comes to daily flights and destinations as well as the number of member airlines. Allinclusive vacations book packages now air canada.
Yes, you can continue to book through air canada vacations by completing your booking as a guest. Air canada aeroplan miles are super convenient for booking award travel. Redeem aeroplan miles use miles to book a flight reward. Each time, youll earn miles, creating a whole new way to accumulate faster. Aeroplan miles time remaining to complete this page. In september, aeroplan will introduce a new online travel booking tool where, in addition to redeeming for flights, youll be able to rent a car and book a stay at one of 250,000 hotels worldwide using cash directly on. May 06, 2020 aeroplan is set to undergo some pretty significant changes this year when air canada reintegrates the currentlyindependent program, but the good news is we have plenty of warning that changes are coming. I know that it is business as usual, in booking and taking reward flights, until that date and that it may or may not be possible likely not in current form to book air canadastar alliance flights using aeroplan points after june 2020.
Air canada is canada s largest fullservice airline and the largest provider of scheduled passenger services in the canadian market, the canada u. I was trying to book a flight last night from yxu yow and could not log in. Air canada completes acquisition of aeroplan loyalty business. So if you are earning air canada miles, you are actually accumulating miles with aeroplan. Dec 20, 2018 air canada has launched new 100% bonus aeroplan miles campaign for travel on select routes between january 9 april 3, 2019. You can access this offer on air canadas website here. Aeroplans confusing 2020 updates one mile at a time. Aeroplan miles earned on all eligible air china flights are also altitude qualifying miles and count towards air canada altitude status. I talked to tech support who told me i had to talk to aeroplan tech support who told me i had to talk to a lead at tech support this took me about an hour and a half. Book a flight reward with air canada, air canada express, air canada rouge or another star alliance member airline opens in new window enjoy onboard and airport travel perks redeem for other aeroplan rewards. Air canada is canadas largest fullservice airline and the largest provider of scheduled passenger services in the canadian market, the canadau.
Flights within canada flights from canada to the u. To book your infant flight reward or get more information, please call the. Redeem miles to pay for your next vacation or cruise getaway. Aeroplan has historically been air canadas spun off loyalty program. While youll have to book some award seats by phone, you can book most online. The aeroplan program was created in july 1984 by air canada as an incentive program for its frequent flyer customers.
Be sure to provide your aeroplan number when you make a reservation. For the less familiar, aeroplan is the once spunoff but now recentlyacquired loyalty program for air canada. Aeroplan is set to undergo some pretty significant changes this year when air canada reintegrates the currentlyindependent program, but the good news is we have plenty of warning that changes are coming. The best ways to maximize air canadas aeroplan program. Mar 20, 2019 the air canada aeroplan program makes it easy to earn points by partnering with 2 out of the 4 flexible point programs. Aeroplan miles can be used to redeem costco shop cards and costco memberships on the aeroplan site, subject to aeroplan terms and conditions and availability. While many people call it air canada s frequent flyer program, it was actually spun out over a decade ago and is an independent entity, separate from air canada.
Unless youre booking an award with multiple stopovers, the entire process can be completed online. How to book aeroplan awards, evade fuel surcharges, and more. Book a flight reward with air canada, air canada express, air canada rouge or another star alliance member airline opens in new window enjoy onboard and. Air canada is canada s largest airline together with its regional partners operating as air canada express. This is a useful trick, because its not usually possible to.
The air canada aeroplan credit card is issued by td bank and currently offers a respectable signup bonus. If you purchased your ticket with aeroplan, air canada vacations, or through a travel agent, please contact them directly. Aeroplan, the spunoff loyalty plan of air canada, and the first publicly traded loyalty program in the world, is one of the easier rewards programs to search and book rewards travel. One of our friendly agents will be pleased to book your flight and provide your flight confirmation right away.
In 2002 it was spun off as a separate corporate entity and eventually sold to aimia. You must provide your aeroplan number when booking. Flights operated by air transat on behalf of air canada. Air canada is canadas largest airline together with its regional partners operating as air canada express. Aeroplan members continue to earn aeroplan miles when. Aeroplan is a coalition loyalty program owned by air canada, canadas flag carrier. Jan 22, 2019 for the less familiar, aeroplan is the once spunoff but now recentlyacquired loyalty program for air canada. Once you have your new aeroplan number, you can return to the air canada vacations website and create an account. Aeroplan miles will be credited to your account 6 to 8 weeks after we have shipped your products purchased on costco. Redeem aeroplan miles use miles to book a flight reward online.
This means aeroplan members may continue booking calm air flights using aeroplan reward miles. Air canada aegean airlines air china air india air new zealand. Since air canada aeroplan is also part of the star alliance, which includes united, lufthansa, singapore and other global carriers, you could fly any star alliance carrier and choose to credit the flight to air canada. Please go back to the travel search page to find the destination thats right for you. Dec 20, 2019 air canada launching new loyalty program soon. All seat fees will be automatically refunded within 30 days of travel. Book select flights on cathay pacific and cathay dragon. To redeem your aeroplan miles on any scheduled calm air flight, contact calm air reservations directly at 18008392256. How to make the most of your miles skyscanner canada. Aeroplan represents an important asset for air canada as both a strategic and a financial resource that provides rewards through its lucrative frequent flyer program and allows it to reap the financial benefits of its relationship with the canadian imperial bank of commerce cibc aerogold credit card. Guide to booking flights with aeroplan miles uponarriving.
Flex and latitude fares earn you 100% aeroplan miles, executive lowest earns 125%, while executive flexible gets you 150%. Members can now buy aeroplan miles and enjoy a bonus up to 115% on miles purchased through may. Aeroplan has removed the ability to book roundtheworld rtw. Buy airline tickets, find cheap airfare, last minute deals and seat sales with air canada. Redeem aeroplan miles use miles for travel, merchandise, gift. Entire reservation must include air canada, air canada express or air canada rouge flights only. Redeem aeroplan miles use miles for travel, merchandise. On may 11, 2017, air canada announced it plans to launch a. Aeroplan passes on these surcharges to you on award bookings, and they can be pretty steep with. Can i still book a vacation if i do not have or wish to have an aeroplan account.
For more information, air canada customers and aeroplan members can consult. Until then, points earned for travel on air canada flights will be credited to travellers aeroplan accounts. Air canada aeroplan can be a great way to book star alliance awards, but make sure you keep an eye on carrierimposed surcharges. That contract between air canada and aeroplan was expected to end in 2020, as air canada was planning on fully taking control of their own frequent flyer program once again. But, for now, let this 2019 aeroplan bible be your guide for everything that you need to know about aeroplan points. Book air canada tickets with cheapoair air canada, headquartered in montreal, is the flag carrier and largest airline of canada by passengers carried and fleet size.
How to book award flights with air canada aeroplan. Trip itineraries with multiple destinations are permitted for both aeroplan fixed mileage flight rewards and market fare flight rewards. Dec 05, 2019 the continuing issues with air canada and aeroplan bookings after air canadas backend system update have meant that customers trying to book award tickets, make seat changes or otherwise alter their reservations are still having trouble. For affordable air canada flight reservations, call 12015358595 or you can visit our website to get best air canada flight deals and book air canada tickets. Enjoy our all inclusive travel vacations and tours through worldwide destinations such as the caribbean, mexico, cuba, south america, and europe from canadian cities such as montreal, toronto, and vancouver. How to book award flights with air canada aeroplan air. Oneway fixed mileage flight rewards require 50% of the miles listed below for roundtrip flight rewards. Air canada altitude is designed to recognize and reward frequent flyers. Air canada 100% bonus miles for travel january 9 april 3.
For unaccompanied children, infant travel on air china or groups of eight passengers or more, please contact us. To earn aeroplan miles for a booking made at, you must sign in by providing your aeroplan number before finalizing your booking. No star alliance or other airline segments may appear in the same booking. The airline has been selected the best airline in north america in the 2018 skytrax world airline awards. To book, choose your destination, indicate the number of passengers and click go to load our availability calendar, from which you can select your travel dates. Aeroplan members continue to earn aeroplan miles when they use the air canada corporate rewards tool. To make sure you accumulate your aeroplan miles, remember to always provide your aeroplan number when you. Earn altitude qualifying miles with air canada and over 25.
The trick is to find availability for seats that can be booked with star alliance partners. Apr 17, 2020 with the recent purchase of aeroplan by air canada to come into full effect in 2020, were hoping and expecting to see some changes on the horizon. How to use air canada aeroplan miles one mile at a time. Plus, half of the miles count towards accelerating your air canada altitude status with our travel at home promotion. Air canada corporate rewards is an online program that allows companies to manage and book business travel while earning complementary services and discounts when booking air canada flights. Air canada has launched new 100% bonus aeroplan miles campaign for travel on select routes between january 9 april 3, 2019. You can access this offer on air canada s website here. The catch is that you need to make the bookings on december 21 and 22 by 19. Aeroplan miles will be honoured on onetoone basis in air canadas new loyalty program when it launches in 2020. For instance, if you book air canada tango fares, you earn 25% to 50% of miles based on your travel distance. When flying eligible air canada, air canada rouge and air canada express flights, youll automatically receive wings for takeoffs and landings at airports for new bookings made between september 9 and october 18, 2019, for travel between september 9 and november 29, 2019.
Open to world travellers, business people, adventurers, dreamers, doers and curious people like you, altitude is your ticket to an evergrowing world of experiences. Book allinclusive packages with air canada vacations. One tpg reader reports that they purchased a ticket weeks prior via uniteds website and are due to travel. O economy class miles are credited to aeroplan at 25% of miles flown minimum 125 and do not count toward top tier status nonrefundable not upgradeable. Jan 09, 2018 air canada aeroplan miles are super convenient for booking award travel. Air canada aeroplan has recently partnered with cathay pacific and cathay dragon, airlines in the oneworld alliance based in hong kong. Enjoy our all inclusive travel vacations and tours through worldwide destinations such as the caribbean, mexico, cuba, south america, and europe from canadian. Aeroplan offers you roundtrip flight rewards to over 1,300 destinations worldwide, on air canada, the star alliance member airlines, the canadian domestic partners and our other worldwide partners. Aeroplan points guide 2020 how many, how to redeem, and more. Your profile your transactions status manage your bookings request missing miles merge accounts air canada altitude.
Redeem around the world at any best western, fairmont and more. Aeroplan status bonus miles are awarded based on the aeroplan diamond, black or silver status at the time the last qualifying flight in the booking has been completed. With the recent purchase of aeroplan by air canada to come into full effect in 2020, were hoping and expecting to see some changes on the horizon. Come check out our aeroplan blog for exciting last minute vacation ideas. The continuing issues with air canada and aeroplan bookings after air canadas backend system update have meant that customers trying to book award tickets, make seat changes or otherwise alter their reservations are still having trouble. This means that you can use your aeroplan miles to fly on these other airlines subject to availability. Heres where you can update your account, get transaction info, sign up to receive great offers and more. If youre worried about goodvalue premiumcabin awards disappearing you can book those now, by transferring miles in from amex or capital one. While many people call it air canadas frequent flyer program, it was actually spun out over a decade ago and is an independent entity, separate from air canada. Book hotels, cars and vacations with air canada vacations. But you can also earn miles with aeroplan, which offers plenty of opportunities to earn and redeem valuable aeroplan miles. Weve recently replaced your air canada vacations account with a centralized aeroplan account for a smooth and streamlined experience. With its global hub in toronto and hubs in calgary, montreal and vancouver, it serves more than 200 airports on six continents.16 1313 1207 782 1270 208 392 16 690 1465 524 1421 899 204 6 1149 1331 490 641 105 1287 103 494 417 155 43 73 105 967 968 710 790 1006 1230 18