Chase Sapphire Reserve℠

La Compagnie Launches Its Own Loyalty Program

This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page.

The Points Guy recently flew from Newark to Paris on new French airline La Compagnie, which offers affordable all-business-class service across the pond, and really enjoyed his experience. Just this week, La Compagnie announced that it would be launching its own loyalty program, MyCompagnie — and if you sign up before June 30th, 2015, you’ll earn 10 bonus points, which would put you halfway to a free one-way ticket on the airline.

Screen Shot 2015-06-17 at 11.40.47 AM

How To Earn Points with MyCompagnie

The type of fare you purchase will determine how many points you’ll earn when you fly La Compagnie — between 1-5 points per fare class. However, note that it appears that you’ll earn the same amount of points whether you’re buying a one-way or round-trip fare.

Screen Shot 2015-06-17 at 11.41.09 AM

How To Redeem Points with MyCompagnie

As you’ll see in La Compagnie’s fixed-amount award chart in the screenshot above, you’ll need either 20 points for a one-way award or 40 points for a round-trip award.

However, since the program hasn’t officially launched yet, there’s no sure way to know whether you’ll be able to redeem for any seat on a flight, or if they’ll restrict the number of seats available for award tickets.

You can view the present full terms and conditions of the program, but note some of the highlights:

  • Points expire after 3 years
  • You must redeem for award flights over the phone (which leads me to believe they’re going to limit award space)
  • You’re able to cancel award tickets up to an hour before a flight, for a fee of €50 (about $56) each way

What are your thoughts on La Compagnie’s new program? Feel free to comment below.

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

Apply Now
  • Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • Named a 'Best Credit Card' for Travel Rewards by MONEY Magazine
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add the first authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months from account opening
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 50,000 points are worth $625 toward travel
  • No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards
Intro APR Regular APR Annual Fee Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Rating
N/A 16.24%-23.24% Variable Introductory Annual Fee of $0 the first year, then $95 0% Excellent Credit