Take Two Minutes to Get 150 Free Aeroplan Miles

Everyone loves free miles and points promotions. In addition to getting something for nothing — well, typically a few minutes of your time — these promotions also are very useful for extending the expiration date of your current miles and points. Today we found out about an easy way for you to get some free Aeroplan rewards….

Earn up to a 30% Bonus When You Transfer Hotel Points to Aeroplan

During the summer, Aeroplan ran a promotion where you could earn a 55,000-mile bonus when you transferred hotel points to the program. Now, it’s offering another promo — but this one’s a little different. Instead of earning a fixed number of bonus miles, you can earn up to a 30% bonus on transferred hotel points between…

Aeroplan Increasing Award Change & Redeposit Fees for Most Members

Update 10/17/16 4:54pm ET: Aeroplan has reached out to clarify that members can still cancel flights for free. You’ll only pay a fee when changing or redepositing an award. So, while awards are free to cancel, you’ll need to pay a fee to use those miles for a future reservation. Air Canada’s Aeroplan is less…

Receive Up to 55,000 Bonus Miles When Transferring to Aeroplan

Back in March, there was a great promotion that allowed you to score 55,000 bonus Aeroplan miles when transferring loyalty points. And now, the promotion is back. The current promotion runs through August 15, 2016, and allows customers to transfer hotel loyalty points and receive up to 55,000 bonus Aeroplan Miles, which can then be used toward future award travel. Even…

Why Does Booking a Second Award Raise the Price per Ticket?

TPG reader Stacey emailed me to ask about booking flight awards: I was trying to book an award using Aeroplan miles at the Market Fare rate; I got one price for a single seat, but when I tried to buy two seats (for the same flights), the price per ticket jumped by almost 35%. Why wouldn’t two tickets just cost twice as…

Earn Bonus Miles When You Transfer to Aeroplan

Aeroplan is one of the best programs for booking Star Alliance award flights across the pond. Even with its recent devaluation, you can find some great redemption options. Thanks to a new promotion, members can earn up to 55,000 bonus miles when transferring points to the program from one of its partners now through April 18. The…

How Do I Redeem Miles for Flights with Airline Partners?

TPG reader Paul emailed me to ask about booking awards with airline partners: “I’ve been booking award flights on Air Canada for years. However, I’ve seen your articles about using miles to book with other airlines. Does that mean I can bypass the Aeroplan site and use my miles to book travel directly with any Star Alliance partner?” The process…

What Are Points & Miles Worth? December Monthly Valuations

You can view all posts in the Monthly Valuation Series here. One of the questions I’m asked most often is “how much is a point or mile worth?” The answer varies from person to person and depends on how well you can maximize a particular currency for your needs. Still, some points are worth more than others. To give readers…

9 Awards to Book Before Aeroplan’s December Devaluation

With the Aeroplan/Air Canada devaluation coming up in a few weeks, TPG Special Contributor Eric Rosen takes a look at the awards you should book before the changes go into effect. In September, Aeroplan, the mileage program of Air Canada, announced yet another devaluation to its award chart that will go into effect December 15, 2015….

Convert Points to Aeroplan and Earn Up to 40,000 Bonus Miles

Now through December 21, you can get up to 40,000 Aeroplan bonus miles when you transfer points from 13 of Aeroplan’s partners. As with many of these type of promotions, the bonuses are tiered. The best offer comes when you transfer enough points to generate 150,000 Aeroplan miles, which earns you a 40,000 mile bonus (~27%). But even…