Get more mileage from hotel points with Aeroplan 30% conversion bonus

Aeroplan 30 bonus

One Mile at a Time reports that Air Canada’s Aeroplan is offering a 30% mileage bonus on conversions from hotel partners.

The Offer

What: Earn up to a 30% bonus if you convert hotel points in Aeroplan miles
When: Between March 13 and April 17, 2017
How much:

  • 20% bonus when converting hotel points into 2500-99,000 miles
  • 25% bonus when converting hotel points into 100,000-199,000 miles
  • 30% bonus when converting hotel points into 200,000+ miles

Which partners count: SPG, Marriott, Hilton, Club Carlson, Best Western, Wyndham, Choice, Accor, Shangri-La
Key note: Bonus is based on cumulative miles transferred. This means you can convert for 50K from one hotel program and 50K from another and receive the 25% bonus for 100k miles.

The Ratios:

Transfer ratios from most programs aren’t very good. For example, transfers from Wyndham or Choice convert at a 5:1 ratio. Those from Hilton or Club Carlson would be at a 10:1 ratio, but SPG offers 1:1 with a 5k point bonus when transferring 20k points. The bonuses above would be in addition to that — meaning that 20k SPG points transferred to Aeroplan would result in 30k Aeorplan miles (25k + 20%).

See Aeroplan’s site for more information on transferring from your hotel program of choice.

 

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Nick Reyes is a (fairly) regular guy with an animalistic passion for maximizing the value of miles and money to travel the world in comfort and style. There is little in life that he loves more than finding a fantastic deal and helping you shop smarter & harder to achieve your travel dreams.

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