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Aeroplan: a great program for lap infant award tickets [Sweet-spot spotlight]

Today’s sweet-spot spotlight shines on Air Canada’s Aeroplan for infant award tickets. That’s because they offer an easy and reasonably-priced way to use either money or miles to add a lap infant to an award ticket (this is especially true for business and first class flights). Sweet spot spotlight: The short story: Air Canada’s Aeroplan allows you to easily add a lap infant to your reservation using either money or miles at reasonable rates. Miles required: Economy = 5,000 miles…

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Targeted: Aeroplan transfer bonus from Membership Rewards (10%-20%)

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Update: Some people are reporting as high as a 20% bonus. H/T reader Claes J. Some people are reporting a targeted 10%-20% transfer bonus from American Express Membership Rewards. This appears to be highly targeted, but it’s worth logging in to check since Aeroplan is such a valuable transfer for Star Alliance flights. Of note: there is no end date noted; previous airline transfer bonuses with no end date have generally ended quickly and without advance notice, so this…

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(EXPIRED) Update: Up to 35% transfer bonus to Aeroplan from hotels (some targeted for a bigger bonus)

Update: Some people are receiving targeted offers for a 35% transfer bonus, so check your email to see if you are targeted for a better offer. The subject line is, “[Name], get an exclusive 35% bonus”. Aeroplan is offering a 30% transfer bonus when you convert hotel points to Aeroplan miles. This includes most of the popular hotel partners, though it probably only makes sense with Marriott. Radisson and Coast Rewards are offering additional bonuses, but the ratio is still…

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(EXPIRED) Hong Kong for ~$350 RT from many US cities

There are currently some phenomenal fares available on Air Canada for round trip economy class travel to Hong Kong that includes seat selection and a checked bag, with flights from the West Coast from $341 and from the East Coast from $354 and cities in the middle of the country (like Chicago or Houston) for twenty or thirty bucks more. Those are terrific fares. I’ve flown Air Canada round trip from New York to Hong Kong in…

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(EXPIRED) Earn 1.5K AA or 1K Aeroplan miles per Choice Hotels stay 2/1-3/31

Choice Hotels is out with a promotion to earn 4x or 6x bonus miles on hotel stays from February 1, 2019 to March 31, 2019. That means you’ll earn either 1,000 Aeroplan miles per stay or 1500 American Airlines miles per stay. The Deal Get either 1,000 Aeroplan miles per stay or 1,500 American Airlines miles per stay at Choice Privileges properties between 2/1/19 and 3/31/19 when you choose the appropriate airline’s mileage currency as your…

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Weird transfer bonus: Don’t click it unless you’re ready to use it…

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Update: At least one member of our Frequent Miler Insiders Facebook group reports taking advantage of the transfer bonus and still seeing it present later, so it’s possible that it is only disappearing for some folks after clicking on it? Tough to say for sure… Lucky at One Mile at a Time reports a weird transfer bonus from American Express Membership Rewards to Aeroplan that might explain a similarly-weird transfer bonus we saw to Cathay Pacific a while…

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(EXPIRED) Flights to China from $386 RT (West Coast) to $400’s RT (East Coast)

Air Canada is offering some excellent economy class fares that include 2 checked bags from a variety of US cities to Beijing and Shanghai. Some top deals include San Diego to Beijing for just $386 round trip and Orlando to Beijing for $413 round trip. China is certainly a long way to travel and some would no doubt prefer to use miles to fly in a premium cabin. However, prices this low could certainly be a great deal for…

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(EXPIRED) Cheap flights to China from $297 RT on Air Canada or United

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There aresome excellent fares to China available on Air Canada and United for travel this fall and next spring, with prices as low as $297 round trip out of San Jose, CA with a connection in Vancouver and from the mid-$400’s nonstop from Chicago among many other cities. Some of the cheapest fares require a long layover, but if you’re willing to either accept an overnight in Vancouver (or alternatively pay just a little bit more), you can snag a pretty…

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(EXPIRED) 35% transfer bonus from Marriott to Aeroplan miles

Starting tomorrow, Aeroplan will be offering a 35% transfer bonus on miles transferred from Marriott Rewards. That can be a solid deal if you have a good redemption in mind. While I wouldn’t recommend transferring speculatively, we can at least rest easy with transfers to Aeroplan as it now looks like they will continue to be the loyalty program of Air Canada beyond their contract expiration in 2020 since Air Canada has tentatively agreed to buy…

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