There’s even more good news from Air Canada’s Aeroplan.
You can now redeem just 60,000 Aeroplan points to book a one-way international business class flight from the US on Singapore Airlines. The news comes just one week after Aeroplan added partner benefits for Emirates Economy and Business Class, with First Class set to be available next year.
“We have certainly worked with Singapore [to] Scott O’Leary, Air Canada’s vice president of loyalty and products, said in a statement to TPG:
This is big news given that Singapore Airlines typically restricts redemption of premium cabin rewards to its own loyalty program, Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer. Singapore Business Class Awards cannot be booked under the Star Alliance Loyalty Program.
Over the next few months, Singapore Airlines will make extensive use of its Business Class award space on its North American routes. As a result, Aeroplan points can be used on non-stop flights from San Francisco International Airport (SFO), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Vancouver International Airport (YVR). , John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Newark his Liberty International Airport (EWR) to Singapore his Changi Airport (SIN).
Plus Aeroplan points on Singapore Airlines’ Fifth Freedom flights from LAX to Tokyo’s Narita International Airport (NRT), Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to Manchester Airport (MAN), and JFK to Frankfurt Airport (FRA). You can use. .
Best of all, Aeroplan’s award price is a fraction of KrisFlyer’s award price. Taxes and fees on these Singapore Airlines flights are only CAD 47 (about $35) when you book with Aeroplan.
Take a closer look at the Singapore Airlines Business Class award spaces you can book with Aeroplan points.
Airlines: Singapore Airlines.
root: Between SFO, LAX, SEA, YVR, SEA, JFK, and EWR and SIN. There are also award spaces at LAX-NRT, IAH-MAN and JFK-FRA.
price: Starting at 60,000 Aeroplan points plus $35 taxes and fees (one way in Business Class).
date: Until October 2023.
Payment of taxes/fees: American Express Platinum Card® (5 points for every $1 spent on airfare booked directly with the airline, up to $500,000 per calendar year on these purchases), Chase Sapphire Reserve (3 points for every $1 spent on travel) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card Travel compensation on reward flights (2 points for every dollar spent on travel).
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We provide two screenshots for each of these sample itineraries. The first is the price for this award flight using Aeroplan and the second is the price for the same flight using Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer.
January from New York to Frankfurt, Germany
From Los Angeles to Tokyo in September
From Los Angeles to Singapore in September
From New York to Singapore in July
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Get the most out of your Aeroplan award ticket with a stopover
Add an Aeroplan stopover from as little as 5,000 points online. This allows you to spend some time in Singapore before traveling to another city that can be booked with Aeroplan. To book an Aeroplan stopover online, select ‘Multiple City/Stopover’. Then enter another city as the final destination and mark the stopover city as “Singapore”. You can also customize the length of your stopover.
On the next page you’ll find reward space (if available). Below is an example of his 5,000 points stopover in Singapore before heading to Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) in Bali.
Unlike booking stopovers with Krisflyer, Aeroplan allows you to mix airline partners in one itinerary. For example, you can fly Singapore Airlines business class from JFK to FRA, then, after a stopover, fly to Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) on Etihad Airways.
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Earn Aeroplan Points
Points can be transferred from American Express Membership Rewards, Bilt Rewards, Chase Ultimate Rewards, Citi ThankYou Rewards, Capital One Miles and Marriott Bonvoy to Aeroplan.
Transfers to Aeroplan should generally be done in increments of 1,000. Marriott Bonvoy to Aeroplan transfers are at a 3:1 ratio, earning 5,000 bonus Aeroplan points for every 60,000 Marriott Bonvoy points transferred. Therefore, transferring 180,000 Marriott points to Aeroplan will result in 75,000 Aeroplan points.
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Business class Singapore Airlines long-haul flights were listed on Air Canada’s website a few weeks ago. could not be booked for.
Aeroplan members can now book flights on Singapore Airlines at significantly lower rates than Singapore Airlines’ own loyalty program.
Air Canada’s O’Leary said, “We are not only committed to having the largest partner line-up in the world, but we are also focused on how to build deeper relationships with our existing partners and create better value for our members. I’m guessing,” he said.
As both Air Canada and Singapore Airlines are Star Alliance members, the two airlines have strengthened their relationship and added more value to Aeroplan members. This is a big win.