Where to go during Spring Break using Reward Points?

To the point Here are some concrete suggestions for traveling with your Rewards Points for low-cost getaways during Spring Break 2024!

Perhaps you have some points in the bank and are looking for a change of scenery during the upcoming spring break? Here are several ideas to spend your points and treat yourself.

Aeroplan credit cards allow you to earn Aeroplan points faster. The TD® Aeroplan® Visa Infinite* Card is one of the most advantageous options, with one year free of charge (depending on the current offer).

To learn more about the Aeroplan program, see the Ultimate Guide to Aeroplan.

Similarly, Marriott Bonvoy points are easily earned with credit cards. Don’t forget to use your free night certificates too; in fact, the Marriott Bonvoy® American Express®* Card and the Marriott Bonvoy® Business American Express®* Card give not only great welcome bonuses, but recurring benefits.

To learn more about the Marriott Bonvoy program, check out the Ultimate Guide here.

Spring break from February 26 to March 1st 2024

Denver and Aspen (from Montreal or Quebec City)

A little ski trip to the Colorado Rockies during Spring Break?


Aspen is a small village in the heart of four giant ski resorts

  • Aspen Mountain
  • Aspen Highlands
  • Buttermilk Ski Resort
  • Snowmass Ski Resort

Aspen is about a 3.5-hour drive from Denver; a shuttle is available between Aspen and Denver for $92 US per person.


The strategy

Cost in points
Airline tickets from YUL or YQB (4) Between 84,000 and 86,000 Aeroplan points
Five nights in Aspen 236,000 Marriott Bonvoy points
Marriott Element Aspen

From Quebec City, airfare costs are about the same at 86,000 Aeroplan points for a family of four.


What’s more, since the flights are operated with Air Canada – and if you’re an Aeroplan credit cardholder like the TD® Aeroplan® Visa Infinite* Card – you can enjoy one free piece of luggage per person. It will be a great way to save money if you bring your own skis!

San Diego and Los Angeles (from Montreal)

Southern California is a perfect Spring Break getaway, especially for families.

With a combination of San Diego and Los Angeles on a multi-destination ticket, you’ll have a wonderful trip without getting bored with the beautiful beaches, San Diego Zoo, Los Angeles theme parks, Hollywood landmarks, etc.

A train, the Pacific Surfliner, connects the two cities in about 3 hours.

Laguna Beach

The strategy

Cost in points
Flights from YUL (4) 89,200 Aeroplan points
Three nights in San Diego with free breakfast for all 106,000 Marriott Bonvoy points
Three nights in Los Angeles 104,000 Marriott Bonvoy points
Towneplace san Diego
Westin downtown LA

Spring break from March 4 to 12 2024

Disney World in Orlando from Montreal

Disney World is in the line of fire for many families. Why not make a spontaneous getaway for a nice Dole Whip ice cream in Orlando!

It’s a great time to go during spring break with points!

Be sure to check out our Ultimate Guide to Saving at Disney World before you go.


The strategy

Prices to Orlando are usually in the range of 16,000 to 18,000 points (per person) for a round trip.

However, for a busy period like Spring Break, Orlando remains an affordable destination at 93,600 points for a family of 4. In fact, it is not uncommon to see round-trip prices to Orlando hovering around 50,000 points during the high season whether it is during the holiday season or spring break.

Cost in points
Flights from YUL (4) 93,600 Aeroplan points
Five nights in Orlando 93,000 Marriott Bonvoy points

With this Delta Hotels Orlando Lake Buena Vista, you can even walk to Disney Springs!

Delta hotel orlando lake buena vista

Costa Rica from Montreal

Looking for a getaway, far from winter and freezing temperatures during Spring Break? Costa Rica is a very popular place for families.

This country can please everyone because the activities are very diversified. For those who like to go zip-lining or hiking, the Monteverde area is a good place to go.

Costa Rica

If you prefer to relax in the sun, there are many beaches on the west coast where you can lie down to sunbathe or surf.

Voyage tout inclus en famille

The strategy

Cost in points
Flights from YUL (4) 137,200 Aeroplan points
Five nights at a Marriott Vacation Club 266,000 Marriott Bonvoypoints
marriott vacation club costa rica

Tokyo (from Montreal)

Tokyo is a fascinating city that is very trendy this year. For your spring getaway, why not treat yourself to a shopping, dining or culture shock trip over spring break?

Usually, it’s best to book in advance to get the best prices for Aeroplan flights to Tokyo. But for a complete change of scenery, it’s an excellent idea to go there.

It’s also a great opportunity to visit some of the best Disney parks in the world!

Shibuya crossing

Its many neighborhoods will keep you busy for a week. Indeed, it is possible to go through the various tourist attractions of the city in only 4 days, one week will also give you time to visit the surroundings of the metropolis as well as the area of Mount Fuji.

Chureito pagoda et mont fuji

The strategy

Cost in points
Flights from YUL (4) 352,400 Aeroplan points
Seven nights in Tokyo 445,000 Marriott Bonvoy points
Sheraton Tokyo

All-inclusive vacation

Looking for an all-inclusive, hassle-free seaside getaway? You can redeem your points to reduce the price of your Air Canada Vacations package with the ratio of 1,000 points = $10, and earn up to 12,000 bonus points on your package.

Since the use of Aeroplan points is considered a method of payment with Air Canada Vacations, it is possible to redeem and accumulate points on the same reservation, which increases the value of use!

Bottom Line

These game plans were calculated in mid-January 2024. Some point and dollar costs may have changed since then.

Do you have other plans for a Spring Break getaway? Don’t hesitate to tell us about it! Join us in the Milesopedia Facebook group!

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Aline Nguyen
I'm Aline, an experienced traveller, a foodie at heart, an Avgeek, a photography enthusiast and an expert on credit card programs. I use Reward Points to travel on a budget and to save money on everyday life; writing about these topics allows me to share my passion and help you. ~ 7 continents and 75 countries ~

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