From now until November 13, 2022, you can convert your hotel points into Aeroplan points with a 20% bonus.
The participating partner hotels are :
- IHG One Rewards
- Accor – Live Limitless
- Best Western Rewards
- Coast Hotels
- Choice Privileges
- Hilton Honors
- Radisson Rewards Americas
- Shangri-La Circle
- Wyndham Rewards
The Marriott Bonvoy program does not participate in this promotion. Indeed, it already had its own promotion last May.
To take advantage of this offer, a minimum of hotel points must be converted to Aeroplan points in a single transaction. This minimum depends on each program.
Here is an example of conversion:
|Best Western Rewards||IHG One Rewards||Hilton Honors|
|5,000 Best Western Rewards points||10,000 IHG points||10,000 Hilton Honors points|
|Converted to standard Aeroplan points||1,000 Aeroplan points||2,000 Aeroplan points||1,000 Aeroplan points|
|20% Aeroplan Bonus||200 Aeroplan points||400 Aeroplan points||200 points|
|Total||1,200 Aeroplan points||2,400 Aeroplan points||1,200 Aeroplan points|
Full transfer details for other hotel programs can be found on this page. The transfer time between programs varies between 24 and 72 hours.
Special promotion for future IHG One Rewards members
In addition, a promotion to encourage membership in the IHG One Rewards program is underway.
Until November 30, 2022, earn 1,000 Aeroplan Rewards points to become a member of the IHG One Rewards program and then stay at one of their hotels for 2 consecutive nights. All terms and conditions of the promotion and how toregister for IHG One Rewards are on this special page.
Take advantage of other IHG One Rewards promotions, such as earning up to 10,000 additional bonus points.
Earn Aeroplan points in Canada
In Canada, you can earn Aeroplan points with many credit cards:
- the co-branded cards from American Express, CIBC and TD such as the TD® Aeroplan® Visa Infinite* Card
- transferable points from American Express Membership Rewards
Here is a selection:
In addition to credit cards, you can earn Aeroplan points through a variety of activities: purchases, travel, promotions, etc.
So there is no shortage of options.
Earn hotel points in Canada
In Canada, there are few credit cards that earn hotel points:
- Those that are linked directly to theAmerican Express program, such as the Marriott BonvoyTM American ExpressMD* Card (but unfortunately not participating in this promotion)
- Best Western Rewards Mastercard
Here is a selection:
However, earning hotel points is more limited than earning Aeroplan points. This makes it more difficult to get these types of points.
To convert or not to convert?
That is the question!
On the Aeroplan side, the great value is in the premium cabins of partner carriers. Or optimizing eUpgrades for business travel on Air Canada using this technique.
This promotion will therefore be aimed at those who have hotel points but find the Aeroplan program more interesting.
The decision to transfer your hotel points to Aeroplan points is yours!