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Flying Blue: Promo Rewards for May 2022

To the point Here are the new Promo Rewards for the Air France KLM Flying Blue frequent flyer program for the current month.

Flying Blue Promo Rewards of the month

Every month, the Air France KLM Flying Blue frequent flyer program runs a promotional offer called Promo Rewards.

During the month of May, you can book reward flights at a reduced rate: there is a 25% discount depending on the itinerary and cabin.

Here are the May 2022 Promo Rewards (from/to Europe) to be booked before May 31, 2022:

Destination Cabin Airline Discount Travel dates
Berlin/Frankfurt and Geneva Economy KLM 25 % May 1 – Oct 31, 2022
Bordeaux / Lyon / Montpellier / Marseille and Nice Economy Air France 25 % May 1 – Oct 31, 2022
Vienna Economy KLM 25 % May 1 – Oct 31, 2022
Budapest / Warsaw Economy Air France 25 % May 1 – Oct 31, 2022
Belgrade Economy KLM 25 % May 1 – Oct 31, 2022
Dubai Economy Air France/KLM 25 % May 1 – Oct 31, 2022
New York / Chicago Economy Air France/KLM 25 % May 1 – Oct 31, 2022

Earn Flying Blue Miles in Canada

Transfer your Membership Rewards Points to Flying Blue Miles

The primary method of earning Flying Blue miles in Canada is through American Express Membership Rewards Cards. You can transfer your Membership Rewards into Flying Blue Miles at a ratio of 1,000 Membership Rewards points = 750 Flying Blue Miles.

Here are the American Express Membership Rewards Cards available in Canada:

The best Membership Rewards Card in Canada for earning Flying Blue Miles is the American Express Cobalt® Card, as it offers :

  • 5 points per dollar for grocery, restaurant, bar, food delivery or convenience store purchases
  • 3 points per dollar for streaming services
  • 2 points per dollar for travel, local transportation and gas stations
  • 1 point per dollar on everything else

If we translate this into Flying Blue Miles, we get:

  • 3.75 Flying Blue Miles per dollar for grocery, restaurant, bar, food delivery or convenience store purchases
  • 2.25 Flying Blue Miles per dollar for streaming services
  • 1.5 Flying Blue Miles per dollar for travel, local transportation and gas stations
  • 0.75 Flying Blue Miles per dollar for other purchases

Transfer your Marriott Bonvoy points to Flying Blue Miles

The second method of earning Flying Blue miles in Canada is through the American Express Marriott Bonvoy Credit Cards. You can transfer your Marriott Bonvoy points into airline miles including Flying Blue at the ratio of 3 Marriott Bonvoy points = 1 mile.

And if you transfer 60,000 Marriott Bonvoy points, you’ll earn 5,000 bonus miles. Thus, 60,000 Marriott Bonvoy points = 25,000 Flying Blue Miles.

The two Marriott Bonvoy Credit Cards available in Canada are:

Conclusion

Promo Rewards are one of the best opportunities to use Flying Blue Miles: you can either save money on economy class flights or treat yourself to Air France KLM business class at a discounted fare.

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