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RBC Avion: One-Way Flight Redemption Now Accepted

To the point RBC Avion members can now redeem points for one-way flights.

RBC Avion Rewards Chart

Starting today, RBC Rewards adds a new option for redeeming Avion points with the fixed rewards chart.

Program members can now do so to buy a one-way flight!

Previously, points redemption was only accepted for round-trip flights.

What's new

The chart is simply the same as the round trip one, but with half the points.

Rbc One Way Rewards

For example, a one-way trip from Montreal to Halifax for a short getaway would be 7,500 points.

The same round trip ticket requires 15,000 points.

RBC Short-haul Rewards

The principle is the same for a flight to Europe. The cost in points is 32,500 points, for a flight with Air Canada on August 13, 2022 from Montreal to Barcelona.

Flights From Yul To Bcn

How to earn RBC Rewards points fast

Until September 16, with the RBC Avion Visa Infinite Card you can earn up to 55,000 RBC Avion points:

  • 35,000 points at approval
  • 20,000 additional points when you spend $5,000 in your first 6 months
  • Annual fee of $120

The great thing is that the 35,000 points appear in your account immediately upon opening this card! You don’t even have to make a purchase, wait for the monthly statement or make a minimum expense.

So, with the RBC Avion Visa Infinite Card, you can quickly book that single flight to Barcelona in the example above for less.

Purchased directly from Air Canada, this same flight costs $870, for the same date.

In addition, it has premium travel insurance:

  • Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption Insurance
  • Out-of-Province/Country Emergency Medical Insurance
  • and collision and damage insurance for rental vehicles

Conclusion

RBC has added flexibility to its RBC Avion program. This allows people who have a low point balance and want to redeem right away to enjoy the upcoming summer!

Come to discuss that topic in our Facebook Group!

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