Did you intend to redeem your Aeroplan points for travel in North America? This is a good time to do it, as you could save up to 25% in points, which you can keep for your next trip. To take advantage of this offer, you need to book a trip by September 29, 2023 with travel dates between September 15, 2023 and March 31, 2024 .
Discounts vary from destination to destination. This sale covers domestic flights within Canada, as well as flights between Canada and the United States, Mexico,Central America and the Caribbean. This applies to all fare classes, but only to flights operated by Air Canada.
Other flights are also on sale, but these are the ones to watch for the best Aeroplan points price drops.
Aeroplan Redemption Sale - Examples of discounted destinations
Aeroplan gave us a few examples of the services offering the most discounts.
For domestic flights :
|New Brunswick – YSJ, YFC, YQM||All of Canada|
|London – YXU||All of Canada|
|Windsor – YQG||All of Canada|
|Edmonton – YEG||All of Canada (especially Vancouver YVR)|
|Winnipeg – YWG||All of Canada (especially YVR, YYZ and YUL)|
|Regina – YQR||All of Canada (especially YYZ)|
|Saskatoon – YXE||All of Canada (especially YYZ)|
|Deer Lake – YDF||Montreal – YUL and Halifax – YHZ|
|Kelowna – YLW||Toronto – YYZ|
|Calgary – YYC||Vancouver – YVR|
For flights departing from the United States :
|Denver – DEN||Vancouver – YVR|
|Newark (New York) – EWR||Vancouver – YVR|
|Orlando – MCO||Toronto – YYZ|
|Phoenix – PHX||All of Canada (especially Vancouver YVR)|
|Portland – PDX||Vancouver – YVR|
For sun destinations :
|St-Vincent – SVD||All of Canada|
|Grenada – GND||All of Canada|
|Martinique – FDF||All of Canada|
|Monterey, Mexico – MTY||All of Canada|
|Los Cabos, Mexico – SDJ||All of Canada|
|Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – PVR||All of Canada|
|Liberia, Costa Rica – LIR||All of Canada|
Aeroplan Redemption Sale - Is it worth it?
At the end of the promotion, we compared some of the destinations eligible for this promotion with the day before. A trip from Montreal to Vancouver for the Thanksgiving long weekend goes from 17,100 Aeroplan points to 14,500. Round-trip flights for a family of 4 in mid-February go from 90,000 Aeroplan points to 81,600 points. In general, we have averaged discounts of between 10% and 15%. We found that the discount was similar in Economy Privilege and Business class.
It can sometimes be difficult to know whether the price of a flight is a good use of your points or not. Milesopedia estimates the value of the Aeroplan point at 2 cents per point, which is a good benchmark to see if it’s worth it for you. That said, it all depends on your objectives. If you are unsure whether or not to redeem your points during this balance, read our guide to help you decide:
If you were a few points short of booking your Aeroplan points flights to any of these destinations, you may now be able to do so thanks to this promotion. This may also be an opportunity for you to take advantage of this sale to treat yourself to a higher fare class at an affordable price, like the Premium Rouge cabin between Montreal and Orlando, for example. It’s important to remember that there are many ways to earn Aeroplan points through other loyalty programs and transfer partners.