Flying Blue -  Air France - KLM

Flying Blue: Promo Rewards for June 2024

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

Get up to 25% off! New Promo Rewards tickets go on sale on the first day of the week of every month. Book in June and travel before November 30, 2024.

Flying Blue - Long-haul Promo Rewards

Here are the KLM Promo Rewards for long-haul flights:

Destination Class Rebate
Boston Economy 25 %
Houston Economy 25 %
New York Economy 25 %
Aruba Economy 25 %
Bonaire Economy 25 %

Here are the Air France Promo Rewards for long-haul flights:

Destination Class Rebate
Washington Economy 25 %
Phoenix Economy 25 %
Seattle Economy 25 %
Havana Economy 25 %
Shanghai Economy 25 %
San Jose Economy 25 %

 

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Flying Blue - Short-and medium-haul Promo Rewards

Here are the Air France Promo Rewards for short and medium-haul flights with service to and from Paris:

Destination Class Rebate
Stockholm Economy 25 %
Billund Economy 25 %
Clermont-Ferrand Economy 25 %
Düsseldorf Economy 25 %
Montpellier Economy 25 %
Nice Economy 25 %
Oslo Economy 25 %

Here are the KLM promotional bonuses for short and medium-haul flights with service to and from Amsterdam:

Destination Class Rebate
Berlin, Economy 25 %
Dublin Economy 25 %
Rome Economy 25 %
Vienna Economy 25 %

 

Promo Rewards - Montreal - Europe

Here are some examples of Promo Rewards that were available in 2023.

Like this example at 7,500 Flying Blue Miles between Montreal and Paris on Air France at the end of July 2023:

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Availability was particularly high in April and September 2023. But there were also some dates available in May, June, July, and August. Like this example at 7,500 Flying Blue Miles between Montreal and Paris on Air France at the end of July 2023:

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And don’t forget that when you pay for your flight with Flying Blue Miles, the first piece of checked baggage weighing 23 kgs is included (and if you have Flying Blue status, as I do in the screenshot below, you benefit from an additional piece of baggage):

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Here is the fare for four passengers for a one-way trip between Montreal and Paris:

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Tips for finding Flying Blue Flight Rewards

On the Air France KLM website, there is a tip to know when searching for 30 days using your Flying Blue Miles: don’t enter anything in the date field!

Air France Search Roundtrip Fr

This unlocks a hidden option: a 30-day flight reward calendar. As shown below:

Air France Roundtrip Calendar En

You can then select the date with the best price in Flying Blue Miles and proceed with the booking.

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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 Rewards Cards available in Canada:

So, with a credit card like the American Express Cobalt® Card, you can earn the equivalent of up to 3.75 Flying Blue Miles per dollar of purchases:

Category Membership Rewards Flying Blue Miles equivalent
Groceries 5 3,75
Food delivery 5 3,75
Restaurants and bars 5 3,75
Convenience stores 5 3,75
Streaming subscriptions 3 2,25
Gas station 2 1,5
Transportation 2 1,5
Travel 2 1,5
Other 1 0,75

There are many other American Express Membership Rewards credit cards from which you can convert your points to Flying Blue Miles.

Transfer your Marriott Bonvoy points to Flying Blue Miles

The second method of earning Flying Blue miles in Canada is through Marriott Bonvoy Amex credit cards. You can transfer your Marriott Bonvoy points into airline miles including Flying Blue Miles 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:

Get a Flying Blue credit card

Since October 2022, the Air France KLM World Elite Mastercard® has been available in Canada. It allows you to earn Flying Blue Miles directly.

The earning rates of the Air France KLM World Elite Mastercard® are as follows:

Expenses Earning rate
Air France and KLM flight ticket (for Flying Blue members) 5 miles per euro (in addition to regular miles earned according to Elite Status)
Restaurants and bars 2 Miles per dollar
Everything else 1 Mile per Dollar
Selected BRIM retail partners Up to 30 Miles per dollar

Earn Flying Blue Miles in France

Transfer your Membership Rewards points into Flying Blue Miles

As Flying Blue and American Express France are partners, you can transfer your Membership Rewards points (earned with an American Express card) into Flying Blue Miles. However, you must have a minimum of 625 points to transfer. 5 Membership Rewards points are equivalent to 4 Flying Blue Miles.

Here are the American Express cards in France with which you can earn Membership Rewards points:

Get an Air France KLM - American Express card

In France, the quickest way to earn Flying Blue Miles is with an Air France KLM American Express card. Unlike American Express cards, which earn Membership Rewards points, Air France KLM American Express Silver, Gold and Platinum cards, and Pro Air France KLM Silver, Gold and Platinum cards earn Flying Blue Miles for every euro spent.

SILVER CARD GOLD CARD PLATINUM CARD
Price Free 15 € / month 53 € / month
Flying Blue Miles Up to 10 Miles earned for every €10 spent Up to 15 Miles earned for every €10 spent Up to 20 Miles earned for every €10 spent
Experience points (XP) 15 XP / year 30 XP / year 60 XP / year

The Air France KLM American Express cards in question are :

Bottom Line

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.

In addition, this is combined with the 25% discount for children’s reward tickets on the Flying Blue Family account.

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Jean-Maximilien Voisine
Jean-Maximilien is an expert in Canada and France about Loyalty programs, Credit cards and Travel. He is the Founding President of Milesopedia.

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