Flying Blue - Promo Rewards
Get up to 50% off! New Promo Rewards tickets go on sale on the first day of the week of every month. Book in December and travel before May 31, 2024.
Flying Blue - Long-haul Promo Rewards
Here are the KLM Promo Rewards for long-haul flights:
|Mexico City||Premium Economy||25 %|
|Beijing||Premium Economy||25 %|
Here are the Air France Promo Rewards for long-haul flights:
|Ottawa||Premium Economy||25 %|
|Cayenne||Premium Economy||25 %|
|Chennai/Madras||Premium Economy||25 %|
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:
Here are the KLM promotional bonuses for short and medium-haul flights with service to and from Amsterdam:
Flying Blue - 25% discount for children
And don’t forget that children between the ages of 2 and 11 receive a 25% discount on award tickets (this is in addition to the discount you get through Promo Rewards).
Promo Rewards - Montreal - Europe
Here are examples of Promo Rewards that were available in April 2023.
Like this example at 7,500 Flying Blue Miles between Montreal and Paris on Air France at the end of July 2023:
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:
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):
Here is the fare for four passengers for a one-way trip between Montreal and Paris:
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!
This unlocks a hidden option: a 30-day flight reward calendar. As shown below:
You can then select the date with the best price in Flying Blue Miles and proceed with the booking.
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|
|Restaurants and bars||5||3,75|
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:
|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|
|Fees||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 :
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.