News, Tips & Tricks
For those of you traveling frequently between Toronto and Los Angeles on
Air Canada you'll be pleased to know that they are reintroducing 767-300ER service
on the route for two flights a day during the busy Christmas season and then
once a day from February to April. This means if you are flying up front or
get upgraded you'll get to enjoy the Executive First pods instead of the typical
Domestic Executive class found on the rest of the LAX flights operated by a mixture
of Airbus aircraft (Source: airlineroute.net)
In other Star Alliance news, Lufthansa is launching summer seasonal service
between Vancouver and Munich on May 16, 2013. Another option for Star Alliance
flyers out of YVR (or connecting via YVR) to earn miles on or to redeem miles
In case you missed them earlier today I had a post on Diners
Club Canada removing the Priority Pass feature and I provided further detailed
coverage on PointsPay,
the technology that allows the conversion of loyalty points and miles into cash.
Once again in the Calgary area, Shell will be offering 50
Bonus Air Miles when you spend $50 or more ($20 of that has to be on fuel)
This is valid Nov 17 and 18.
Accor Hotels is running another great sale for stays at over 2,000 locations
worldwide. If you are a member of their Le Club loyalty program you will get
up to 50% and if you are not a member you can get up to 40% off. Worthwhile
to join for free to get that extra 10%. Bookings must be made by Nov 22 for
stays between Dec 15 and Feb 10. Visit Accor
Hotels for more details.
Carlson Hotels Club Carlson
- 5,000 Bonus Gold Points and 40% off for stays on the Bed & Breakfast Package
at select Park Plaza Hotels and art'otels in Europe. More...
Book by Feb 28,13 for stays until Mar 31, 13
InterContinental Hotels Group Priority Club
- Earn up to 5,000 Bonus Priority Club Points for individual hotel stays
in Japan and South Korea. More... Until
Jan 31, 12
- Earn up to 5,000 Bonus Priority Club Points for individual hotel stays in
Southeast Asia and India. More... Until
Jan 31, 12
United Mileage Plus
- 500 Bonus Mileage Plus Miles for every $250 you spend via Mileage Plus
Shopping up to a maximum of 2,500 bonus miles. More...
Until Dec 31, 12