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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

February 24 Update: Book award flights via the Aeroplan app, use La Quinta points for PointsHound bookings, KLM Summer Biz Class sale

Wow another busy day in the world of travel rewards!

News, Tips & Tricks
Lots of Aeroplan news, primarily the update of their app that now allows you to search and book award flights on your mobile device. Find out more here.

is changing the mileage earned for flying on Shenzen Airlines as of March 27. Most classes are going down in earn rates save for a few. Find out more here.

Also if you were someone who redeemed Aeroplan miles for hotel stays please note that as of Feb 1. you can no longer redeem for Delta Hotels since that brand is now fully integrated with Marriott Rewards (Source: Aeroplan)

You can now use your La Quinta Returns points to redeem for stays at thousands of hotels Worldwide via PointsHound. Not huge news for us since there are only 2 LQ's in Canada but maybe some of you road warriors frequenting the U.S. have built up balances with LQ Returns where you can make use of this new redemption option (Source FrequentFlyerBonuses.com)

And finally even though Virgin America doesn't fly to Canada anymore I'm sure some of you are members of their Elevate program from when they did or by using them for domestic flights in the U.S.. Good news is that you can earn points for joining the program or referring friends to the program. See all the details in the bonus offers section below

Posts since our last update:

Travel Deals
has released a great business class promotion for flights over the busy summer season! You can fly in stlye to Europe and beyond for as little as $2799 all in! t. Book by Mar 9 for travel Jun 1 - Aug 31! Find out more here.

Bonus Offers

Gulf Air FalconFlyer (on FrequentFlyerBonuses.com only)
- Double FalconFlyer Miles when you stay at Mövenpick hotels in Africa, Jordan and Lebanon. More... Until Mar 31, 16
- Triple FalconFlyer Miles for Sixt Car Rentals Worldwide. More... Until Mar 31, 16

IHG Rewards Club
- 1,000 Bonus IHG Rewards Club Points per stay at IHG Hotels Worldwide. Stay must be made within 90 days of registering. More... Until ? Targeted Offer - May not work for everyone

Jet Airways JetPrivilege
- 4,000 Bonus JPMiles on your first Rocketmiles booking More... Book by Mar 31, 16
- Minimum of 5,000 JPMiles awarded on all Rocketmiles Bookings More... Book by Mar 31, 16

JetBlue TrueBlue (on FrequentFlyerBonuses.com only)
- Earn up to 50% Bonus Points when you buy TrueBlue points online. More... Until Mar 11, 16

Saudia Alfursan
- 500 Bonus Alfursan Miles when you stay at any Marriott Hotel in Dubai. More... Until Apr 30, 16
- 1,000 Bonus Alfursan Miles for stays at the Renaissance Sharm El Sheikh Golden View Beach Resort, Sharm El Sheikh Marriott Resort or the Hurghada Marriott Beach Resort. More... Until Mar 31, 16
- Double Alfursan Miles for stays of 3 or more nights at Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Worldwide. More... Until ?
- Double Alfursan Miles when you stay at the Radisson Blu Istanbul Atakoy. More... Until Mar 31, 16

Virgin America Elevate (on FrequentFlyerBonuses.com only)
- Up to 50% Bonus Elevate Points when you buy points online. More... Until Mar 8, 16
- 500 Bonus Elevate Points when you join the Elevate program. More... Until Mar 31, 16
- 500 Bonus Elevate Points for each friend you refer to the Elevate program. Max of 5 referrals. More... Until Mar 31, 16

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club
- 30% Bonus Flying Club Miles when you buy Miles Booster Miles on your Virgin Atlantic flight. More... Until Mar 9, 16
- 30% Bonus Flying Club Miles when you buy Flying Club miles online. More... Until Mar 9, 16

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