Tuesday, July 12, 2016

July 12 Update: Aeroplan & The Brick partnership launches today, Fairmont Hotels now part of Accor Hotels and more!

News, Tips & Tricks
A few months ago we let you know that Aeroplan was adding The Brick as a new partner. We are happy to tell you that the partnership officially launched today:
Members will earn 1 mile for every $2 spend on all online transactions at thebrick.com. In conjunction with celebrating the launch of the partnership and The Brick’s 45th anniversary, there will be monthly Bonus Miles on many categories and products commencing August 2nd with 5X Bonus Miles on all online furniture purchases and a special bonus mile offer on select specialty mattresses. (Source: Aeroplan)

The other major news for today is the announcement from Fairmont Hotels that they are now officially part of France's Accor Hotels. For the time being, Fairmont's frequent guest program, President's Club, will remain and run separately from Accor's Le Club accorhotels program. Phew! That's good news.  Bad news is that it may not be much longer till we see the end of President's Club:
Over the coming months we will be working to leverage the AccorHotels platform to enhance your experience with Fairmont. Our goal is to continue to provide and refine the benefits, personalized services and experiences you expect from Fairmont President’s Club. This will include opportunities to discover AccorHotels' extensive portfolio of properties around the world and access to the Le Club AccorHotels loyalty program, which was recently awarded with 5 Freddie Awards – the most prestigious member-generated awards in the travel loyalty industry.  (Source: Fairmont Hotels)

The AIR MILES Expiry news is making the rounds again thanks to the CBC article we let you know about last week. Today we were interviewed by Newstalk 770 right here in Calgary about the topic. Let us know if you heard the interview!

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Posts since our last update:

Bonus Offers
Air Canada / Aeroplan
- Earn up to 55,000 Bonus Aeroplan Miles when you convert points from a wide selection of Aeroplan partner hotel loyalty programs. More... Until Aug 15, 16

Air China Phoenix Miles
- Earn up to 3,200 PhoenixMiles Kilometers for Hertz rentals in USA, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand. More... Until Dec 31, 16

- Triple AIR MILES Reward Miles when you stay at at participating Hilton hotels in Canada, the Caribbean, Central and South America. More... Jul 18 - Nov 18, 16

La Quinta Returns
- Earn up to Triple Returns Points for stays at participating La Quinta locations in the U.S.. More... Until Aug 4, 16

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer
- Earn up to Triple KrisFlyer Miles for stays at participating Hilton hotels Worldwide. More... Until Sep 30, 16

United MileagePlus
-  3,000 Bonus MileagePlus Miles on your first Rocketmiles booking. More... Book by Sep 30, 16

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