Monday, December 16, 2013

Dec 16 Update: Triple Aeroplan Miles on select Air Canada fares, Air India to join Star Alliance, 4x MileagePlus Miles on Avis rentals

Welcome to another week of loyalty news, views, bonuses and more here on Rewards Canada! One more full week after this then we'll be shutting down for the Christmas break.

News, Tips & Tricks

First we'll rehash some great bonus miles offers that we mentioned in separate posts here on RC. First is the 500 Bonus Air Miles offer for spending $200+ at Safeway and second is the US Airways Up to 100% Bonus for buying/gifting Dividend Miles. Be sure to check both of these out!

If you missed it over the weekend, the registration for IHG Rewards Club's The Big Win opened up. See our post here and feel free to let us know of the details of the offer you received!

If you haven't visited recently, they are running 12 various promotions in their 12 Days of Holiday Deals offering and the latest is a bonus mile offer:
Whether you've been naughty or nice this year, you'll still earn Triple Aeroplan® Miles on Business Class fares in North America and Premium rouge fares between Canada and the U.S. With these Bonus Aeroplan Miles, you'll be saying "Ho, ho, ho!" all the way home from your next trip.

This offer is valid for every round-trip or 2 one-way flight segments and is applicable on new bookings only.

Register and book on December 16, 17 or 18, 2013 for travel between December 16, 2013 and June 17, 2014.
See all the details here.

Yesterday's offer is also worth checking out. If you buy a$250 Air Canada Gift Card you'll receive 10% off a future Air Canada flight. Flight Booking must be made online between December 19 and 31, 2013 for travel between January 10 and June 17, 2014, excluding travel between April 16 and 22, 2014. Full detals here

According to he Ben Mutzabaugh of USA Today, Air India is back on track to join the Star Alliance.  Their application was suspended back in 2011 but with stabilization in the market in India is looks like it is back on. Full details

Over on FlyerTalk we learned that Virgin Atlantic will begin to charge for seat selection as of April 1st.  See more here.
Bonus Offers

Aegean Miles&Bonus
- Double Miles&Bonus Miles on your purchases at Hellenic Duty Free Shops. More... Until Dec 31, 13

Etihad Guest
- Triple Guest Miles when you stay at any Viceroy Hotel or Resort in North America , Abu Dhabi or the Maldives. More... Until Feb 28, 14

La Quinta Returns
- Earn up to Triple Returns Points for stays at participating La Quinta locations in the U.S. More... Until Jan 9, 14

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer
- Double KrisFlyer Miles on all car rentals booked via More... Until Jan 31, 14

Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles
- 50% Bonus Miles&Smiles Miles on all Turkish Airlines domestic routes and select routes to Europe, Asia, Africa, Middle East and Houston. More... Jan 1 - 31, 14
- 25% Miles&Smiles Miles Discount for awqrd tickets on all Turkish Airlines domestic routes and select routes to Europe, Asia, Africa, Middle East and Houston. More... Jan 1 - 31, 14

United MileagePlus
- Quadruple MileagePlus Miles on rentals of 1 or more days at participating Avis airport locations in the U.S., Canada, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, Mexico, the Middle East and New Zealand. More... Until Feb 28, 14

US Airways Dividend Miles
- Earn up to 100% Bonus Dividend Miles when you buy or gift Dividend Miles. More... Until Dec 20, 13

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