Monday, October 26, 2015

October 26 Update: Eurowings becomes an Aeroplan partner, fly Hainan Airlines out of YYZ to earn up 35K bonus miles, Etihad 96 hour sale

Happy final week of October to everyone!

News, Tips & Tricks
The biggest news today is the release of IHG Rewards Club's latest PointBreaks offers. These are the single handily the best hotel redemption out there especially if you can grab an InterContinental Hotel (which there is only one in this batch of ~190 hotels!). Read more about PointBreaks here.

Aeroplan has added their 34th airline partner to the roster. Eurowings, the low cost subsidiary of Lufthansa is now an earning partner for Aeroplan members. Redeeming Aeroplan miles for Eurowings is not being offered at this time. (Source Aeroplan)

More 787 news for those looking to fly this plane out of Canada!

Air Canada is adding the 787-8 on their Toronto-Istanbul route as of May 1, 2016 (Source and KLM will be putting the 787-9 on their Calgary and Edmonton routes for the winter 2016 season (Source

Check out the Hainan Airlines flight bonus below and be sure you register for it if you are planning on flying Hainan out of Toronto before the end of January.

This is the last week to vote for your favourite travel rewards credit card! Vote here!

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Travel Deals
Etihad Airways
has launched a 96 hour Early Bird sale for travel out of Toronto (and globally). Its called Early Bird since its for travel from January 18 to June 30, 2016. In addition to low fares they are offering double miles on all bookings made during the sale period. You have to register for the double miles first (do that here) and then book your flights here

Bonus Offers

Choice Privileges
- 30% Bonus Privileges Points when you buy point online. Minimum purchase of 13,000 points. More... Until Nov 24, 15

Delta SkyMiles
- Earn up to Triple SkyMiles for stays at participating Okura Hotels & Resorts, Nikko Hotels International and Hotel JAL City Worldwide. More... Nov 1 - Jan 31, 16

Hainan Airlines Fortune Wings
- Earn up to 35,000 Fortune Wings Miles when you fly on Hainan Airlines or Grand China Air. More... Until Jan 26, 16

IHG Rewards Club
- IHG Rewards Club PointBreaks Redeem only 5,000 points for stays at select hotels Worldwide. More... Until Jan 31, 16

Le Club accorhotels
- 100 Bonus Le Club Accorhotels Points for stays at 300 ibis hotels in 28 countries. More... Until ?

Philippine Airlines Mabuhay
- Double Mabuhay Miles for stays at the Dusit Thani Guam Resort. More... Until Dec 24, 15

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