Enjoy exclusive flight reward benefits, bonus mile offers, preferential treatment and privileges. Distinction benefits will begin as of
January 1, 2014.
Distinction benefits will enhance your whole
The higher your Distinction level,
the greater the benefits you’ll enjoy.
When you need options beyond our ClassicFlight Rewards, we’ve made changes to better suit your needs. As of January 1, 2014, our ClassicPlus Flight Rewards will be replaced by Market Fare Flight Rewards, which will be derived from market fares at time of booking and the conversion of these fares into mileage levels. All members will be able to take advantage of mileage levels reduced by up to 20%, with Distinction members enjoying up to an additional 35% off.
Distinction members will receive an invitation for flights leaving from major Canadian cities for travel to popular destinations, during peak period. 100% of the seats will be reserved exclusively for Distinction members and offered at the ClassicFlight Rewards mileage level.
dDiamond Distinction members will enjoy priority access at the Aeroplan Contact Centre when they enter their Aeroplan Number into the automated call answer system at the start of their call.
Privileges, exclusive partner offers, reward offers, and invitations to events are only a taste of the surprises that Distinction has in store.
Reduced mileage levels on
Market Fare Flight Rewards
|UP TO 20%||UP TO 25%||UP TO 35%|
|Bonus mile offers|
|Air Canada Getaway Bonus||500 Distinction bonus miles per eligible roundtrip||1,000 Distinction bonus miles per eligible roundtrip||1,500 Distinction bonus miles per eligible roundtrip|
|Bonuses on select hotel stays||250 Distinction bonus miles per stay||250 Distinction bonus miles per stay|
|Bonuses with Aeroplan eStore||2X||2X||3X|
|Preferential treatment and privileges|
|Contact Center Priority||Yes|
|Privileges and limited-time offers||Yes||Yes||Yes|
Distinction status gives members extra opportunities to earn bonus miles to help them reach their destination even faster.
When do Distinction benefits start
and how long do they last?
The Distinction qualification period begins on January 1st of each calendar year and ends on December 31st of the same year. For this launch year, if you reach Distinction status by December 31, 2013, your benefits will take effect on January 1, 2014, and last until December 31, 2014. After 2013, your benefits will start as soon as you successfully reach a Distinction status, and will last until the end of the following calendar year.
Will you be a Distinction member in 2014?
We’ve been counting your eligible miles since January 1, 2013, and you still have until the end of the year to qualify, so keep earning and you could make it! Your accumulation this year counts towards your 2014 status.
Get up to 1,500 Distinction bonus miles for every eligible roundtrip that includes a Saturday night stay when you fly with Air Canada to the following popular destinations: West Palm Beach, Fort Myers, Tampa, San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, Maui, Honolulu, New York, Boston, Chicago, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Washington, Seattle, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Paris, London, Bermuda, Cancun, Nassau, Buenos Aires, Lima, Sao Paulo, Santiago.
dDiamond and dBlack members get 250 Distinction bonus miles per stay with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Marriott® and Starwood Hotels & Resorts on up to 20 stays per year, for up to a maximum of 5,000 Distinction bonus miles per calendar year. This is in addition to the base miles they will earn per stay. To be eligible for this bonus, members must earn miles in the Aeroplan Program at the time of stay. Conversion miles are not eligible.
Get up to 3X the miles per dollar spent when you shop online with your favourite Aeroplan eStore retailers.*
As of January 1, 2014, Market Fare Flight Rewards will be replacing ClassicPlus Flight Rewards with mileage levels that will be reduced by up to 20% for greater availability with exceptional value on Air Canada flights.
|Today’s ClassicPlus mileage level*|
The new Market Fare Flight
Reward mileage level
in 2014 for all members
|The new Market Fare Flight Reward mileage level in 2014 for dDiamond members|
When you need options beyond our ClassicFlight Rewards, we’ve made changes to better suit your needs. As of January 1, 2014, our ClassicPlus Flight Rewards will be replaced by Market Fare Flight Rewards, which will require up to 20% fewer miles than current ClassicPlus Flight Rewards. Distinction members will enjoy up to an additional 35% off. Market Fare Flight Rewards offer you greater availability on flights operated by Air Canada and under the Air Canada Express banner at variable mileage levels, which are derived from market fares at the time of booking and the conversion of these fares into mileage levels. Mileage levels are influenced by factors that fluctuate including destination, time of booking, time of travel, demand, and conversion of fares into miles.
As of January 1, 2014, enjoy limited-time surprise deals on certain flights, offering you even lower mileage levels than ClassicFlight Rewards.
Redeem for one-way trips at 50% of the miles needed for roundtrip flight rewards.
Today, one-way ClassicFlight Rewards require 67% of the miles needed for a roundtrip flight reward. As of January 1, 2014, a one-way trip will require exactly half the amount of miles you need to redeem for a roundtrip ClassicFlight Reward.
You can still enjoy the incredible value of ClassicFlight Rewards, Canada's most competitive flight rewards.
Access to the leading global airline network
Fly to over 1,300 destinations worldwide with 28 world-class Star Alliance member airlines
ClassicFlight Business Class rewards give you better value than any other Canadian loyalty program, virtually every time.
We offer the freedom to book or change your redemption up to 2 hours prior to departure, and refund in full up to 22 days prior.
Certain mileage levels have increased.
See the full reward chart for details on mileage increases. »
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