Common questions

Can you use Aeroplan points for upgrades?


Can you use Aeroplan points for upgrades?

You can use Aeroplan points or any other Star Alliance carrier’s miles to upgrade your ticket. Keep in mind, however, that eUpgrade credits (which are attainable with Air Canada Aeroplan elite status) have better award availability than mileage upgrades.

Can you upgrade on Air Canada with Aeroplan points?

Requesting an upgrade To book a Star Alliance Upgrade Award, make sure you have your Air Canada booking reference handy, then contact: Aeroplan if you’re an Aeroplan member, or. Your participating frequent flyer program Opens in New Window.

How do I get on the Air Canada upgrade list?

Upgrades can be requested:

  1. Online through your eUpgrade account Opens in New Window or by contacting Air Canada Reservations.
  2. When you check in online, on your mobile device, or at an airport kiosk (provided you are travelling alone on your reservation, and requesting an upgrade to Business Class)

Does Air Canada upgrade passengers?

Air Canada allows you to bid for an upgrade. They allow for upgrades to their Signature Class and Premium Economy Class. Not all seats are eligible for an upgrade, so check your route before you start planning your bid. Bidding and offers for an upgrade can only be made by passengers 72 hours before the flight.

Can I use my Aeroplan points to upgrade to business class?

The premise behind the upgrade award is that you can book an eligible flight in economy or business class, and then use your Aeroplan miles to upgrade from economy to business class or from business class to First Class.

Are last-minute upgrades cheaper?

If luxury and extra legroom is really important to you, book it in advance. However, if you’re perfectly willing to fly economy class, and willing to roll the dice, a last-minute upgrade can be the cheapest option. You may even get lucky and score a free upgrade.

Do Air Canada eUpgrades expire?

In the vast majority of cases, eUpgrades expire at the end of February, which is the end of the Air Canada benefit year. If you have been gifted status, your eUpgrades may expire at the end of the calendar year instead.

How do you ask for an upgrade to first class?

10 Legal Tips to Get Upgraded to First Class

  1. Earn Airline Elite Status. Major airlines value loyalty.
  2. Redeem Miles and Points.
  3. Volunteer to be bumped on overbooked flights.
  4. Use an airline-branded credit card.
  5. Buy a last-minute upgrade.
  6. Follow The Crowds.
  7. Fly With a Generous Elite Friend.
  8. Travel Alone.

How do I change from economy class to business class?

How to Score a Free Upgrade to Business Class

  1. Ask the ticket counter agent.
  2. Book with a travel agent.
  3. Check in early.
  4. Volunteer to get “bumped” from an overbooked flight.
  5. Ask a flight attendant for an upgrade if you see a seat available.
  6. Become a member of your airline’s frequent flyer program.

How to redeem Aeroplan Miles on Air Canada?

Deposit it into your account. Take your Aeroplan account on the go with the Air Canada app. Access your digital membership card, book flight rewards, view your Elite Status and transactions, explore offers, and more. Learn more about Aeroplan’s General Terms and Conditions.

What do you do with Air Canada eupgrades?

Earn eUpgrade credits and exchange them for upgrades to premium cabins on any flight operated by Air Canada. It’s all part of being an Aeroplan Elite Status Member. You’ll enjoy a better onboard experience with added comfort. It’s our way of showing you our appreciation for your loyalty.

How are eupgrade credits earned in Aeroplan elite?

As an Aeroplan Elite Status Member, receive eUpgrade credits as part of your Core Benefits, choose them as a Select Benefit, or earn them by crossing an eligible eUpgrade threshold. Your Aeroplan Elite Status automatically gets you a certain number of eUpgrade credits.

How do I upgrade my Air Canada Flight?

Whether you wish to upgrade your entire one-way itinerary, or choose to upgrade only certain flight segments, requesting an eUpgrade is easy. Through your eUpgrade account online or by contacting Air Canada Reservations. When you check in online, on your mobile device, or at an airport kiosk. With an agent at the airport.