Air Canada today announced a new partnership that allows Aeroplan members to earn and redeem points and enjoy premium privileges when booking scenic rail travel with Rocky Mountaineer.
Aeroplan members can earn up to 20,000 bonus points for each eligible traveler with a new reservation with Rocky Mountaineer.
The Rocky Mountains are spectacular from 10,000 metres above sea level, but even more so from the ground,” said Mark Nasr, Air Canada’s Senior Vice President – Product, Marketing and E-Commerce. We are pleased to offer Aeroplan members the opportunity to experience some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery aboard the Rocky Mountaineer luxury train. Aeroplan is very proud to offer its members unique and compelling travel rewards. At a time when many Canadians are planning summer vacations closer to home, our partnership with Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer gives them the opportunity to enjoy one of the world’s highest rated luxury experiences right here in their own country.”
This partnership brings together two of Canada’s leading travel companies,” said Peter Armstrong, founder and interim CEO of Rocky Mountaineer. We are thrilled to bring our iconic luxury travel experience to Aeroplan members. Our glass dome train trips are a magical way to explore the breathtaking scenery of Western Canada and the American Southwest. We know that Aeroplan members are looking for fabulous travel experiences and we look forward to welcoming them aboard our trains.”
Aeroplan members will be able to take advantage of an introductory offer to earn up to 20,000 bonus points for every traveler with a valid Aeroplan number when booking travel in 2021 with Rocky Mountaineer. Members can also redeem points for vacation packages and, through their Aeroplan Elite status or Aeroplan Prestige co-branded credit card, receive a flight service or hotel room upgrade. Key features of the offer include:
Members can earn 20,000 Aeroplan bonus points per customer when booking Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service® and 10,000 Aeroplan bonus points per customer when booking SilverLeaf Service® travel in 2021;
Aeroplan Elite 50K and above receive an upgrade from SilverLeaf Service to GoldLeaf Service at Rocky Mountaineer, and a two-night hotel upgrade during their trip;
Aeroplan co-branded premium cardholders will earn up to one additional point per dollar spent, for a total of two points per dollar spent. In addition, they will receive an upgrade from SilverLeaf Service to GoldLeaf Service at Rocky Mountaineer and an upgrade to a two-night hotel stay during their trip;
Aeroplan Elite 25K and 35K members receive a two-night hotel upgrade during their trip;
Members can redeem their Aeroplan points in the Aeroplan eBoutique for either electronic credit vouchers with a minimum value of $50 or full Rocky Mountaineer package electronic credit vouchers.