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Crediting Star Alliance Miles to Aeroplan???
This year I will be flying enough Star Alliance revenue tickets to achieve second, possibly third tier status. I have used the Aeroplan program for a large number of awards but almost always transfer Amex MR points for these awards. (although I do have about 100K miles in the program from taking advantage of the SPG transfer bonus offer)
I am confused about the difference between AirCanada Altitude miles/status and Aeroplan miles/status. If I credit Star Alliance carrier miles to my Aeroplan account do I still accumulate points towards Star Alliance status? Is this a good option for me for upcoming flights I have on Star Alliance carriers?
Sri Lankan and Qatar are not Star Alliance but they are OneWorld.
Yes when you credit to AC you get Altitude Status miles and Aeroplane redeemable miles, it is a bit confusing, however you should get both when crediting, similar to UA Award Miles and PQM.
AC Altitude and AC Aeroplan share the same frequent flyer number. Altitude is used for status within AC and Star Alliance whereas Aeroplan is their rewards program, such as redeeming miles for award flights. Aeroplan status perks are kind of meh but can be found here [URL]https://www4.aeroplan.com/status/overview?icid=SUB_M_Overview_EN[/URL]