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How to use Aeroplan points to book seats found on Mileage Plus
I am new to this forum so my question may have already been answered at some time.
I checked United’s Mileage Plus and found return seats between Vancouver and Sydney for 80,000 points and fees of $160CAD. They were on Air Canada’s non-stop flights. I then went to Air Canada’s Aeroplan and found the exact same itinerary, including dates, but for 90,000 points and fees of $870CAD.
Is there any way I can use my Aeroplan points to get what I found in Mileage Plus?
[USER=2619]@ekyvr[/USER] No, Aeroplan works for Aeroplan rewards and United for Mileage Plus rewards. Each program sets their own pricing. There are plenty of Aeroplan routes that price out less than Aeroplan but Australia isn’t one of them. Flying AC 787 (assuming it is) to Australia would be an excellent choice!
Hi [USER=2619]@ekyvr[/USER], and welcome! What Mark is saying is spot-on — you [I]did[/I] find Aeroplan’s version of that itinerary, but Aeroplan and United have different rules and prices.