Friday, October 30, 2015

Aeroplan: Distinction Benefits changes

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Starting in 2016, some of Distinction benefits will be modified. Here are the benefits affected next year:

The Air Canada Getaway Bonus is extended 
The Air Canada Getaway Bonus has been extended until December 31st, 2016. Details on some additional and exciting new destinations will be made available very soon. Ensure to travel by December 31st, 2015 to take advantage of 2015's eligible destinations.

The Fairmont preferential treatment offer is extended 
Aeroplan's Distinction members will continue to benefit from the Fairmont Preferential Treatment Offer until December 31st, 2016, when booking a stay directly at using their exclusive Fairmont Distinction Promotional Code. Make sure to complete your stay by January 15th, 2017.

Earn bonus miles at Delta Hotels and Resorts 
Delta Hotels and Resorts® is now part of the Marriott family. Starting January 1st, 2016 dBlack and dDiamond members will be able to earn 250 Distinction bonus miles on eligible stays at Delta Hotels.

The following benefits will no longer be available as of 2016 
• Distinction Flights (Sad news)
• The redemption bonus on stays at Starwood Hotels & Resorts: To ensure that you receive your 2015 Distinction bonus, book by December 31st, 2015, and complete your stay at participating Hotels & Resorts through December 31st, 2016.

All other benefits remain unchanged, and are there for you to enjoy whenever you want. This includes your favorite and most appreciated benefits like up to 35% off Market Fare Flight Rewards and Distinction bonus miles on stays at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Marriott and Starwood Hotels & Resorts (?? confused).