8 Aeroplan Sweet Spot For Canadians Living On The West Coast of Canada

Since the release of the new Air Canada Aeroplan program, those who live on the West Coast of Canada have actually been granted several amazing Aeroplan sweet spot redemptions. In this article, we will examine eight of the best ones available for us living in the west coast.

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1 – Vancouver to Calgary or Calgary to Vancouver

In the old Aeroplan program, flying to Calgary round-trip from Vancouver would cost you 15,000 Aeroplan miles in economy and 30,000 points in business. However, in the new program, flying to Vancouver from Calgary will cost 12,000 Aeroplan points in Economy and 15,000 points in business. This is a savings of 3,000 Aeroplan points in Economy and 15,000 points in business.

The distance flown for this route is 428 miles.

Aeroplan Sweet Spot

2 – Vancouver to Los Angeles

Flying from Vancouver to Los Angeles used to cost 25,000 Aeroplan miles in economy and 50,000 in business back in the old program. In the new Aeroplan program, the cost of flying in economy is 20,000 Aeroplan points and 40,000 in business. This is a savings of 5,000 points in economy and 10,000 in business.

The distance flown for this route is 1,081 miles.

Aeroplan Sweet Spot

3 – Vancouver to Honolulu 

The flight from Vancouver to Honolulu previously cost 45,000 Aeroplan miles in economy and 80,000 miles in business. In the new Aeroplan program, the cost of flying in economy is 25,000 points and 50,000 points in business. This is a savings of 20,000 points in economy and 30,000 points in business.

The distance flown for this route is 2,705 miles.

Aeroplan Sweet Spot

4 – Vancouver to Mexico City

Flying from Vancouver to Mexico City used to cost 40,000 Aeroplan miles in economy and 60,000 miles in business. However, in the new Aeroplan program, it will only cost you 25,000 Aeroplan points in economy and 50,000 points in business. This is a savings of 15,000 Aeroplan points on economy and 10,000 points in business.

The distance flown for this route is 2,449 miles.

Aeroplan Sweet Spot

5 – Vancouver/Calgary to Tokyo

The flight from Vancouver/Tokyo to Tokyo, Japan would have cost you 75,000 Aeroplan miles in economy and 150,000 miles in business. Thankfully, with the new program, it will only cost you 70,000 Aeroplan points in economy and 110,000 in business. This is a savings of 5,000 Aeroplan points on economy and 40,000 points in business class.

The distance flown for this route is 4,674 miles.

Aeroplan Sweet Spot

6 – Vancouver/Calgary to Auckland

In the old program, the flight from Vancouver/Calgary to Auckland, New Zealand will set you back 90,000 Aeroplan points in economy and 160,000 points in business. In the new program, the flight in economy will actually cost you 100,000 Aeroplan points. And, the flight on business will cost you 150,000 Aeroplan points. That means flying on economy in the new program will actually cost you 10,000 more points. Flying on business; thankfully, will save you 10,000 Aeroplan points.

The distance flown for this route is 7,043 miles.

Aeroplan Sweet Spot

7 – Vancouver to Brisbane

In the old program, the flight from Vancouver to Brisbane, Australia will set you back 90,000 Aeroplan points in economy and 160,000 points in business. In the new program, the flight in economy will actually cost you 100,000 Aeroplan points. And, the flight on business will cost you 150,000 Aeroplan points. That means flying on economy in the new program will actually cost you 10,000 more points. Flying on business; thankfully, will save you 10,000 Aeroplan points.

The distance flown for this route is 7,351 miles.

8 – Vancouver to San Francisco to Tahiti

In the old Aeroplan program, the flight from Vancouver to Tahiti with a connecting flight in San Francisco will cost you 90,000 Aeroplan miles to fly in economy and 160,000 miles in business. Amazingly, with the new Aeroplan program, it will only cost you 70,000 Aeroplan points in economy and 110,000 in business. This is a savings of 20,000 Aeroplan points in economy and 50,000 in business class. Unfortunately, at the moment, you cannot book this flight for this rate. That’s because, at the moment, it’s on the second booking tier band between Pacific and Atlantic. However, Aeroplan mentioned they will manually move it to the first tier band sometime in 2021. Hopefully, it comes sooner rather than later.

The distance flown for this route is 4,989 miles.

Conclusion

Despite the massive devaluation for flights in the new Aeroplan program, those living on the West Coast can still benefit from several Aeroplan sweet spot. The best Aeroplan sweet spot if you decide to fly from the West Coast of Canada are flights to:

  • Hawaii
  • Mexico
  • French Polynesia
  • Japan.

I’m happy to see all these sweet spots pop up because I live on the West Coast of Canada. Personally, I can take advantage of these amazing deals. Canadians living on the West Coast definitely got the better deal for Aeroplan points redemption when the new Aeroplan program was launched.

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