Aeroplan, Rocky Mountaineer Team Up

Air Canada has announced that Aeroplan members can now earn and redeem points – along with enjoying premium benefits — when booking rail trips with Rocky Mountaineer.

The new partnership with Rocky Mountaineer allows Aeroplan members to earn up to 20,000 bonus points for each eligible traveller booked with the scenic rail company.

Mark Nasr, senior vice president, products, marketing and eCommerce, Air Canada, said: “While spectacular from 30,000 feet above, the Rocky Mountains are even more breathtaking from the ground. Air Canada is pleased to offer Aeroplan members an opportunity to see some of the world’s most stunning natural scenery while riding in luxury aboard Rocky Mountaineer.”

Nasr continued: “Aeroplan takes great pride in offering members unique and compelling travel rewards and, at a time when many Canadians plan to spend their summer holiday closer to home, our partnership with Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer opens the door to one of the world’s leading luxury experiences, right in our own backyard.”

Rocky Mountaineer’s founder and interim CEO, Peter Armstrong observed that: “With this partnership we’re bringing together two leaders in Canadian travel. We are delighted to introduce our iconic luxury travel experience to Aeroplan members.”

And Armstrong added: “Our train journeys are an enthralling way to explore the breathtaking scenery of western Canada and the southwest USA from our glass-domed trains. We know Aeroplan members are looking for epic travel experiences and we look forward to welcoming them on board our trains.”

Aeroplan members will be able take advantage of a special introductory offer to earn up to 20,000 bonus points for each traveller with a valid Aeroplan number when booking travel for 2021 with Rocky Mountaineer. Members can also redeem Aeroplan points for vacation packages and, through their Aeroplan Elite Status or Aeroplan Premium Co-branded credit cards, upgrade their onboard Service Level or hotel accommodation.

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