Points Programs

Below are some in-depth guides on maximizing Canada’s best points programs for booking amazing travel.

Transferable Points Currencies

American Express Membership Rewards

Earn points easily via credit card signup bonuses and daily spending
Transfer to Aeroplan, British Airways Executive Club, Air France KLM Flying Blue, Marriott Bonvoy, and more

American Express US Membership Rewards

Earn points through welcome bonuses and spending
Redeem points with a variety of travel partners

Bilt Rewards

Earn points with Bilt Mastercard® and rental payments
Transfer to 15 airline and three hotel programs

Capital One Miles

Earn miles from Capital One credit cards
Transfer to 15 airline loyalty programs

Chase Ultimate Rewards

Earn miles from Chase credit cards
Transfer to airline and hotel loyalty programs

Citi ThankYou Rewards

Earn a generous welcome bonus from Citi Premier
Transfer to 17 airline and hotel programs

RBC Avion

RBC’s in-house points program
Transfer to Avios, WestJet, Asia Miles, and AAdvantage

Frequent Flyer Programs


The best frequent flyer program for Canadians
Redeem for business class & First Class at excellent value

Air France KLM Flying Blue

Redeem for discounted flights with Promo Rewards
Affordable flights to Europe with harmonized pricing

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan

Redeem on premium partner airlines for excellent value
Generous routing rules and stopover policies

American Airlines AAdvantage

Earn points from RBC and US credit cards
Redeem points for Oneworld premium flights

ANA Mileage Club

Transfer from Amex US Membership Rewards
Redeem for ANA business class and First Class

Avianca LifeMiles

Transfer from US credit card programs
Book trans-Atlantic Star Alliance flights

British Airways Executive Club

Best value for short-haul flights around the world
Book Qatar Airways Qsuites business class

Cathay Pacific Asia Miles

One-way long-haul premium flights
Oneworld Multi-Carrier Award Chart

Delta SkyMiles

Earn points from Amex co-branded cards
Redeem for Delta flights through SkyMiles Deals

Emirates Skywards

Transfer from US credit card programs
Redeem for Emirates First Class and fifth-freedom flights

Etihad Guest

Transfer from Canada/US credit card programs
Redeem for Etihad long-haul flights

Porter Airlines VIPorter

Earn on Porter Airlines flights
Redeem for flights within Canada and to the US

Qatar Airways Privilege Club

Transfer from other Avios programs
Redeem for Qatar Airways Qsuites and First Class

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer

Transfer points from HSBC, Marriott, or US programs
Exclusive access to Singapore Suites

Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles

Transfer from US credit card programs
Redeem for transatlantic flights in business class

United MileagePlus

Earn points from Chase credit cards
Redeem for Excursionist Perk

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club

Transfer from US credit card programs
Redeem for ANA First Class and SkyTeam flights

WestJet Rewards

RBC co-branded cards or transfer from RBC Avion
Redeem for flights or vacation packages

Hotel Loyalty Programs

Accor Live Limitless

Transfer from Capital One Miles and other programs
Redeem for stays at 5,000+ properties worldwide

Best Western Rewards

Earn welcome bonuses with co-branded cards
Redeem for stays at 4,300 properties worldwide

GHA Discovery

Earn and redeem with 40 brands
Receive more benefits by booking through Virtuoso

Hilton Honors

Earn points through Amex US credit cards
Redeem points at aspirational high-end hotel stays

IHG One Rewards

Earn through Chase co-branded cards
Redeem points at 8,000+ properties worldwide

Marriott Bonvoy

The best hotel loyalty program for Canadians
Redeem points at 7,000+ hotels or transfer to 40+ airlines

World of Hyatt

Fixed pricing for award stays
Redeem points at over 1,300 hotels across the world

Other Loyalty Programs


Earn miles through credit cards and shopping
Redeem points for groceries, gas, gift cards, and travel

BMO Rewards

Redeem your points at a fixed value
Good for booking hotels and car rentals


Earn through Scotiabank credit cards
Redeem points at a fixed value for travel and lifestyle

TD Rewards

Redeem points at a fixed value
Maximize value via Expedia® for TD travel bookings

Useful Resources

Airline Products

Everything you need to know about the best First Class and business class experiences in aviation.

Hotel Programs

All about exclusive booking channels for enhanced experiences at luxury hotels.


Our guides to amenities and facilities at Canada’s major airports.

Newbie's Guide to Miles & Points

Get started with earning and redeeming points for elevated travel!

Points Valuations

Our valuations of the major points currencies in Canada.

The Lingo

Glossary of key Miles & Points terminology.