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Have Points, Will Travel: How We Booked a Business Class Flight to Turkey Using Air Canada Miles

In the latest episode of “Have Points, Will Travel,” Ian Agrimis flies Turkish Airlines business class to Cappadocia (via Istanbul) in his quest to answer the question: How high can you get with Air Canada Aeroplan miles?


Today, we’re going to take a closer look at how he booked his flight. (Spoiler alert: You don’t actually need to fly Air Canada to earn all the miles you need for this redemption.)

1. Earn Air Canada Aeroplan Miles

Just starting out in the realm of travel rewards? No problem. Aeroplan miles are among the easiest miles to earn. You can earn all, or almost all, of the 57,500 points you need for this ticket just by signing up for certain credit cards, meeting their spend requirements and then transferring points to the Air Canada loyalty program. For this specific redemption, Ian transferred points from American Express Membership Rewards, though he could have also transferred them from Capital One or M… Read More

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