Air Canada


Air Canada

General Rules

Limited Time Offers Up To 50,000 Points
  • Can you do a stopover on a one-way ticket? No.
  • Can you do a stopover on a roundtrip ticket? Yes
  • Is a stopover allowed anywhere en route? Yes.
  • Is an open-jaw routing allowed? Yes.
  • Is a double open-jaw routing allowed? No.
  • Is a one-way award allowed? Yes.
  • Is a stopover and open-jaw allowed? Yes.
  • What is the maximum segments on a round-trip ticket? 10.
  • Can flights be changed after start of itinerary? Yes.
  • Are fuel surcharges imposed? Yes.
  • Award holds? No.
  • Is there a phone booking fee? Yes; $30 CAD per passenger.

Routing Rules

5% MPM (Maximum Permitted Mileage) rule.

  • Is a US to Asia via Europe routing allowed? Yes.
  • Is a US to India via Europe or other Asian regions routing allowed? Yes.
  • Is a US to Australia via Asia routing allowed? Yes.
  • Is a Domestic stopover on international awards allowed? Yes.
  • You may not have a border crossing on domestic Canadian routes.

Pros and Cons


  • American Express Membership Rewards transfer instantly
  • One-way awards are 50% of round-trip awards.


  • Fuel surcharges can be high, including on Air Canada metal flights.

Phone Number

1800-361-5373 (Hours: 7am-midnight, 7 days a week)

Transfer Partners

SPG 1:1, Amex 1:1


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