Aeroplan Miles Calculators

Calculate total Aeroplan miles you can earn with credit cards, the cash value of miles based on redemption, and the transfer of points to Aeroplan.

Program Details

Aeroplan is the rewards program of several Canadian based airlines which are:

  • Air Canada
  • Air Creebec
  • Canadian North
  • Calm Air
  • First Air

Star Alliance

Air Canada is the only airline under the Aeroplan program that is part of an alliance which is the Star Alliance. This allows you to earn and redeem Aeroplan miles with other airlines in the alliance. Star alliance has 27 airlines which consists of:

  • Adria
  • Aegean
  • Air Canada
  • Air China
  • Air India
  • Air New Zealand
  • ANA (All Nippon Airways)
  • Asiana Airlines
  • Austrian
  • Avianca
  • Brussels Airlines
  • CopaAirlines
  • Croatia Airlines
  • Egyptair
  • Ethiopian
  • Eva Air
  • LOT Polish Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • Shenzhen Airlines
  • Singapore Airlines
  • South African Airways
  • Swiss
  • TAP Portugal
  • Thai Airways
  • Turkish Airlines
  • United Airlines

Credit Card Rewards Calculators

The Aeroplan Credit Card Calculators will calculate how many Aeroplan Miles you can earn based on your monthly/yearly spend across categories. It will also output the cash value of the Aeroplan credit card based on that same spend, how much you value the card benefits, and annual fees (if applicable).

Compare credit cards side by side based on spend, benefits and fees.

You can compare the results side by side any credit cards featured on the site to find out which earns you the most rewards and the best return. All spend entered (primary/first column only) will carry over to all credit card calculators on the website.

Aeroplan Credit Cards

There's a pretty wide selection of credit cards to choose from when it comes to earning Aeroplan Miles. American Express, TD, and CIBC offers credit cards that can help you earn Aeroplan Miles on everyday purchases.

Upcoming Aeroplan Credit Cards

Aeroplan is releasing three new (technically revamped) Aeroplan credit cards November 8th, 2020. These cards feature great benefits for anyone that enjoys traveling Air Canada. You can sign up to be notified about these cards on the American Express Aeroplan Cards homepage. Signing up for notifications and then applying for the card once they're released can also net you an additional 5,000 to 10,000 Aeroplan Miles on top of whatever the sign up bonus will be for these cards. These Aeroplan credit cards are set to be released on November 8th, 2020.

You can read up on the benefits of these cards below as well as calculate total Aeroplan Miles and compare against other cards.

Redeeming Rewards & Cash Value

Aeroplan Miles are worth the most when used to book award flights with Aeroplan. Miles can also be applied to hotel stays, car rentals, insurance, and vacation packages. You can enter any amount of Aeroplan Miles below to see the average cash value of your miles.

Aeroplan Miles Value Calculator
Aeroplan Flights
~1.7 cents
CAD $0
Air Canada Gift Certificates
10,000 Miles for $100 CAD
CAD $0
~ 1 to 1.3 cents
CAD $0 - $0
Car Rentals
~ 0.9 to 1.1 cents
CAD $0 - $0
Gift Cards
7,000 Miles for $50
CAD $0

Transfer Partners

Aeroplan Miles can be earned by transferring rewards earned in other rewards programs directly to your Aeroplan account. This will generally allow you to earn Aeroplan Miles faster and more efficiently. For Canada, your best option will be earning miles by using the American Express Membership Rewards program.

Earn Miles With Partner Credit Cards

All of the credit cards listed in the table below allow you to earn rewards and transfer them directly to your Aeroplan Account. This gives you alternative ways to earn rewards through spend and sign up bonuses. The earning rates listed are based on the transfer ratio when converting rewards to Aeroplan Miles.

Transfer Partner Credit Cards

You can click on a credit card below to learn more and calculate total rewards and value based on spend, card benefits, and fees.
The card section above may be scrollable.

Buying Rewards

If you're short on Aeroplan Miles and need to top off your account or you found a redemption that makes buying Aeroplan Miles worth it, you can purchase them directly from the Aeroplan website using the portal.

Aeroplan Miles will cost you CAD $0.03 each. You can purchase as low as 1,000 Aeroplan Miles for CAD $30 and as many as 250,000 Aeroplan Miles for CAD $7,500 per transaction. A total of 500,000 Aeroplan Miles can be purchased per calendar year, whether purchased by you or gifted to you.

Buying Aeroplan Miles
Aeroplan Miles Cost
Cost Per Mile
1,000 - 250,000 Miles CAD 3 Cents

How To Buy Aeroplan Miles

  1. Head over to the Aeroplan Buy/Gift Miles page and click Buy Miles.
  2. Log into your Aeroplan account if you haven't already.
  3. Select how many Aeroplan Miles you wish to purchase.
  4. Enter your payment details.
  5. Review the details of the order and agree to the terms & conditions.
  6. Click Buy Miles.

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