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Can i use my Aeroplan Points to book a flight for someone else

Old Sep 17, 18, 3:53 pm
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Can i use my Aeroplan Points to book a flight for someone else

Can i use my Aeroplan Points to book a flight for someone else
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Old Sep 17, 18, 3:57 pm
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Originally Posted by accarr View Post
Can i use my Aeroplan Points to book a flight for someone else
Yes
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Old Sep 17, 18, 3:59 pm
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I second that..YES
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Old Sep 17, 18, 4:14 pm
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The one caveat is if you're SE, there are restrictions on intercontinental J priority rewards.
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Old Mar 24, 19, 6:54 am
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Apologies for the necroposting, this thread looked short enough to hijack it without consequences

Is there anything I need to consider if I use my son's account to book for me? He is 2 years old so I'm not sure whether there are additional restrictions in that sense.

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Old Mar 24, 19, 9:16 am
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Originally Posted by malmostoso View Post
Apologies for the necroposting, this thread looked short enough to hijack it without consequences

Is there anything I need to consider if I use my son's account to book for me? He is 2 years old so I'm not sure whether there are additional restrictions in that sense.

Thank you all!
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On the phone, he must be present and give verbal permission
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Old Mar 24, 19, 9:36 am
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No issues, go ahead.

My wife knows my AP password so when I die and I know I will one day, she can access my account and fly using my points, for herself, family or friends. I will be dead thus not able to use them. I can't will them, gifting is expensive and booking for others I can't as I will again still be dead.

I have booked trips for others with my priority award and have booked for others as regular. On my AP account, I have my wife and son on there so it's easy to book for them. When booking for friends I just add them and I have never had an issue, while alive. When I am dead, I really can't say for sure right now.

I should mention when my son was a minor I controlled his AP account and booked a couple of trips for me. I figure I paid for his flights, he owed me! No issues at all
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Old Mar 24, 19, 9:36 am
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Originally Posted by rankourabu View Post
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On the phone, he must be present and give verbal permission
I asked exactly because I am already picturing a phone call by AC asking to speak with the account holder

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Old Mar 24, 19, 10:25 am
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Originally Posted by HerpaYvr View Post
I have booked trips for others with my priority award and have booked for others as regular. On my AP account, I have my wife and son on there so it's easy to book for them.
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Can you please clarify? Are you saying you book SE priority rewards online for your family without calling in, even if you are not travelling with them? Thx
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Old Mar 24, 19, 10:40 am
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@HerpaYvr
Can you please clarify? Are you saying you book SE priority rewards online for your family without calling in, even if you are not traveling with them? Thx
Yes!
Just as I have booked leaving one part of Canada to another part of Canada through the US to avoid excess AP Scam Charges (on United) and also not pay more than the fixed rate!
Just as I traveled to YEI from SFO in J for $30.40CDN with LX and got off the plane in IST this past December.....Then back again in J on LH for $188CDN for a grand total of 25K AP

I always avoid calling in. I do almost everything online.

My mistake, sharing this publicly! I like to exploit loopholes and weak security features. It's about beating the man, man. lol

I am not a very smart man if my commodore 64 allows me to do it, then it must be ok!
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Old Mar 24, 19, 10:41 am
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Originally Posted by visitor View Post

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Can you please clarify? Are you saying you book SE priority rewards online for your family without calling in, even if you are not travelling with them? Thx
There is no issue doing this (even non family) as long as youíre not booking intíl J.

Ive done it myself several times.
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Old Mar 24, 19, 10:50 am
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Originally Posted by YEG USER View Post


There is no issue doing this (even non family) as long as youíre not booking intíl J.

Ive done it myself several times.
My bad. SE priority international J is what I am interested in.
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Old Mar 24, 19, 1:39 pm
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[QUOTE=HerpaYvr;30923760]No issues, go ahead.

My wife knows my AP password so when I die and I know I will one day, she can access my account and fly using my points, for herself, family or friends. I will be dead thus not able to use them. I can't will them, gifting is expensive and booking for others I can't as I will again still be dead.

Actually, Aeroplan does have a policy that allows the Executor of an estate to transfer miles to named beneficiaries of the estate:

https://www.aeroplan.com/estate-poli...entLanguage=en
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Old Mar 24, 19, 3:53 pm
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My bad. SE priority international J is what I am interested in.
If you're not travelling, you have to call in. No way around it, and no way around the $30 fee.
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Old Mar 26, 19, 2:32 pm
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So I booked a reward flight using my son's account. I couldn't complete the booking online and I had to call in to pay the taxes. I'm now waiting to have the reservation ticketed, how long would you wait before considering something went wrong?

Thank you for your help, as you can tell it's the first time I use Aeroplan.
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