RBC is one again offering a 30% transfer bonus to British Airways’ Executive Club, which is the same 30% offer exactly 6 months ago (between October 3, 2022 and November 16, 2022). Conversion bonuses are an amazing way to boost account balances without any extra cost or effort (aside from having the transferable points readily available).
RBC is offering a 30% transfer bonus to British Airways’ Executive Club, which is the same offer from just over a year ago. Conversion bonuses are an amazing way to boost your accounts without any extra cost or effort (aside from having the points readily available).
Today, we are featuring spokesperson, Niranjan Vivekanandan, Senior Vice President, Loyalty & Merchant Solutions at RBC. He will be sharing more information on the RBC Avion Rewards enhancements. Thank you so much for taking the time to answer our questions Niranjan.
1) Please tell us about yourself and your role with RBC.
RBC is offering a 30% transfer bonus to British Airways’ Executive Club. The last time that RBC offered a bonus to Executive Club was back in November of 2019, albeit for 50%.
RBC launched its Time for More initiative with the goal of encouraging Canadians to shop at their partner brands by offering bonus points opportunities with them.
Time for More Highlights
Throughout the summer, the Time for More campaign will give eligible RBC credit and debit cardholders promotional offers including:
I cannot believe that it has been almost 6 years since I last wrote a post about RBC Avion points program. The reason I am writing about it today is because many people were able to snag the 25,000 or 35,000 Avion points sign up bonus (first year fee waived) promotion with the RBC Avion Visa Infinite just under a year ago (offer expired February 28, 2020). For the churners out there who do not want to pay the annual fee, they will need to decide what to do with their points, but there has yet to be a transfer bonus to frequent flyer programs.
Royal Bank is offering a generous 50% transfer bonus to British Airways Executive Club between November 1, 2019 to December 15, 2019.
There is a 10,000 RBC Rewards points minimum requirement at a 1 to 1 transfer ratio. But it is increments of 1 point thereafter. So 10,000 points will get you 15,000 Avios (instead of 10,000).
RBC is once again offering its 20% conversion bonus to American Airlines AAdvantage miles. The bonus is applied for transfers between September 3, 2019 to September 30, 2019.
Normally, you can earn 7 miles for every 10 miles that you earn. With the 20% bonus, you can earn 8.4 miles for every 10 RBC Rewards points converted. There is a 5,000 RBC Rewards points minimum requirement transfer. But it is increments of 1 point thereafter. So 5,000 points will get you 4,200 miles (instead of 3,500).
There are two transfer bonuses in Canada that are ending this month to look out for.35% AeroplanThe first one is Air Canada’s 35% Aeroplan transfer bonus when you convert Marriott Bonvoy points to Aeroplan miles with an added bonus. Below is the earning potential, depending on whether you take advantage of the additional 5,000 transfer bonus. This offer ends on June 26, 2019.
RBC is once again offering a 30% transfer bonus when converting Avion points British Airways’ Executive Club. Between May 22, 2019 and June 30, 2019, you can earn 1.3 Avios for every RBC Rewards point converted. There is a 10,000 RBC Rewards points minimum requirement. But it is increments of 1 point thereafter. So 10,000 points will get you 13,000 Avios (instead of 10,000).