It’s your last chance to take advantage of the highest Aeroplan points offer ever seen in Canada. The TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card‘s increased welcome bonus that gives you ≈ $941 is also the highest of any card in Canada right now. A great deal for those who love to maximize!
If you want Aeroplan points (to get rewards that are the most valuable, but which are obviously a little less simple than points applicable to any trip), you must take advantage today (if you have a bit of time today because of a peculiarity of TD that I’ll explain a little further below)!!!
This deal can even give you $6,000 in value if you use the points right! These rewards that are of the more valuable type have unlimited value!
Unlocking the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card‘s bonus will give you a record 81,250 Aeroplan points (excluding premium cards, which always give more of course). These are the airline points that are worth the most, and the ones that give you the most options. You’ll also get a few perks for your travels and your purchases!
(Please note: to be eligible for this offer, you must not have received a welcome bonus on a same-level Aeroplan card — with a fee of either $120 or $139 — in the last ≈ 18 months!)
This card has a minimum income requirement of $60,000, unlike many of the other good deals right now:
- American Express Aeroplan Card (≈ $510), which is very, very, very similar
- American Express Cobalt Card (≈ $744), which can also earn you Aeroplan points
- CIBC Aventura Gold Visa Card ($547), which gives you simple points and 4 lounge passes
Here are all the details of the deal.
Videos on the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card
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If you want all the info on the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card in video format, here’s the very comprehensive version.
Otherwise, here’s the text version.
Basics of travel rewards
If you’re already one of our savvy Flytrippers readers who’ve earned over $2 million in free travel with the travel rewards welcome bonuses we’ve shared, you can skip this section.
Otherwise, I’ll remind you of the basics. Because it’s important! And because the world of travel rewards is an overly intimidating, unfamiliar, and counterintuitive one.
(When you just don’t know about it, it’s obviously totally normal to believe all the myths that are untrue, to not understand how it really works, and to be a bit baffled… but now you will know!)
Welcome bonuses are the key! If you remember just ONE thing, make it this.
The TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card gives you a ≈ $941 welcome bonus… imagine how insanely high the amount you have to spend just to hit that would be if you’re earning just 1% or 2% back!
And more importantly, having more cards is going to give you a better credit score (in addition to giving you lots of free travel), contrary to the very common (and very false) myth.
But it’s only true if you follow the 3 rules:
- Pay EVERYTHING on time always (in full, no exceptions)
- Keep your OLD cards open (the old ones; not your new ones)
- Space out your application days by AT LEAST 2 months (3 is even better)
I’ve been earning multiple welcome bonuses every year for the past 15 years and have a credit score in the 800s (and have earned over $25,000 in free travel), because I’ve followed these 3 simple rules and because I understand that welcome bonuses are the key (as has everyone else who earns a lot of travel rewards)!
You can check out our brand-new one-page summary for travel rewards with lots of info for beginners, and sign up for our free travel rewards newsletter to get all the details about every aspect in that teaser.
And finally, we’ll soon be doing another edition of our popular free webinar on travel rewards basics if you want to learn more (and you really should!).
How to take advantage of the deal on the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card
I’ll explain the rewards and benefits of course, but I’ll start with the logistical summary for those who like having it step by step.
Here’s exactly how to take advantage of the deal very easily:
- Apply for the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card (secure TD link)
- Unlock the welcome bonus by spending $5,000 (in the first 6 months)
- Get 57,500 points (Flytrippers Valuation of ≈ $863) for $139
- 10,000 bonus points after your 1st purchase
- 40,000 bonus points after spending $5,000
- 7,500 points earned on the $5,000 (at the 1.5 pts/$ rate)
- Unlock the renewal bonus by spending an additional $2,500 (in 1st year)
- Get 23,750 points (Flytrippers Valuation of ≈ $356) for $139
- 20,000 bonus points after spending $7,500 and renewing the card
- 3,750 points earned on the extra $2,500 (at the 1.5 pts/$ rate)
A phenomenal deal.
If you want all the details about the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card in a layout that is simpler to check out, read all the many tabs our card resource page that have every piece of information you might want (and stay tuned for a 30-page guide to getting started with the card).
But as for the process, you have to apply AND be approved before the end of the day on September 5. And TD has a special peculiarity.
Using our secure link to apply online is the fastest and most efficient way (as with all cards)… but unfortunately with TD, there’s more chance (compared to all other card issuers) that they’ll ask you for an extra effort to complete the whole thing if they don’t know you:
- To call them to identify yourself
- To go in-branch to identify yourself
So you would need to do that too before the end of the day on September 5. To be clear, the majority of TD online applications work instantly and with no extra effort obviously, so it’s the most plausible scenario. It’s just that the minority percentage of people who are asked to call or to go to a branch after the online application is clearly higher with TD than with any other card issuer. So I prefer to warn you to give you all the info.
It’s unfortunate, but that’s how it is. It’s worth the effort for the highest Aeroplan offer ever, especially since you’re far more likely to not have to make the effort than have to, if you apply online. And once they know you, you’ll be okay for all the other future great TD offers.
So if you’re interested, take action as soon as possible, and if you get declined, it’s not really a decline. Their approach is weird, yes. But a rejection with TD often just means you need to call them to identify yourself, as if it were 2006 (at least it’s very quick process if you need to call/go, since your application has already all been filled out online).
Rewards with the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card
As always, the welcome bonus is the most important thing to look at.
The 81,250 Aeroplan points you’ll get if you unlock the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card‘s entire bonus give you a value of ≈ $1219 (the rewards you get) for just $278 (2 times the $139 fee).
That’s our Flytrippers Valuation of ≈ $941 ($1219 minus $278). That gives you ≈ 13% back on the $7500 you’ll have to spend (a little better than the pathetic 1% or 2% rates, don’t you think?).
But also, Aeroplan points have unlimited value!!!
Instead of saving $1,219 with your 81,250 points, you could even save $12,000!!!! No kidding. Or for a redemption that will interest more people, you can get a one-way to Europe in a lie-flat business class pod seat worth $2,500!!!!
In short, these are points that can be worth so much more than our extremely conservative Flytrippers Valuation.
I explained the basics of travel rewards and Aeroplan in 15 minutes at the beginning of our latest live Q&A video.
And if you want to get the full picture, you can watch our free Aeroplan webinar on demand.
We’ve made it exceptionally accessible to everyone at any time, so you can watch it whenever you want, to make sure you can take advantage of the record-high offer on the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card before September 5.
The text version will soon be available soon: join the tens of thousands of savvy travelers who have signed up for our free travel rewards newsletter to receive everything.
In short, Aeroplan points are of the type that are more valuable, so their value is variable. The value you get depends on how you redeem them. It’s less simple. But more valuable.
You can redeem them on 40+ partner airlines (the most partners of any airline rewards program worldwide), and it’s almost always the best way. But you have to be a little more flexible, because seats are limited (it’s what makes it possible to get unlimited value).
You can also redeem them for any seat on any Air Canada flight (without limitations) if you want to make it simpler, but like anything that’s simpler in travel (or in life), it’s almost always going to give you less value of course.
If you prefer even simpler points, get the CIBC Aventura Visa Infinite Card ($60,000 minimum income requirement) or the CIBC Aventura Gold Visa Card ($15,000 minimum income requirement) and you’ll get $547 in rewards that apply to any travel expense booked on any site. And it’s free. And you’ll also get 4 passes to a worldwide network of 1200 airport lounges. It’s much simpler. But the value is fixed that way, so it can’t save you more than $547.
If you want points that can give you outsized value, and you like good deals, Aeroplan is the best airline program for Canadians. By far. And the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card gives you more Aeroplan points than any offer ever seen.
Your 81,250 Aeroplan points will give you an average of $1,219 in savings on reward flights. But it can often save you more, as I said: it can also save you $12,000 on Montreal-Kuujjuaq flights, to give a very niche example (just to show you that it can be worth almost 10 times more than our Flytrippers Valuation)!!!!
Aeroplan points are great for some redemptions, and not so great for others. That’s what points that are more valuable are all about!
You can check out the 18 good redemptions of Aeroplan points for concrete examples while waiting for our more detailed guide.
You can also read the basics of the 2 types of reward that exist to better understand the more valuable points.
We’re doing our monthly travel rewards video live in September, like every month. We’ll answer any questions you may have.
Other perks of the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card
The free travel that is so easy to obtain with welcome bonuses is always the best reason to take an interest in travel rewards, of course.
But in addition to improving your credit score (contrary to the very common and very false myth), getting more cards will also give you plenty of travel and insurance perks too.
Travel benefits of the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card include:
- $100 credit to get NEXUS for free
- To avoid almost all queues
- Free checked baggage on Air Canada
- For you and 8 other passengers on the same reservation
- Preferential prices for Aeroplan reward flights
- Only on Air Canada
- Many Visa Infinite travel benefits
- Exclusive privileges in luxury hotels, for example
The TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card also comes with all types of insurance, both for travel and for purchases made with your card.
It includes the most vital one (travel medical insurance), for trips up to 21 days (or 4 days if you’re 65 or over). It includes the most frequently used one (flight delay insurance), for free hotel and meals during the inevitable delays. It includes all the other coverages too, even mobile device insurance, which isn’t so often included!
I’ll be doing a detailed guide to all the benefits of this card soon, so be sure to join the tens of thousands of savvy travelers who are signed up to our free newsletter specifically for travel rewards to receive everything.
Of course, if you want even more travel benefits, the premium version of this card has a lot more. The TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Privilege Card gives you unlimited access to Air Canada’s Maple Leaf Lounges in North American airports (for you and 1 guest), but only for your flights on Air Canada and Star Alliance partners. It also gives you many priority services on Air Canada. Its increased offer gives you even more points and also ends on September 5, but has a much higher minimum income requirement ($150,000 personal or $200,000 family). The Amex version of the premium card, the American Express Aeroplan Reserve Card, has the same great Air Canada benefits without the minimum income requirement.
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The TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card has an increased welcome bonus until September 5. It’s the highest offer ever for Aeroplan points (excluding premium cards). It’s the highest offer of any card in Canada right now. If you want points that are more valuable, it’s definitely worth taking advantage of!!!!
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