RBC Avion Platinum

The Royal Bank of Canada Avion Platinum credit card is a personal card available to all individuals in Canada.

Earning Rewards

The RBC Avion Visa Platinum credit card accrues Avion points for all purchases made on the card:

  • Earn 1 Avion point for every dollar spent on all purchases on the card.

Redeeming Rewards

RBC Avion points are a flexible currency that can be transferred to other travel rewards programs and loyalty programs in addition to being used within RBC’s own ecosystem. Avion points are RBC’s in-house points currency, and may also be referred to as RBC rewards points.

RBC Avion points can be transferred to the following programs:

  • Transferable at 1:1 ratio: British Airways Avios, Cathay Pacific Asia Miles, and WestJet Dollars (at 100 Avion per 1 WestJet dollar)
  • Transferable at 1:0.7 ratio: American Airlines AAdvantage

Avion points can also be redeemed for flights with RBC according to their redemption award chart.

Finally, Avion points can be used for merchandise and gift cards. Surprisingly, there can be a case to redeem Avion for gift cards when promotions are running as you can often redeem at a rate of 1 cent per point or better.

Insurance Coverage

The RBC Avion Visa Platinum card offers nine types of insurance coverage: travel accident, auto rental collision and loss damage, trip cancellation, trip interruption, emergency purchases, flight delay, purchase security, extended warranty, and hotel/motel burglary coverage.

Refer to the RBC Visa Platinum certificate of insurance for additional details, including terms and conditions for eligibility.

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.