Spending Avios

Pay with Avios to get money off the cost of any Aer Lingus flight when you book through aerlingus.com. You can also spend your Avios on Reward flights on avios.com, on hotels, car hire, experiences and Business Class upgrades to and from the US and Canada. The choices are endless.

Log in to your AerClub account.

Choose your preferred Pay with Avios discount from the options displayed on the payment page.

Get money off the cost of your flight while still earning Tier Credits and Avios.

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Options for any eligible flight will be shown automatically as long as you are logged in and have a sufficient Avios balance in your AerClub account. Your discount options will depend on your Avios balance and the total cost of your journey. The price of your flight will adjust automatically based on your chosen discount. Pay with Avios cannot be used to;

    (i) pay for third party ancillaries, for example, DAA Fast Track, DAA Car Parking,

    (ii) pay for the addition of other passengers to an existing booking,

    (iii) pay for bookings which contain a codeshare segment,

    (iv) pay for bookings through one of our customer contact centres,

    (v) discount the purchase price of flights or ancillaries in existing bookings, or

    (vi) discount any fees related to making changes to an existing booking or discount any booking for 7 or more people (i.e. the maximum number of passengers in one booking that can be paid for using Pay with Avios is six people).

Please see our Pay with Avios Terms and Conditions below for further information.

See all Aer Lingus routes and Avios amounts

Please note: One way prices are correct as at January 2018 and are subject to change. Excludes taxes, fees & carrier charges.

Go to avios.com and log in using your AerClub details

Search for flights with Aer Lingus or our AerClub airline partners
British Airways and Iberia

Book your reward flight using your Avios, plus taxes, fees and charges payable in cash

Feel like adding a seat, bag or priority boarding to your reward flight booking?
Simply contact us on your local Aer Lingus reservations number where the team will be happy to help you.

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Calculating the Avios you need

The Avios you spend on reward flights with Aer Lingus depend on:

  • the route (distance in miles)
  • the date of your flight (peak or off-peak)
  • the fare class (economy or business)
The route is based on mileage, which is grouped into numbered zones:

Zone Miles Examples (flying from Dublin)
1 0 - 650 London, Edinburgh, Paris, Amsterdam
2 651 - 1151 Barcelona, Berlin, Nice, Venice
3 1152 - 2000 Malaga, Lanzarote, Rome, Dubrovnik
4 2001 - 3000 NA
5 3001 - 4000 New York, Boston, Chicago, Toronto, Minneapolis, Montreal
6 4001 - 5500 Miami, Orlando, Los Angeles, San Francisco

See all Aer Lingus routes and Avios amounts

View our calendar for 2019 with peak and off-peak dates detailed for the year. During off-peak periods, which are two thirds of the year, you need less Avios for your reward flights. When booking reward flights, you can choose all peak dates, all off-peak dates, or a mixture of the two. Peak and off-peak periods vary per airline.
The higher the fare class, the more Avios are needed. Business/First class flights require the most Avios.
You have to pay a cash amount for taxes, fees and carrier charges. These vary according to travel date, carrier and the route flown. They are calculated when you book your flights on avios.com and will be displayed as you make your booking.
  • Your one way reward flight is from Dublin to London
  • The mileage equates to Zone 1
  • Your fare class is Economy
  • Avios required:*
  • Off-peak: 4,000
  • Peak: 4,500
  • *excluding taxes, fees and carrier charges payable in cash

    • Your one way reward flight is from Dublin to New York
    • The mileage equates to Zone 5
    • Your fare class is Economy
    • Avios required:*
  • Off-peak: 13,000
  • Peak: 20,000
  • *excluding taxes, fees and carrier charges payable in cash

    • Your one way reward flight is from Dublin to New York
    • The mileage equates to Zone 5
    • Your fare class is Business
    • Avios required:*
  • Off-peak: 50,000
  • Peak: 60,000
  • *excluding taxes, fees and carrier charges payable in cash

    Avios required for an upgrade (one way):

    To and from Ireland and North America Off-Peak Peak
    Boston / Chicago / Hartford / Newark
    New York / Philadelphia / Toronto / Washington
    Minneapolis / Montreal
    37,000 44,750
    Los Angeles / Miami / Orlando /
    San Francisco / Seattle
    46,250 55,000
    View our calendar for 2019 with peak and off-peak dates detailed for the year.

    Book your economy transatlantic flight on aerlingus.com and enter your AerClub membership details

    Contact AerClub at aerclubupgrade@aerlingus.com and we will check the availability on your dates of travel

    Once confirmed a new Business Class ticket will be emailed to you

    Please note: All upgrades using Avios are subject to availability. It is not possible to upgrade reward flights already booked using Avios. Avios are only awarded on the original economy booking. There is a minimum of 72 hours' notice required for an upgrade request.

    We really mean business when it comes to delivering a stress-free flight, with a seat that transforms into a fully lie-flat 6.5ft long bed, luxury dining as standard, superb lounge facilities to keep you fresh and relaxed, and the connectivity you need to stay in touch.

    What you'll enjoy in Business Class:

    • A fully lie-flat seat with plenty of room to stretch out and relax.
    • Custom-designed storage to keep your essentials within reach without feeling crowded.
    • Luxury dining with seasonal menus and select wines to enhance the flavours.
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi on all our A330 aircraft.
    • 16 inch multi-touch HD Panasonic screen and noise-cancelling headphones.
    • 120 hours of the latest movies, box sets, comedies, documentaries and more.
    • Superb lounge facilities with free Wi-Fi and complimentary drinks and snacks.
    • Our Revival lounges in Dublin and New York (JFK) invite guests to refresh on arrival.
    • Relax in the new US pre-clearance lounge in Dublin airport, 51st&Green.

    Spend your Avios on great deals at thousands of hotels around the world.

    Whether you are looking for a unique boutique hotel or one of the major chains, our hotel partners offer quality and great value for Avios.

    Use your Avios to pay for Avis car hire at hundreds of worldwide locations.

    Hire a quality car from Avis at international airports all across the world and pay with your Avios - saving money to explore those off the beaten track destinations.

    Spend your Avios on thousands of memorable tours and experiences across the globe.

    With over 50,000 unforgettable experiences worldwide, use your Avios to make your trip one to remember. Experiences are available for as little as 1,500 Avios.