There’s plenty to spend your points on! As a Gold Circle member, you can use your points for reward flights* with Aer Lingus and our partner airlines. You can also use them to upgrade to business class on our flights. In addition, qualified members can spend points with our programme partners.
*Subject to paying all of the applicable .

Gold Circle Club points required to redeem Aer Lingus flights:


Business Class

Economy Class
UK N/A 3,000 points and up to €120/US$170
Europe N/A 4,500 points and up to €120/US$170
U.S. 12,000 points and up to €350/US$450 6,000 points and up to €350/US$450

Gold Circle Club points required for upgrades to business class:


Points required for one-way upgrade
U.S. (except San Francisco) 4,000
U.S. (San Francisco) 6,500

Note: A Gold Circle upgrade allows you to enjoy our business class service while travelling on a regular fare ticket on Aer Lingus scheduled services only. All normal booking rules apply to the ticket purchased. Upgrades are not available on our partner airline flights.

To upgrade your economy flight, please contact Gold Circle reservations.

The number of Gold Circle points required, gifts available and other information is liable to alteration or amendment without notice.

Charter flights are not eligible for earning or redeeming Gold Circle points.

  1. Log in here and enter your Gold Circle number or email address and password, and you’ll be brought to your account area. Don't worry if you’ve forgotten your password; it’s easy to update it, just follow the link.
  2. Now you can start booking! You’ve got access to your points balance throughout the process and when your booking is complete, the applicable amount of points will be deducted. You simply pay the applicable taxes, fees and carrier charges with your credit/debit card and you’re on your way!

* Flights on non-direct Aer Lingus services can be booked by contacting Gold Circle reservations.



*Selected flights only. Points required are per seat upgrade each way, subject to availability. Contact Gold Circle administration to reserve your Premium seat.

Good news! Gold Circle points can be used for return reward flights on eligible partner airline services.
As a Gold Circle member, you can now book redemption flights with our new airline partner, United Airlines. All flights offered by UA qualify for redemption flights.
To make a booking with one of our airline partners using your Gold Circle points, simply give us a call on one of the following lines:

T: 1890 800 999

T: +44 0333 004 5555

T: 1 800 IRISH AIR

T: 1890 800 999