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 call Gold Circle reservations on 0818 365 900, or if you’re based in the U.S., please call 1 800 IRISH AIR.

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. Click on the Sign In/Join link at the top of any page in the site. Enter your Gold Circle number or email address and password in the appropriate place, 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. You’ll arrive at your own personalised homepage, where you’ll have access to a list of links. Simply click on the link reading 'Book Flights with Gold Circle Points'.
  3. 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 calling Gold Circle Reservations on 0818 365 900 or, if you’re based in the U.S., by calling 1 800 IRISH AIR.



*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: 0818 365900

T: +44 0871 718 5555

T: 1 800 IRISH AIR

T: + 00 353 818 365 900

Your points can now be used in new and exciting ways! You can spend them on a wide range of products including iPhone covers and laptop sleeves from The Gift Zone, or you can even exchange them for Appleby Jewellers gift vouchers. Here’s some more information on your options:

The Gift Zone

Whether it’s a gift for someone you love, or even for yourself (you’re worth it after all!), The Gift Zone will make you the digital envy of all your friends. It’s got the latest and greatest digitial products on the market and you can browse them all right here . To get more information on an item, simply click its photograph.

When you’ve selected the gift that’s right for you, email your name, address, phone number and Gold Circle number with your gift choice to

Appleby Jewellers

"One should only buy a diamond or gemstone from someone who has a reputation they are afraid to lose." John Appleby, 1958.

Generations of families have looked to Appleby to mark life's precious moments. The care and craftsmanship in each Appleby creation is testimony to its special qualities as something given and received with genuine emotion.

Whether you’re looking for diamond jewellery, costume jewellery or something that extra bit special, Appleby have the perfect piece of jewellery for you from as little as €60. Choose something brilliant from their personal collection of hand-crafted pieces, or visit Appleby Jewellers, Dublin, to commission something truly unique.

Appleby will offer Gold Circle Club members gift vouchers in exchange for their Gold Circle points. Simply email your name, address, phone number and Gold Circle number to, including the amount of points that you would like to spend. Vouchers may be collected from Appleby at any time during normal business hours.