Using Points

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.
*Subject to paying all of the applicable .
To make a booking 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

Gold Circle Club points required to redeem Aer Lingus flights:


Region

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:


Region

Points required for one-way upgrade
U.S. (except San Francisco and Los Angeles) 4,000
U.S. (San Francisco and Los Angeles) 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.

Gold Circle Club points required to upgrade to a Premium seat on an Aer Lingus flight:


Region

Points required for Premium seat upgrade
Malaga/Faro* 750

Note: *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