The main benefit to signing up with RBC Avion travel rewards is the ability to enjoy free round-trip flights using accumulated rewards points. RBC Avion provides free flights for individuals with at least 15,000 reward points, as of 2015, and allows members to redeem points for other travel expenses.
RBC Reward points can be redeemed for free economy class round-trip flights to select destinations. Members with 15,000 points can enjoy a free short-haul flight to an adjacent province, territory or U.S. state. With 35,000 points, members can fly to anywhere in the continental United States or Canada, with the exception of Alaska. At 45,000 points, RBC Avion offers long-haul flights to Bermuda, Mexico, Hawaii, Alaska and the Caribbean with a maximum ticket price of $900.
RBC Avion travel rewards members that redeem at least 65,000 points can enjoy a long-haul economy class flight to a number of destinations in Europe, while 100,000 points earns members access to Asia, Australia, Africa, South America and the Middle East. RBC Avion members can also redeem their points for an equivalent sum in Canadian dollars at a rate of 100 points to $1 CAD and use them to pay for hotels, vacation packages, car rentals and cruises.