It's easier than ever to book your Round the World fare with Air Canada and its Star Alliance partners.
You can now build and book your ideal Round the World itinerary – right from your own computer – simply by accessing the Star Alliance Book and Fly Opens in New Window tool at staralliance.com. (Please note that the tool is currently only available in English.)
With 27 Star Alliance member airlines operating over 21,000 flights every day, Book and Fly can take you to 1,160 destinations in 181 countries/regions spanning the globe. You can customize your itinerary with your preferred cities, dates, flights, and cabin class of service. Thinking of a long stopover in Lisbon, followed a quick connection in Cape Town on your way to Wellington? The possibilities are endless...
About Round the World Fares
Round the World fares are determined by the cabin class of service selected and the total distance travelled, in miles, between all of the cities you visit over the course of your itinerary. The following options are available:
|Maximum Mileage||Eligible Cabin Classes||Stopovers Permitted|
|26,000 miles||Economy Class||Up to 5|
|29,000 miles||Economy Class, Business Class and First Class||Up to 15|
About Round the World Fare Itineraries
To be eligible for a Round the World fare, your itinerary:
- Must include only one transatlantic and transpacific crossing.
- Must start and end in the same country/region, although not necessarily in the same city.
- Must last at least 10 days (7 days for customers commencing travel in Australia) between the first and the last international flight segment.
- May include only one crossing between Europe, Africa/Middle East and Asia.
- May last up to 12 months after departure on your first flight.
You'll need to contact Air Canada Reservations to complete your Round the World booking in the following cases:
- You intend to commence travel within 72 hours of booking.
- You are planning to include Cuba within your Round the World itinerary.
- You are a resident of Cuba, Ghana or Nigeria.
- You are travelling with an infant (under age 2).
At staralliance.com, you can find full details regarding Round the World fares Opens in New Window, as well as Frequently Asked Questions Opens in New Window about the Book and Fly tool.
As with most eligible flights operated by a Star Alliance member, you can earn Aeroplan Miles, which count towards Air Canada Altitude Status. As always, you can redeem your miles towards a wide range of Aeroplan Rewards.
Mileage accumulation is subject to both the booking class and the rules of the Star Alliance carrier operating the flight. To learn more about mileage accumulation, visit aeroplan.com Opens in New Window.
Saving your Itinerary
There's no need to rush when you use Book and Fly. If you need more time to review your itinerary, you're not quite ready to confirm your trip just yet, or you'd like to consult your travel agent first, you can still take advantage of Book and Fly. Simply build your itinerary with your preferred flights, then print it for your records or save it and retrieve it later on using your Itinerary Reference Number to purchase your ticket.
Keep in mind that saving your itinerary with Book and Fly does not reserve space on the selected flights – it simply maintains a record of your preferred flight options.
If you encounter problems using the Book and Fly tool, or if you've already completed a Round the World booking via Book and Fly and have questions regarding your itinerary, please contact Star Alliance Opens in New Window.