Air Canada Earn Your Wings The Amazing Race Canada Edition is now on!

It took a bit of time but Air Canada officially launched the “Earn Your Wings – The Amazing Race Canada Edition” promotion late yesterday. We already brought you the details last week on the promotion but here it is once again as now we know the value and requirements of the majority of the badges. For flights to count they must be booked between yesterday and November 17th completed by December 15th. For complete details and to register for the promotion click here.

Some of the badges are easy to earn, hopefully you pre-registered as mentioned in our earlier post for “The Early Bird Badge” for 500 RaceWings, if not don’t worry you will get the “Participant Badge” worth 250 RaceWings when you register. You can also earn a couple of badges and more RaceWings by sharing the promotion via social media, see the bottom of the badge legend below for the details.

The only other non-flying badge is the “Savvy Traveler” badge for Fairmont stays/Avis Car Rentals. Other than that it is all about the flying!

Earn RaceWings

Earn RaceWings and fly to the top of the leaderboard (RaceWings
will help you keep score). To start you off, we’ll give you 250
RaceWings just for registering. Earn 200 RaceWings with each take-off
and landing on Air Canada, Air Canada Express and Air Canada rouge. To
earn more RaceWings, you’ll need to touch down and take-off from select
airports around the world called Pit Stops.

Collect Badges

You’ll receive badges when you complete certain challenges,
tasks and specific activities. Start earning badges and you’ll really
see your RaceWings total climb! (See badge legend for details)

Rack-up Bonus Aeroplan Miles

Every time you earn 2,000 RaceWings, we’ll give you 1,000 bonus
Aeroplan Miles. Plus, earn an extra 5,000 bonus miles for every 10,000
RaceWings. Keep on flying and when you hit 100,000 RaceWings, we’ll
reward you with an additional 100,000 bonus Aeroplan miles. That’s
200,000 bonus Aeroplan miles for every 100,000 RaceWings! (See Terms & Conditions for details)

Badge Legend

You receive badges for completing certain
challenges, tasks and specific activities. Each time you earn a badge,
you also earn RaceWings.

CHALLENGE BADGES

To earn these badges, you’ll have to be in
the know because some of them are only available for a limited time.
Just like The Amazing Race Canada, there will be surprise challenges
throughout the game. Rise to the challenge and we’ll reward you with
even more RaceWings!
Fast Forward 1

Fast Forward 1

Get ahead of the game. Take off or land at a Pit Stop city
in a Latitude or Premium Economy fare to earn 500 bonus RaceWings and
this badge. This challenge is on-going and the badge can be earned more
than once.

Fast Forward 2

Fast Forward 2

Get further ahead of the game! Take off or land at a Pit
Stop city in an Executive Class or Executive First fare to earn 1,000
bonus RaceWings, as well as this badge.

The Final Leg Badge

The Final Leg Badge

To collect this badge, you’ll have to be a high roller.
Every time you hit 100,000 RaceWings we’ll give you 100,000 bonus
Aeroplan Miles. That’s 200,000 bonus Aeroplan miles for every 100,000
RaceWings!

Detour

Detour

The Detour badge details and its bonus
RaceWings value will be revealed during the promotion period. Keep your
eyes open and check your emails!

Detour

Speedbump

The Speedbump badge details and its bonus
RaceWings value will be revealed during the promotion period. Keep your
eyes open and check your emails!

U-Turn

U-Turn

The U-Turn badge details and its bonus
RaceWings value will be revealed during the promotion period. Keep your
eyes open and check your emails!

Task Badges – 5000 RaceWings

You’ll need to do some planning to earn
these badges! A task badge is awarded once you have completed a
combination of specific airports. There is no limit to how many times
you can earn these badges.
The Time Flies Badge

The Time Flies Badge

Collect this badge when you take off all three of
these, which are known for their timepieces: London (LHR), Geneva (GVA)
and Zurich (ZRH).

The Bridge Badge

The Bridge Badge

New York City (LGA), San Francisco (SFO),
Pittsburgh (PIT) are all known for their bridges. Take off or land at
all three of these airports to collect this badge.

Race Leg Badge

Race Leg Badge

To collect this badge, follow in the footsteps
of The Amazing Race Canada contestants. Take off or land in Halifax
(YHZ), Regina (YQR), Toronto Island (YTZ) and St. John’s (YYT).

The Left is Right Badge

The Left is Right Badge

You’ll have to drive on the left when you visit
London (LHR), Tokyo (NRT) and Hong Kong (HKG). Collect this badge when
you take off or land in all three of these destinations.

The East Coast Badge

The East Coast Badge

Collect this badge when you take off or land in
all four destinations on the East Coast of the United States that have
been featured in the American version of The Amazing Race: New York City
(LGA and EWR), Boston (BOS), Philadelphia (PHL).

The Out West Badge

The Out West Badge

Collect this badge when you take off or land in
all six of these western U.S. cities, all featured in the American
version of The Amazing Race: Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO),
Dallas (DFW), Seattle (SEA), Phoenix (PHX), Denver (DEN).

The Hometown Badge

The Hometown Badge

Collect this badge when you take off or land in
the following destinations The Amazing Race Canada contestants call
home: Ottawa (YOW), Toronto (YTZ), Winnipeg (YWG) and Edmonton (YEG).

The Tower Badge

The Tower Badge

You might be surprised to learn that Copenhagen
(CPH), Istanbul (IST) and Seoul (ICN) all have famous towers. Discover
them for yourself when you take off and land in all three destination
and collect this badge.

The Motor City Badge

The Motor City Badge

Collect this badge when you take off or land in
these three cities, which built a reputation for their car
manufacturing industries: Detroit (DTW), Frankfurt (FRA) and
Tokyo (NRT).

The Great Lakes Badge

The Great Lakes Badge

Toronto (YTZ), Thunder Bay (YQT), Cleveland
(CLE), Milwaukee (MKE) all border one of the Great Lakes. Collect this
badge when you take off or land in all four.

The Lion Dance Badge

The Lion Dance Badge

In this traditional Chinese dance, performers
mimic a lion’s movement dressed up as the king of the jungle. Touch down
in these four destinations where the dance is practiced to collect the
badge: Tokyo (NRT), Beijing (PEK), Shanghai (PVG) and Hong Kong (HKG).

The Salsa Badge

The Salsa Badge

Did you know Dallas (DFW) is known for its fine
Mexican food? Take off and/or landing in both Dallas and Mexico City
(MEX) to collect this badge, which celebrates the delicious cuisine.

The Aerospace Badge

The Aerospace Badge

Collect this badge when you take off or land in
these three cities with major aircraft manufacturing industries:
Seattle (SEA), Paris (CDG) and London (LHR).

The B.C. Badge

The B.C. Badge

Touch down in beautiful British Columbia to
collect this badge. You must take off and/or land in all of the
following destinations: Fort St. John (YXJ), Kamloops (YKA), Prince
George (YXS), Terrace (YXT), Victoria (YYJ) and Nanaimo (YCD).

The Sunscreen Badge

The Sunscreen Badge

You’d better carry UV protection when visiting
Mexico City (MEX), Grand Cayman (GCM) and Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe
(PTP). Take off and/or land in all three to collect this badge.

The Provincial Hall of Fame Badge

The Provincial Hall of Fame Badge

To collect this badge, take off or land in all
six of these cities, all home to provincial sports hall of fame museums:
Toronto (YTZ), Winnipeg (YWG), Saskatoon (YXE), Regina (YQR), Red Deer
(YQF) and Prince George (YXS).

The First Nations’ Badge

The First Nations’ Badge

Collect this badge when you take off and land
in all of the following destinations with First Nation monikers: Ottawa
(YOW), Winnipeg (YWG), Saskatoon (YXE) and Kamloops (YKA).

The Turboprop Badge

The Turboprop Badge

Air Canada operates turboprop planes in
Saskatoon (YXE), Regina (YQG), Edmonton (YEG), Fort St. John (YXJ),
Victoria (YYJ) and Nanaimo (YCD). Take off or land in all six of these
destinations to collect this badge.

The Europa Badge

The Europa Badge

Bonjour, cheerio, guten Tag, hej! Take off or
land in London (LHR), Paris (CDG), Frankfurt (FRA), Brussels (BRU) and
Copenhagen (CPH) to collect this badge. Don’t forget to say hello!

Statue of Liberty Badge

Statue of Liberty Badge

All of the following destinations have a
connection to Lady Liberty: New York City (EWR), Paris (CDG) and Tokyo
(NRT). Take off or land in all three to collect this badge.

The Seafood Badge

The Seafood Badge

For a taste of top-notch seafood, head to all
of three destinations and collect this badge: Halifax (YHZ), St. John’s
(YYT), San Francisco (SFO) and Seattle (SEA).

The Pacific Badge

The Pacific Badge

To collect this badge, you’ll need to take off
or land in all of three of these destinations, which follow the pacific
coast: Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO) and Seattle (SEA).

The Trans-Canada Badge

The Trans-Canada Badge

Travel coast to coast to collect this badge.
All of the following destinations are on the Trans-Canada Highway, which
winds its way through all the country: Ottawa (YOW), Winnipeg (YWG),
Saskatoon (YXE), Regina (YQR), Edmonton (YEG), St. John’s (YYT), Thunder
Bay (YQT), Kamloops (YKA), Victoria (YYJ) and Nanaimo (YCD). Take off
or land in all ten of these destinations to collect this badge.

The Tea Badge

The Tea Badge

A good cuppa is always appreciated in London
(LHR), Beijing (PEK), Shanghai (PVG) and Hong Kong (HKG). Take off or
land in all four to collect this badge.

PIT STOP BADGES

Awarded every time you take off or
land at specific airports. Each airport has its own badge and is equal
to a certain number of RaceWings. There is no limit to how many times
you can earn these badges.

Canada – 500 RaceWings

  • YHZ
  • YOW
  • YTZ
  • YWG
  • YXE
  • YQR
  • YEG
  • YYT
  • YQT
  • YQF
  • YXJ
  • YKA
  • YXS
  • YXT
  • YYJ
  • YCD

United States – 1000 RaceWings

  • LGA
  • EWR
  • LAX
  • SFO
  • BOS
  • DFW
  • SEA
  • PHX
  • PHL
  • DEN
  • CLE
  • DTW
  • MKE

Europe – 1500 RaceWings

  • CDG
  • LHR
  • FRA
  • BRU
  • GVA
  • ZRH
  • CPH
  • IST

Asia – 1500 RaceWings

  • NRT
  • PEK
  • PVG
  • HKG
  • ICN

Mexico & The Carribean – 1000 RaceWings

  • MEX
  • GCM
  • PTP

Savvy Traveler – 250 RaceWings

The Savvy Traveler Badge

Savvy Traveler Badge

Awarded when you complete a
combination of three activities with Air Canada partners Fairmont Hotels
& Resorts or Avis. For instance, you’ll earn this badge if you book
two car rentals with Avis and one stay at a Fairmont Hotel. There is no
limit to how many times you can earn this badge.
250 RaceWings. You must enter your Aeroplan number when
booking these activities in order for them to qualify for this badge and
for the bonus RaceWings.

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