Asia Miles Members Can Now Transfer Miles into
PayPal Accounts for Use at Millions of Online Merchants
TORONTO, June 29, 2011 /CNW/ - Points International Ltd. (TSX: PTS;
NASDAQ: PCOM), owner and operator of the world's leading travel reward
program management platform, www.Points.com has expanded its relationship with Asia Miles™, Asia's leading travel
reward programme. Asia Miles members can now transfer their miles into
their PayPal accounts to gain access to millions of online merchants.
This announcement furthers Asia Miles' existing relationship with
Points.com that began in 2002. Previously, Points.com provided Asia
Miles members the ability to earn, exchange and redeem miles using the
Points.com online marketplace.
"Flexibility with loyalty rewards is at the heart of the Points.com
value proposition for our partners," said Rob MacLean, CEO of Points
International. "We saw providing members of Asia Miles with the ability
to redeem their miles into their Pay Pal accounts as simply adding
another layer of flexibility."
Additional partners participating in the Points.com PayPal program
include Aeroplan®, American Airlines AAdvantage® Miles and US Airways®
"Points.com provides our 4 million members worldwide with the additional
option of converting Asia Miles to Paypal accounts. We are pleased to
announce this new redemption option which is yet another flexible
alternative for members to use their miles," said Paul Loo, General
Manager, Asia Miles.
Points International works in partnership with all loyalty and reward
programs active on Points.com. All transactions are fully sanctioned by the program operators. For
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About Points International Ltd.
Points International Ltd. is the owner and operator of Points.com, the
world's leading reward program management platform. The site was named
one of the 30 Best Travel Sites in 2008 and 28 Best Travel Sites in
2009 by Kiplinger's. At Points.com consumers can Earn, Buy, Gift,
Share, Trade, Exchange and Redeem miles and points from more than 25 of
the world's leading reward programs. Participating programs include
American Airlines AAdvantage® program, Aeroplan®, AsiaMiles™, US
Airways Dividend Miles® and InterContinental Hotels Group's Priority
Club® Rewards. Redemption partners include Amazon.com®, PayPal and
For more information, visit www.pointsinternational.com.
About Asia Miles
Asia Miles is Asia's leading Travel Reward Programme and has more than
400 partners worldwide in nine partner categories including: airlines,
finance & insurance, hotels, telecoms, cars & transport, retail, dining
& banquets, travel & leisure as well as professional services. With 20
airline partners, over 1000 destinations and more than 800 lifestyle
award items available for redemption, Asia Miles has been named "Best
Frequent Flyer Programme" for six consecutive years by Business
For more information, visit www.asiamiles.com.
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