COPA and AOPA Keeping our Borders Open
COPA maintains close ties with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. Mark Baker, AOPA President, has a personal interest in maintaining our border as open and hassle free as possible because he regularly travels here by floatplane. Mark pledged to keep working closely with us on trans-border issues.
Recognizing the value of working closely together, COPA members have access to AOPA’s Pilot Information Center for assistance and information on flying in the US and AOPA members can also contact COPA staff for assistance with flying in Canada, including having access to our Guide to Cross-border Operations. COPA members also receive a $20 discount on the subscription to AOPA Pilot.
Aviation Publication Discounts
Great discounts of other leading aviation publications, such as: Canadian Aviator magazine $12 per year (6 issues) – 54% discount;
Wings magazine $25.50 for 1 year (6 issues) – 15% discount; Helicopters magazine $21.25 for 1 year (5 issues) – 15% discount, AirMaintenance Update Magazine – $32 for 1 year (6 issues).
From wheels up to wheels down, you’ll have superior graphical weather at your fingertips to maximize your situational awareness. Whether you fly a Light Sport Aircraft at 1,500 feet, a Corporate Jet at FL450, or anything in between, SiriusXM lets you fly with confidence. SiriusXM Aviation weather service is available for pilots using various Garmin portable products and the Garmin Pilot™ app for iPad® and Android tablets. SiriusXM Aviation is also available for pilots using the ForeFlight Mobile™ app on their iPad® with the Garmin GDL 51/52 Receivers. COPA members receive their first 2 months FREE of SiriusXM Aviation weather and satellite radio. Quote promo code COPA2MFREE
Car Rental Discounts
Car rental and hotel discount codes are printed on the back of your COPA membership card
With the largest fleet in North America and a wide variety of vehicles, Enterprise has you covered. Save 5% off the standard, un-discounted daily, weekly and monthly rates. Plus we’re always nearby at more than 6,000 neighborhood and airport locations. Reserve online at Enterprise.ca
Save up to 10% at National Car Rental®. Reserve online at nationalcar.ca or call 1-800-CAR-RENT®
With Emerald Club, the loyalty program of National Car Rental, members enjoy expedited service, greater ease and exclusive rewards when renting at both National and Enterprise worldwide. To ensure Emerald Club level of service, please update your travel profile, as applicable, and enter your Emerald Club number for both your National and Enterprise profile member number.
Just a few of the Emerald Club benefits are:
- Bypass the counter and choose your own car
- E-receipts for faster rental return
- Earn rental credits towards Free Rental Days or earn frequent flyer miles
Click here to join the Emerald Club to take advantage of these benefits.
Drive Happy® with Alamo®. Save up to 20% on your next rental. With self-serve check-in you can skip the counter, check-in at the kiosk and drive away. All you need is a valid driver’s license and a major credit card. It’s that easy. Reserve online at Alamo.ca
Get to the fun faster. Alamo Rent A Car has locations in more than 42 countries worldwide with more than 1,000 Alamo car rental locations found throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australia.
Hertz is excited to offer COPA members our best in class programs and benefits. By signing up for Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, you can bypass the regular rental counter and proceed directly to your pre-assigned vehicle, saving you valuable time. As a Hertz Gold Plus Rewards member, you will also be automatically enrolled in Hertz’s frequent renter program in which you will be able to earn higher levels of Gold service, personal free day certificates, free upgrades and bonus frequent flier miles. Click here for information about becoming a Hertz Gold Plus Rewards member. Reserve online at Hertz.com
Thrifty offers COPA members affordable car rentals across Canada and around the world. Reserve online at Thrifty.com
Hotel and car rental discount codes are printed on the back of your COPA membership card
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As a member of COPA you will receive up to 15% off the “Best Available Rate” at participating locations when you travel. Book online or call and give the agent your special discount ID number at time of booking to receive discount.
Call our special member benefits hotline 800-364-6176 and reserve your room today at one of these fine hotels. Book online
With the Choice Privileges® rewards program, you can earn points every time you stay at one of our hotels. You’re never far from your next reward. The points add up fast and it’s free! For a limited time, we have a Choice Privileges bonus points offer! Earn a welcome bonus of 500 points when you sign up for our rewards program and another 500 bonus points after your first stay. Sign up Now!
- Visit and enter your reservation details and preferred rates will be highlighted at participating hotels
- Up to 20% OFF! Click here for more details
- Call 800.4CHOICE (800.424.6423) and quote your Client ID# to access preferred rates
- Mobile: download the Choice Hotels app and enter our Client ID# when booking
COPA is now a member of Club Carlson for Business. Book stays at Radisson Blu, Radisson®, Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM, Park Inn by Radisson and Park Plaza® hotels and save 5% off the standard nightly rate. To be eligible, booking must be made online or by phone:
Radisson.com (800) 333-3333
CountryInns.com (800) 456-4000
ParkInns.com (800) 765-0996
ParkPlaza.com (800) 777-1700
As a COPA member, you are entitled to a 5% discount every time you travel with VIA Rail Canada. This corporate discount applies for all destinations, and all fare categories.
Moreover, this discount applies to your leisure travel as well. You can have up to 3 people (friends, family, colleagues) travel with you who can also benefit from the discount, as long as you are travelling with them. Just make sure you have your COPA membership card with you.
To make sure you get the discount every time you travel, simply go online at www.viarail.ca and create a profile. In your profile, you will be asked to select a discount type. Select “corporate rate”’ and enter our six digit corporate number (found on your membership card). Or book by phone at 1-888-VIA-RAIL (842-7245).
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