Air Canada Aeroplan adds Virgin Australia as their newest airline partner + MORE Jan 7th

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New welcome offer for the CIBC Aventura® Visa Infinite* Card - Earn up to 35,000 Aventura Points with first year annual fee rebate† + MORE Feb 9th

At the start of February CIBC  launched new offers on many of their rewards credit cards. One of those was earning up to 35,000 Aventura Points on their premium travel card, the CIBC Aventura® Visa Infinite* Card†. That offer also includes a first year annual fee rebate for the primary cardh.... More »
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World of Hyatt Bonus Journeys spring edition - 2,000 bonus points for every 2 nights + a free night award after 10 nights + MORE Feb 23rd

 Great news for World of Hyatt members - there isn't going to be any gap in being able to potentially earn bonus points for your Hyatt stays. The current World of Hyatt Bonus Journeys will be wrapping up on February 28 and right away on March 1st the new spring variation of Bonus Journeys will .... More »
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Best ever bonus of 450 dollars on the WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard extended to March 31 + MORE Feb 5th

 The highest ever publicly available bonus of 450 dollars on the WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard has been extended. Originally slated to end on January 31 the offer now has a new deadline of March 31, 2021. The offer provides 250 WestJet dollars upon activation of the card and then an.... More »
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January 19 Update: New welcome offers for the TD Aeroplan Visa Platinum & Business cards, bonus Aeroplan points for opening TD accounts & an Amex Offer for Mr. Lube + MORE Jan 20th

Here's your Rewards Canada Daily update! Your daily dose (or near daily dose) of loyalty program, credit card and travel news, bonuses, deals and more. Yesterday we let you know about the new welcome offer on the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card but didn't go into the two other TD Aeroplan welcome.... More »
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February 22 Update: More hotels added to Canada's authorized list of quarantine hotels, Rewards Canada Podcast now on vurbl & American Airlines will not resume several Canadian flights + MORE Feb 22nd

Here's your Rewards Canada Daily update! Your daily dose (or near daily dose) of loyalty program, credit card and travel news, bonuses, deals and more.  Last week we let you know about the list of authorized hotels for the new mandatory hotel stopover requirement when travelers return to .... More »
Air Canada Aeroplan adds Virgin Australia as their newest airline partner Air Canada’s Aeroplan keeps on adding more travel partners to program – namely airlines which shows they are hyper focused on the program being a true frequent flyer program rather than the coalition program they had been known as for the better part of almost two decades. In 2020 alone the program added four new airline partners Etihad, Azul, Vistara and Air Serbia and as of January 19 you can add Virgin Australia to that list.Virgin Australia is already a code share partner of Air Canada’s but the partnership did not go beyond that. Now it will and Aeroplan members will be able to earn and redeem Aeroplan points on flights with Australia’s second largest airline. Like all airlines around the world the pandemic hit Virgin Australia hard with the airline going into bankruptcy protection last April which was followed by new ownership and a restructuring of the airline. The airline now operates mostly as a domestic airline with international flights to New Zealand, Bali, Fiji and several other southwest Pacific islands…

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The best American Express credit cards in Canada 2021As American Express ads from the 1970s onward suggest, it’s the card many of us don’t leave home without, and with good reason—many reasons, in fact. Amex offers some of the highest-earning and most-perk-filled credit cards around, regularly landing it on the annual rankings of the best credit cards in Canada. As well, it’s the only credit-card company that issues its own cards, rather than going through a bank. And while Amex isn’t accepted as widely as Visa and Mastercard, it is taken at virtually all major retail and food chains, particularly in major Canadian cities. Which card is right for you? Here, we break down the top five American Express credit cards by category to help you decide.
The best American Express credit cards in Canada

Card
Rewards / Features
Annual fee

American Express Cobalt
(get more details)*

5 pts/$1 on groceries & dining
2 pts/$1 on travel, gas & transit
1 pt/$1 on everything else
1 pt = 1% / up to 1.75% in travel rewards

$120

SimplyCash Preferred
(get more details)*

2% cash back on all purchases

$99

SimplyCash
(get more details)*

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