Air Canada with TD, CIBC and Visa make a bid to buy Aeroplan back + MORE Aug 1st

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AIR MILES: Earn 40 Bonus Reward Miles for Best Western stays until November 3 + MORE Sep 24th

If the current Best Western Rewards Double Points offer doesn't make sense for you then perhaps this an offer that might work for you if you have any Best Western stays to complete through early November.Offer details40 Bonus AIR MILES Reward Miles for each stay you complete at Best Western Hotels .... More »
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Amex Membership Rewards: 30% Bonus Avios when transferring to British Airways Executive Club + MORE Sep 25th

Showing up only a few weeks later than last year we see the return of a transfer bonus from American Express Membership Rewards to British Airways Executive Club. The good news this time is the bonus has been increased to 30% from 25%! These transfer bonuses are the one thing many owners of hybrid c.... More »

Credit card surcharges: How they work, rules + MORE Oct 9th

Many businesses impose surcharges when customers use a credit card for under a certain amount. However, there are laws in place to protect you from being charged extra unfairly..... More »

J.D. Power Satisfaction Survey 2018: Discover reclaims top rank + MORE Aug 17th

Rewards programs are a top factor on people's satisfaction with credit cards, JD Power's annual survey found. In 2018, Discover reclaimed the top position, with American Express in close second..... More »

Aeroplan adds airlines and buck a beer falls flat: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet Aug 12th

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including Aeroplan adding three airlines to its loyalty program, a researcher's recycling solution for the EpiPen shortage and buck a beer falling flat with Ontario brewers..... More »
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Air Canada with TD, CIBC and Visa make a bid to buy Aeroplan backWe continue with our catch up posts from last week with what was the biggest news of the week if not the year now and that was the news that Air Canada along with TD, CIBC and Visa making a bid to buy Aeroplan from Aimia!The news, when it was released was surprising but in reality it it makes a lot of sense for this consortium of four companies to attempt the buy out of Aeroplan.  Here are just some of the reasons why:With the programs splitting you have a lot of loyal Air Canada frequent flyers who are sitting on hundreds of thousands of Aeroplan miles that they will not be able to use as they have become accustomed to come July 2020. If the takeover works Air Canada has explicitly stated that Aeroplan miles will convert 1:1 to their new program. They would be taking away the factor of having a lot of PO’d members now having 0 mile balances in a new program and tons of miles in a program they may not want to use. We mentioned in the past that Air Canada would maybe have to dole out some miles in the new program to these elite frequent flyers to appease them and this would negate the need to do soIt essentially lets the new Air Canada program start with 5 million members rather than starting from 0…

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Last day to grab the RBC Visa Infinte Avion card with up to 25,000 points and no annual fee in the first yearToday is the last day to grab the first year free and up to 25,000 RBC Rewards points offer for with the RBC Visa Infinite Avion card! As of August 1st the card will revert to its standard offer of 15,000 points with a $120 annual fee but come with a special low interest rate for balance transfers and cash advances…. RBC Visa Infinite Avion Get 15,000 welcome points and earn 10,000 extra RBC Rewards Points with a minimum spend† Plus the 1st year annual fee waived upon approval† Earn 25% more RBC Rewards points on travel related purchases1 Book flights, hotel stays, cruises, vacation packages, car rentals with RBC Rewards site, powered by OrbitzTransfer your RBC Rewards points towards other eligible loyalty programs (WestJet Rewards, British Airways Executive Club, American AAdvantage, Cathay Pacific Asia Miles. Look for the transfer bonuses to the airlines several times per year!)Premium suite of insurances including trip cancellation3, trip interruption3, travel medical4, car rental insurance5Redeem your points toward your credit card balance using Payback with Points2Instantly save 3₵ per litre on fuel▲ & earn 20% more Petro-Points§ and RBC Rewards points** when you link your Petro-Points card to any RBC Card online…

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