Canada’s best credit cards for grocery purchases 2020 + MORE Sep 3rd

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New welcome bonus of up to 60,000 TD Rewards Points with the TD First Class Visa Infinite Card + MORE Sep 10th

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Declined for a much-needed loan or credit card? There are other options Sep 21st

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New Hyatt promotion to offer up to 4x points on all stays + an extension to some existing offers + MORE Sep 11th

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Hurry! New Amex offer for Amazon Prime - Spend at least $79 and Earn a $20 credit. + MORE Sep 22nd

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The Complete Guide to the New Aeroplan + MORE Sep 12th

This fall, Air Canada will unveil a new and improved Aeroplan loyalty program. Canada’s largest airline has been promising big changes for a while now, and with the COVID-19 pandemic posing a serious threat to the entire travel industry in 2020, an upgraded loyalty program couldn’t come at a bet.... More »
Canada’s best credit cards for grocery purchases 2020Everybody’s got to eat, which makes groceries a spending category with a lot of earning potential. How you capitalize on those purchases is up to you, but whether you’re looking for cash back, rewards or points to use at your favourite supermarket, we’ve got your best bets right here. Select the best option for your spending habits and get ready to reap the rewards of your everyday spending.

The best credit cards for grocery purchases in Canada

Best no-fee cards for groceries — BMO CashBack Mastercard; Tangerine Money-Back Credit Card
Best cash back cards for groceries (tie) — CIBC Dividend Visa Infinite; Meridian Visa Infinite Cash Back Card; Scotia Momentum Visa Infinite
Best travel card for groceries — American Express Cobalt; Scotiabank Gold American Express
Best card for Loblaws banner stores — PC Financial World Elite Mastercard
Best card for Costco — MBNA Rewards World Elite Mastercard
Honourable mention — Triangle World Elite Mastercard

Best no-fee credit cards for groceries
BMO CashBack Mastercard*

Recent updates have made the BMO CashBack Mastercard a new contender in this category, with 3% cash back on grocery purchases…

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Changes to Aeroplan: What they mean for program members, credit cardholders and Elite flyersOne of Canada’s largest loyalty programs, Aeroplan announced changes rolling out in November 2020 that will affect Aeroplan-affiliated credit cardholders, everyday program members and Elite status flyers, while adding new features that aim to reinvigorate loyalty as Air Canada rebuilds Aeroplan from the ground up. 
The new Aeroplan, launching November 8, 2020, will see every member’s existing miles convert one-to-one to the new Aeroplan points, and refreshed Aeroplan credit cards from issuers TD, CIBC and American Express will light a fire in an already competitive credit card market heading into 2021.
What the Aeroplan relaunch means for credit card holders
The notable changes for mid-range and premium cards include one free checked bag on flights booked on points or purchased outright on the card, as well as reward tickets (extended to the primary user, linked authorized users and up to eight travel companions on the same reservation); Status Qualifying Miles on everyday spends; and for the Elite flyers with premium cards, the ability to roll over status miles and eUpgrade credits into the following year if unused…

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September 3 Update: Earn Aeroplan Miles for donating to the Canadian Red Cross, 50% bonus points for discount store & stationary purchases on Collabria credit cards, Choice Privileges buy points flash sale For the month of September you can get rewarded for being charitable as you can earn 100 Aeroplan Miles for every $5 donated to the Canadian Red Cross. Find out more here.   Credit cards issued by Collabria have a limited time offer to 50% more points for purchases made at discount and stationary stores. The offer runs until October 31. Learn more here.  The Choice Privileges program is running a buy points flash sale where you can earn up to a 40% bonus when you buy points by September 8. Find out more here. Airline Schedule Updates A summary Canadian operations based on data from RoutesOnline and other sources. Remember that many of these route plans are subject to change and right now they are changing frequently! Swoop has released their winter flying schedule which sees an increase in flights with a big shift in Toronto region as Swoop has moved most of the region’s flights to Toronto Pearson from Hamilton. (Source RoutesOnline) Edmonton – Abbotsford 14 weeklyEdmonton – Hamilton 4 weekly (6 of 10 weekly flights moves to Toronto/YYZ)Edmonton – Las Vegas 2 weekly (4 weekly from 18DEC20)Edmonton – Mazatlan 2 weekly Edmonton – Phoenix Mesa 2 weekly (4 weekly from 18DEC20)Edmonton – Puerto Vallarta 2 weeklyToronto – Abbotsford 6 weeklyToronto – Cancun 4 weekly (5 weekly from 07FEB21)Toronto – Edmonton 6 weeklyToronto – Halifax 1 dailyToronto – Kelowna 4 weeklyToronto – Las Vegas 2 weekly (4 weekly from 05FEB21)Toronto – Montego Bay 4 weekly (5 weekly from 04FEB21)Toronto – Orlando eff 14DEC20 4 weekly (5 weekly from 05FEB21)Toronto – Tampa eff 13DEC20 2 weekly (4 weekly from 04FEB21) Alaska Airlines will be offering 2 flights per day between Vancouver and Seattle during the month of September (Source RoutesOnline)   Posts since our last update:U…

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