Changes coming to the flight discount benefit on the BMO AIR MILES World Elite Mastercard + MORE May 12th

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Changes coming to the flight discount benefit on the BMO AIR MILES World Elite MastercardJust when I had hoped BMO was done with making changes to their credit cards they go and make another one! This time it is small but significant change that is happening to the BMO AIR MILES®† World Elite®* MasterCard®*. That change affects the AIR MILES discount flight benefit, the one that offer 15% off AIR MILES flight redemptions in North America. This change will take place as of July 4, 2022 and for some it will be good, for others not so good.If you are familiar with this benefit on the card you’ll know that you receive a 15% reduction in the miles required for any AIR MILES flight redemptions for travel in North America. The benefit can be used as many times as you want – there is no limitation other than the geographical requirement of North America. As of July 4 that benefit changes to a 25% discount on any flight worldwide but will be limited to a once per year discount and it will be capped at a maximum of 750 miles. That means the discount will work on one redemption per year of up to 3,000 miles…

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Air France unveils a new business class seat and your final call for the increased welcome offers on four Amex cardsHere’s your Rewards Canada Daily update! Your near daily dose of loyalty program, credit card and travel news, bonuses, deals and more. Today’s update is brought to you by the HSBC High Rate Savings Account with which you can enjoy a total annual interest rate of up to 2.65% on new deposits± Click here to learn more about this offer  Air France unveiled a new business class seat that the airline will be adding it to a dozen of their 40+ Boeing 777-300 aircraft. The new fully lie flat seats will provide direct aisle access and have a sliding door for privacy. The planes will also see new Premium Economy and Economy seats installed to bring these cabins up to date. The new seats will be initially available on their New York JFK route this fall and since the 777-300 is sometimes used on their Montreal to Paris CDG route as well so it is possible the new seats could be on this route as well – at least on occasion! (Source Air France)  Images via Air France— Final call for the increased welcome bonus on some American Express Cards! Today is the last day to apply for the elevated offers on the American Express® Gold Rewards Card, The Platinum Card®, the Marriott Bonvoy™ American Express®* Card and the Marriott Bonvoy™ Business American Express® Card…

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Targeted TD Rewards offer: 3x points when you make your first ever Expedia For TD booking (up to 27 points per dollar) One of our readers alerted us to this amazing targeted offer that TD has sent out to select holders of their TD Rewards credit card holders. Be sure to check your in box for the offer and also be sure to read the terms as our reader did since the main message of the email doesn’t provide the complete details!The offer provides 3x points when you use your proprietary TD Rewards credit card (First Class Travel, Platinum, TD Rewards, TD Business Travel) to make a purchase with Expedia For TD. This means cardholders can earn anywhere from 6 to 27 points per dollar spent. The top end is for the TD First Class Travel® Visa Infinite* Card which awards 9 points per dollar for online Expedia for TD purchases thus with the bonus works out to 27 points per dollar. That’s an amazing 13.5% return on those purchases if you then redeem the points for future travel via Expedia For TD! This offer is only available until May 31 for travel until October 31 and it is targeted – you need to check your email to see if you have received it and then opt in for the offer…

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BMO Ascend World Elite Mastercard review 2022If you’re itching to travel again, BMO has a card designed to help you get there. With an attractive insurance package and perks like airport lounge access, the BMO Ascend World Elite Mastercard seeks to tempt users into the BMO Rewards program. But here’s the big question: Is the card good enough to justify the $150 annual fee? We delve into what the card offers and show you exactly how it stacks up against other travel reward cards.
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BMO Ascend World Elite Mastercard quick facts
BMO Ascend World Elite Mastercard*

Annual fee: $150 (waived for the first year) 
Interest rates: 20.99% purchases, 23.99% cash advances (21.99% for Quebec residents) 
Welcome offer: Get 60,000 points when you sign up for the card.
Earn rate: 5 points per $1 on travel, 3 points per $1 on dining and entertainment, 1 point per $1 on everything else
Income requirement: $80,000 annually or $150,000 household
Perks: Access to over 1 million Wi-Fi hotspots all over the world, BMO concierge service, extended warranty, purchase protection and BMO World Elite travel and medical protection

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5 things you need to know about the BMO Ascend World Elite Mastercard

The card lets you collect BMO travel rewards
The BMO Rewards program allows you to earn BMO Points on your credit card purchases, redeemable for travel expenses such as flights (including all taxes), hotels, cruises and vacation packages…

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