Clash of the Credit Cards! American Express Cobalt Card vs. RBC Avion Visa Infinite Card + MORE May 26th

The “Big Five” Canadian banks offer credit cards and include Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto Dominion Bank (TD Canada Trust), Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of Montreal and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). Did you know that there are many other options?
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Best Ever Bonus for the RBC Avion Visa Infinite Card: Earn up to 55,000 RBC Rewards Points! Aug 13th

RBC has brought their flagship card into the game of bigger and better bonuses. So many other issuers have been steadily increasing the offers on their cards - many with their best ever bonuses - and even RBC has done so on their British Airways, Cathay Pacific and WestJet cards. And for this summer.... More »
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Earn up to 4,000 bonus points for your Marriott stays this fall and one new American Express Cobalt Card confirmed 5x points location + MORE Sep 24th

Here's your Rewards Canada update! Your near daily dose of loyalty program, credit card and travel news, bonuses, deals and more. Marriott’s Fall systemwide promotion is now live. The promotion offers 2,000 bonus points per stay starting with your second stay. This offer can be earned at al.... More »

Earn 10x miles with the latest AIR MILES MAX PASS offers Dec 4th

In September AIR MILES launched MAX PASS where you can pay to earn extra bonus miles when shopping at select retailers. The second set of offers were released earlier this week and are available for purchase until December 7, 2022. Earn 10x AIR MILES This second batch of MAX PASSES are available for.... More »

RWRDS Daily Update – November 23 Nov 24th

Here’s your Rewards Canada update! Your near daily dose of loyalty program, credit card and travel news, bonuses, deals and more. BMO AIR MILES Mastercard Review We’ve updated our review on the no annual fee BMO AIR MILES Mastercard. This card was the very AIR MILES card we reviewed way .... More »
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Canada’s best cash back credit cards 2022 + MORE Nov 11th

Credit Cards Best cash back credit cards in Canada for 2022 Searching for the perfect credit card? In under 60 seconds, CardFinder narrows down your top matches without impacting your credit score, no SIN required. Let's get started .... More »
Clash of the Credit Cards! American Express Cobalt Card vs. RBC Avion Visa Infinite Card Welcome to another Rewards Canada Clash! Here we have two cards we have compared in other fashions on Rewards Canada but never as a head to head battle like this. In this Clash we have one of Canada’s most popular travel cards that is in the wallets of many, the RBC Avion Visa Infinite heads into the ring with the card that Rewards Canada considers to be the best overall card in Canada , the American Express Cobalt™ Card..In this match up we look at over half a dozen criteria to compare the cards against one another along with a head to head detailed table comparison. From rates and fees, welcome bonuses, points earning, redemption and more, the cards are put to the test in the RC Arena! Continue on to the main RC Arena to see who wins this Clash!  Want to see what other cards have gone head to head? How many wins and losses there have been? You can find it all on the main Rewards Canada Clash page.

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Over the last few months, Canadians have slowly started returning to the office—and many more will likely head back soon. Among the adjustments they’ve had to make is getting used to wearing real pants instead of sweatpants, and remembering how to make small talk with co-workers. 

And then there’s the biggest change: how much more it costs to get to work in 2022. Since the Covid-19 pandemic caused the first Canadian lockdowns in early 2020, inflation has risen to over 5 per cent for the first time since 1991. In March 2022, it reached 6.7 per cent. Driven by supply-chain issues and high fuel prices, the cost of most consumer goods has risen enough that you will feel the difference in your wallet. 

“Many people don’t leave much room in their budget to accommodate these kinds of changes,” says Walid Hejazi, an associate professor of economic analysis and policy at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. He explains that a large segment of the population spend most of their earnings and even run up debt on their credit cards; Canadian households held about $80-billion in credit card debt as of February, which is an increase of nearly 9 per cent from a year prior…

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EY employees can get instant Alaska Airlines elite status, one new confirmed Cobalt 5x points multiplier & Aeroplan extends generous flight reward change policyHere’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 Over on our global site FFB we posted an offer from Alaska Airlines that provides Instant Alaska Airlines MVP status for 180 days for EY (Ernst & Young) employees. There are no terms stating that Canadian EY employees cannot apply for this so if you do work for EY here in Canada be sure to check out this offer! Simply register with your EY email address and you’ll receive status for 180 days. To retain status you must meet the regular MVP requirements. Click here for more details & to register for this offer.Image via Alaska Airlines—One new confirmed American Express Cobalt Card multiplier for you today. If you are in the Calgary area, Ritual Doughnuts codes as 5x points and the doughnuts are amazing! You do have to order a few days ahead as they sell out quickly! Check out our list of confirmed multipliers here…

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