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March 18 Update: Instacart now coding properly for 5x points with Amex Cobalt Card, Centurion Lounges shutting down temporarily & 2x RBC Rewards points when converting Hudson's Bay Rewards points Mar 19th
Remember to visit and bookmark our COVID-19 resource page where we are keeping you up to date with all the latest airline, hotel, lounges and loyalty program news, policies, closures and more. And on the note of closures it has been announced that all American Express Centurion lounges worldwide wi.... More »
December 3 Update: Rewards Canada Podcast on Stitcher, Aer Lingus Cyber Sale extended & save 750 points on Coast Hotels Free Night Rewards + MORE Dec 3rd
We continue to expand the service providers that you can listen to the Rewards Canada Podcast on! As of last night we are now on Stitcher. Here's the direct link to our podcast on Stitcher or just search for 'Rewards Canada' on the Stitcher!You'll now find the MBNA True line Mastercard on our MBNA .... More »
Tangerine Bank doubled the size of their credit card offerings today as they have released the Tangerine World Mastercard. It is the first premium card in Tangerine's card portfolio after their pretty popular Tangerine Money Back Mastercard. If you are familiar with or have the Money Back Mastercard.... More »
The COVID-19 pandemic has swept many Canadians into unanticipated financial uncertainty. Mass temporary layoffs and job losses have left hundreds of thousands of people wondering how they are going to pay their rent and credit card bills in the coming months. While the federal government is taking .... More »
After enrolling in brand loyalty programs, amassing frequent flier miles, and getting a credit card with great rewards, what’s next? Many airports have started offering their own rewards programs, earning you bonus points for everything from duty-free shopping to parking. Whether you’r.... More »
Podcast Episode 57 – What credit card should I get as a Canadian wanting to fly Southwest Airlines in the U.S.
Episode 57 – July 11, 2019 What credit card should I get as a Canadian wanting to fly Southwest Airlines in the U.S. In this episode of the Rewards Canada podcast we review a question for advice we received from a long time fan of Rewards Canada and our recommendation for his situation. Our reader who lives in Southern Ontario has decided to ditch Toronto and Aeroplan and plans on flying Southwest Airlines out of Detroit. For him, a U.S. based credit card wasn’t an option nor was an American Express branded card. Listen to find out more about his situation and what credit card we recommended for him. Here’s a hint a for you – this is one of the stories we pitched to the client to get our podcast sponsored! We are proud to have this episode sponsored by the Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Card! Earn up to $350 in bonus travel rewards in your first year with the Passport Infinite credit card from Scotiabank. And enjoy no foreign transaction fees (only the exchange rate applies)…
Everyone thinks about car insurance in terms of road liability. There are hefty fines for driving without insurance, and you should always have coverage in case of a collision. But what about those seasonal vehicles or classic cars you don’t drive?
As it turns out, there’s good reason to keep those vehicles insured year-round as well. You will be protected in the event that damage is caused while the vehicle is parked or stored. . You can change your coverage so you’re not paying for protection you won’t need.
Protection for a Range of Hazards
Even off the road, there are a number of ways your vehicle could be damaged. Fire, theft or other damage are also perils covered by auto insurance. If any of these happen to you, the bill comes out of your pocket. That can lead to substantial costs, especially if you are storing a high-ticket item like an RV or classic car.
Future Premium Discounts
If you do cancel your insurance, you have to start it up again eventually. But you may discover at that time you’re no longer eligible for long-term policy holder discounts from your insurer…
One of the most anticipated online sales events, Amazon Prime Day, will take place next week on July 15 and 16. This is such a big event that many companies want in on it and know that lots people will be shopping on those days. American Express is no stranger to this as they offered bonus points last year for Prime Day and are doing so once again this year! Here are the two offers we are aware of:The first is for the Cobalt card:And the other for the Platinum Card:These are some great bonus offers to take advantage of for some of the biggest shopping days of the year. If you have either of these cards (or both) check your in box for the email and don’t delete it! There are registration links in the email that you must click for each specific card to make sure you’ll earn the bonus points! This is the case for both primary and supplementary cardholders.Now let’s take a closer look at the offers:When you use your registered American Express Cobalt Card on Amazon.ca on July 15 and 16 you’ll earn 5 points per dollar spent instead of only 1 point per dollar on the first $500 of spending…