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?
RBC has just announced they will rebranding their RBC Rewards program. As of August 25 (or later) the program will be known as Avion Rewards. From a marketing standpoint this makes sense as there has always been some confusion around their Avion products and RBC Rewards. If I recall correctly .... More »
American Express summer acquisition campaign ends in exactly one week! The campaign provides massive bonuses and accelerated earn rates on eleven cards from their portfolio. Reminiscent of last year's summer campaign which heralded the best ever bonuses on seven cards, this year's offers are some of.... More »
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 »
Resumption of mandatory random COVID-19 testing for international travellers & earn 2x points for stays at Sonesta Hotels locations in Toronto Jul 16th
Here's your Rewards Canada update! Your near daily dose of loyalty program, credit card and travel news, bonuses, deals and more. The Canadian Government announced the resumption of COVID-19 mandatory random testing for those entering Canada by air. As of July 19 the random tests will return f.... More »
Best ever welcome bonus on the TD First Class Visa Infinite Card - earn up to 100,000 welcome points + first year free Jul 17th
The TD® First Class Travel® Visa Infinite* Card is currently offering a welcome bonus of up to 100,000 points along with an annual fee rebate for the primary and additional cardholders for the first year. Not only does this continue to be the best ever bonus seen on the card it is also one of.... More »
You’ll often hear points and miles enthusiasts and those that write about the industry make reference to dipping. That is double dip, triple dip and so on. What this refers to is earning multiple points, miles or other incentives for a single purchase or action. For most transactions the double dip is most common. It is your base earn in the loyalty program (the first dip), and then earning on your credit card for that purchase (the second dip). However, add in any bonuses or other promotions and that can grow to a triple or quadruple dip or even higher. Recently a combination of standard offers and limited time promotions allowed me to complete a quintuple dip when fueling up for gas at Shell!Achieving the quintuple dipHow did I achieve a quintuple dip? Well it took three standard offers and two limited time promotions to do so. The standard offers were the base AIR MILES earn, the base credit card earn and the discount that Shell offers to CAA members. Then, to round out the big time dip there was a bonus miles offer from Shell and an Amex Offers promotion to receive statement credits for making purchases at Shell…
A new Amex Offers for lululemon came out this past Friday! This one is pretty amazing in that if you strategically buy lululemon items for $50 (I know that’s tough with this store but it is possible) you essentially get those items for free as a $50 spend gets you a $50 statement credit. You can do this once for the remainder of 2022 and then once in the first half of 2023. Personally I received the offer on my Platinum Cardlululemon $50 statement credit offerEarn your first $50 credit when you spend at least $50 in qualifying purchases using your registered Card at lululemon locations in Canada or at www.lululemon.com by 31/12/2022. Spend another $50 in qualifying purchases between 01/01/2023 and 30/06/2023 to earn another $50 statement credit. Limit of 2 credits. Terms apply.Simply log in to your Amex account or go onto the Amex app to see if these offers have been sent to you and to register for them. You can find this and many more offers in our Guide to American Express Canada ‘Amex Offers’ —In the market for a new American Express Card? Check out our American Express page detailing all the latest welcome offers!