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?
April 26 Update: Changes coming to the Scotiabank Gold American Express and Momentum Visa Infinite Cards, PC Optimum redemption bonus event this weekend & more! + MORE Apr 27th
If you read Red Flag Deals or Reddit you may have seen news about upcoming changes to the Scotiabank Gold American Express Card and Scotia Momentum Visa Infinite Card. We are working on getting more details of the changes and have a call with Scotia next week about them and will follow up with a p.... More »
Cineplex's SCENE program changing earn and burn rates on April 17 - significantly devalues current balances and the SCENE Visa Card + MORE Mar 21st
Playing catch up on this news! Some time ago Cineplex announced changes coming to their very popular SCENE program. These changes will take place on April 17, the day after Starbucks' changes, so that will be the week of change!The forthcoming changes to the SCENE program will be seen on both point.... More »
Late in February American Express released the refreshed Marriott Bonvoy™ American Express® Card. This is the new version of the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express that was always highly recommended by us for many years. With the name change also came an increased welcome .... More »
Alberta paleontologists confirm ‘Scotty’ is world’s biggest Tyrannosaurus rex - Global News + MORE Mar 22nd
Alberta paleontologists confirm ‘Scotty’ is world’s biggest Tyrannosaurus rex Global NewsAlberta paleontologists discover world's biggest and oldest Tyrannosaurus rex CTV NewsPaleontologists report world's biggest Tyrannosaurus rex Phys.orgView full coverage on.... More »
Apple’s new credit card has the potential to disrupt the credit card business in the same way Uber and Lyft disrupted the taxi industry, according to a digital marketing expert..... More »
Just like most couples have a spender and a saver, I suspect many relationships include one person who plays the rewards game and another who isn’t nearly as interested.
February 22 Update: Flair Airlines ending some U.S. routes early, IHG Rewards Club to test variable award pricing, Up to 30% off Jet Airways flights from Toronto
Flair Airlines is cutting service to Miami and St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport (near Tampa Bay) in Florida, and Palm Springs, California earlier than planned. The airline will contact you if you are booked on any of these flights. (Source Global News) IHG Rewards Club is going to be testing out dynamic or variable award pricing for their free hotel award nights. Now common place among many loyalty programs, we here in Canada are most accustomed to Aeroplan’s Market Fare Rewards where the amount of miles you need will depend on the price of the flight. However we don’t know what they mean exactly by variable pricing. Will it be tied to price or will it be fixed variable like Marriott Bonvoy with Peak, Standard and Off-Peak pricing. We also don’t know is how big this test will be as in if it will be across the board or only at select hotels. (Source IHG) HT Head for PointsHere’s the excerpt from IHG’s Preliminary 2018 results that mentions this: Strengthen loyalty programme – Continuing to innovate IHG Rewards Club to build stronger and deeper relationships with our guests to drive high value revenue across our hotel estate Loyalty room revenue contribution up 4%pts in 4 years to 43%, including ~50% in the Americas…