Great deal! WestJet Calgary to Amsterdam for $599 economy class or $2680 business class ($2380 with Amex Platinum) + MORE Sep 20th

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RBC provides clarification on Avion Rewards via bank accounts/ION Cards, Brim drops their World Mastercard & a new way to access the Priority Security Lane at Toronto Pearson Airport + MORE Sep 23rd

Here's your Rewards Canada update! Your near daily dose of loyalty program, credit card and travel news, bonuses, deals and more. We have received a reply from RBC on how their Avion Rewards redemptions are handled when you have bank account and an ION card (but not an Avion credit card) Here .... More »

Credit Card Review: American Express Cobalt™ Card Sep 29th

Let me start off that, yes, there was a lot of buzz about the launch of the American Express Cobalt Card back in 2017 so the anticipation for it was big. The card has now been around for nearly five years and continues to dominate the Canadian market as the best travel rewards and best cash [….... More »

RWRDS Daily Update – September 29 + MORE Sep 30th

Here’s your Rewards Canada update! Your near daily dose of loyalty program, credit card and travel news, bonuses, deals and more. We had a really big update to our American Express Cobalt™ Card Confirmed Multiplier Locations feature! Over 25 new locations from Quebec have been added to the e.... More »
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A look at the new RBC ION and ION+ Visa cards + MORE Sep 21st

RBC Royal Bank launched two new credit cards this past week, the RBC ION Visa and RBC ION+ Visa cards. These two cards will replace the Rewards+ and Signature Visa cards and feature changes to earn rates, redemption rates and benefits. The naming of these cards falls inline with RBC's move.... More »

Aeroplan cuts earn rates for Starbucks App reloads + MORE Sep 28th

Aeroplan has quietly changed the earn rates when you reload funds to your Starbucks account. Long time Rewards Canada reader Paul M. alerted us to this change on Twitter. The earn rates have taken a pretty big cut from when the partnership first launched about a year and a half ago. @RewardsCanada I.... More »
Great deal! WestJet Calgary to Amsterdam for $599 economy class or $2680 business class ($2380 with Amex Platinum)WestJet recently announced the return of flights between Calgary and Amsterdam for the winter season and they have some great pricing on the route. The airline was awarded more slots at the Dutch airport so flights will return on November 14 and operate 3x weekly with their Boeing 787 Dreamliner featuring their international business and premium economy class cabins. Hopefully the mess we’ve all heard about at AMS during the summer travel season is fixed by the time these flights start operating again!The pricing The pricing varies slightly depending on which days you pick but we found round trip fares as low follow:Basic Economy: $599 all inEcono: $669 all in Premium Economy: $1403 all in (even less with Amex, see below)Business Class: $2680 all in (even less with Amex, see below)The dates we checked for complete pricing were November 21 to 29 and we did see on WestJet’s calendar of fares many dates pricing the same. Save even more on Premium Economy & Business Class with American ExpressIf you have the Platinum Card from American Express or the Business Platinum Card from American Express you can actually purchase the Premium Economy and Business Class fares cheaper via American Express Travel…

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We review the CIBC Aventura® Visa Infinite* Card & the RBC ION and RBC ION+ Visa cards have been added to the siteHere’s your Rewards Canada update! Your near daily dose of loyalty program, credit card and travel news, bonuses, deals and more. The CIBC Aventura® Visa Infinite* Card is the next card to receive the Rewards Canada review treatment. “It has decent accelerated point earning categories for everyday spend and if you combine those strategically with the Aventura Airline Rewards Chart you can extract some good value out of this card. It also has a great airport lounge access benefit and other notable features that keep this card in the top 10% of all rewards cards in Canada” Click here to read the entire review—The new RBC ION Visa and RBC ION+ Visa Cards have been added to several of Rewards Canada’s credit card pages. We’ll also have a more detailed blog post on them coming in the next day or two. In the meantime you can check them out on our RBC page. —Be sure to subscribe to the Rewards Canada News email newsletter so that you don’t miss out on any loyalty program news and offers! You can subscribe to the newsletter here Posts since our last update:Great deal! WestJet Calgary to Amsterdam for $599 economy class or $2680 business class ($2380 with Amex Platinum) Earn 2x Mileage Plan miles on Fiji Airways’ new Vancouver flight RBC Rewards has now officially become Avion Rewards AIR MILES adding card linked offers for Save-On-Foods on September 22 Air North introduces new Aurora Flight Pass and earn 3x points for dining at Hyatt Hotels with no stay requiredDeals:KLM Seat Sale – Fly Economy Class to Europe from $749, Business Class from $3,046…

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Earn 2x Mileage Plan miles on Fiji Airways' new Vancouver flightFiji Airways will be launching their Vancouver flights on November 25 and you can earn double Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles to celebrate. Announced this past July, Vancouver is Fiji Airways third North American gateway city after Los Angeles and San Francisco. The airline is partnered with Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan hence this bonus being put into action with them as I figure not a lot of those who will be flying with Fiji Airways out of North America are members of the airline’s own Tabua Club. Fiji Airways offered some super cheap fares when they first announced the new route and I know some of you took advantage of this and booked some flights with them. Thus, as long as your ticket is eligible to earn miles I would register for this offer and credit those flights to Mileage Plan.The Double Miles offer Double Mileage Plan Miles when you fly on qualifying Fiji Airways flights including those out of Los Angeles, San Francisco & Vancouver. Register and Book by Nov 15 for travel Dec 1 – Mar 31, 22…

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