If you want to redeem your points and miles for gift cards you may want to do so sooner than later Mar 26th

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A look at the new benefits that have been added to all World & World Elite Mastercards in Canada Apr 6th

 Last week we brought you the details about new benefits that Mastercard Canada released on April 1st for their World and World Elite Mastercards. We focused on how the new Boingo benefit will be really enjoyed by those who hold the WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard as it provides free Wi-Fi a.... More »
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Earn 3,000 Bonus Rewards Points on all Best Western stays until the end of August (Targeted offer – book by July 5) + MORE Jul 2nd

Select Best Western Rewards members including ourselves received this email today offering 3,000 Bonus Best Western Rewards points on all stays in July and August so long as they are booked by July 5. This offer can be stacked with both of the $25 Gift Card offers which means you can earn $50 in.... More »
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Canada’s best low interest credit cards 2020 + MORE May 12th

If you know you’ll likely be carrying some debt on your credit card from month to month—or are simply trying to pay off a balance—then a low-interest credit card might be a good choice for you. After all, why lock yourself into the typical 19.99% credit card interest rate when you have the opt.... More »
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Earn 500 bonus Aeroplan Miles for stays this summer at Best Western Hotels in Canada, the U.S. and Caribbean + MORE May 21st

This offer was originally slated to end on April 30 but has been extended to the end of August. This is the perfect offer for the type of travel many Canadians may be doing this summer and that is staycations and road trips within our great nation! Best Western has a large presence in many small tow.... More »

AIR MILES launches Happy Everyday online community to entertain Canadians staying at home + MORE May 9th

AIR MILES reached out to us to pass along the news of a new online community initiative they have launched to help Canadians beat the boredom of staying at home. AIR MILES says it will 'entertain, excite and reward Canadian for doing their part and staying home'The loyalty program has brought togeth.... More »
If you want to redeem your points and miles for gift cards you may want to do so sooner than laterEarlier today we brought you the news that Best Western Rewards removed the option to redeem their points for gift cards.  Now, we see Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards has done the same thing (Source Doctor of Credit) and that leads us to believe more programs may head down this route. Airlines, hotels and even non-travel loyalty programs are all seeing a significant drop in business right now and are making all efforts possible to conserve cash and this seems to be the case from the aforementioned programs.Here in Canada my worries would mostly be from the larger programs like Aeroplan and AIR MILES and less so the credit card programs as to who may follow the lead of these other programs. Unfortunately the credit card companies will be benefiting from the financial crisis that Canadians face during this time so I don’t see any reason for them to curtail cash and cash equivalent rewards.  Aeroplan and less so AIR MILES could run into a position where they will need to conserve cash sometime in the near future and if that happens it is possible to see them reduce or suspend these type of redemption options…

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