January 29 Update: How to maximize the elite status benefits from The Platinum Card from American Express updated, great Marriott bonus in the Bahamas, BA and AC China flight cancellations + MORE Jan 29th

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Airport Reward Programs: What You Need to Know Feb 14th

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 »

February 27 Update: Shangri-La Hotels extending Golden Circle Elite status due to Coronavirus, Lufthansa to fly Calgary-Frankfurt with their Eurowings subsidiary & 5x More Rewards Points for Coast Hotels stays Feb 28th

If you listened to the latest Rewards Canada Podcast episode you'll have heard us discussing hotel loyalty programs extending elite status for members in China or those who travel to China frequently. Shangri-La Hotels is the latest to do so and they are going beyond just residents of or frequent.... More »
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People deferring their mortgage payments are making an unpleasant discovery: it can wreck your credit rating Mar 30th

Deferring payment on your mortgage buys you time to deal with COVID-19’s economic havoc, but the people behind your credit score might just see bad news..... More »

50 Bonus AIR MILES when you spend $100 or more via AIR MILES Shops + MORE Mar 24th

Many stores across Canada are closing their doors to help stop the spread of the Corona Virus. From Bed, Bath & Beyond to EB Games to Sephora - all have made moves to create social distancing and keep employees and potential customers safe. That means the world of online shopping becomes all tha.... More »
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Air Canada Leap Year Sale - Save 25% on Economy Class Fares within Canada, to the U.S. and sun destinations + MORE Feb 29th

To celebrate the Leap Year Air Canada is offering 25% off within Canada, to the U.S. and sun destinations when you book flights in Economy class (Basic and Standard). The offer must be booked by March 1 for travel March 15 - December 15 and there are no black out dates! The promo code to use is LEA.... More »
January 28 Update: RBC Rewards launches new website, more Marriott Bonvoy stay bonuses in Canada and the Top Travel Rewards Credit Cards for 2020RBC Rewards has launched their new website that has been promoted recently on the old version of the site! It is easier to navigate with the fresh new look and they promise to have more promotions and offers with this launch. Most of the site is working although I did get the occasional error. The first thing I did with the new site however was to check the Avion Air Travel Redemption chart to make sure a change wasn’t snuck in in the revamp (programs tend to like to do that) and I am happy to report no changes in the reward chart at this time. All points rates and max dollar values remain the same. Check out the new site here.Avion Air Travel Redemption schedule remains the sameStill having some issuesIt also appears that certain promotions will not show up for anyone who visits the site without signing in:And only having the WestJet RBC World Mastercard means I can’t log in to the siteAbove images via RBCYesterday we posted about eight new Marriott bonus point offers here in Canada – well we’ve come across two more:Halifax2,500 bonus Bonvoy points PER NIGHT for stays at the Courtyard or Residence Inn Halifax Dartmouth…

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January 29 Update: How to maximize the elite status benefits from The Platinum Card from American Express updated, great Marriott bonus in the Bahamas, BA and AC China flight cancellationsAnother feature update to let you know about. How to maximize the elite status benefits from The Platinum Card from American Express has been updated and now shows you how you can get 11 hotel elite status, 1 airline status, 2 car rental status and 1 cruise line status with The Platinum Card. My tweet yesterday stated 10 hotel statuses but after posting about the Choice Hotels sale earlier today I went back to check the Choice status match and they have removed the stay requirement that they added last year so I have further updated the feature to reflect this. Check out the feature here.Over on FrequentFlyerBonuses.com I highlight a pretty amazing Marriott Bonvoy bonus points offer. You can earn 25,000 Bonus Points for stays of 2 or more nights at the French Leave Resort, Autograph Collection, Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera. The special rate for earning the bonus points is the same as the member only rate – there is no extra charge from them. If you only stay 2 nights that means you’d earn 12,500 bonus points per night! Find out more here…

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