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?
The moment you redeem your credit card rewards can feel exhilarating. Maybe you’ve treated yourself to new merchandise, event tickets, or a free flight. But, when it is time to upgrade your credit card or cancel it altogether, the outcome may not be so joyous. Depending on the type of rewards car.... More »
June 1 Update: Earn double AAdvantage Miles on all American Airlines flights and Amex Offers spend $10 at Panago get a $5 statement credit + MORE Jun 2nd
American Airlines has brought our their second systemwide bonus AAdvantage Miles to try to stimulate travel during this pandemic. The offer will be better for most than the last 500 bonus miles per flight offer as it is a straight double miles on all eligible mileage earning tickets flown on .... More »
American Express AeroplanPlus Reserve and entry level cards no longer available as of today + MORE Jan 10th
As of today American Express is no longer marketing their AeroplanPlus Reserve and AeroplanPlus entry level cards. Existing card members will continue to be able to use their cards and if you had applied for it by yesterday and are approved you'll still get the card. However no new applications will.... More »
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May 29 Update: More American Express Business Edge Confirmed Multiplier Locations, the recipe for Cathay Pacific's Cathay Delight drink, Disney World set to reopen in July + MORE May 30th
Big thanks to American Express who saw our American Express Business Edge Confirmed Multiplier Locations feature from last week and provided us with more confirmed 3x points merchants. The updates are primarily in the office and electronics category and includes retailers like Apple, Best Buy, IBM.... More »
Aeroplan Availability Alert – Lie Flat Business Class on 787 Dreamliner between Vancouver and San Francisco
For the summer Air Canada is flying one of their five daily flights between Vancouver and San Francisco with an internationally configured Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. The plane will be flying the 1:30pm flight AC566 from Vancouver and the return 5:30pm flight AC571 until September 1st. If you are lucky enough to be travelling on a day that there is availability you could fly on this plane for only 12,500 miles one way in Economy or treat yourself to the amazing business class option for only 25,000 miles one way.Here are two examples of some Aeroplan redemption opportunities for this route:For the above business class option you could redeem 25,000 miles plus pay the $116 in fees versus an all out cost of $664. The miles would save you $548.64, for a value of about 2.2 cents per mile.For economy class we did find some options that actually priced below the standard 12,500 mile redemption rate. The Market Fare pricing on select dates was 500 miles lower at 12,000 miles:Now the Economy Class pricing to buy this ticket outright wasn’t very much – $205 for the lowest Economy (Standard) or $284 for Economy Flex…
July 10 Update: Redeem for an AIR MILES Dream Reward for a chance to win a $5,000 gift card, more free points from Stash Hotel Rewards & more!
AIR MILES in collaboration with Redtag.ca are offering members a chance to win a $5000 Redtag.ca gift card and other prizes. All you have to do to enter is make a Dream Rewards redemption. For every mile you redeem for a Dream Reward you will receive one entry into the contest. In addition to the gift card, the other prizes consist of 5,000 AIR MILES Reward Miles and 2,000 AIR MILES Reward Miles. The contest runs until August 4. Find out more here!In the bonus offers section below you’ll find another free points offer. Once again it is from Stash Hotel Rewards who have revamped their refer a friend program. Previoulsy the program would award you with 500 points when a referral completed a stay. That bonus remains but they have now added 100 points just for making that referral and the person you refer will get 500 points just for joining. Check it out here! (This is my referral link – thanks in advance to anyone who uses it!) Posts since our last update:Aeroplan Availability Alert – Lie Flat Business Class on 787 Dreamliner between Vancouver and San Francisco For the summer Air Canada is flying one of their five daily flights between Vancouver and San Francisco with…Summary of global hotel systemwide bonus points promotions – July Edition Here is your monthly update of all the global hotel bonus points promotions that are available! One of the…Domestic companion voucher added to base level WestJet RBC Mastercard WestJet and RBC have just added a new benefit to their base level co-brand Mastercard that really ups the…July 8 Update: Travel Hacking 102 Update, Flair Air now flying Toronto to Calgary and Vancouver & more! Last week we updated our Travel Hacking 101article and today we updated the Travel Hacking 102 article…