July 9 Update: 500 bonus points for stays at the Hyatt Place Kelowna, Last day for the BMO Rewards Mastercard 20,000 point bonus & Wyndham Rewards lowers elite qualification requirements + MORE Jul 10th

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July 15 Update: You can no longer earn AIR MILES on lottery purchases at Shell, 20,000 bonus Be Well points for beauty products at Rexall and more! Jul 16th

Long time Rewards Canada reader Harry B. pointed out to us that the new Shell Go+ AIR MILES initiative that we detailed on Monday had one negative change which of course isn't pointed out in the marketing of the partnership. It appears that you can no longer earn AIR MILES on lottery purchases at .... More »
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Enroll or renew an InterContinental Ambassador membership and receive a free night stay when you stay once at any InterContinental, Kimpton or Regent Hotel Jul 31st

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Aeroplan modifies mileage expiration rule for the better + MORE Jul 22nd

If yesterday's news is any indication - the relaunch Air Canada Aeroplan program that is slated to come to us later this year is something to look forward to. An email was sent out to all Aeroplan members on Monday that revealed some changes coming to Aeroplan's mileage expiration policy. In the poi.... More »
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Canada’s Best Credit Cards for People with Bad Credit 2020 + MORE Jul 17th

Conventional wisdom may lead you to believe that if you have bad credit, you should swear off credit cards. But if you want to improve your credit score you’ll have to show you can handle credit responsibly—and the only way to do that is (you guessed it) to have a credit card. Used properly, it .... More »
July 9 Update: 500 bonus points for stays at the Hyatt Place Kelowna, Last day for the BMO Rewards Mastercard 20,000 point bonus & Wyndham Rewards lowers elite qualification requirementsYesterday we wrote about the new Hyatt Place Kelowna that will open next week. What I forgot to mention in that post is that the hotel falls under Hyatt’s new hotel bonus offer where you can earn 500 bonus World of Hyatt points per night. The bonus runs until October 30 and there is no need for registration. Simply book and stay on a eligible rate for points earning and the bonus points are yours. On the website it states the offer is available from July 6 but we know the hotel isn’t opening until July 14 so that will be the start date for this offer. Find out more here.Today is the last day to grab the 20,000 point welcome offer on the no fee BMO Rewards Mastercard. Tomorrow morning the welcome offer will be lower. Apply for the card here.Wyndham Rewards has lowered the qualification requirements for attaining elite status in the program. Now you can receive Gold when you stay three qualifying nights, Platinum when you stay nine qualifying nights and Diamond with 24 qualifying nights in 2020…

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Top 5 Cash Back Credit Card Sign Up offers for July - These cards provide the best value out of their welcome bonusesWelcome to a new monthly feature here on the Rewards Canada blog – The Top 5 Cash Back Credit Card Sign Up offers. This feature is pretty much the same as the Rewards Canada Top 5 Credit Card Sign Up offers that we been posting for travel rewards cards for the better part of four or more years! This is not a ‘best’ credit card list like our Top Cash Back Credit Card rankings but instead a look at cards that have very good acquisition (welcome/sign up) offers. As always when choosing a card you should always take other factors into account other than the just sign up bonus, but when some of these cards are first year free, they can and do pay off even when you grab them strictly for the sign up rewards. This month we see all five of the cards offering the first year free.Here are our top 5 cash back credit card sign up offers for July (in alphabetical order) BMO CashBack World Elite Mastercard  – 10% cash back on all purchases up to $2,000 (Apply here)Welcome offer cash back value: $200This card is offering 10% cash back on all spending during the first three months of having the card…

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