March 18 Update: Instacart now coding properly for 5x points with Amex Cobalt Card, Centurion Lounges shutting down temporarily & 2x RBC Rewards points when converting Hudson’s Bay Rewards points Mar 19th

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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 »
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March 26 Update: BMO AIR MILES Mastercard review updated, Aer Lingus providing 10% extra on vouchers, British Airways suspends all Canadian flights until April 17 + MORE Mar 27th

The Rewards Canada review of the BMO AIR MILES Mastercard has been updated! We haven't touched it since 2015 so it was in dire need of getting an update. This is the case with quite a few of our reviews and we hope to get to updating them all over the next little while. You can check out updated .... More »

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

Earlier 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.... More »

Aeroplan soft launches using miles to bid for upgrades and a full time buy/gift miles option + MORE Mar 25th

Air Canada's Aeroplan soft-launched two new features today for program members. The first is using Aeroplan Miles to bid for upgrades on flights and the second is the full time availability to buying or gifting Aeroplan miles.Here are the details as provided to us by Air Canada:Use Aeroplan Miles to.... More »
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What Happens to Your Points When You Cancel a Rewards Credit Card? + MORE Mar 21st

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 »
March 18 Update: Instacart now coding properly for 5x points with Amex Cobalt Card, Centurion Lounges shutting down temporarily & 2x RBC Rewards points when converting Hudson's Bay Rewards pointsRemember to visit and bookmark our COVID-19 resource page where we are keeping you up to date with all the latest airline, hotel, lounges and loyalty program news, policies, closures and more. And on the note of closures it has been announced that all American Express Centurion lounges worldwide will shut down temporarily as of March 21. So if you are still trying to make your way back to Canada and its after that date you can count on not accessing those lounges. (HT One Mile at a Time)Rewards Canada reader Titaniumtux let us know that American Express has fixed the coding for Instacart, the grocery delivery service. No longer is it coding as 1x but now it is 5x points! The timing couldn’t be better seeing that is really the only thing most people will be buying right now. Check out our confirmed Cobalt multipliers page right here.Image via InstacartRewards Canada reader Amy let us know that RBC makes you wait 90 days between applications for any of their credit cards – that puts a wrench into our post on How to score 700 WestJet dollars for 240, not that people are really interested in travel rewards in the short term but still many of us will go to a hoarding stance until things return to normal so you may still want to take a look at this offer as there are very good chance one or both of the cards in the article will have their offers extended past March 31…

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