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November 7 Update: Show your Starbucks Holiday Cup to get priority boarding on Alaska Airlines, win tickets to the CFL West Final with Canalta Rewards and 12 new miles & points bonuses + MORE Nov 8th
Flying Alaska Airlines out of Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna, Vancouver or Victoria over the next four days? Show a Starbucks Holiday Cup to get priority boarding! The Seatlle based airline teamed up withe Seattle based coffee chain for this promotion for the launch of holiday cup season! Find out mo.... More »
Paymi Review - Get cash back for shopping at retailers with any of your regular credit cards + MORE Jan 15th
Paymi is a new-style rewards program similar in vain to Drop Rewards and Ampli that “focuses on putting cash back into consumers’ pockets”. When members make purchases with Paymi partners—whether in-store or online—they are automatically credited with cash back for their purchases. It giv.... More »
One of the most rewarding parts of using a credit card is racking up the freebies. Learn some tips and tricks on how you can potentially earn more points. Choose the Right Card One of the most important steps you can do is to find a credit card that aligns with your lifestyle and purchase habit.... More »
2,000 Bonus Marriott Bonvoy Points for stays at the Four Points by Sheraton Edmonton Gateway + MORE Dec 13th
Making your way to YEG in the next few weeks for work or the holidays? Looking for a staycation that can net you more points? Here's an offer to check out that you can stack with Marriott's Unlock More promotionOffer details:Earn 2,000 Bonus Marriott Bonvoy Points for stays at the Four Points by She.... More »
November 12 Update: AIR MILES Shop the Block returns in 2 days with up to 1,200 bonus miles and the last Air Transat A310 flights to be YQB-CDG + MORE Nov 13th
AIR MILES Shop the Block returns for the holiday shopping season with the opportunity to earn up to 1,200 bonus AIR MILES Reward Miles. The promotion launches in two days and you can bet we'll provide coverage of this year's offers. Find out more here.For our #avgeek readers who want to fly on Ai.... More »
Top 5 Credit Card Sign Up offers for November – These cards provide some of the best value out of their welcome bonuses
Here are the Rewards Canada Top 5 Credit Card Sign Up offers for the month of November! This is not a ‘best’ credit card list like our Top Travel Rewards 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 most or all 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 once again have 3 cards that have no annual fee in the first year and two cards with an annual fee in the first year.There are no changes to the list for this month but we did want to let you know that you will now also find this list right on the Rewards Canada homepage for easy reference! Heads up that this is the last month to grab the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card and TD First Class cards with their current offers.Here are our top 5 credit card sign up offers for November (in order of welcome bonus value) TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card – 40,000 Miles (Apply here)TD has come out with the best ever offer for this card and it is first year free so that means up to 35,000 of the 40,000 miles would come to you at no cost other then spending on the card…
November 6 Update: 7x Aeroplan Miles for Apple store purchases now live, new RBC offers for Fairmont Hotels & the Keg, 50% off TAP Air Portugal award tickets
Just a friendly reminder that as of today you can earn 7x Aeroplan Miles for Apple store purchases. This offer only runs until November 8. Find out more here.RBC cardholders have a new set of offers that are available to them. You’ve seen us write about Amex offers and these are of the same manner in that they are offers that are exclusive to the card issuer and you must register for them to take advantage of them. The first offer is 25% off one night at Fairmont Hotels + an additional $50 dining credit if that stay is 2 or more nights and the second offer is $10 back if you spend $100 or more at the Keg. I received both of these offers for my WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard. The Fairmont offer doesn’t actually require registration but you must log in to find your special promo code for booking. Sign in and register for the offers here.TAP Air Portugal is celebrating the first anniversary of Miles&Go with a bunch of new offers. The first of which is a one day only affair and it is a pretty good offer to start…
On October 20, 2019, Scotiabank identified a technical error where legitimate charges on certain customers’ credit card statements were mislabeled as “BNS Scotia Life Insurance.” The mistaken charges all took place between October 18 and 20. Many customers were angry and took to social media to express their unhappiness. Scotiabank was responsive to customer complaints they received over social media.
Make Sure to Check Your Credit Card Statements
While Scotiabank’s mistakes are unsettling, they can serve as a learning opportunity. Always make sure to check your credit card statements against receipts of your purchases. While banks usually record transactions correctly, the Scotiabank incident shows that no bank is perfect.
In addition to bank errors, you may find improper charges on your credit card statement if someone has gotten hold of your credit card information. In these cases, criminals may be able to use your credit card to make unauthorized purchases…