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?
Not only is BMO one of Canada’s leading financial institutions, they’re also known for having a robust customer loyalty program, aptly named, BMO Rewards. With BMO Rewards, customers earn points that can be redeemed for everything from travel, to shopping and select luxury experiences. They can .... More »
March 4 Update: Earn 5x Miles for Aeroplan eStore purchases, Aer Lingus postpones Montreal route until 2020 & Air Canada Worldwide Seat Sale + MORE Mar 5th
Check out the latest Aeroplan eStore bonus that offers 5x Aeroplan Miles for shopping at over 170+ retailers! This offer runs until March 10 Find out more here. The much anticipated route launch by Aer Lingus between Montreal and Dublin has now been shelved until 2020. Citing delays of their new A.... More »
Welcome to the another post in the Earning Stories series right here on Rewards Canada. For years we have provided you with the details on earning points and miles (both regular earning and bonus opportunities) and these stories show the actual offers in action. This earning story is for a rental .... More »
Redemption Stories: Utilizing the BMO AIR MILES World Elite Mastercard Companion Flight Benefit + MORE Nov 29th
Rewards Canada reader Jim M. provided a comment on our post Travel Hacking 102 - Earn up to 4,300+ AIR MILES Rewards Miles for FREE with a potential value of over $1,300 in travel (Updated Nov 21, 18) and how he has leveraged just one of these offers for an amazing redemption story. This ties in per.... More »
December 7 Update: 150 Bonus AIR MILES when you buy $150 Sobeys Gift Cards, 50% Bonus Asia Miles for Hotel Point Transfers & American AAdvantage Lowers Redemption Rates out of Canada + MORE Dec 7th
Sobeys and Safeway are offering 150 bonus AIR MILES Reward Miles when you buy $150 in Sobeys Gift Cards. There is a limit of 5 bonus offers per collector. I think I'm definitely going to take advantage of this. I'll buy them on my American Express Cobalt card to earn 5x points and when you add in.... More »
Now is the time for British Airways Executive Club transfers from Canadian credit cards! With this offer highlighted in this post there are four, count it, four different transfer bonuses to the BAEC program!Thanks to Thomas once again (our resident HSBC Rewards helper) for giving us the details on this transfer bonus. Right now HSBC card holders can convert their HSBC Rewards points to British Airways with a 35% bonus.Normally you would redeem 25,000 HSBC Rewards Points for 10,000 Aviosbut with this offer that brings it up to 13,500 Avios for those 25,000 points. This equates to 1.62 to 3.24 Avios per dollar spent on the World Elite version of their Mastercards! Now is definitely the time to convert if you can and have a use for Avios. This offer runs until November 30. Related: HSBC World Elite Mastercard reviewHere are the three other transfer bonuses that you can also take advantage of:Convert Diners Club Club Rewards Points to British Airways Executive Club Avios and receive a 40% bonus30% Transfer Bonus for RBC Rewards (Avion only) to British Airways Executive Club is back until December 31 Amex Membership Rewards: 30% Bonus Avios when transferring to British Airways Executive Club
You may recall many of our posts in the past about BeVancouver – the website tied in with Vancouver Tourism that offered American Express gift cards when you booked hotels via their site (And the value was really good) Well that offer has returned however it is no longer BeVancouver rather it is now StayVancouver (HT Points, Miles & Bling) and not only is it Vancouver. As well in the past we let you know about similar offers in Calgary and Edmonton as those are still around!VancouverYou can get up to a $125 American Express Gift Card when you book select Vancouver hotels via beVancouver. Each additional night can bring you up to $50 more in Gift Cards. Book and stay by February 28, 2019! Find out more here!Calgary The Calgary offers provides a $25 Amazon gift card with each stay that is booked (consecutive nights at the same hotel booked under different reservations only count as one stay) Find out more here.Edmonton The Edmonton offers provides a $25 Amazon gift card with each stay that is booked (consecutive nights at the same hotel booked under different reservations only count as one stay) Find out more here.
November 9 Update: Canadian North adding wireless IFE, Aeroplan Air Canada Getaway Bonus nixed for 2019, 10x Plum Points at Chapters Indigo
Canadian North will be adding wireless in-flight entertainment on select flights starting in January 2019 that are serviced with four of their 737s. If all goes to plan and the service is well received it will be expanded to all 16 of their aircraft. (Source Canadian North)This exciting new inflight amenity, which utilizes Global Eagle’s portable Airconnect Go system, will initially be available on four Canadian North Boeing 737-300 aircraft, with service to be offered to passengers on the following daily scheduled flights:Flights 436 and 437 – Iqaluit ⇄ OttawaFlights 444 and 445 – Edmonton ⇄ Yellowknife ⇄ Norman Wells ⇄ InuvikAeroplan has updated one of the benefits of the Aeroplan status program: “As of January 1 2019, the Air Canada Getaway Bonus benefit will no longer be available” All other benefits will remain the same (Source Aeroplan)For the next four days you can earn 10x Plum Points for all online purchases of $40 or more in-store or online at Chapters Indigo…