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A new CreditCards.com poll finds only 15 percent of Americans have swapped out their go-to credit card in the past year. Meanwhile, 30 percent have never changed the card that sits atop their wallet..... More »
Your Canadian credit score can make a big impact on your life, whether it’s to get a phone, apartment rental, or mortgage. The best way to get a sense of your credit situation is to get your credit score and credit report, which will give you a window into your full credit history and how .... More »
Great new offer for the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card - Up to 30,000 bonus miles & first year free + MORE Feb 15th
TD has just released one of the richest offers to date for their TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Card! The new offer that is available here and only some other select digital channels (it will go live with TD in March) provides an awesome welcome bonus of up to 30,000 Aeroplan Miles and a first year.... More »
Limited time left to apply for the BMO AIR MILES World Elite Mastercard and receive up to 3,000 bonus miles and a companion flight rebate! Mar 18th
One of the more popular cards on Rewards Canada right now is the BMO AIR MILES World Elite Mastercard. There are several reasons as to why this is the case: Up to a 3,000 bonus AIR MILES Reward Mile welcome bonus (1,000 on first purchase, 2,000 more when you spend $3,000 within 3 months), the first .... More »
Many of have you asked whether the well rounded Scotia Passport Visa Infinite Card would ever see an increased sign up bonus and/or have a first year free offer. Good news is that today Scotia launched a new offer for the card that sees an increased sign up bonus. Right now when you apply for the ca.... More »
A report by the New York Fed shows credit inquiries in the past six months fell to a historic low in the fourth quarter of 2018.
February 12 Update: Bonus Miles & More Miles for Lufthansa Economy Class out of Canada, Aeroplan Costco bonus next week & 20X SCENE Points during Irish Fest
If you plan on flying on Lufthansa out of Canada this year in Economy Class the good news is that you will now earn 6 Miles & More miles per Euro spent instead of 4. The program is offering 2 bonus miles per Euro spent on all of Lufthansa’s Intercontinental flights flown in Economy Class. There is no registration required simply book online at Lufthansa.ca Here is a heads up that you will be able to earn Triple Aeroplan miles on Costco.ca purhcases starting next week. Registration and use of promo code will be required. Find out more here. You can earn 20X SCENE Points during Irish Fest at participating Fionn MacCool’s, D’Arcy McGee’s, Paddy Flaherty’s and Tir nan Òg restaurants until March 16. Find out more here. and be sure keep an eye on our blog and social media channels over the next two days for a bunch of exciting updates and industry coverage! Posts since our last update:World Of Hyatt Hotel Category Changes for 2019 – 259 hotels affected globally, 1 in Canada The list of hotel chains releasing their hotel category changes for 2019 continues to grow…
The list of hotel chains releasing their hotel category changes for 2019 continues to grow. Hyatt and their World Of Hyatt program are now in the fray. They follow Marriott, IHG, and Radisson who have already announced their changes for this year. Between the four hotel chains there are now a total 42 hotels in Canada changing award night categories.Hyatt’s changes will take place on March 18 and affect a total of 259 hotels around the globe. The split in locations is pretty even with 130 hotels moving up in category and 129 going down. Only one of the nine hotels they have in Canada is changing and that is Spirit Ridge in Osoyoos B.C. Good news for this change is the hotel is one of those going down!World Of Hyatt isn’t as major of a player in our market like the other big chain loyalty programs since they don’t have a lot of hotels here and have no credit card option (unless you still hold the Diners Club Mastercard!) but I do know a fair bit of our readers do utilize the program thanks to Hyatt’s foot print in major cities worldwide…
Credit card rewards are usually not taxable if you had to spend in order to earn them. That’s why referral bonuses might be subject to taxes. Here’s what you should know.