October 4 Bonus Offer Highlight: Double Elite Night Credits with GHA Discovery, World of Hyatt Lindblad Expeditions partnership is here & IHG Points+Cash Discount offer + MORE Oct 4th

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Reminder: Two weeks left to grab the Tangerine Money-Back Credit Card with 4% cash back + MORE Oct 18th

The limited time increased sign up bonus for the Tangerine Money-Back Credit Card will be come to an end in two weeks on  October 31. This limited time offer provides 4% cash back in two categories that you select (three categories if you choose to deposit the cash back into a Tangerine savin.... More »
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Aeroplan Availability Alert: Using miles on LOT Polish Airlines' new flights between San Francisco and Warsaw + MORE Oct 17th

Air Canada's Star Alliance partner LOT is well know for having decent availability on their flights for Aeroplan award tickets and are also known for have lower carrier surcharges, taxes and fees than many of Aeroplan's airline partners.Last week they announced a new route between San Francisco and .... More »
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October 8 Update: 20% Bonus for converting hotel points to Etihad Guest, Double Avios on all Accor Hotel stays Worldwide including Fairmont & more bonus offers Oct 8th

Today was primarily a bonus offer day on our websites! There are definitely a couple you may want to check out.The first offer is more so for our mileage and program maximizers as it is quite program specific. It is the return of Etihad Guest's transfer bonus offer. This is similar in vain to Aerop.... More »
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October 7 Update: Maximizing the elite status benefits from The Platinum Card from American Express and YYC's Chinook Lounge will close down when WestJet's lounge opens + MORE Oct 7th

Back in 2016 and again in 2018 we wrote some blog posts that highlight how you can use the elite status benefits from The Platinum American Express Card to get yourself even more status memberships. The posts are very popular but tend to get buried in quickly in the flurry of blog posts that we d.... More »
October 4 Bonus Offer Highlight: Double Elite Night Credits with GHA Discovery, World of Hyatt Lindblad Expeditions partnership is here & IHG Points+Cash Discount offerGHA Discovery has launched their semi-annual Double Elite Night credit offer. This lesser known hotel loyalty program is offering double night credits for the remainder of the year, registration is required of course. GHA Discovery has five hotels in Canada that participate in the program and over 500 locations worldwide.  Find out more here Image via GHA Air Transat will be adding a new European route in 2020 with flights between Montreal and Copenhagen. The flight will operate twice weekly from June to September. As Air Transat does not have their own frequent flyer program (maybe they’ll be integrated into Aeroplan should the Air Canada takeover finalize) your best bet is to use proprietary credit card programs to earn and burn points for this flight. Learn more about proprietary credit card programs here. (Source Routesonline) Image via Air TransatEarlier in the year we let you know that World of Hyatt was launching a partnership with Lindblad Expeditions. That partnership went live last week and as a World of Hyatt member, not only will you earn points for Lindbald Expeditions purchases, nights will count towards your World of Hyatt elite status!  Find out more here…

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How to Make the Most of RBC Rewards

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Canadians love earning credit card rewards, so it’s no surprise that some of the largest programs out there today are run by Canada’s big 6 banks. In recent months, I’ve reviewed the rewards programs offered by both Scotiabank and BMO. Today it’s RBCs turn. In this article, I’ll cover everything you need to know about RBC Rewards and the Avion program. I’ll also show you how to get the most out of your rewards points.
How to Earn RBC Rewards Points
Since this is a credit card rewards program, you’ll need to use one of 6 personal RBC credit cards to earn points. They also have a couple of business credit cards included in the rewards program. Here are the three most popular cards, at a glance:
RBC Rewards+ Visa: No Annual Fee, $1=1 point on gas, grocery and drugstore purchases.
Signature RBC Rewards Visa: $39 annual fee, $1=1 point on all purchases.
RBC Avion Visa Infinite (Best Pick): $120 annual fee, $1=1 point on all purchases, +25% on eligible travel spending. In addition, RBC Avion Rewards are worth more when redeemed for travel, which is a major distinguishing feature of this card, and something I’ll get into in more detail further down…

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