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

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Scotiabank Gold American Express Card Refresh Event with Queer Eye's Antoni Porowski + MORE Oct 10th

Jeff Fredericks, the host of the Rewards Canada Podcast brings us another blog contribution today. Jeff was lucky enough to attend Scotiabank's special event on October 1st celebrating the refresh of their Gold American Express card. Here is his recap of the event:Last week more than 70 media, blog.... More »
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Marriott Bonvoy Unlock More: 2,000 bonus points on your 2nd stay with additional bonuses thereafter + MORE Oct 16th

Marriott released their next systemwide bonus points promotion today. Entitled Unlock More, the promotion will award you with 2,000 bonus Bonvoy Points when you complete your second stay (no bonus if you only have one stay) and then Marriott will email you two to three days after that second sta.... More »

10 great Marriott Hotels in Canada to use your anniversary free night award from the Marriott Bonvoy American Express Card + MORE Oct 19th

The Marriott Bonvoy™ American Express® Card comes with a great sign up bonus when you first get the card along with a great everyday earn rate but it also has a decent offer for holding on to the card beyond your first year. Upon your card's anniversary you'll receive a free Marriott Annual Fr.... More »
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Reminder: Two weeks left to grab the Tangerine Money-Back Credit Card with 4% cash back + MORE Oct 18th

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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 opensBack 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 do have on the Rewards Canada blog so today we officially launched it as it’s own feature on the mian Rewards Canada website! You’ll be able to find it at http://rwrds.ca/AmexPlatinumStatus so be sure to book mark as that will be one we will consistently update. Even if you have read the other two posts I would recommend re-reading the new feature as we have expanded the details of the status matches and made sure everything in the feature is current as of today. You’ll even notice that one hotel status, that of Choice Privileges has changed – it is no longer a straight up status match, you now need to have one Cambria Hotel stay to receive it. You can read the entire feature here.As you know, last week we detailed the news from WestJet on their first Flagship lounge that will be opening in Calgary…

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