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Postmedia Network Canada Corp. says its net loss for the quarter ended Feb. 28 was reduced to $1.3 million, down from $28.5 million a year earlier, despite a continued decline in revenue at its newspaper operations.
One Week Left for the Exclusive offer for the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express for Chase Marriott Premier Cardholders
It has been nearly a month since the Chase Marriott Visa card exited our market but that doesn’t mean Marriott Rewards members lose out on earning points in their favourite hotel program for everyday purchases. How so you may ask? How will I be able to earn points outside of Marriott stays? Well the answer to that is the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express. And for those of you who did have the Chase Marriott Visa you have one week left to get in on this exclusive offer for you for the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card.If you have been collecting Marriott Rewards points and the program is your hotel program of choice then you should already know that Marriott owns Starwood and that you can link and convert points between the loyalty programs of both chains. This means you can use the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express to actually earn Marriott Rewards points. How so? The American Express card will earn Starpoints for your purchases and then you can link your Starwood Preferred Guest account with your Marriott Rewards account…
As we do each month we bring you the latest set Miles & More “Meilenschnaeppchen” discounted mileage awards! This month we only see 50% off flights in Economy Class on Lufthansa out of Vancouver and Toronto. These are good for travel on Lufthansa from August 1 to September 15 and must be booked by April 30.With this off you can redeem Miles & More miles for round trip economy class tickets on from Toronto or Vancouver to dozens of destinations in Poland for only 30,000 miles. This is a 50% discount off the normal Economy Class award ticket price of 60,000 miles. Now Miles & More has some major fees for redeeming on Lufthansa so be sure you also check what a revenue ticket costs however seeing that these are for August and September when economy tickets can head well north of $1,000 each, redeeming 30,000 miles and $500-$600 in fees could be the savings you are looking for. Here is an example of some of the cities you can redeem for:As we mention every time they have the 50% off economy offer is that you could in theory get close to amount required to redeem for the tickets with grabbing a single credit card that has a $120 annual fee! How so? As we always mention in this post you can boost your Miles & More account with the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express…