Paymi Review – Get cash back for shopping at retailers with any of your regular credit cards + MORE Jan 15th

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March 27 Update: You can no longer earn any points or miles with Amazon Canada, Japanese Airlines delay points expiry + double elite points on flights, Qantas offers elite status extension Mar 28th

Amazon Canada has now been pulled from Aeroplan eStore - you officially cannot earn any miles, points or cash back for shopping at Amazon via any of the online portals.Japan's two major airlines, JAL and ANA have both issued extensions of mileage expiry by one year and both have also initiated doub.... More »
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How do credit card payment deferrals work during COVID-19? + MORE Apr 17th

If you’re dreading your credit card bill, you’re not alone. According to the Bank of Canada, 30% of us carry a balance from month to month, accruing interest, on average, at an eye-watering 19.99%. Simply put, we’re in the red, with an average of $23,800 per Canadian owing on credit cards, lin.... More »
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May 14 Update: Receive 50% more value on hotel vouchers for future travel to Australia/New Zealand, don't use PayPal for Aeroplan's eStore co-brand card promotion & more! + MORE May 15th

Think you might travel to Australia or New Zealand by 2022? There is a pretty amazing offer from Swiss Belhotel. For a limited time you can get 50% more value by buying vouchers for future stays at their New Zealand and Australia Hotels. That's right - 50% more. Buy a $1,000 voucher and you'll ge.... More »
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Now is a good time to pay off your student loans and tuition using points and miles via HigherEdPoints + MORE Apr 16th

A few weeks ago I was contacted by Suzanne Tyson from HigherEdPoints.com after my post on Shifting your loyalty program strategy to help during these trying and tough financial times and she reminded me about their service and how right now may actually be the best time to use them. In my piece we l.... More »
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May 29 Update: More American Express Business Edge Confirmed Multiplier Locations, the recipe for Cathay Pacific's Cathay Delight drink, Disney World set to reopen in July + MORE May 30th

Big thanks to American Express who saw our American Express Business Edge Confirmed Multiplier Locations feature from last week and provided us with more confirmed 3x points merchants. The updates are primarily in the office and electronics category and includes retailers like Apple, Best Buy, IBM.... More »
Paymi Review - Get cash back for shopping at retailers with any of your regular credit cards Paymi is a new-style rewards program similar in vain to Drop Rewards and Ampli that “focuses on putting cash back into consumers’ pockets”. When members make purchases with Paymi partners—whether in-store or online—they are automatically credited with cash back for their purchases. It gives consumers the benefits of a credit card rewards program, without being locked into using any single credit or debit card, and without requiring either codes or coupons. It also co-exists with any other reward programs, which means that members can “triple-dip”: getting rewards from their credit card, from the retailer, and from Paymi.Sign up features – $5 for joiningBecause Paymi is a new kind of service, instead of a traditional credit card rewards program, there are no specific rewards for signing up. Paymi focuses on ensuring that signing up is quick and easy, allowing people to attach their credit and debit cards to their new Paymi account by using their bank’s traditional online banking portal…

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January 14 Update: Amex Platinum AIR MILES now coding correctly for Tim Hortons reloads, Amex Centurion & Escape Lounge open in Phoenix, StayVancouver Visa Reward Card offerThanks to Rewards Canada reader Harry B. for alerting us to an issue he encountered with his American Express Platinum AIR MILES Credit Card. The card as many of you know underwent some changes last November (read about them here) and one was the enhanced earning of 1 AIR MILE Reward Mile per $5 spend on eats and drinks. He noticed that when he went to reload his Tim Hortons card online those transactions were not being awarded the 1 mile per $5 but rather the base earn rate. He had no luck with Amex customer service so he reached out to us to let us know. We reached out to our Amex contacts and are happy to report that American Express has fixed this issue: (we) have now made the necessary updates to ensure Amex Platinum Air Miles Cardmembers will receive 1 AM for every $5 made at Tim Hortons, whether it’s online or in store.Last week saw the newest American Express Centurion Lounge open up in Phoenix. This lounge is in Terminal 4 where both Air Canada and WestJet fly out of so this is great news for the whole slew of Canadians who escape to the PHX area! We’ll be travelling their later this year and will provide a review (as long there is space in the lounge as they are extremely popular and tend to get crowded…

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