Podcast Episode 69 – Huge Aeroplan promotion – Receive 50% of your miles back on award flights within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. + MORE Jun 23rd

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Earn 10x miles when you shop online at select retailers via the Aeroplan eStore from June 29 to July 5 + MORE Jun 29th

It's time to earn extra miles again for your online shopping! This time Aeroplan is providing 10x the miles when you shop online with specific retailers on specific days. Those days and retailers are as follows:If you do have any shopping in mind with the above retailers make you shop via the eStore.... More »
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You can now earn and burn Aeroplan Miles on Azul Brazilian Airlines + MORE Jul 9th

A major decline in travel due to the current global pandemic has not stopped Air Canada's Aeroplan from growing the program for future travel. It was only a few short weeks ago the program announced their partnership with Etihad Airways and as of today they have added another airline, Brazil's Azul .... More »

COVID-19 outbreaks declared at four Edmonton restaurants - Edmonton Journal + MORE Jun 30th

COVID-19 outbreaks declared at four Edmonton restaurants  Edmonton JournalAlberta reports 41 new COVID-19 cases, outbreaks linked to Edmonton restaurants  CTV NewsFitch downgrades Alberta’s credit rating  The Globe and MailPublic health tracking four COVID-19 outbreak.... More »

Space mystery: Scientists spot 'unexpected class of astronomical objects' - Express.co.uk + MORE Jul 12th

Space mystery: Scientists spot 'unexpected class of astronomical objects'  Express.co.ukScientists Discover Unexplained Glowing Circles of Energy in Space  VICEAstronomers Baffled by Mysterious Ring-Shaped Objects in Deep Space  FuturismAstronomers Spot Odd Space Object.... More »
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June 24 Update: Receive up to $325 in gift cards for hotel stays in Edmonton, new Amex Offer for HelloFresh & your weekly Be Well and PC Optimum beauty bonuses + MORE Jun 24th

In a similar fashion to the StayVancouver offer we let you know about last week there is a gift card offer for stays in Edmonton. The YEG offer provides up $100 in gift cards per night for up to three nights when you stay at any one of 57 locations in Edmonton. Then if you use boost code SUMMER t.... More »
June 23 Update: Amex Shop Small promotion returns tomorrow, potential to make money with Best Western's promotions & Dubai to open up on July 7American Express’ Shop Small promotion returns tomorrow! The ever popular promotion sees cardmembers in select Canadian cities earn a $5 credit or 10x points each time they spend $10 at a participating Shop Small merchant. Those merchants are most of the ones that are not nationwide chains or major retailers. These are your mom and pop shops, local chains etc. The offers will launch on June 24 and in my email it states that I can earn up to $50 in statement credits. That means the $5 or 10x points will be awarded on 10 Shop Small purchases. I’ll have a complete post detailing the new promotion tomorrow but in the mean time check out our step by step guide to the American Express Shop Small Program to familiarize yourself with it! Earlier today I brought you the news that I confirmed with Best Western that you can earn $50 in gift cards with just one stay. I provided some Canadian examples where there is decent value with these promotions but those are unlike the example I used over on FrequentFlyerBonuses…

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More details on the pause and future evolution of WestJet Rewards Member Exclusive FaresLast Friday we brought you the news that WestJet will be pausing their Member Exclusive Fares as of June 25. At the time there were questions on whether it is a pause or if that redemption feature of the program was going to go by the wayside. I can tell you the good news that it is strictly a pause. WestJet has committed that a solution will be in place by the end of 2020 with a better member reward offering and will continue to add more features after that. If you are unfamiliar with WestJet’s Member Exclusive Fares they are basically WestJet’s fixed grid redemption option. If you are familiar with Aeroplan’s Classic Flight rewards chart, Amex’s Fixed Points for Travel chart, the RBC Avion chart and so on that is what Member Exclusive Fares are. 
The primary reason for wanting to update member exclusives is exactly what is stated on WestJet’s site – to improve the process. Right now the booking process for Member Exclusive Fares doesn’t follow their typical booking flow as if you were buying a revenue ticket or even just wanting to redeem WestJet dollars towards a revenue ticket…

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Podcast Episode 69 - Huge Aeroplan promotion - Receive 50% of your miles back on award flights within Canada or between Canada and the U.S.Episode 69 – June 23, 2020 Huge Aeroplan promotion – Receive 50% of your miles back on award flights within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. In this episode we discuss the amazing Aeroplan redemption offer that was released on June 17. We discuss the details of the promotion, how it works, a couple of redemption examples and the amazing the value you can get out of the promotion! Listen in to see how you can get 4 to 5 cents per mile for economy class redemptions, over 8 cents per mile for business class and how you can effectively get a 49% return on one credit card’s spending.Click Here to download the podcast (mp3) or Download/subscribe via:  Links relating to this week’s topics:Huge Aeroplan promotion – Receive 50% of your miles back on award flights within Canada or between Canada and the U.S.  

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