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While snow and cold are gripping much of the country, it's a perfect time to think ahead to a summer vacation. And right now is the perfect time to apply for a credit card with a handsome sign-up bonus..... More »
Give A Mile Flight Hero Christmas Campaign - Help a recipient visit their dad diagnosed with Stage 4 Cancer + MORE Dec 14th
We wanted to update the Rewards Canada community on our progress with this year's Give A Mile Flight Hero Campaign. As you all know we have worked closely with Give A Mile for several years now and we hold this charity close to our hearts. Every year as the Christmas season approaches Give A M.... More »
Podcast Episode 51 is here! We discuss Canada's Top Travel Rewards Credit Cards for 2019 + MORE Jan 29th
Episode 51 - January 29, 2019 Canada's Top Travel Rewards Credit Cards for 2019!This is a special week! We look at and discuss our 2019 Top Travel Rewards Credit Card rankings! Find out some of the details behind the rankings, the cards that came out on top and more! You can find the full ranking.... More »
January 11 Update: Reminder of upcoming mbna Rewards changes (cash out now for cash back), up to 100 bonus AIR MILES from Shell & more! Jan 12th
A friendly reminder to those of you who have MBNA Rewards World Elite or Platinum Plus Mastercards about the cash back rate changing on February 1st. As of that time the rate is being devalued so you'll want to ensure you redeem for cash back prior to then to get the full value of the points. Othe.... More »
We see the return of the Aeroplan Best Western stay bonus for the remainder of the winter and into spring. The offer is the same as the previous one that ended on December 15 of 500 bonus miles per stay. This is typically the lower bonus (it can get as high as 1,000 miles) that we see but it is stil.... More »
Rewards Canada reader Jim M. provided a comment on our post Travel Hacking 102 – Earn up to 4,300+ AIR MILES Rewards Miles for FREE with a potential value of over $1,300 in travel (Updated Nov 21, 18) and how he has leveraged just one of these offers for an amazing redemption story. This ties in perfectly with our latest Ultimate Credit Card Portfolio that came out earlier in the week that focuses on companion passes! We’ll pass it off to Jim now!Here is a good example of how we have been able to receive amazing value from AIR MILES. I applied for the BMO AIR MILES World Elite Mastercard last month. It offers first year free, 3,000 AIR MILES Rewards Miles on a minimum spend of $3,000 which in turn produces 3,300 Air Miles. The card also brings a 15% reduction in AIR MILES award flight mile requirements for travel within North America and a one time free companion benefit.I received the card and am in the process of completing the minimum spend. Last week I booked return flights between Sudbury and Vancouver for the spring…
A student loan in deferment does not affect your credit score because it’s not a currently due obligation. If your score dropped after your loan came out of deferment, it’s likely that something negative has happened.