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October 1 Update: Primera Air ceases operations, great gift card offer from PC Optimum and more! + MORE Oct 1st
Primera Air, the low cost transatlantic carrier that offered flights out of Toronto to London and Paris has ceased operations. The airline enters bankruptcy protetction and stops all flights on October 2nd. The airline had just announced further Canadian flights for next year including Montreal.... More »
Amex Membership Rewards: 30% Bonus Avios when transferring to British Airways Executive Club + MORE Sep 25th
Showing up only a few weeks later than last year we see the return of a transfer bonus from American Express Membership Rewards to British Airways Executive Club. The good news this time is the bonus has been increased to 30% from 25%! These transfer bonuses are the one thing many owners of hybrid c.... More »
Weekly rate report: Average card APR climbs to all-time record high of 17.07 percent + MORE Oct 11th
October 10, 2018: The average credit card interest rate smashed another record this week, climbing to 17.07 percent – an all-time high..... More »
October 30 Update: Amex introduces online insurance claim submissions, 250 points for joining SCENE, WestJet adds St. John's-Ft. Lauderdale flight + MORE Oct 31st
American Express has taken a great step for their cards that offer insurance benefits! Now you can submit claims for some of the most commonly used coverages online. The first three insurance claims you can submit online are Buyers Assurance (the extension of manufacturer's warranty), Purchase P.... More »
The HSBC World Elite Mastercard is a relatively new card in the Canadian market. This is not their 'Premier World Elite' which is meant for people who bank at HSBC but rather this card is for any Canadian and it is essentially the same as the Premier version. When HSBC launched .... More »
Priority Pass, the world’s largest third party lounge access program sent us an email just over a week ago to advise us to advise our readers of an upcoming increase to the lounge per visit fee. You may have seen the news already as lots of U.S. blogs have covered it but just in case you haven’t here are the details.As of September 18th the per visit fee for entering a lounge will be increased to US$32 from US$27. All the new fees, most Canadians should only be paying the US$ amount It is surprising to note that they haven’t increased their prices since 2002 seeing that they are the most aggressive in adding new lounges and experiences each month.For Canadians you can get Priority Pass via your credit card or you can simply purchase an annual membership and depending on the level of membership that you buy, you may or may not have to pay the entry fee each time you enter a Priority Pass lounge.The three levels of membership that Priority Pass provides are as followsStandard Membership – full annual fee US$99Standard membership provides access to over 950 airport VIP lounges at a cost of US$32 per person per visit…
September 5, 2018: The average credit card interest rate inched up Wednesday, according to the CreditCards.com Weekly Credit Card Rate Report.
September is here and Rewards Canada will now be back at full steam! As you have probably seen we really cut back over the summer albeit we do try to pass along the important stuff during that time! There will be some catch up posts (like the Priority Pass one from earlier today) with information you may already be aware of so just pass over those if you like. Other than that be prepared for lots of posts coming along on your blog reader, lots of new features and more. An email to keep an eye out for is from Petro-Points. This one looks to have been sent to those who have HBC Rewards accounts connected to their Petro-Points accounts. It offers up to 500 bonus HBC Rewards Points for shopping at Hudson’s Bay or Home Outfitters. Perfect timing for some late back to school shopping! Posts since our last update: Priority Pass Lounge Visit Fee Increasing on September 18 Priority Pass, the world’s largest third party lounge access program sent us an email just over a week ago…IHG Rewards Club – Earn Double Points plus more for IHG stays worldwide until December 16 What appears to be a take on their usual Accelerate offer, IHG Rewards Club has released their next global…Hilton Summer Sale – Save up to 25% on weekend stays in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa This is your last chance to take advantage of The Hilton Summer Sale! Don’t Miss Out On Savings Of Up…Earn up to 1,000 Bonus AIR MILES Reward Miles for shopping online until September 9 With less than a week left before most kids in Canada go back to school many families are out…Hilton Honors Moments Made Bigger – Earn up to Triple Points on all stays between September 10 and January 3 Hilton emailed us last night with the details of their next global system Honors bonus points promotion…