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Dealing with business credit card debt following a startup partnership gone wrong? Start by seeking legal help. If you're personally responsible for the debt, you may have to make minimum payments on the card until the matter is resolved..... More »
September 12 Update: Aer Lingus to start Montreal-Dublin service (a great Avios redemption possibilty), 5,000 Bonus Marriott Points in Victoria and more + MORE Sep 12th
Ireland's Aer Lingus announced their second Canadian destination today. Starting next summer they will offer direct flights between Montreal and Dublin with their new Airbus A321LR aircraft. The flights will launch on August 8, 2019 and operate daily. This is significant news for those of you us.... More »
Waiting until you're 25 to apply for your first card can slow down the path to adulthood, such as qualifying for a car loan or apartment lease..... More »
September 13 Update: American Express discount for Air Canada flights, WestJet Flash Sale, up to 100 Bonus AIR MILES for Budget rentals + MORE Sep 13th
Check your emails once again for another discount for Air Canada flights from American Express. This one came for my Platinum Card from American Express and offers a 15% discount on Air Canada standard fares and up. WestJet's ultra low cost carrier Swoop is planning to introduce flights between.... More »
September 6 Update: The Platinum Card from Amex now offers Shangri-La elite status which provides Singapore Airlines status, Cobalt Multipliers updated and more! + MORE Sep 7th
Following suit of what we saw on the U.K. version of The Platinum Card from American Express earlier this year, our Canadian version of the card now provides Jade Elite Status in the Shangri-La Hotels Golden Circle program. This new benefit continues to enhance the hotel elite offers the card prov.... 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…