Credit card loyalty

Marriott Bonvoy American Express Increases Earn Rate

In what seems to be a new trend for credit card providers, the Marriott Bonvoy American Express has just increased their earn rate. You’ll now earn the following Marriott Bonvoy points for your purchases between May 15 and August 31, 2020. 5 points per $1 on groceries, food delivery and takeout 5 points for per…

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American Express Platinum Cards Welcome Bonus Devaluation

In a surprising, not so surprising move, American Express has dropped the welcome bonus on both of their Platinum Cards. New American Express Platinum Card applicants will now get a welcome bonus of 25,000 Membership Rewards points when you charge $2,000 to your card in the first three months of card membership. If you’re signing…

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Rexall Be Well Review

Rexall Be Well Review

As of May 1, 2020, Rexall has ended its partnership with Air Miles and has introduced its own loyalty program called Be Well. This is a huge change for consumers since Rexall was one of Air Miles’ biggest partners. Earning Air Miles has always been difficult, so if Rexall’s new program gives you a better…

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credit cards with lounge access

The Best Credit Cards With Lounge Access

**This post contains affiliate links One of the worst things about travelling is the airport experience before a flight or during a layover. Think about the uncomfortable seating (when available), crowded bathrooms, overprice food and noisy/busy areas. To escape this chaotic environment, you can head into airport lounges which are private, offer food, and comfortable…

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American Express Gold Rewards and Cobalt Cardholders now get More for Their MR Points

American Express Gold Rewards and Cobalt Cardholders now get More for Their MR Points

Yesterday American Express announced their Double Rewards and Points promotion for American Express Platinum cardholders. Many people were very excited about this limited time offer as it almost tripled the value of your points. The only downside was that the promotion was limited to Platinum cardholders. Well, American Express Gold Rewards and Cobalt cardholders now…

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Double Rewards and Points for American Express Platinum Cardholders

Double Rewards and Points for American Express Platinum Cardholders

American Express has just announced double the rewards and points for American Express Platinum Cardholders between April 21 until July 20, 2020. This promotion is clearly aimed at the current global pandemic, but I like it a lot. Through this promotion, you’ll earn double the points on all your purchases. That means the earn rate will…

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TD Rewards Points | How to maximize your value

TD’s most popular premium credit card might be the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite, but many people don’t realize that TD also has its own credit card travel loyalty program in TD Rewards. When you compare TD Rewards points to other bank reward programs such as BMO Rewards, Scotia Rewards and RBC Rewards, TD Rewards is…

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CIBC Rewards Review

CIBC Rewards | How to get the most out of your points

CIBC Rewards is a popular program better known under the CIBC Aventura name. Although I rank the CIBC Rewards program behind American Express Membership Rewards and RBC Rewards, CIBC Rewards is still a pretty solid travel rewards program due to the flexibility of your points. CIBC credit cards may not be that popular, when you…

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Canada’s Bank Travel Rewards Programs Ranked

One of the questions I get asked the most is what is the best travel program in Canada? That’s not an easy answer since it depends on the type of points you like to earn, how you like to use your points, what type of credit card you use, and more. That said, some travel…

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Travel Redemption Tricks | Optimize your miles and points

I write a lot about optimizing your travel and how to improve personal finances. These two subjects share a common hack which can be a very powerful one:  taking advantage of loyalty programs. Many people know the basics of loyalty programs, but when you understand how they work and use one of the best travel…

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