Tuesday, July 29, 2014

July 29 Update: Loyalty Points ban on Prescriptions in B.C. struck down and 8 new bonus mile/point offers

We're back to a full week of travel rewards and loyalty program coverage here on Rewards Canada!

News, Tips & Tricks
Over the past year or so we have been bringing you updates in regards to the issue surrounding the ban of loyalty points on prescriptions in Alberta and B.C.. Currently the Alberta ban is on hold until an upcoming court date but that could all be affected by last Friday's court ruling in B.C.. That ruling came out and it is great news for us points collectors as:
Chief Justice Erik Hinkson found the only proven harm of the ban was on consumers, prevented from obtaining pharmacy services and prescriptions at the lowest price.
Which means the ban has been struck down and should be lifted soon if it has not been already. (Source CBC)

Bonus Offers
American AAdvantage
- Earn up to 25,000 Bonus AAdvantage Miles when you book an American Airlines Vacations to Hawaii. More... Book by Aug 10 for travel until Dec 20, 14

Hilton HHonors
- 1,000 Bonus HHonors Points PER NIGHT up to a maximum of 5,000 points per stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru. More... Until Dec 31, 14
- Double HHonors Points for Friday and Saturday night stays at the DoubleTree by Hilton Pleasanton at the Club. More... Until Jan 21, 15

Kimpton Karma Rewards
- Double Stay Credit on all Kimpton Hotel stays in the U.S. More... Book by Aug 4 for stays until Sep 30, 14

Le Club accorhotels
- Triple Le Club Accorhotels Points for stays of three or more nights at Novotel Hotels in the US, Canada or Mexico. More... Until Aug 28, 14

- 1,000 Bonus Miles/Points on all bookings for stays Worldwide made in CAD. More... Book by Aug 1, 14

Shangri-La Golden Circle
- Receive up to a 40% GC Award Points Discount when you redeem for an award night at participating Shangri-La Hotels Worldwide. More... Until Oct 31, 14

Starwood Preferred Guest
- 1,000 Bonus Starpoints, up to 30% off and no resort fees when you stay on a AAA rate at participating Starwood Villa Resorts in the U.S. and Mexico. More... Book by Aug 1, 14

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