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Monday, July 28, 2014

Rewards Canada Offer: 1,000 Bonus Miles/Points on all PointsHound bookings made in CAD

Similar to last weeks offer on our global site, FrequentFlyerBonuses.com, we are excited to announce that Rewards Canada has teamed up with PointsHound.com for a  5 day Bonus Offer. Keep on reading for the details!


For over two years we have been providing coverage of PointsHound right here on Rewards Canada so our seasoned followers should know this site well. However for those of you who have not heard of or perhaps have forgotten about them, PointsHound.com is a third party hotel booking site that awards loyalty program miles and points for booking hotels via their site. The U.S. based site was recently acquired by Points (the Canadian company based in Toronto responsible for most program's buy/share/gift miles offers) and since that time they have added more partners with Cathay Pacific's Asia Miles being the latest and heftily increased the amount of miles/points you can earn on hotel bookings.

One of those changes has been the addition of their 'Big Earn Rate' hotels which earn you the most possible miles/points on your booking. These hotels can be identified on the PointsHound site with a tag "Big Earn Rate" on the hotel's picture. A quick search of hotels in Toronto showed these Hot Deals hotels offering between 8 and 14 times the regular amount of miles that PointsHound would award for a stay. These 'Big Earn Rates" are only available for bookings made in USD or CAD. This is great news for those of us here in Canada, by choosing CAD you get to avoid foreign transaction fees on your credit card and get a very competitive exchange rate that matches the actual markets (see the XE.com screenshot below)

PointsHound.com had the Sheraton Toronto Airport at US$150 or C$161

Overall the site is a great way to earn more miles and points than you could regularly within an airline program for stays at many hotels or even from hotels that don't partner with an airline or hotel loyalty program. By booking a stay via PointsHound.com you are looking at a good way to boost the balance(s) in your favourite program that is a participating partner.

The RewardsCanada.ca Offer!
Now with this Bonus Offer with PointsHound.com when you purchase any hotel reservation on PointsHound in Canadian currency you’ll get a bonus of 1,000 points or miles — on top of your regular reservation earning! This offer is good not only for new members but also existing members who have already booked via PointsHound! Simply make your booking via our link by August 1st for any stay completed in 2014.

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