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Friday, November 28, 2014

Nov 28 Update: What happens to miles/points when you cancel your credit card, Air France Seat Sale, 13 bonus offers

Here are our news and bonus offer round up for the last day of this week and month!

News, Tips & Tricks
Fun Fact Friday: Did you know that our global website FrequentFlyerBonuses.com covers the most loyalty promotions out of all the major frequent flyer/travel points websites and blogs? In fact in a recent survey we conducted approximately only 30% of the offers FFB passes along to you are covered by other websites and blogs. And of those only thirty odd percent, FFB is the first to post these offers over 60% of the time! (and is first and only one for the other ~70%). If you are a global traveller and haven't visited FFB you should do so now and bookmark it! It is a valuable tool to have in your quest for more miles, more points and more rewards.


Reader question answered!

"I am just wondering if I lose my points that I get from the credit cards if I cancel the card?  I have a card with aeroplan points but I want to cancel it before the renewal fee comes into affect at the year mark"
With Aeroplan you won't lose the miles as long as they have posted to your Aeroplan account. Those miles typically post when your monthly statement is complete. If you cancel in between you may lose the miles just for that month depending on who issues the card but most will award you the miles for what you spent right up to cancellation. To make sure you don't lose any I would use the card right up to the statement date cut off then stop spending on the card and cancel it. For other cards with proprietary programs not connected to programs like Aeroplan, Air Miles etc. you may lose your miles/points when you cancel if you haven't used them. Depending on the card you may forfeit the points right when you cancel (so book travel before you cancel) while some others may give you up to 6 months after you cancel to use your points.

Air Miles is having a Super Bonus Event Black Friday Edition with bonus offers from Safeway, Michaels, Old Navy and more. You can access the offer details here.


And more news from the RC blog:

Travel Deals
Air France's
latest seat sale has some of the lowest fares we've seen from them in a while. You can fly to Europe for as little as $606 round trip all in. Book by Dec 3 for travel Dec 29 - May 6. Book online at airfrance.ca



Bonus Offers

Air France KLM Flying Blue
- Save up to 50% with Promo Awards Save 25% to 50% on the Award Miles usually required for award ticket. Destinations vary by each promotional period. More... Book by Dec 31 for travel between Feb 1 - Mar 31, 15

American AAdvantage
- Triple AAdvantage Miles for stays on the Warm Winter Package at participating Regent Hotels Worldwide.More... Dec 15 - Feb 28, 15

Cathay Pacific Asia Miles
- Triple Asia Miles when you stay at any participating Ascott, Citadines or Somerset serviced residence. More... Dec 1 - Mar 31, 15
- Triple Asia Miles on purchases at any of the nine Chic Outlet Shopping® Villages in Europe. More... Until Jan 5, 14

China Southern Sky Pearl
- Double Sky Pearl Kilometers for stays at participating Best Western Hotels in China. More... Until Dec 31, 14
- Earn up to Quadruple Sky Pearl Kilometers for stays at Shangri-La Hotels Worldwide. More... Dec 1 - Feb 28, 15

Miles & More
- 500 Bonus Miles & More Miles PER NIGHT for up to three nights for stays at participating Falkensteiner Hotels. More... Dec 1 - 31, 14
- Double Miles & More Miles for stays at Leonardo Hotels in Europe and Israel. More... Until Jan 31, 15
- Double Miles & More Miles for stays at participating Lindner Hotels in Europe . More... Until Dec 31, 14
- 10,000 Bonus Miles & More Miles when you subscribe to Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. More... Dec 1 - 31, 14

Thai Airways Royal Orchid Plus
- Earn up to Triple Royal Orchid Plus Miles when you stay at participating Okura Hotels & Resorts, Nikko Hotels International and Hotel JAL City Worldwide. More... Dec 1 - Feb 28, 15

Turkish Miles&Smiles
- 3,000 Bonus Miles&Smiles Miles on your first Rocketmiles booking More... Book by Dec 31 for stays until Jun 30, 14

Wyndham Rewards
- 1,500 Bonus Wyndham Rewards Points for stays of 2 or more nights at the Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach. More... Until Apr 30, 15


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