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Amazing new welcome offer for the HSBC World Elite Mastercard - Up to 100,000 points with first year free! (Quebec gets 130,000 points with fee)

HSBC has just come out with their biggest and best offer yet for the HSBC World Elite Mastercard and in fact the bonus for Quebec resident...

Monday, January 22, 2018

January 22 Update: Why No Forex Fees cards are few and far between in Canada, Earn My Canadian Tire Money at Sport Chek

Many people are asking about No Foreign Transaction Fee credit cards due to the upcoming loss of the Chase Marriott and Amazon Visas. Most questions revolve around what cards still offer it (Home Trust Preferred Visa and HSBC Premier World Elite MasterCard) while there are others that the rewards on Foreign Transaction fees get you ahead of the fee amount (Rogers Mastercard, American Express Cobalt Card to name a couple) We also get a lot of questions on whether there will be any new cards that offer the No FX fee option and we answer that question in our old article: Why 'no foreign transaction fees' hasn't proliferated in the Canadian credit card market.  So we don't have our hopes up that any new cards will come out with this option but there is the slight possibility we'll see more cards offer it but the rest of the rewards/benefits on the card will be weak to make up for the loss of revenue.

Missed this one some how until I shopped at Sport Chek today. We now know why Sport Chek dropped Cineplex's SCENE program at the end of October as you can now earn My Canadian Tire Money for purchases as Sport Chek, Atmosphere and Mark's. Only makes sense since Canadian Tire owns the parent company of all those stores. Find out more here.

TAP Portugal is increasing their flights between Toronto and Lisbon for the summer season with a sixth weekly flight. TAP is a member of the Star Alliance which means you can earn and burn miles from many programs including Aeroplan, TAP's Victoria program and many more partners. (Source Routesonline)

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