January 18 Update: 2017 Top Travel Credit Cards, bonus points on Hainan’s YYC & YYZ flights, SPG earn rate with Uber reduced

News, Tips & Tricks

Big news day here on Rewards Canada as we revealed the Top Travel Rewards Credit Cards for 2017! Check out the rankings here!
The two big moves are the crowning of a new champ for No Annual Fee
Travel Points card and the continuing drop of the BMO Rewards World
Elite MasterCard.

Cathay Pacific is further expanding the number of
flights they have between Toronto and Hong Kong for the summer. They
will now be offering 14 flights per week (2x daily) instead of the
previously announced 12 flights per week. Good news for Asia Miles
members, and of course also British Airways Executive Club and Alaska
Airlines Mileage Plan members. (Source Routesonline)

In the bonus offers section check out the return of Hainan Airlines Fortune Wings’ International flight bonus. You can earn up to 20,000 bonus points when flying Hainan out of Calgary or Toronto.


The amount of Starwood Preferred Guest Starpoints you earn with Uber will be less starting on February 1st.  Gone is the increased earn for elites so all members will now earn as follows:

Posts since our last update:

Travel Deals
Air Canada has flights within Canada on sale with their latest seat sale offering. Book by tomorrow for savings on flights Feb 15 – Apr 30. Find out more here.

Canadian Bonus Offers


Other Bonus Offers

Air France KLM Flying Blue

– Earn up to Quadruple Flying Blue Miles for stays at Sofitel Hotels Worldwide. More… Until Feb 12, 17

Earn up to 1,000 Bonus Flying Blue Miles for stays at Marriott Hotels in Europe. More… Until Mar 26, 17

– 4,000 Flying Blue Miles on Avis rentals of 3 or more days in Europe, the Middle-East, Africa, Asia, USA and Canada. More… Book by Jan 31 for rentals Feb 1 – Jul 31, 17

Best Western Rewards

– 3,000 Bonus Rewards Points on rentals of 4 or more consecutive days at
Budget locations in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Argentina,
Brazil, Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Australia and New
Zealand. More… Until Jun 30, 17

Hainan Airlines Fortune Wings

Earn up to 20,000 Bonus Fortune Wings Miles when you fly on Hainan Airlines international flights. More… Until Dec 31, 17

Icelandair Saga Club

– Quadruple Saga Club Points on your first rental with Sixt. More… Until Mar 15, 17

Double Saga Club Points for all Sixt rentals that are booked online. More… Until Apr 30 , 17

Le Club accorhotels

– Earn up to 6,000 Bonus Le Club accorhotels Points for stays at participating Accor Hotels Worldwide. More… Register and book by Feb 12 for stays until Apr 9, 17

– 300 Bonus Le Club Accorhotels Points for stays at participating Accor hotels in Brazil. More… Until Mar 17, 17

Marriott Rewards

– Earn up to 5,000 Bonus Rewards Points for stays of 3 or more nights at
the Rome Marriott Park Hotel or the Milan Marriott Hotel. More… Until Mar 25, 17

2,000 Bonus Rewards Points per stay at The Hague Marriott Hotel. More… Jan 25 – Apr 18, 17

2,500 Bonus Rewards Points per stay at any one of three participating Marriott Hotels in Puerto Rico. More… Until Mar 26, 17

5,000 Bonus Rewards Points when you stay 2 nights Thursday-Sunday with breakfast at Marriott Hotels across the U.K.. More…Until Feb 28, 17

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