Wednesday, August 23, 2017

August 23 Update: We're back with updates, More capacity for free flights between Toronto & Dublin and much more!

News, Tips & Tricks
Rewards Canada is back, sort of! We're going to run semi frequent updates and posts for the next two weeks and return to full bore updates/posts/news features on September 5th.

Aer Lingus is increasing their service between Toronto and Dublin for the upcoming Winter season and are going to run it with an Airbus A330 instead of a Boeing 757. This is significant as it means more capacity and availability to take advantage of one the best transatlantic redemption options for Canadians. That's the How you can easily get a free flight between Toronto and Dublin, Ireland (pre taxes/fees) or 4 flights for $240+fees redemption offer! (Source Routesonline)

WestJet will be adding new service between Calgary and Denver starting in March 2018. This appears to be a preemptive strike at Frontier Airlines who is also launching the route next spring. Competition is great and this provides just one more route to earn and redeem your WestJet dollars on! (Source WestJet)

Delta Airlines will be cutting their Quebec City-New York City JFK route as of this October. Not the best news for SkyMiles/SkyTeam members in Quebec City! (Source Routesonline)

Fun Fact! Did you know that 2017 marks the 15th year of the Rewards Canada News Weekly Newsletter? Nearly 600 newsletters have been sent out since 2002! If you don't subscribe to the newsletter you can do so here.

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Travel Deals
AAA/CAA members can save up to 25% and receive a $50 dining credit for stays Fairmont Hotels & Resorts in the U.S., Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean until Dec 31. Find out more here!

Canadian Bonus Offers

- Get up to 3,000 AIR MILES Bonus Miles* plus a Companion Flight Rebate and $120 annual fee waiver in the first year with the BMO AIR MILES World Elite Mastercard.  More...
 Other Bonus Offers
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan
- Receive up to 50% Bonus Mileage Plan Miles when you buy miles online. More... Until Oct 5, 17

Choice Privileges
- Earn up to 8,000 Bonus Privileges Points for 2 separate stays you complete at participating Choice Hotels Worldwide. More... For residents of the U.S. and Canada only  Aug 31 - Nov 11, 17

Emirates Skywards
- 3,000 Bonus Skywards Miles when you complete your first hotel stay booked via Rocketmiles. More... Book by Sep 30 for stays until Jan 2, 18

IHG Rewards Club
- IHG Rewards Club Accelerate: Earn 500 to 30,000 or more Bonus IHG Rewards Club Points when you complete stays at IHG Hotels Worldwide. Bonus varies by member  More... Sep 1 - Dec 31, 17

Marriott Rewards
- Double Airline Miles (choose from 9 airlines) on all your Marriott stays when you join Marriott Rewards. More... Until Dec 31, 17

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer
- Earn up to Triple KrisFlyer Miles for stays at participating Hilton hotels in Worldwide. More... Until Sep 30, 17

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