Tuesday, October 17, 2017

October 17 Update: Amex Platinum Card access to Lufthansa lounges in Munich, Scotia card updates for November + more!

If you read some of the U.S. frequent flyer and rewards blogs you may have seen articles about American Express Platinum Cardmembers having access to Lufthansa lounges in Munich. When those articles came out it wasn't sure if Canadian cards also qualified, well the good news is they do! As long as you are flying with the Lufthansa Group you can have access to four lounges in Munich. The Business lounges are if you are flying in Economy or Business Class and you have access to the Senator lounges if you are flying in Business Class. This is a limited extension of lounge benefits for Platinum Cardmembers that runs until May 31, 18.

Here is a screen shot from The Platinum Card from American Express lounge finder on American Express' Canadian site:
Excerpt from the T&C's
Platinum Card Members have complimentary access to Lufthansa Business Lounges (regardless of ticket class) and Lufthansa Senator Lounges (when flying business class) in the Satellite area of T2 in Munich Airport from 9/15/2017 until 5/31/2018. To access the Lufthansa lounges, Platinum Card Member must present a government issued I.D., a same-day boarding pass showing confirmed reservation on a Lufthansa Group flight (Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian airlines) and a valid Platinum Card.

Many of Scotiabank's offers for their cards are to come to a wrap on the 31st and what we can say is that you'll want to grab the Scotiabank Gold American Express card now as the new offer, while still quite good won't be as lucrative as it is now and if you were considering the Scotiabank Momentum Visa Infinite card we'd hold off on getting it until November 1 as it will have a much stronger sign up offer. Finally grab yourself the SCENE Visa card if that has been under consideration as it will have not as good of sign up bonus come November.

WestJet announced today that they will offer winter seasonal service between Hamilton and Las Vegas. The twice weekly service will launch on December 29. (Source WestJet)

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Travel Deals
Lufthansa has placed thier Premium Economy on sale for their flights out of Toronto, Montreal & Vancouver. Fares start as low as $1,589. Book by October 24. Find out more here.

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