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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