Today has been all about WestJet and WestJet Rewards and
we continue to talk about it a bit more here in our daily update. The tickets for the
new Boeing 787 long haul flights are now available for purchase and fares
from Calgary to London, Dublin and Paris start around C$360 each way for
economy class, $1,000 for premium economy and $1,600 for lie flat
business class. Look at those full fare business class fares though…..
Also I couldn’t find any low business class fares to LGW in April and
May – guess that’s based on what AC may be pricing their LHR flights
Another topic we discussed way back in January was BMO offering a pay with points feature that was coming soon to BMO Rewards.
We missed the launch of it, it may have been a long time ago but who knows as we just came across it now.
Anyways the feature is available and is offered at 15,000 points for $50
credit. This translates to a cash back return of 0.67% to 1% for the
BMO Rewards World Elite Mastercard as that card earns to 2 to 3 points per
dollar spent. Other cards will of course be less than that. Again BMO did themselves a disservice here with that option when you compare this to a couple of other popular
travel rewards cards that have this option: Amex Cobalt is 0.7 to 3.5%
while the Scotia Amex Gold Card ranges from 0.67% to 3.2%. Sure on the low end they are similar but Find out more here.
Posts since our last update:
- WestJet Rewards introduces a new top elite tier – Platinum
As part of WestJet’s global strategy which included the unveiling of their 787 routes today, they have also announced…
- And the first long haul WestJet Boeing 787 routes are Calgary to Paris, London and Dublin
A year and half ago WestJet announced they had ordered Boeing 787 Dreamliners and then five months ago we…
Emirates is offering special companion business and first class fares for flights out of Canada. They aren’t exactly cheap but it is being marketed as a sale, maybe some of you can find use for it! Find out more here
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