March 7 Update: HSBC World Elite MC first year free + 30K points offer, a new king of programs for crediting car rentals to & Air France flash sale Canada to Paris from $735

Last year HSBC introduced their World Elite Mastercard to the
Canadian public. Prior to the launch of this card their cards were
almost exclusive to their banking customers only but they realized the
money they could make by making a more accessible product. When the card
did launch it had a pretty amazing sign up offer of 75,000 points and
first year free. Unfortunately that offer has been long gone but they do
have another FYF offer right now if you do want to try the card. It currently comes with a 30,000 point welcome bonus on top of the FYF. Find out more here. You can also read our review of the card here to find out more about what the card offers.

If you are travelling to or via Seattle over the next couple of weeks and were planning on visiting Amex’s Centurion Lounge thanks to the Platinum Card
you’ll have to look for another lounge! The lounge will be temporarily
closed for renovations starting on March 11. FYI Priority Pass does have
access to two lounges at SEA. (Source American Express)

Speaking of Priority Pass – Members
now have access to Gameway video game lounges at Dallas/Ft. Worth
Airport. Members get 2 hours of access, two snacks and one drink.
(Source TPG)

Over on my global site FFB, I point out that there
seems to be a new king of airline programs to credit your car rentals to
– as good as Aeroplan, British Airways and other programs have been and
still are to credit car rentals to I believe Avianca LifeMiles
trumps them all right now with their offers. I know a lot of you buy
LifeMiles during their frequent bonus promotions and here you have
another way to add miles to those accounts. Read my article here

Posts since our last update:

Travel Deals

Air France Flash Seat Sale from Canada is here! Fares from Toronto and Montreal to Paris start at $735, Vancouver $825 Find out more here.

Hilton Asia Pacific Resort Sale: Up to 35% off when you book by March 19 for stays March 20, 2019 – February 2, 2020. Find out more here.

Avis Spring Sale – Save up to 30% on Avis Rentals Worldwide until March 31 Find out more here.

Remember to visit Rewards Canada’s Travel Booking site to book travel directly with many of your favourite airlines, hotels and more!

Canadian Bonus Offers


Other Bonus Offers

Amtrak Guest Rewards

– Earn Double Guest Rewards Points on all qualifying Amtrak travel. More… Mar 18 – May 18, 19

Cathay Pacific Asia Miles

– Earn up to Triple Asia Miles when you stay at participating Accor Hotels Worldwide. More… Book by Apr 30 for stays until May 31, 19

Ethiopian ShebaMiles

500 Bonus ShebaMiles when you fly Ethiopian between Harare and Addis Ababa on ET0892. More… Until Apr 30, 19

Finnair Plus

– Earn up to 9,000 Plus Points when you book a car group C or above for 3
or more days with Avis in Europe, The Middle East, Africa, Asia, North
America, New Zealand and Australia. More… Book by Mar 31 for rentals until Aug 31, 19

Le Club AccorHotels

– Earn up to Triple Le Club AccorHotels Points for stays at
participating Accor hotels in the UK, Ireland, Belgium, The Netherlands,
Luxembourg and Sweden. More… Book by Mar 31 for stays until Apr 30, 19

Earn up to 500 Bonus Le Club AccorHotels Points for stays at
participating Accor hotel sin Germany, Austria, Poland, Estonia and
Bosnia-Herzegovina.  More… Book by Mar 31 for stays Mar 15 – Jun 16,19

– 800 Bonus Le Club AccorHotels Points + a 45 minute spa treatment for
stays at select Pullman, So Sofitel and Sofitel in Africa and the Indian
Ocean. More… Until Jun 30, 19

Marriott Bonvoy

– 1,000 Bonus Bonvoy Points for stays of 2+ nights at participating Marriott Hotels in Arizona and Texas. More… Until May 22, 19

– 5,000 Bonus Bonvoy Points for stays of 2+ nights at the Stones Hotel – Legian Bali, Autograph Collection. More… Until May 15, 19

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