April 15 Update: A reminder that the mostly negative changes to Starbucks Rewards and Cineplex SCENE take place this week

Just a friendly reminder that today is the last day for flat rate
rewards at Starbucks! Starting tomorrow the new redemption schedule
kicks in with Starbucks Rewards. The best redemption
options in the current program (fancier drinks and food) will cost you
more Stars as of tomorrow. Granted there are now some lower priced
options where rewards will start at 25 Stars and go up versus the
current 125 Stars for any item. I used up all my rewards over the past
week (about 9 in total) for the drinks and food we like. Came at the
right time as we were on the road a lot for our kid’s activities! You
can read all about the changes in our post Starbucks Rewards – Changes confirmed to be coming April 16 and they’re both good and bad (mostly bad

While we’re on the topic of changes, here is also a reminder that following Starbucks’ changes on Tuesday, the changes to the Cineplex SCENE program kick in on Wednesday April 17. Once again the changes are pretty much for the worse. You can read all about it here: Cineplex’s
SCENE program changing earn and burn rates on April 17 – significantly
devalues current balances and the SCENE Visa Card

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Travel Deals

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Other Bonus Offers

Cathay Pacific Asia Miles

– Earn up to Triple Asia Miles for stays at Harbour Plaza Hotels & Resorts in Hong Kong. More… Until Dec 31, 19

Emirates Skywards

– Triple Skywards Miles for stays at participating Tivoli Hotels Worldwide. More… Until Feb 29, 20

Le Club AccorHotels

– Quadruple Le Club AccorHotels Points for stays at participating new Accor Hotels Worldwide. More… Book by May 6 for stays until Jun 23, 19

– 1,000 Bonus Le Club AccorHotels Points when you join the program and complete your first stay. More… Book by Apr 30 for stays until Jun 30, 19

Marriott Bonvoy

– 2,000 Bonus Bonvoy Points PER NIGHT for stays at the Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel. More… Until May 31, 19

– 3,000 Bonus Bonvoy Points per stay including any night Friday-Sunday at the AC Hotel Manchester Salford Quays More… Until May 31, 19

Qatar Airways Privilege Club

– Earn up to 20,000 QMiles when you fly Qatar Airways between Doha and Davao. More… Jun 18 – Sep 15, 19

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