Friday, May 8, 2020

May 8 Update: New RBC Offers, up to 50,000 bonus Be Well points at Rexall and provides reward night & elite status extensions

Our Guide to RBC Offers has been updated. There is a new offer for 25% off at and we see the Frank & Oak offer of 25% off extended to May 31. I received both offers on my WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard. Learn more about them here.

The Rexall Be Well program has now been around for one full week and has another bonus offer. If you shop at Rexall this weekend they are offering 25,000 points if you spend $40-$59.99 or 50,000 bonus points for $60+. Learn more here.

A couple of Shoppers Drug Mart offers:

You can earn 20x PC Optimum Points when you shop online for beauty products and spend $75 or more. The offer runs from today to Sunday. Find out more here

They are also offering 5,000 bonus PC Optimum points when you sign up and verify an online account for your prescriptions. The bonus is only valid in several provinces where they have the online service and the province allows points to be awarded on prescriptions. Find out more here. has finally provided a COVID-19 update for Rewards members. We did have news quite some time ago that reward nights would be extended and this news confirms it along with elite status extension and an extended qualifying window as well. Find out more here.
  • We have paused the expiration of any collected nights or reward1 nights due to expire between 1  Apr 2020 and 31  Dec 2020.
  • We’ll extend all Gold and Silver memberships that are up for renewal between 1  Feb 202031  Jan 2021 for an additional year.
  • Plus, we’re giving you more time to qualify for Gold or Silver membership. We’ll assess nights stayed in the previous 24 months to see whether you qualify for the next level of membership by your new renewal date.
Speaking of hotels - we keep seeing hotel occupancy rates increase in Canada albeit by very small numbers - it was 12% a few weeks ago then 15% and the latest report shows 16.6% for the week of April 26 - May 2. (Source HNN)

 One more Mastercard Foodora update - Mastercard Canada has now confirmed on their site that May 11 is the last day as we had reported. They also have specifically noted the benefit ends on that day so it can't be utilized for Foodora outside of Canada. Find out more here.

Airline Schedule Updates
This will now be a standard feature for the foreseeable future in our daily update posts as we summarize Canadian operations based on data from RoutesOnline and other sources. Remember that many of these route plans are subject to change and right now they are changing frequently!

Air France looks to be wanting to fly 5x weekly between Montreal and Paris as of June 15. (Source RoutesOnline)

Remember to visit and bookmark our COVID-19 resource page where we are keeping you up to date with all the latest airline, hotel, lounges and loyalty program news, policies, closures and more.
Other resources on Rewards Canada to help you make the most of your points and miles right now:

Posts since our last update:


Great deal! Fairmont Chateau Whistler golf package offer - stay and play from $185pp per night in June. Find out more here.

Travelzoo and Cape Mudge Resort on B.C.'s Quadra Island are selling discounted vouchers for future stays that are 100% fully refundable. You can buy vouchers for 2 night stays starting at $179 each for May 2021 or $229 each for summer stays in 2020 or 2021. Find out more here

Hello Fresh: save $65 in total, including free shipping on the first box! Find out more here.

Missfresh: Simplify your life with 45% off your first 2 consecutive orders with code SIMPLIFY45. Find out more here.

Enjoy up to 25% off for stays at Radisson Hotels in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific. Find out more here Book by May 10 for stays June 10 – August 31, 20

Rewards Canada receives a small commission when you use any of the above offers. You don't have to chose to use our links but we thank you in advance if you do.

Canadian Bonus Offers


Other Bonus Offers

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan
- 10,000 Mileage Plan Miles on premium category car rentals of five or more days, across participating rental suppliers booked via Alaska Airlines. More... Book by May 31, 20

American AAdvantage
- 25% Bonus AAdvantage Miles when you convert World of Hyatt points to American AAdvantage miles More... Until May 31, 20

IHG Rewards Club
- Triple IHG Rewards Club Points for stays at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tampa/Rocky Point Island More... Until Jul 5, 20

Marriott Bonvoy
- 1,000 Bonus Bonvoy Points for stays on the Member Offer rate or Pride & Joy Couples Package at the TownePlace Suites Austin Arboretum/The Domain Area. More... Unknown end date

TAP Air Portugal Miles&Go
- Up to 3x Miles&Go miles when you subsribe to or renew a Club TAP Miles&Go membership. More... Until May 31, 20

United MileagePlus
- 100% Bonus when you buy MileagePlus Miles. Targeted offer - may not appear for everyone More... Until May 14, 20

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