The first Radisson Blu Hotel in Canada has officially opened its
doors. The Radisson Blu Toronto Downtown. This hotel used to be the the
Radisson Admiral Toronto-Harbourfront and it has undergone a massive
renovation. The hotel opened up to the public yesterday and is now a
Category 5 hotel in the Radisson Rewards program. This means it will
cost you 44,000 points per night for a standard reward night or 66,000
for a premium room.
However as you may have seen earlier on Rewards Canada today
Radisson is offering a 25% points rebate on redemptions so if you
redeem 44,000 points for a standard night you’ll receive 11,000 back as a
bonus. We checked availability and most nights for the next few months
are available at the hotel at the 44,000 point level (33K if you book by Oct 25). Learn more about the first Radisson Blu Hotel in Canada here.
Here’s an example of a redemption at The Radisson Blu Toronto Downtown:
44,000 points – well 33,000 if you take into account the 25% rebate for a $174.52 room. That’s a return of 0.52 cents per point which is right inline with about what Radisson Rewards points are worth. At 44,000 points it wouldn’t be worth redeeming for if you are a CPP (cents per point) watcher.
Airline Schedule Updates
A summary 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 India (an Aeroplan partner) will be launching 3 times per week flights between Vancouver and Delhi as of October 25. (Source: RoutesOnline)
Image via Air India
LOT Polish Airlines will continue with 3 flights per week between Toronto and Warsaw for most of the fall and winter season . (Source RoutesOnline)
SWISS is also planning to continue with 3 flights per week between Monteral and Zurich for fall and winter. (Source RoutesOnline)
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Posts since our last update:
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- Alaska Airlines will officially become part of the oneworld alliance on March 31, 2021
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- Receive a 100% bonus for buying Hilton Honors points until the end of the year
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- Fairmont Hotels Air Canada Altitude Member offer – Room upgrade, $50 hotel credit and daily breakfast for 2
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- The Rewards Canada Weekly Wind Up for October 3 to 9, 2020
Today we are starting a new feature here on Rewards Canada that seems to a popular blog thing to…
- Aer Lingus Flash Sale – Fly from Canada to Ireland for as little as $299 round trip including all fees
A day late with this offer since it actually came out yesterday but there are still about 7…
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Earn $300 cash when you open a new Scotiabank Ultimate Package! Plus earn Scotia Rewards or SCENE Rewards points. Find out more here.
If you aren’t using the Ampli Cash Back app yet you can get $5 when you download the app and join today with promo code AMPLI5 Find out more here
SkipTheDishes – Sign up with this link to get $5 off your first order over $15. Find out more here
WealthSimple Trade: Receive $5 when you deposit and trade at least $100 worth of stock with WealthSimple Trade. Find out more here (We will also receive $5 when you receive $5)
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Canadian Bonus Offers
Other Bonus Offers
– 25% Discount when you buy Choice Privileges points. More… Until Nov 6, 20
40% Bonus when you buy MeliaRewards Points. More… Until Oct 31, 20
– 25% Rewards Points rebate when you redeem for award nights for stays
at category 2 and up Radisson Hotel Group hotels Worldwide. More… Book by Oct 25 for stays until Dec 20, 20
– 4,000 Bonus Alfursan Miles when you make your first hotel booking via Rocketmiles. More… Until Dec 31, 20
– Up to a 100% bonus when you buy MileagePlus Miles. Actual bonus varies by member. More… Until Oct 27, 20
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