December 4 Update: New from RBC – The Avion Collection, Discounted More Rewards redemption offer for Save-On Foods & Aeroplan accumulation changes for Canadian North

 Here’s your Rewards Canada Daily update! Your daily dose (or near
daily dose) of loyalty program, credit card and travel news, bonuses,
deals and more. This update is brought to you by the HSBC World Elite Mastercard.

has launched a new initiative for their Avion
cardholders. Entitled ‘The Avion Collection’ RBC describes the Avion
Collection as

“Bringing you curated travel ideas, exclusive value, insider tips, and
unique experiences that will only get better over time. This is the
start of an ever-growing catalog of value and inspiration, just for

They have also introduced a Podcast as part of the collection which is
hosted by former Olympian and Amazing Race Canada host Jon Montgomery.
The first episode is planned for December 14.  As we don’t have an Avion card in the Rewards Canada family at the
moment I would love to hear from a reader or readers of ours who do to
see what may be in-store when you log in to the Avion Collection site in
terms of offers, value and unique experiences. From the landing page
prior to logging in they only note the The Avion Collection Ski
which provides discounts at five ski areas across Canada. If there is
more inside when you log in please let us know!  Learn more about The Avion Collection here

Image via RBC

More Rewards  is offering a discounted Save-On
Foods redemption for this weekend only. You can redeem 12,000 points for
$50 off your grocery bill. This puts the per point value at 0.42 cents
which matches their best redemption of redeeming for travel! Find out more here.
I’m actually placing an order for delivery this weekend and have applied the code, here it is in action:


More Rewards is also offering 20% back in points when you
redeem for any travel that is completed by January 31, 2021. This
includes flights, hotels, car rentals etc. Find out more here.  

Images via More Rewards


As of December 1st the Aeroplan points accumulation rate for flying on Canadian North changed slightly. Learn more here.

Effective for travel December 1, 2020:

  • For distances flown up to 249 miles, Aeroplan Elite Status Members earn a minimum of 250 Aeroplan points multiplied by the % of miles flown as indicated for eligible booking classes.
  • For example, a booking class which earns 100% of miles flown will
    earn 250 points, whereas a booking class which earns 50% of miles
    flown will earn 125 points.
  • Aeroplan Members who do not hold Elite Status will earn points
    based on the actual distance flown and the booking class purchased.

Effective for travel until November 30, 2020:

  • For distances flown up to 499 miles, the minimum points
    accumulation for Aeroplan Members is based on the booking class
    purchased multiplied by the % of miles flown as indicated.
  • For example, a booking class which earns 100% of miles flown will
    earn 500 points, whereas a booking class which earns 50% of miles
    flown will earn 250 points.

Image via Aeroplan

RBC Rewards
is offering 20% off the regular points
amount required to redeem for select gift cards like iTunes, Indigo,
Nintendo, PlayStation, and more. This offer runs until December 8. Find out more here.

Image via RBC

Give A Mile 2020 Flight Hero Christmas Campaign: Help Rewards Canada raise 50,000 points for flights of compassion We are now up to 30,000 points – thank you to everyone who has donated so far! Now we only need 20,000 more points!


Posts since our last update:


HSBC Premier Chequing Account Get up to $1,000* in cash back and rewards when you switch over to us by December 28, 2020 Find out more here.

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)

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

ALL Accor Live Limitless

– Double ALL Rewards Points for stays at participating Accor Hotels in France.  More… Until Jan 31, 21

– Double ALL Rewards Points when you book a room at a participating
Accor Hotel in Austria, Germany or Switzerland to use as an office space
from 9am to 6pm. More.. Until Dec 31, 20

Amtrak Guest Rewards

– Receive a free trip when you complete one qualifying round trip on Acela. More… Until Feb 10, 21

Federal Hotels International Gracious Rewards

2X Gracious Rewards Points when you book a Workation package at the Hotel Capitol Kuala Lumpur. More… Until Feb 28, 21

Marriott Bonvoy

2,500 Bonus Bonvoy Points when you join Marriott Bonvoy and complete your first stay. More… Unknown end date

Red Lion Hello Rewards

– 10 bonus Hello Bucks when you complete stays at participating Red Lion hotels across the US and Canada. More… Book by Jan 6 for stays until Mar 31, 21

Shangri-La Hotels Golden Circle

50% Bonus GC Points when you buy points online. More… Until Dec 13, 20

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