September 20 Update: Alaska Airlines reveals new top elite tier level, new Amex Offer with Lenovo & last day to join the Amex Gold Rewards Card waitlist

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Alaska Airlines
revealed the details of their new
top elite tier in the Mileage Plan program last week. The new MVP Gold
100K will officially launch by the end of January 2022. Qualification
will require earning 100,000 Mileage Plan miles or 140 segments earned
on Alaska Airlines, oneworld and partner airlines. There is also
requirement to have at least 24 of those flights on Alaska Airlines.
Once achieved some of the benefits include 150% elite bonus miles,
oneworld Emerald status, highest waitlist priority for upgrades, 2 one
way international upgrade certificates for travel on American Airlines
and more. Click here to learn more.

Alaska also announced last week the extension of
their 50% bonus elite miles for flying with them. This promotion has
seen numerous extensions during the pandemic and this one sees it moved
to the end of the year. Click here to learn more.

Image via Alaska Airlines


Yet one more new Amex Offers offer to let you know about. I received this on my Platinum Card: and it’s for Lenovo. Note that it is limited to the first 5,000 cardmembers who register! Here is the offer:

Spend at least $1,000 in qualifying purchases using your registered Card at by 17/10/2021 and earn a one-time $100 statement credit. Registration cap applies. Terms apply.

You can find this offer and many more in our Guide to American Express Canada ‘Amex Offers’

Today is the last day to get your name on the waitlist to get a 5,000 point boost for the new American Express Gold Rewards Card. Learn more about that offer here.

Image via American Express

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Canadian Bonus Offers

National Bank of Canada

– 15,000 Bonus A la carte Reward Points + first year free with the National Bank of Canada World Elite Mastercard. More… Until Dec 20, 21

– 15,000 Bonus A la carte Reward Points + first year free with the National Bank of Canada World Mastercard. More…Until Dec 20, 21

– 15,000 Bonus A la carte Reward Points + first year free with the National Bank of Canada Platinum Mastercard. More…Until Dec 20, 21

Other Bonus Offers

Alaska Airlines MileagePlan

– OFFER EXTENDED 50% Bonus Elite Qualifying Mileage Plan miles when you fly on Alaska Airlines. More… Until Dec 31, 21

Avianca LifeMiles

150% Bonus LifeMiles when you buy LifeMiles More… Until Oct 15, 21

– 2,000 Bonus LifeMiles on your first hotel booking made via LifeMiles Hotels. More… Book by Oct 31 for stays until Mar 31, 22

Best Western Rewards

– 750 Bonus Rewards Points for stays at participating Best Western
Hotels in Germany, Luxembourg, Austria, Switzerland, Croatia, Hungary,
Czech Republic or Slovenia. More… Unknown end date – offer is for Fall 2021

Emirates Skywards

Earn up to 2,500 bonus Skywards miles when you book hotel stays via Emirates Skywards Hotels. More… Book by Oct 15 for stays until Oct 31, 21

Marriott Bonvoy

– 5,000 Bonus Bonvoy Points per stay at the at the Westin Josun Seoul. More… Valid for stays until Oct 30, 21

– 2,000 bonus Bonvoy Points per stay Sunday – Thursday when booking a M Club guest room at the Marriott Phoenix Chandler More… Until Nov 30, 21

– Earn up to 7,000 Bonus Bonvoy Points for stays at the at the Residence Inn Los Angeles LAX/Manhattan Beach. More…Until Oct 31, 21

– 2,000 bonus Bonvoy Points PER NIGHT at the SpringHill Suites Corona Riverside. More… Until Nov 9, 21

Wyndham Rewards

– 3,000 Bonus  Wyndham Rewards Points on your next stay at a Wyndham Rewards Hotel Worldwide. More…
Targeted Offer – May not work for everyone (Please see the terms &
conditions on the offer landing page for details) Unknown end date