Friday, October 15, 2021

October 15 Update: Check out the AIR MILES Carousel of Dreams in Toronto this weekend and don't forget to earn miles & points for shopping online from the U.S.

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 which is currently offering a welcome bonus of up to 100,000 bonus points worth $500 and no annual fee in the first year! 

If you are in Toronto today and tomorrow and can make it down to Yonge-Dundas Square (1 Dundas St E) go check out the AIR MILES Carousel of Dreams! To celebrate the revamping of the program this 40ft long luggage carousel that offers major rewards and prizes from top brands. The event is open for AIR MILES collectors and AIR MILES & Onyx credit cardholders. Prizes from top brands and AIR MILES Partners like BMO, Sobeys, Shell, Metro, Samsung, Smeg and many more, are all up for grabs on the Carousel of Dreams, as well as free flights from travel partners Air Canada, WestJet, Porter, and Delta. Featuring a 40-foot luggage carousel, the event reinforces AIR MILES’ commitment to providing collectors with more redemption benefits, more ways to earn, and more opportunities to take part in promotions.


Images via AIR MILES


Time sure seems to be flying by as we are already back into the Christmas shopping season! This is just a reminder that even as Canadians we can earn points and miles via U.S. and other non-Canadian online shopping malls when you shop at retailers outside of Canada. What reminded me to remind you is that yesterday I made a purchase with Anthropologie for some Christmas gifts. Now, Anthropologie is a partner with AIR MILES Shops and the Aeroplan eStore but they are also partnered with most U.S. airlines so I chose to use Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan. I almost forgot to do this as I had everything ready to check out so I actually closed the browser tab with Anthropologie, went to Mileage Plan Shopping, logged in and clicked on Anthropologie and voila everything was there in my cart and I completed the order! I knew it was successful as Mileage Plan shopping sent me an email within a couple of hours saying the purchase was being tracked! Also, the items I ordered were not available for shipping to Canada so I am having them shipped to Stackry which has now become our U.S. forwarder of choice as they are super fast to turn packages around and have them sent out.


Image via Mileage Plan Shopping


We've added another airline to the bonus offers section on our global site FFB. Vietnam's Bamboo Airways Bamboo Club is now being tracked. You can visit that bonus offers page here. As they don't fly to Canada (just yet) and don't have any significant partners here they will not be added to the Rewards Canada bonus offers section.

Image via Bamboo Airways


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