Tuesday, November 23, 2021

November 23 Update: Scotia credit card updates, Hotels. com Black Friday Double Stamps plus 30% off & an earn and burn loyalty lesson

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, has no foreign transaction fees and no annual fee in the first year! 

Yesterday was supposed to mark the launch of the new Scene+ program however technical difficulties behind the scene delayed that. However it also was the day for updates across the board from Scotia for their credit cards. All of the Scotia Rewards points earning cards are now worded as earning Scene+ points and for entire Scotia portfolio we only see one card with a new increased welcome bonus and that's the Scotia SCENE Visa Card. That card is now offering 5,000 bonus points as its welcome bonus. Their two most popular points cards, the Scotia Gold American Express Card and Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite card both saw their point offers lowered while the Momentum cash back cards all had their current offers extended. Click here to see all of the Scotia card offers on our site.


Hotels.com is offering Double Stamps + up to 30% off or more with Secret Prices as their Black Friday offer. You can earn the double stamps for up to five nights which means you could earn enough stamps for one free night. Book by Nov 29 for stays until Apr 30, 22. Click here to book this offer.

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Whether you are new to the points and miles world or have been collecting for years on end but haven't done much research into the programs you collect with I cannot stress enough that the one you thing you should be doing is looking at both the earning and redemption side of the programs or as we call it the earn and the burn. I want to reiterate this as it can end being a very costly endeavour for those who haven't taken the time to explore the ins and outs of these programs. I want to direct you to this post of ours: Clash of the Reward Charts! American Express vs. RBC just as an example. Sure RBC's reward chart may look better than Amex's but that's only one side of the equation. How do those charts compare when you look at both sides? It can make a major difference. Basically what I'm putting out there is why would you spend $28,000 before getting a free flight in North America when you can spend as little as $8,000? How about $12,000 vs $52,000 for Europe? Click here to learn more



New offers from WestJet, Via Rail, LOT Polish Airlines and more have been added today to our Black Friday / Cyber Monday / Holiday 2021 Deals page! Check it out here and be sure to visit it often as new offers are being added all the time including more later today!

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Sandman Hotels Black Friday Offer: Save up to 40% off the Standard Rate, plus RSVP Rewards members get an additional 10% and double points. Book by Nov 30 for stays until Apr 30, 22  Click here for more details and to book this offer.

Hilton: Receive a free night at select Hilton resorts Worldwide. Receive your 3rd, 6th or 7th night free depending on the location. Book by Dec 31, 21 Book this offer here.

$50 Disney Gift Card and US$20 Daily F&B Credit when you stay 2 or more nights at the JW Marriott, Anaheim Resort. Valid for stays until Dec 31, 21 Full details & online booking

Motley Fool Canada: Have Money to Invest? New Stock Picks Every Month from Legendary Investors. Now Only $99

Simplify the way you trade cryptocurrency by joining me on NDAX – Use my referral link and we will both get $10. Learn more here.

WealthSimple Trade:  Receive $10 when you deposit and trade at least $100 worth of stock with WealthSimple Trade. Find out more here (We will also receive $25 when you sign up with our link)

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
- Fast Track to Elite Status for Amazon employees. More... Until Jun 30, 22

Choice Privileges
- Double Privileges Points on all qualifying stays with Choice Hotels Worldwide.  More... Register and book now for stays Nov 29  – Dec 31, 21

Marriott Bonvoy
- 2,000 Bonus Bonvoy Points PER NIGHT at the Sheraton Denver Tech Center Hotel. More... Valid for stays until Dec 13, 22
- 2,000 Bonus Bonvoy Points PER NIGHT at the Hotel Vance, Portland, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel. More... Valid for stays until Dec 13, 22
- 2,000 Bonus Bonvoy Points PER NIGHT at the SpringHill Suites Las Vegas Convention Center. More... Valid for stays until Dec 13, 22
- 2,000 Bonus Bonvoy Points PER NIGHT at The Westin San Jose. More... Valid for stays until Dec 13, 22
- 1,000 Bonus Bonvoy Points for stays at the SpringHill Suites Denton. More... Valid for stays until Jan 22, 22
- 2,500 Bonus Bonvoy Points for stays at The Westin at The Woodlands. More... Valid for stays until Jan 17, 22


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