December 16 Update: Points not posting properly in the new Scene+ program and a new Amex Offer for Lululemon

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We continue to hear from numerous readers via email and blog comments that Scotia credit card multipliers are not coding correctly in the new Scene+ program. Many grocery and other purchases that should be 5x or 3x points with the Scotia Gold Amex Card
are only posting as 1 point per dollar. We’ve also heard that the total
points balance in some members Scene+ accounts are lower than they were
in their Scotia Rewards accounts. 

If either of these (or any issues for that matter) are happening to
you be sure to keep track of all your purchases that should be earning
5x points and make note of what your points balance was
before the new program launched so that if Scotia does not rectify
these you can approach them to have all the issues corrected. I haven’t
heard from Scotia directly but based upon what I have read they are
aware of the issues and working on correcting them. I have also heard
wait times for calling in are very long, which if I was to guess is directly
related to these issues and others we mentioned in our post earlier this
week: The new Scene+ program is now live, find all the details here! 

Image via Scene+

One new Amex Offers offer has come out this week so
far. It’s the return of one for Lululemon however it is only for online
purchases. I received this only on my Cobalt Card:

Spend at least $100 in qualifying purchases using your registered Card at by 31/01/2022 and earn a one-time $20 statement credit. Registration cap applies. Terms apply.

Simply log in to your Amex account or go onto the Amex app to see if
you these offers have been sent to you and to register for them.

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

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