March 22 Update: More confirmed Cobalt Card multipliers, Lynx Air expands in the Toronto area and Home & Villas by Marriott lowers stay requirement

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A pretty big update up to our American Express Cobalt™ Card Confirmed Multiplier Locations feature. The following were added to the section on Canadian merchants: 

  • Chatime: 5x points on app reloads only. (Thanks to James)
  • Uber Rides: 2x points (No longer earns 5x points – Thanks to Ben for letting us know)
  • Wadena Co-Op: 5x points
  • Moose Jaw Co-Op: 5x points
  • Scoops Dairy Bar Wadena: This one posted as 1x
    points so I will be calling Amex to see if they need to adjust it as it should be eats and drinks
  • Fed-Ex: 1x points
  • Canco Petroleum: 2x points
  • Flying J: 2x points
  • PetSmart: 1x points
  • Direct Energy: 1x points
  • Pet Planet: 1x points

Click here to see these and all the other confirmed Cobalt Card multipliers!

Last week Lynx Air announced a big expansion out of
Toronto and Hamilton with flights to four new cities and five new
routes. The ultra low cost carrier will add Toronto to Edmonton, Halifax
and St. John’s flights as well as Hamilton to Calgary and Halifax
flights. These flights will begin in late June. (Source Lynx Air)

Image via Lynx Air


Homes & Villas by Marriott International
announced they have reduced the minimum stay length for bookings  from
3-nights to 2-nights at select properties. Remember you can earn 2x
points on bookings made by Mar 31 for stays until Apr 30, 22. Click here for more details

Image via Homes & Villas

Posts since our last update:


Plaza Premium: Enjoy up to 20% off* adult lounge access (excluding Student Lounge) in the months of February and March 2022. Click here to book this offer.

Hilton Hotels: Stay at Waldorf Astoria Hotels &
Resorts, LXR Hotels & Resorts, and Conrad Hotels & Resorts and
receive a $150 on-property credit for each night you stay. Click here to book this offer.

Canadian Bonus Offers

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer

Receive 30% off KrisFlyer saver award tickets to over 50 destinations
Worldwide including Vancouver to Singapore. Book by Mar 31 for travel
Apr 1 – May 31, 22 More…

TAP Air Portugal Miles&Go

OFFER EXTENDED Double Miles&Go Status Miles on all qualifying TAP
Air Portugal flights including Toronto. Book by Mar 31 for travel until
May 27, 22. More…

Other Bonus Offers

Avianca LifeMiles

145% bonus when you buy LifeMiles. Valid until Mar 30, 22 More…

Hilton Honors

– 100% Bonus when you buy 5,000 or more Hilton Honors points online. Until May 6, 22 More…

Marriott Bonvoy

Durham 4,000 bonus Bonvoy Points per stay at the AC Hotel by Marriott Durham. Valid for stays until Apr 30, 22 More…

Spartanburg 5,000 bonus Bonvoy Points PER NIGHT on
Sunday-Thursday nights for stays the Spartanburg Marriott. Valid for
stays until Apr 25, 22 More…

Surfers Paradise 1,000 Bonus Bonvoy Points PER NIGHT +
Free Breakfast + Free Parkfing for stays at the JW Marriott Gold Coast
Resort & Spa. Valid for stays May 1 – Jul 24, 22. More..

Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles

– Triple Miles&Smiles Miles for stays at all participating Accor
Hotels Worldwide. Book by Mar 31 for stays until May 31, 22 More…