Alaska Airlines Fast Track

RWRDS Daily Update – December 21

Here’s your Rewards Canada update! Your near daily dose of loyalty program, credit card and travel news, bonuses, deals and more.

Alaska Airlines Fast Track to Elite Status

If you held Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan MVP status in 2022 but failed to re-qualify for 2023 they are giving you another chance! There is an automatic Fast Track to Elite Status offer for those members losing their status. Simply fly the amount of base miles listed below between January 13 and April 13 and you’ll get your status back for the remainder of 2023. Click here for more details

MVP members: 5,000 miles
MVP Gold members: 10,000 miles
MVP Gold 75K members: 20,000 miles

Image via Alaska Airlines

Several more confirmed Cobalt Multipliers

Three more confirmed American Express Cobalt Card multipliers were added today. Ernest F. let us know that Viator Tours codes properly as a 2x travel accelerator while we added Pho Mr.Q in Calgary as it earns 5x points and GYMVMT earns the base 1x points.

You can see these and all other confirmed locations from around the on our American Express Cobalt Card Confirmed Multiplier Locations page

Image via American Express

Choice Privileges cuts their online shopping portal

Frequent Miler reports that Choice Hotels Privileges has shut down their online shopping portal. This is one that I don’t think many Canadians utilized but it was an avenue for getting points if your those that were in your account were set to expire.

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Accor Hotels: AAA/CAA members can receive 15% off and a $50 dining credit for stays in North America. Book now for stays until Jan 31, 23. Click here for more details & to book this offer.

Scotiabank: Make money while you wait. Earn up to 4.60% interest on your MomentumPLUS Savings Accounts for 5 months. Plus earn a $350* welcome bonus with the Scotiabank Ultimate Package!

Get up to 5.05%* total annual interest rate on new deposits ± on your HSBC High Rate Savings Account from October 17, 2022 to January 27, 2023.

Canadian Bonus Offers


Other Bonus Offers

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan
– Fast Track to Elite Status. If you held MVP status for 2022 but failed to requalify for 2023. Complete the required flight miles to earn back your status. Flights must take place between Jan 13 – Apr 13, 23. More…

Best Western Rewards
Finland Lithuania Earn up to 20,000 bonus Rewards Points when you stay at participating Best Western Hotels in Finland and Lithuania. Register & book now for stays completed by Feb 5, 23. More…

Marriott Bonvoy
Oakland 2,000 bonus Bonvoy Points PER NIGHT at the Courtyard Oakland Airport. Book now for stays until Feb 4, 23 More…
San Diego 5,000 bonus Bonvoy Points for stays of 3 or more nights at the Courtyard San Diego Central. Book now for stays until Feb 4, 23 More…

Stash Hotel Rewards
Asheville Double Stash Rewards Points for stays at the Elevation Lofts Hotel Asheville NC. Book by Mar 20 for stays until Mar 31, 23. More…


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