RWRDS Daily Update – February 1

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

We review the no fee Scotiabank American Express Card

The Scotiabank American Express Card was revamped in 2022 and with those changes it shot up the rankings in our Top Travel Rewards Credit Cards for 2023. Now we have a complete Rewards Canada review of this card with all that is good and not so good with the card. Click here to read the review

RBC ION card offers extended

The current increased welcome bonus offers for the RBC ION and ION+ cards have been extended. The no fee RBC ION Visa continues to offer 6,000 points while the RBC ION+ Visa is 12,000 points. Both bonuses are now available until April 3, 2023.

New Amex Offer for Harry Rosen

One new Amex Offers offer came out today for Harry Rosen:

Spend at least $400 in qualifying purchases using your registered Card at participating Harry Rosen location(s) or at by 30/04/2023 and earn a one-time $80 statement credit. Registration cap applies. Terms apply.

I received this offer on my Platinum Card and it is also available for Scotiabank issued American Express cards (Click here to register your Scotia card)

Simply log in to your Amex account or go onto the Amex app to see if 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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Posts since our last update:


Kimpton Winter Sale: Save up to 20% at the Kimpton St. George Toronto and 70+ other locations worldwide. Book by Feb 6 for stays until Apr 30, 23. Click here for more details & to book this offer.

Marriott Bonvoy Escapes: Save up to 20% on stays at over 1,500 Marriott Hotels Worldwide. Book by Sunday February 6 for stays over the next four weekend. Click here for more details & to book this offer.

Plaza Premium: Save 23% on Plaza Premium Lounge Passes when you use promo code CNY23. Plus Smart Traveller members will earn double Arrture points. Valid until Feb 5, 23. Click here for more details.

Canadian Bonus Offers


Other Bonus Offers

IHG One Rewards
– Receive IHG One Rewards Elite Status when you register for this offer and complete IHG Hotel stays within 90 days. Complete two nights to earn Gold Elite Status or five nights to earn Platinum Elite status. Register by Apr 30, 23. More…

Marriott Bonvoy
Changzhou 1,000 Bonus Bonvoy Points PER NIGHT for stays at the Fairfield by Marriott Changzhou Jintan Book now for stays until Mar 14, 23. More…
Osaka 5,000 Bonus Bonvoy Points PER NIGHT for stays at the W Osaka. Book now for stays until Mar 31, 23 More…

Miles & More
– 1,000 Bonus Miles & More Miles for stays at all Best Western hotels in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Hungary, Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovenia. Register & book now for stays until Apr 30, 23 More…