RWRDS Daily Update – March 21

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

NEXUS airport enrolment centres to reopen soon!

The CBSA announced that the reopening of NEXUS airport ernolment centres will take place over the next month! Travellers can now book their interviews from the following start dates:

  • March 27
    • Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ)
    • Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG)
  • April 3
    • Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
  • April 12
    • Calgary International Airport (YYC)
    • Edmonton International Airport (YEG)
  • April 17
    • Montreal-Trudeau International Airport (YUL)
  • April 24
    • Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
    • Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW)

A reminder that you now have multiple options for completing your interviews with the Canadian CBSA and U.S. CBP:

  1. A joint U.S. – Canada interview at a land enrolment centre (14 locations) in the U.S.
  2. A split interview at a Canadian land enrolment centre (2 locations) followed by an interview at a U.S. land enrolment centre (Canadian interview is conducted at the Canadian enrolment centre and the U.S. interview completed at the corresponding U.S. enrolment centre located just across the border at the port of entry).
  3. A two-step interview at a Canadian airport enrolment centre (8 locations), followed by an interview at a U.S. preclearance location in a Canadian airport.

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JAL Japan Airlines adds new top end elite status tier

JAL Japan Airlines have introduced a new top level elite status tier called Diamond Metal. This new tier officially launches in April and requires the Mileage Bank member to earn 150,000 FLY ON Points on JAL Group flights or 180 JAL Group Flights + 50,000 FLY ON Points. This new top tier provides all the same benefits as the Diamond level plus a metal card, bonus miles, waiver of ticket service fees, a dedicated reservation line and confirmed reservations on select domestic routes in Japan. Click here to learn more about this new level.

Image via JAL

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LAST DAY! Aer Lingus: Save up to $200 on Aer Lingus flights from Canada to Ireland. Savings are $50 each way for economy class or $100 each way for business class. Book by Mar 21 for travel Apr 1 – May 31, 23 or Sep 1 – Nov 30, 23. Click here for more details & to book this offer

Fairmont Hotels: Save up to 30% on stays at Fairmont Hotels in Canada, United States, Mexico, Barbados, Bermuda, Bahamas. Book by Mar 31, 23 for stays until Apr 30, 23. Click here for more details & to book this offer

Simplii Financial™ No Fee Chequing Account Life’s always busy and you work hard every day for your money – it’s time for your bank account to do the same. Welcome offer: Earn $400† when you become a new client. Offer ends June 30, 2023. Click here for more details

Canadian Bonus Offers

Air Canada Aeroplan
– Earn 5,000 Bonus Aeroplan points when you book an Air Canada Vacations package to Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun. Book by Mar 31 for travel Apr1 – Oct 31, 23. More…

Marriott Bonvoy
Montreal Earn up to 8,000 Bonus Bonvoy Points for stays of 2+ nights at the Humaniti Hotel Montreal, Autograph Collection. Book now for stays until Apr 30, 23 More…

Other Bonus Offers

JAL Mileage Bank
– Receive a 30% discount when you redeem miles for economy class award flights between South Asia/Southeast Asia and Japan. Book by Mar 31 for travel Apr 1 – Jul 13, 23. More…

Marriott Bonvoy
Worldwide – Earn 1,000 bonus Bonvoy Points PER NIGHT for private home stays of 3 or more nights Worldwide booked via Homes & Villas by Marriott Bonvoy. Book by Apr 7  for stays until May 31, 23. More…
Beaver Creek 5,000 Bonus Bonvoy Points PER NIGHT for stays of 2+ nights at the Beaver Creek Lodge, Autograph Collection . Book now for stays until Apr 30, 23 More…
Lisbon 1,000 Bonus Bonvoy Points for stays on Saturday nights at the Lisbon Marriott Hotel. Book now for stays until Apr 19, 23 More…

Wyndham Rewards
– Receive a 40% bonus when you buy 3,000 or more Wyndham Rewards Points. Valid until Apr 21, 23 More…