RWRDS Daily Update – October 17

Here’s your Rewards Canada update! Your near daily dose of loyalty program, credit card and travel news, bonuses, deals and more. Today’s update is brought to you by the Scotiaank Gold American Express Card which you can earn up to 40,000 bonus Scene+ Rewards points (that’s up to $400 towards travel) and pay no annual fee in your first year with Click here to learn more about this offer

New Amex Offers:

Two new Amex Offers were released today from merchants that we have seen before. The ever popular offer for purchasing Ivan Hoe shopping gift cards is back and so is an offer for stays at Shangri-La Hotels in Canada. These are the offers:

Spend at least $200 in qualifying gift card purchases using your registered Card at participating Ivanhoé Cambridge Guest Services kiosks or at by 31/12/2022 and earn a one-time $30 statement credit. Registration cap applies. Terms apply.

Get a statement credit equal to 20% of total qualifying purchases when you use your registered Card at the Shangri-La Hotels in Toronto and Vancouver or via the Shangri-La App or at at these locations by 31/03/2023. Limit of $150 in total credits. Terms apply.

I personally received these offers on my Platinum Card, To see if you have qualified for these offers simply log in to your Amex account or go onto the Amex app to see if they have been sent to you and to register for them. These offers are also open to Scotiabank issued American Express cards (Click here to register your Scotia card)  You can find this and many more offers in our Guide to American Express Canada ‘Amex Offers’

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New Cobalt Card confirmed multipliers:

We have another update to our American Express Cobalt™ Card Confirmed Multiplier Locations feature! Thanks to DaniJaan and Paul for providing the following:

5x points:
New Island Sushi (Saskatoon)

Wine & Beyond (Kelowna – but should work at all their locations)

2x points:
Big White Retail (Kelowna)

Check out all the confirmed locations here.

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Posts since our last update:


HSBC: Get up to 4.75%* total annual interest rate on new deposits ± on your HSBC High Rate Savings Account from October 17, 2022 to January 27, 2023.

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.

Scotiabank: Make money while you wait. Earn up to 4.25% interest on your MomentumPLUS Savings Accounts for 5 months. Plus earn a $300* welcome bonus with the Scotiabank Ultimate Package!

Receive $5.00 free with the code AMPLI5 when you join Ampli by Avion Rewards

Canadian Bonus Offers

Air Canada Aeroplan
– Earn up to 15,000 Bonus Aeroplan points on Air Canada Vacations packages to The Exumas Bahamas. Book by Nov 30 for travel Nov 1, 22 – Apr 30, 23.More…

Other Bonus Offers

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan
– Receive up to 60% Bonus Mileage Plan Miles when you buy or gift miles. Valid until Nov 2, 22 More…

Marriott Bonvoy
Palma de Mallorca 3,000 bonus Bonvoy Points + 10% for stays of 7+ nights at the Sheraton Mallorca Arabella Golf Hotel. Book now for stays until Dec 14, 22 More…
Palma de Mallorca 3,000 bonus Bonvoy Points + 10% for stays of 7+ nights at the Castillo Hotel Son Vida, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Mallorca. Book now for stays until Nov 22, 22 More…
Paris 5,000 bonus Bonvoy Points for stays of 2+ nights at The Westin Paris – Vendome. Book now for stays Oct 22 – Dec 28, 22 More…

SAS EuroBonus
– Earn up to 10,000 bonus EuroBonus points on Hertz rentals Worldwide. Book by Oct 23 for rentals until Dec 15, 22. More…

Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles
– Earn up to 4,000 Miles&Smiles Miles on Sixt Rentals Worldwide. Book by Oct 31 for rentals until Dec 31, 22. More…