Tuesday, January 19, 2021

AmEx Platinum: Earn Statement Credits up to $200

Expiry: Jul 18, 2021

This is a great offer. Register your AmEx Platinum Card and order on Uber Eats, shop online or in-store at participating Sobeys (including Foodland and Safeway), Metro, Save-On-Foods locations in Canada and receive up to $200 in statement credits by Jul 18, 2021. So, basically, AmEx gives the Platinum Cardholders up to $200 in FREE groceries.

From Jan 19, 2021 until Jul 18, 2021, when you make qualifying purchases with your registered card in-store, on the merchant mobile application (if applicable), or online at participating locations of Sobeys (including Foodland and Safeway), Metro, Save-On-Foods, or Uber Eats in Canada, (click here for a list of merchant websites) you can get a statement credit equal to the amount of  the purchase transaction after taxes and applicable fees, up to a maximum of $200 (CAD) in statement credits, during the offer period and subsequently posted to your account. Subject to Amex acceptance. In the case of an online purchase made during the offer period, it may not qualify if the registered Card is charged on the shipping/delivery date and that date occurs after the offer ends. Offer is only available for delivery of purchase(s) within Canada.   

Only Basic Platinum Cards to be successfully registered are eligible for the offer. The registered Card account must be in good standing. Must first register your Card to the offer and use same Card to make qualifying purchase(s) by Jul 18, 2021. 

Monday, January 18, 2021

Earn 10,000 Aeroplan with a new TD Chequing Account

Deal Link: https://www.td.com/ca/en/personal-banking/special-offers/earn-more-aeroplan-points/

Expiry: May 30, 2021

The 10,000 Aeroplan points offer is available to Canadian residents that do not have an existing TD chequing account, that are the age of majority at time of account opening in their province or territory who:

  • Have a TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite* Card, TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Privilege* Card, or TD Aeroplan Visa Platinum* Card (the TD Aeroplan Credit Card Account) that was opened before May 30, 2021 and is active and in good standing. If you don't have one of those credit card, you can open one now. The current credit card welcome bonus is pretty good too.
  • Open a TD All-Inclusive Banking Plan or a TD Unlimited Chequing Account between January 18, 2021 and May 30, 2021 and keep the New Chequing Account open and in good standing for 90 days after account opening.

The following are not eligible for the 10,000 Aeroplan points offer:

  • Customers who already have a TD chequing account or TD Youth Account or had either one of these accounts that was closed on or after January 18, 2021; or
  • Customers who received any chequing account offer from TD in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021; or
  • TD staff members or a joint account with a TD staff member.
From my point of view, the promotion requirement is easy. There is no requirement for payroll direct deposit or pre-authorized payment etc. And the 10000 Aeroplan points value is ~$180.

BA: Purchase Avios and receive 30% bonus

Expiry: Feb 2, 2021

You can enjoy a 30% bonus when you purchase 1,000 to 200,000 Avios before Feb 2, 2021. Eligible Participants may Gift Avios (purchase for someone else) during the promotional period, provided that the recipient holds a British Airways Executive Club account with at least one Avios point in their account. The Bonus Avios will not count towards your promotional limit of 200,000 Avios. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other Purchase Avios offer. Purchased Avios can be refunded within 14 days of purchase providing the Avios have not been used. 

Saturday, January 16, 2021

RBC: Get a latest 10.2" iPad

Updated on Jan 16, 2021: This promotion has been extended to Feb 1, 2021.

Expiry: Dec 18, 2020 Feb 1, 2021

You can get the latest Apple 10.2" iPad (8th Generation, price $429+tax) at no cost when you open an eligible RBC bank account. Offer ends Feb 1, 2021.

You need to set up and complete two of the following by Mar 15, 2021:
  • Your payroll as a direct deposit
  • Two pre-authorized monthly payments (PAPs)
  • Two bill payments to a service provider

Then RBC will send you an email shortly after you qualify with instructions on how to order your 10.2” iPad Wi-Fi 32GB (8th Generation).

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

AmEx Cobalt Card: Up to 45000 bonus MR points + $40 GCR bonus

Expiry: May 5, 2021

AmEx Cobalt Card is one of my favorite cards in Canada. I highly recommend you to apply one if you currently don't have one.

Get More Rexall Be Well Points with Your Linked RBC Card

On May 1, 2020, Rexall launched a NEW loyalty rewards program ("Be Well"), which can manage your health and wellness easier and more rewarding. You can earn 10 Be Well points for every $1 spent in Rexall stores, and redeem 25,000 Be Well points for $10 cash value.

On Jan 13, 2021, RBC and Rexall have announced a new strategic partnership that will allow RBC clients to earn and receive even more value and savings, while accessing Rexall’s health and wellness resources. RBC clients will receive 50 Be Well points for every $1 spent on eligible purchases at Rexall when they link their eligible RBC credit and debit cards to their Be Well card (this is around 2% return). This will deliver 5X more value than non-RBC Be Well members or unlinked RBC clients.

If you are interested in this program and you also have RBC cards, you can visit www.rbc.com/rexall to learn more about this new program and receive instructions on how to link your eligible RBC credit and debit cards to your Be Well account and become a Be Well member. 

Once linked, every time you shop at any Rexall location in Canada, scan your Be Well card or Be Well app and pay using a linked RBC card, you will receive 50 Be Well points for every $1 spent on eligible purchases. Plus, you can have exclusive access to offers and promotions created just for you.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Wealthsimple Cash Introduction


Wealthsimple Cash is one of the Wealthsimple products. You can use it to split takeout or rent, send a friend cash for a coffee, or request money instantly. With Wealthsimple Cash there are no monthly account fee, no foreign transaction fee and no low balance fees.

Monday, January 11, 2021

Wealthsimple Trade Referral Program

Updated on Jan 11, 2021: More Wealthsimple Trade features coming soon:
  • Notifications when stock prices move
  • News and updates about stocks you follow
  • 2FA security

Wealthsimple Trade is Canada's first $0 commission stock trading app. Wealthsimple Trade lets you buy and sell thousands of stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on major Canadian and U.S. exchanges with $0 commissions on any trades. And you can start trading as little as $1. Note: Wealthsimple Trade is NOT Wealthsimple Invest. Wealthsimple Invest is an automated investing service that manages your investments for you using a personalized portfolio of low-fee ETFs. From my point of view, I like Wealthsimple Trade most.

National Bank World Elite MasterCard: $300 bonus + FYF

Expiry: Jan 31, 2021

If you apply for National Bank World Elite MasterCard before Jan 31, 2021, and activate it before Feb 15, 2021, you can get $300 cashback and First Year Free ($150 value).

To earn your $300 cashback, you must charge a net purchase amount of $4,000 to your credit card during the first three months following its activation, and have a credit account in good standing at the end of that period. 

Note: you have not held a National Bank Mastercard credit card in the last 24 months.

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Shoppers Drug Mart: Bonus Redemption Event (Expired)

Expiry: Jan 13, 2021

The next SDM Bonus Redemption Event is between Jan 8 to Jan 13, 2021. Redemption amounts between the specified examples are also eligible to receive the following extra value amounts:
  • Tier #1: Get $15 in extra value when you redeem 50,000 PC Optimum points => $65 off
  • Tier #2: Get $40 in extra value when you redeem 100,000 PC Optimum points => $140 off
  • Tier #3: Get $100 in extra value when you redeem 200,000 PC Optimum points => $300 off