Thursday, June 30, 2022

AmEx Grocery Offer is back!

 
Expiry: Aug 31, 2022

Make 3 separate qualifying grocery purchases of at least $60 each, using your registered AmEx Card directly at participating grocery merchants in Canada (excluding Quebec) by Aug 31, 2022 and earn a one-time $30 statement credit. Only the first 80,000 cards to be successfully registered are eligible for the offer. 

Participating merchants: FreshCo, Chalo! Freshco, Farm Boy, Foodland, IGA, Longo’s and Longo’s delivered by Grocery Gateway, Safeway, Sobeys, and Thrifty Foods locations in Canada (excluding Quebec), online at www.farmboy.ca, www.foodland.ca, www.longos.com, and www.thriftyfoods.com, or through the Farmboy, Longo’s, and Thrifty Foods mobile apps.

This offer is not as good as last year's AmEx Grocery Offer. But it is still a good offer to me.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

AmEx Shop Small Offer is back!


Expiry: Aug 24, 2022

Make a qualifying purchase of at least $10 with your registered AmEx Card by Aug 24, 2022 to be eligible to earn a $5 statement credit at each of up to 5 different participating small business locations or online businesses in Canada. Limit $25 in total credits.

Only the first 100,000 cards to be successfully registered are eligible for the offer. Only eligible small merchant locations in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary, Vancouver and surrounding areas, and eligible small online merchants in Canada are included in this offer. For a list of eligible in-person merchant locations please visit https://www.americanexpress.com/en-ca/maps?cat=Shop-Small&cat=Member-Favorite and for a selection of eligible online merchants please visit https://www.americanexpress.com/ca/en/services/online-merchant-directory/#shopsmall, and look for merchants on these two  websites with both a Shop Small icon (depicted by the blue circular Shop Small logo) and a Shop Small Offer Eligible icon (depicted by a red price tag). Only merchants with both icons are eligible for this offer. Due to this unprecedented period of disruption, please note that the Merchants listed on the American Express Maps or Online Directory may change.

If you don't have this offer, you can try to register it on this web page: https://www.americanexpress.com/ca/en/network/shopping.html

Monday, June 27, 2022

AmEx Offer: Marriott Hotels

 
Expiry: Oct 5, 2022

Spend at least $250 in qualifying purchases using your registered AmEx Card directly at participating Marriott Bonvoy™ properties in Canada or at www.marriott.com by Oct 5, 2022 and earn a one-time $50 statement credit. Only the first 40,000 cards to be successfully registered are eligible for the offer. 

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Air France-KLM Credit Card by Brim Financial

 

Brim Financial announced a partnership with Air France-KLM in Canada. The joint Air France and KLM’s loyalty program, Flying Blue, will leverage Brim’s end-to-end technology platform to launch a unique credit card product and platform in the Canadian market.

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

AmEx Offer: Hyatt Hotels

 Expiry: Sep 22, 2022

Spend at least $300 in qualifying purchases using your registered AmEx Card directly at participating Hyatt Hotels & Resorts locations in Canada or at www.hyatt.com by Sep 22, 2022 and earn a one-time $60 statement credit. Only the first 30,000 cards to be successfully registered are eligible for the offer.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Get up to 25% Aeroplan points back on eligible travel redemptions

Deal Link: https://www.aircanada.com/ca/en/aco/home/aeroplan/credit-cards/amex/redemption-back.html#/

Expiry: Jul 5, 2022

Starting June 21 until July 5, 2022, Aeroplan members who hold eligible American Express Aeroplan cards can now enjoy even more value. They’ll be able to get back up to 25% of the Aeroplan points redeemed on travel. This includes:

  • Flight Rewards
  • Car Rentals
  • Hotel Bookings
  • Air Canada Vacations

Members need to register and redeem by July 5, 2022 and travel by December 31, 2022. Offer is valid for the following card products: 

  • American Express®* Aeroplan® Business Reserve Card – Get 25% Aeroplan points back
  • American Express®* Aeroplan® Reserve Card – Get 25% Aeroplan points back
  • American Express®* Aeroplan® Card – Get 20% Aeroplan points back

Thursday, June 16, 2022

AmEx Offer: Best Western Hotels

 
Expiry: Sep 15, 2022

Spend at least $100 in qualifying purchases using your registered AmEx Card directly at participating Best Western Hotels & Resorts location(s) in Canada or at www.bestwestern.com by Sep 15, 2022 and earn a one-time $20 statement credit. Only the first 30,000 cards to be successfully registered are eligible for the offer.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

How to buy Bitcoin in Canada

Updated on Apr 9, 2022: I am not asking you to buy Bitcoin or any cryptocurrencies here. Cryptocurrencies investment has very high risks. Please be wised with your decision! But, if you want to buy Bitcoin in Canada, I would suggest you to try Shakepay / Newton / Netcoins / VirgoCX.  If you want to sign up a new Shakepay account, please use our referral link below: https://shakepay.me/r/NXDBDC0 , and you can earn $30 when you buy CAD $100 of Bitcoin / ETH.  If you want to open a new Newton account, please use our referral link: http://web.newton.co/r/7O419Y , and you can earn $25 when you make your first trade of CAD $100 cryptocurrencies. If you want to open a new Netcoins account, please use our referral link: https://netcoins.app/r?ac=13S8HS , and you can earn $60 when you make your first trade of CAD $100 cryptocurrencies.  If you want to sign up a new VirgoCX account, please use our referral link below: https://virgocx.ca/page#/register?code=u7zOV9kh , and you can earn $60 when you make your first fiat deposit of $100 CAD or more. Thanks for your support.
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Bitcoin price is around USD $40,000 on Jun 16, 2021. Some friends asked me recently how to buy Bitcoin in Canada. So, I would like to introduce the options for Canadians to buy bitcoin today. Note: I am NOT recommending or suggesting that you should buy those cryptocurrencies, and you should always do your research to make informed investing decisions. All I provide here is just an introduction of the workflow. From my point of view, I prefer Shakepay and Newton exchange platforms.

Sunday, June 12, 2022

Air Canada: Earn up to 3X Aeroplan on flights within Canada

 
Deal Link: https://www.aircanada.com/en-ca/flights-within-canada

Expiry: Jun 21, 2022

You can earn up to 3X Aeroplan points when you book an Air Canada flight to any destination within Canada before Jun 21, 2022 (Travel by Oct 31, 2022). Online registration is required.

Friday, June 10, 2022

HSBC World Elite MasterCard: 80,000 points + First Year Free + GCR $125 bonus

Expiry: Oct 31, 2022

HSBC just released a new welcome offer for the HSBC World Elite MasterCard.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Wealthsimple Cash Introduction


Updated on Jun 8, 2022: You can send an e-transfer directly from your Cash account to anyone that does not use Wealthsimple Cash. Contacts you are able to e-transfer will appear as email addresses on your contact screen. Your recipient will see the e-transfer come through to their email. They will have the option to either download the Cash app, or deposit the e-transfer directly to their bank.

 

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 and no low balance fees.

Monday, June 6, 2022

AmEx Staples Offer


Expiry: Aug 31, 2022

Spend at least $150 in qualifying purchases using your registered AmEx Card at participating Staples and Bureau en Gros location(s) or at www.staples.ca/ by Aug 31, 2022 and earn a one-time $30 statement credit. Note: Excludes purchases of gift cards made online and in-store. But, one of our reader told us that it works for him to buy gift cards in Staples.