Thursday, September 29, 2022

AmEx Disney+ Offer

Expiry: Sep 28, 2023

Make a qualifying purchase of at least $119.99 in a single transaction on an annual Disney+ subscription using your registered AmEx Card at by Sep 28, 2023 and earn a $119.99 statement credit. Limit of 1 credit. This is a target offer. Only AmEx Platinum and AmEx Aeroplan Reserve cardholders get this offer.

Sunday, September 25, 2022

StayVancouverHotels: Get up to $250 in Mastercard gift cards

Deal Link:

You can get up to $250 in Mastercard® pre-paid gift cards with a 2-night stay when you book through using promo code “Mastercard”. Stay must be between October 1, 2022, and Dec 31, 2022.

Booking consecutive nights as separate reservations will be treated the same as a single reservation for multiple nights. The 2-night stay qualifies for a total of $100, $150, $200 or $250 in Mastercard® gift cards depending upon the hotel booked. Both the first night and the second night qualifies for a $50, $75, $100, or $125 Mastercard® gift card depending on the hotel booked. Mastercard® gift card(s) will be delivered at check-in.

Note: This offer is limited and may end at any time. Bookings may be canceled up to 48 hours prior to check-in. Maximum 3 bookings per guest.

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Double AmEx Referral Bonus

Expiry: Oct 26, 2022

As a AmEx MR series, Aeroplan series, Marriott series credit cardholder, you could earn double referral bonus for each approved referral, if you friend applies for the card by Oct 26, 2022. This is based on the standard AmEx referral bonus. This is a really good promotion. Note: AmEx SimplyCash series cardholders don't have this offer.

Monday, September 19, 2022

TELUS will charge a 1.5% credit card processing fee plus tax


As of October 17, 2022, TELUS customers with Consumer Mobility and Home Services will be charged a 1.5% Credit Card Processing Fee (plus tax) if they choose to make a bill payment by credit card. The Credit Card Processing Fee applies to both One Time and Pre-Authorized Credit Card bill payments.

To avoid the Credit Card Processing Fee, customers can choose to make their bill payment with an alternative option. The following payment options are not subject to the Credit Card Processing Fee and can be completed in My TELUS:

  • Pay Through Bank (One-Time Bank Payment)
  • Pre-Authorized Chequing (Recurring Bank Payment)
  • Visa Debit
  • Visa Prepaid
  • Mastercard Prepaid

Friday, September 16, 2022

Enjoy 30% / 25% more points when you transfer your AmEx MR to Hilton Honors /Marriott Bonvoy points

Expiry: Oct 15, 2022

You can earn 30% more points when you transfer your AmEx MR to Hilton Honors points from Sep 15, 2022 until Oct 15, 2022. So the new ratio during promo period is 1000 MR points = 1300 Hilton Honors points.

You can earn 25% more points when you transfer your AmEx MR to Marriott Bonvoy points from Sep 15, 2022 until Oct 15, 2022. So the new ratio during promo period is 1000 MR points = 1500 Marriott Bonvoy points 

This is a good offer! I plan to transfer all my AmEx Cobalt MR points to Marriott Bonvoy points. 

Friday, September 9, 2022

AmEx Offer: Elevated Redemption Rate (Targeted)

Expiry: Sep 30, 2022

This is a targeted offer. Please check your email. If you receive this offer, then you can get an elevated redemption rate when you use AmEx MR points for purchases before Sep 30, 2022. The redemption rate is 1000 MR points = $15 in statement credits, which is 50% higher than the normal redemption rate.

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Questrade Online Brokerage Introduction

Updated on Sep 7, 2022: Questrade has extended their trading hours on U.S. exchanges to 8:00 pm ET on weekdays (excluding holidays). Since most U.S. markets formally close at 4 pm ET, there are a few things to keep in mind if you’re looking to trade later. To take advantage of these extra hours, you’ll need to use either the Edge Web or Edge Desktop platforms, or the Questrade mobile app, and follow these steps:
  • The order must be placed as a Limit order
  • Choose AUTO or your preferred ECN (ARCA or NSDQ) - ECN fees may apply
  • Choose GTEM (good ‘til extended market) as the duration
BTW, Questrade Pre-market trading on U.S. exchanges is also available between 7 am and 9:30 am ET—please note the steps listed above are also required for pre-market trades. 

Questrade is one of my favorite Canadian online trading platforms. I have my Self-directed Investing Account at Questrade. Questrade opened its doors in 1999 and it is one of Canada's fastest growing online brokerages. Questrade is based in Toronto, Canada. They support all types of accounts : TFSA, RRSP, Margin, RRIF, LIRA etc.

If you are interested in Questrade, please use our referral link: , or offer code "jpzzuj4s" to open a new Questrade account:
  • Self-Directed Accounts: you will receive a $50 trade commission rebate when you open and fund any self-directed account. 
  • Questwealth Portfolio: If you open a Questwealth Portfolio account using our referral link, you will receive your first $10,000 managed free for a year. 
  • FX/CFD: If you open an FX (Foreign exchange) and CFD (Contracts for difference) account using our referral link, you will receive a $50 cash bonus deposited into your trading account. 

Monday, September 5, 2022

BA: Purchase Avios and receive 50% bonus

Expiry: Sep 14, 2022

This offer is only open to Members of the British Airways Executive Club (Eligible Participants). The offer is available from 00:01 (BST) 5 September 2022 to 23:59 (BST) 14 September 2022 only. During the Offer Period, Eligible Participants will receive 50% extra Avios (bonus Avios) when they Purchase or Gift Avios. This offer is only valid when you Purchase or Gift 2,000 Avios and above. Offer is not valid when you Purchase or Gift 1,000 Avios.

Sunday, September 4, 2022

HSBC 1-year redeemable GIC

Deal Link:

Expiry: Oct 31, 2022

You can get 4.00% per annum on HSBC’s 1-year Canadian dollar redeemable, non-registered GIC and on a 1-year TFSA Redeemable GIC. The deposit must be made and the confirmation for the Special Offers must be issued during the period from September 1, 2022 to October 31, 2022.