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WestJet Teams Up with RBC To Create Loyalty Program: Ampli

According to a few news reports (CBC, Huffington Post), RBC and WestJet have teamed up to offer a new loyalty program called Ampli. They say they have teamed up, but they are already teamed up as RBC...

Interview with Aeroplan’s General Manager of Marketing, Chris Willoughby – Beyond June 2020

On April 26, 2018, Aeroplan released a statement outlining its commitment to redefine its travel rewards and a preview of what to expect beyond June 2020. Today, I am interviewing Chris Willoughby, General...

Aeroplan Renews Rocketmiles Partnership

Let’s face it, after a slew of bad news for Aeroplan, they could use some good news. Aeroplan announced the renewal of a multi-year agreement with Rocketmiles. Rocketmiles is a third party hotel...

Earn 2x Air Canada Altitude Qualifying Miles

As Air Canada continues to phase out Aeroplan, they are putting more emphasis on creating their own loyalty program. Air Canada already has an elite qualifying program called Altitude. Some changes were...

Rundown of Asia Miles (Cathay Pacific) for Canadians (updated April 3, 2018)

It has been over a year since this post was lasted updated. With some changes to their airline partners and an upgrade to the co-branded RBC credit card, this post is due for an update. Expiry Policy First...

Earning Aeroplan on Amazon?

A press release just came out announcing that Aeroplan is teaming up with Amazon.ca, effective April 24, 2018. Just when we thought Aeroplan was taking a nose-dive, they came out with a strong response. Note...

Esso and Aeroplan Parting Ways

Effective May 31, 2018, Esso stations will no longer issue Aeroplan miles. The current earning options are as follows: Earn 1 Aeroplan Mile for every $3 spent on purchases of Esso Regular Grade gasoline,...

3x the Points with Aurora Rewards

I have been a fan of Aurora Rewards since it was launched. Unfortunately, they have a very niche market, but if you do travel within these destinations frequently, you will definitely want to have Aurora...

Earn Bonus Aeroplan Miles with Costco

Aeroplan has a strong relationship with Costco in Canada, that allows you to earn bonus miles. Referral + Sign Up Bonus First of all, there is a current promotion where referring a friend to sign up for...

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