Aeroplan promo: 5x points on gas purchases with Aeroplan credit cards. Plus, update to the flight reward calendar

This past week, there has been lots of news and updates in regards to Air Canada’s Aeroplan program.

Notably, there’s a new summer 2021 promotion where co-branded Aeroplan credit card holders can earn up to 5x points on gasoline purchases. Also, there’s been an update to the Aeroplan flight reward calendar allowing members to view the cost in points for a flight within a 7-day period.

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New targeted offer of 5x bonus points on groceries with the Marriott Bonvoy American Express Card

American Express regularly offers bonus promotions for it’s card holders. Until July 22, 2021, there’s a new promotion available for Marriott Bonvoy™ American Express® card members!

Generally, for most regular purchases, this credit card only offers 2 Bonvoy points per dollar spent. But, this new targeted promotion offers an additional bonus 3x Marriott Bonvoy points for purchases at grocery stores. Note that registration is required for this promotion.

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Amazing cash back bonus of $120 for the American Express Cobalt card

Without a doubt, one of the most popular credit cards in Canada is the American Express CobaltTM Card. This unique card lets you earn valuable reward points and offers an amazing 5x points on grocery, restaurant and food delivery purchases.

Plus, you can redeem reward points against purchases (similar to cash back) or convert points to hotel programs like Marriott Bonvoy or Hilton Honors. Thus, giving you the ultimate flexibility in how to redeem your points.

For those of you that may not have the card yet, now is the time to apply for it via the Great Canadian Rebates (GCR) cash back website. That’s because GCR is offering a cash back bonus of $120 if you’re approved for the American Express CobaltTM Card! The GCR cash back rate used to be $40 so $120 is the highest offer we’ve seen ever for this card!

Plus, apply by May 5, 2021 and you can earn an additional bonus of 15,000 points when you spend $3,000 in the first 3 months.

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Cash back bonus for the Marriott Bonvoy American Express Card

EDIT March 2021: Seems like the $100 cash back offer from GCR has been decreased to $30 now. 

This past week, there has been some positive news for Canadians who collect Marriott Bonvoy points. By far, the best way to earn these valuable hotel points is with the Marriot Bonvoy American Express credit card. The card allows you to earn Bonvoy points on your purchases, comes with a generous welcome bonus of 50,000 points and offers a free hotel night certificate after the first year!

For those of you that may not have the card yet, now is the time to apply for it via the Great Canadian Rebates (GCR) cash back website. That’s because GCR is offering a cash back bonus of $100 $30 if you’re approved for the Marriott Bonvoy Amex card!

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