Limited time promo: 60% bonus when buying Marriott Bonvoy points

Marriott Bonvoy has just released a new limited-time promotion which might be of interest for those with upcoming hotel stays. Without a doubt, this is one of the best offers ever from Marriott on purchasing Bonvoy points.

From November 19 until November 25, 2020, Marriott Bonvoy is offering a 60% bonus on purchased points when you buy at least 2,000 points in one transaction.

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Earn bonus rewards on your credit card purchases this summer.

This summer, many Canadian banks are introducing new temporary measures in response to the corona virus pandemic. To provide ongoing value to their customers, many banks are now offering increased earning potential on some of their credit cards.

In fact, credit card issuers are proposing higher earning rates in select categories including groceries, food delivery services and restaurants.  

Here is a summary of some of the bonus credit card offers by Amex, RBC, CIBC and TD.

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Beginner’s guide to traveling the world with points and miles (part 4)

There are countless reward programs available to help Canadians achieve their travel dreams. In the previous section, I demonstrated how to redeem your Aeroplan miles for flights. As for using points for hotel stays, Marriott Bonvoy is one of the best hotel reward programs available for Canadians because points are flexible and can be redeemed in multiple ways.

So in this last article of the series, I will be discussing tips and strategies to use when redeeming Marriott Bonvoy points.

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Beginner’s guide to traveling the world with points and miles (part 3)

It’s quite easy today to earn tons of travel reward points and miles with credit cards, online shopping portals (like the Aeroplan eStore) and online surveys. But the point of collecting all those points (pun intended 😉 ) is not to hoard them but rather redeem them for vacations or trips. So, it’s always a good idea to earn and burn — to earn points and then redeem them before they expire or there’s a program devaluation.

So, are there any tips and tricks to redeeming those points and miles?

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