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Re: Canadian Credit Cards
« Reply #690 on: January 13, 2019, 01:48:14 PM »
Not available in Quebec

^Applies to first $25,000 in purchases then 1% for all other purchases.

Annual Fee: $99 (First year free‡)
As usual

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Re: Canadian Credit Cards
« Reply #691 on: January 13, 2019, 01:49:15 PM »
Not available in Quebec

^Applies to first $25,000 in purchases then 1% for all other purchases.

Annual Fee: $99 (First year free‡)
As usual
Hey at least you guys won big on the HSBC offer a couple months back....

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Re: Canadian Credit Cards
« Reply #692 on: January 13, 2019, 07:49:20 PM »
Looking for a decent MasterCard. This meridian is identical to the Scotia momentum visa
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Re: Canadian Credit Cards
« Reply #693 on: January 15, 2019, 10:37:47 AM »
Looking for a decent MasterCard. This meridian is identical to the Scotia momentum visa

If you fly WestJet I would recommend the RBC WestJet WE MC. Besides the regular earning of 1.5% back on WestJet, it gives you free luggage on all WestJet flights, plus a voucher that can save you hundreds of dollars on long distance trips.

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Re: Canadian Credit Cards
« Reply #694 on: January 15, 2019, 10:45:25 PM »
Amex Cobalt is live

https://www.americanexpress.com/ca/en/credit-cards/information/cobalt-card/
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=83848.msg1809132#msg1809132
The MR from This card can’t be transferred to airlines. I am wondering if I have a platinum or gold card if the MR is pooled, allowing the points to be transferred to airlines. Similar to the RBC Rewards program that allowes you to transfer all your RBC Rewards to AA or BA as long as you have an Avion card.
I just got the card. T&C specifically limit Cobalt from airline transfer partners.

I didn't realize this before I applied for the Cobalt, I think it's worthless....

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Re: Canadian Credit Cards
« Reply #695 on: January 15, 2019, 10:50:05 PM »
Far from worthless.... effective 10% back on anything you can buy in a grocery store

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Re: Canadian Credit Cards
« Reply #696 on: January 15, 2019, 10:55:04 PM »
Far from worthless.... effective 10% back on anything you can buy in a grocery store
effective 10%?? How? you get 5 x MR on groceries which you can later transfer to.........only Marriott.....

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Re: Canadian Credit Cards
« Reply #697 on: January 15, 2019, 10:58:35 PM »
Amex fixed points program gives a value of 2cpp. And even Marriott, at 5:6 is great considering the 5 point per dollar earn rate.
How many credit cards let you earn 2.5 airline miles per Canadian dollar?
Not to mention that you can easily get better then 2cpp value on Marriott...
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Re: Canadian Credit Cards
« Reply #698 on: January 16, 2019, 08:30:10 PM »
Amex fixed points program gives a value of 2cpp. And even Marriott, at 5:6 is great considering the 5 point per dollar earn rate.
How many credit cards let you earn 2.5 airline miles per Canadian dollar?
Not to mention that you can easily get better then 2cpp value on Marriott...

Please explain how?

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Re: Canadian Credit Cards
« Reply #699 on: January 16, 2019, 08:49:28 PM »
$1 spend at grocery = 5 cobalt. Transfer to Marriott at 5:6 . Transfer to wherever you want 60:25 (60:27 United) = 2.5 airline miles  per dollar spent

https://www.americanexpress.com/canada/en/fixedpointstravel.html

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Re: Canadian Credit Cards
« Reply #700 on: February 08, 2019, 09:26:11 AM »
Apparently some changes are coming to the Canadian personal platinum card. For one, it seems like we'll be getting metal cards. We'll see what else is changing....

https://www.instagram.com/p/BtmbWY4BtO1/

https://www.instagram.com/p/Btmu72znfGi/

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Re: Canadian Credit Cards
« Reply #701 on: February 26, 2019, 11:55:36 AM »
Canadian Marriott Bonvoy cards just got higher signup bonuses:

Both the personal card and the business card now have a public offer for 60k after $1500 spend, referral links get 61k (strange amount) after $3000 spend, still 10k for referring.

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Re: Canadian Credit Cards
« Reply #702 on: February 26, 2019, 11:57:39 AM »
Apparently some changes are coming to the Canadian personal platinum card. For one, it seems like we'll be getting metal cards. We'll see what else is changing....

https://www.instagram.com/p/BtmbWY4BtO1/

https://www.instagram.com/p/Btmu72znfGi/

https://onemileatatime.com/amex-platinum-canada/

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Re: Canadian Credit Cards
« Reply #703 on: March 01, 2019, 12:19:43 PM »
Amex Canada - Shop small - $25 Statement credit

From March 1 to April 30, 2019, when you spend $5 or more in a single transaction (after taxes) in store at up to 5 different participating Canadian Shop Small businesses using your registered American Express® Card in your city1, you could earn up to $25 in statement credits.

https://www.americanexpress.com/ca/en/membership-benefits/shopping/shop-small/

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Re: Canadian Credit Cards
« Reply #704 on: March 06, 2019, 02:07:05 PM »
Some new TD Canada Trust offers, valid until June 2:

The TD First Class Travel Visa Infinite is offering 20k points after first purchase and another 60k after spending $1000 in 90 days. Total 80k points, worth $400 on Expedia for TD.

The TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite is offering 5k Aeroplan points after first purchase and another 15k after spending $1000 in 90 days.

For Quebec there's no minimum spend on either card, the second set of points comes if account is in good standing after 90 days.