$100 Gift Card Freebie
In my post on the top free credit cards in Canada, I mentioned that the Scotia Momentum Infinite Visa that features 4% cash back on gas and groceries offers the highest return for families with a couple of cars. In fact, even after the $129 annual fee for two cards, spending $470/month in gas and groceries combined will net you a higher return than the best free cash back credit card out there.
To sweeten the deal, Scotia has waived the annual fee for the first year and, for a very limited time, Rate Supermarket is offering a $100 gift card (big selection of stores on their list) if you sign up for the Scotia card through this link. That’s right, you get a top tiered cash back credit card that’s free for the year and a $100 gift card to boot. Again, this is a limited time offer – more details here.
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