Points Rewards Programs

The Pros and Cons of the New Aeroplan

The Pros and Cons of the New Aeroplan

By FT / September 6, 2020 /

The new Aeroplan was just announced and there were a lot of changes. This wasn’t a minor refresh, it’s a complete redesign that will benefit most people, but there’s no denying that some travellers will be disappointed. To give you some context, Air Canada was going to cut ties with Aeroplan (owned by Aimia at…

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How to Maximize SCENE Points

By FT / November 28, 2016 /

There are a number of rewards points programs in Canada, and I’ve written about a couple of the more popular ones – Aeroplan and Air Miles.   For the movie theater enthusiast (like my spouse), there is really only one game in town, and that’s Cineplex and their SCENE points system. How the SCENE Program…

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How to Accumulate Serious Air Mile Points

By FT / May 25, 2015 /

I’ve never been much of an Air Miles collector, but lately, it’s been all the rage at the office. What are Air Miles?   Air Miles rewards program is a popular loyalty program in Canada.  A number of mainstream retailers like Sobeys/Lawtons, Metro, Irving, Staples, Rona and Old Navy, offer air miles points when making purchases…

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