Over the past year, there’s been an increase in the amount of shopping done in Canada. In fact, online shopping has almost doubled to record new highs during the pandemic!
With so much shopping taking place on the Internet, wouldn’t it be great to be rewarded for your online purchases?
Well turns out, the Rakuten website rewards you with cash back!! Whenever you use the Rakuten site to shop online with 750+ retail partners, you’ll receive a percentage of cash back from your purchase.
Today, Marriott has finally introduced the ability to combine your Free Night Award (FNA) certificate with up to 15,000 Marriott Bonvoy points for hotel stays. This news was previously announced in October 2021 and provides better flexibility for members to use their Free Night Award certificate.
So, let’s explain this change and how it’s advantageous for certain Marriott hotel stays.
EDIT May 2022: There’s a new offer on this card for 50,000 Bonvoy points after spending $1,500 in the first 3 months. Plus, there’s still $60 cash back bonus with Great Canadian Rebates!
For Canadians who want a free Marriott hotel stay, look no further than the Marriot Bonvoy American Express credit card. This card allows you to earn Marriott Bonvoy points on your purchases, and offers a free hotel night certificate after the first year!
Now is a great time to apply for the card as it’s offering a welcome bonus of 65,000 Bonvoy points + a $100 statement credit after spending $1,500 in the first 3 months if you apply before May 10, 2022.
Plus, the cash back website, Great Canadian Rebates (GCR) is offering a cash back bonus of $60 if you’re approved for the Marriott Bonvoy Amex card!
Today, TD Bank released some great offers for their co-branded Aeroplan credit cards. This Spring 2022 promotion sees a considerable improvement on the welcome bonus on these cards which is now up to 105,000 Aeroplan points!
There are many options for banking in Canada but one of my favorites is Simplii Financial. It was formerly called PC Financial, but in 2017 it became known as Simplii Financial and is one of the best online banksin Canada (not available in Quebec). They offer their customers no fee banking accounts, competitive interest rates, mobile banking and an excellent, no annual fee cash back credit card.
So, look no further if you want a comprehensive review of the many features and highlights of Simplii Financial.