Avion (RBC Rewards)


[PROMOTION] RBC Rewards Conversion Bonus with British Airways Avios (November 1, 2014 – December 31, 2014)

Due to the weekend, it took RBC to update its website to display the promotion below. RBC Rewards (or Avion points) is already offering a transfer bonus with WestJet, they are now adding British Airways Executive Club to the list…

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Building a Credit Card Portfolio (around $5,000 spending per month)

See also:
Building a Credit Card Portfolio (around $500 spending per month)
Building a Credit Card Portfolio (around $2.000 spending per month)

For this third, and final, part of the Building a Credit Card Portfolio series, I


[PROMOTION] RBC Rewards Conversion Bonus with WestJet (October 1, 2014 – November 15, 2014) (expired)

I have often written about diversifying your points portfolio by earning transferable points to give you flexibility. One of these transferable points program is Avion (or RBC Rewards). One of my favourite promotions is bonus points on conversions. Currently, there is…

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Top United States Credit Cards Offered in Canada (updated September 11, 2014)

There are some Canadian financial institutions that issue United States currency credit cards, which means that you can pay your bills in U.S. currency. The benefits of having such a credit card is that you can convert your Canadian dollars into American dollars when the Canadian dollar is strong. So then you lock is the favourable rate. Leave the U.S. dollars in an account that you can use any time to pay off bills on the U.S. credit card so you won’t have to worry about any unfavourable currency exchanges at the time of using the credit card.

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[PROMOTION] RBC Rewards Conversion Bonus with British Airways Avios (May 1, 2014 – June 30, 2014) (expired)

RBC Rewards is offering another round of points conversion bonus. However, unlike last time, only the British Airways Executive Club, which earns Avios points, has a conversion bonus.

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The Importance of Diversification

One strategy that many have implemented is to pool all their points into one loyalty program so that they have more points to redeem for something more significant. In today’s post, I will discuss the pros and cons of having fewer loyalty programs versus many programs.

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Happy Boxing Day! [PROMOTIONS] RBC, Marriott, Petro-Canada (expired on January 6, 2014)

I am going to challenge all of you. Boxing Day can be the day where you regret making so many purchases that you later realize that you didn’t need. Instead, I hope that everyone will make purchases that they will feel good about for the next 6-12 months and because of the good feeling, you will come up with an even better strategy for next year.