There’s really good news for folks who have a stash of Chase Ultimate Rewards points, especially if you have easy access to Air Canada hubs (think Toronto and Vancouver). In anticipation of the launch of a credit card for US residents, to be issued by Chase, Ultimate Rewards transfers to Aeroplan are live. This is all part of a significant relaunch of Aeroplan that started last year. Aeroplan came up with a bunch of great new options like Status Pass, where you can grant elite status to a friend or […]
As Air Canada prepares to launch their new US-based credit card there’s a great opportunity to snag 10,000 extra Aeroplan points. Aeroplan, the loyalty program of Air Canada, is a program that most US residents should be aware of and many will benefit from it. Air Canada has had a lot going on over the past year. In the midst of planning a new loyalty program, they went back to a familiar name and acquired Aeroplan. Aeroplan was Air Canada’s loyalty program for decades, being sold off as a separate […]
As 2020 starts to wind down, there have been plenty of announcements from airline and hotel loyalty programs designed to keep members engaged. The first salvo revolved around reducing the requirements needed to earn elite status. This was at a time when it seemed like we might get back to some level or normalcy fairly quickly. Heck, at that point I thought I’d be home for 3 or 4 weeks and then back on the road. Little did I know then that I probably wouldn’t get on another plane this […]
Hyatt brings back one of my favorite promos, rebates on award bookings. Hyatt cardmembers will receive a 10% rebate on award reservations, Points+Cash, spa bookings, dining services and more!
Hyatt and Chase are launching the new World of Hyatt credit card. Along with more bonus categories, there is an increased sign-up bonus and a path to earn elite status more quickly. There’s a lot to like here.
Existing Chase Ink Plus cardmembers had reason to be concerned when Chase announced a new card with lower earnings. We now have confirmation on what they’ll do with existing Ink Plus cardmembers.
Marriott and Starwood continue to make much faster progress with integration after the announcement of the merger than I expected. After quickly moving to status match and give members the ability to transfer points, Marriott and SPG have another announcement that members are really going to enjoy.