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Canadian Credit Card Master List - Curated for Best Offer
A complete listing of all the major credit cards in Canada along with their sign-up bonus, annual fee, CPM, and other pertinent information. For a full explanation of how to use the sheet, refer to http://www.pointsnerd.ca/best-current-credit-card-offers-2/

Scotiabank Passport™ Visa
Annual fee $139 + 1 free supplementary card
No Foreign Currency Conversion Fee
Complimentary Airport Lounge Access: Enjoy complimentary Priority Pass™ membership, plus 6 free visits per year from the date of enrolment.
25,000 Scotia Rewards points, after first $1,000 in everyday purchases in the first 3 months (worth $250 on self-booked travel)
http://www.scotiabank.com/ca/en/pers...nite-card.html

RBC Avion Visa
25,000 Points • First year free.
http://www.rbcroyalbank.com/credit-c...rds_aggregator

TD First Class Travel®Visa Infinite* Card
50,000 Points (= $200 to $250 value) • First year free. Offer extended to June 3, 2018.

Best Western Rewards® Platinum Plus MasterCard® There is no annual fee. - Earn 40,000 Best Western Rewards® points on your first purchase – qualifying you for two free nights - Will be awarded "Gold Status" upon first use of your credit card and "Diamond Status" when you spend $10,000 in eligible purchases within one year - 1.99% promotional annual interest rate (AIR) on balance transfers for the first 10 full months - ... Note: the link that's prominently on MBNA's website only offers 20,000 points. Bonus: Best Western has a fantastic promo until the end of January: only 10,000 points per reward night at most properties; availability is becoming more limited for certain properties as this promo continues.

National Bank MasterCard $150 AF, 30,000 points https://www.nbc.ca/en/personal/credi...rld-elite.html

MBNA Rewards World Elite MasterCard: FYF ($89 AF), 10,000 bonus points

MBNA Alaska Airlines MasterCard: $75 AF (Sign up through GCR to get $60), 25,000 miles ($1k min. spend), companion fare discount code (US$99 + Taxes). FlyerTalk discussion thread here: http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/alask...astercard.html

Capital One® Aspire Travel™ Platinum MasterCard®
Get 10,000 bonus reward miles when you spend $500 on net purchases in the first 3 months after account opening - a value of $100 in travel - No Annual Fee - Platinum MasterCard benefits, including Travel Accident insurance and Baggage Delay coverage
http://www.capitalone.ca/credit-card...-29-14-49-C230

BMO AIR MILES World Elite Mastercard

First year FREE ($120 annual)
3,000 Air Miles (1K when you first use card + 2K when you spend $3K/90 days)
Companion Flight Rebate
Priority Pass membership + two annual complimentary passes ($150 value)

https://www.bmo.com/main/personal/cr...te-mastercard/

AMEX 2018 discussion https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/amer...es-2018-a.html
Canadian American Express Cards: a separate FlyerTalk thread (2017 discussion)
(2016 discussion on Canadian Amex) separate FlyerTalk thread
(2015 discussion on Canadian Amex) separate FlyerTalk thread


FYF = First Year Free • AF = Annual Fee • GRC = Great Canadian Rebates • RFD = Red Flag Deals
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Old Feb 20, 18, 7:15 pm
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Originally Posted by sxc234 View Post
AMEX Business Platinum Card Changes

Just got a letter in the mail stating they are increasing annual fee from $399 to $499 but also introducing complimentary Priority Pass lounge visits for card holder and a guest (similar to Personal Platinum) which is a $99 USD annual value and each visit being complimentary is a $27 USD value person.
so they're basically making it more like the Personal Plat? I'm okay with that, I think.
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Old Feb 20, 18, 7:39 pm
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I don't know enough to answer your question about fee waivers, but I'd point out that most credit card medical insurance programs have a clause whereby if you are away for longer than the maximum coverage period, then none of your trip is covered for medical occurrences. This is different from what you suggest above, so please double check the fine print. It would suck to think you're covered and then not be due to such a technicality.
Thanks. Regarding medical insurance, I plan to either subscribe a policy separate from the CC or if less expensive pay a supplement through the CC insurance company to top up the coverage for the duration of the stay (some credit cards offer that option). I'll look into both options once the trip is fully planned.
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Old Feb 20, 18, 8:44 pm
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RBC link not working for me either. First page shows the 25k offer but once our hit apply, it shows standard offer of 15k and no mention of fyf.
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Old Feb 20, 18, 8:51 pm
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Originally Posted by teriyaki View Post
RBC link not working for me either. First page shows the 25k offer but once our hit apply, it shows standard offer of 15k and no mention of fyf.
Try this: http://www.rbcroyalbank.com/credit-c...rds_aggregator

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Old Feb 21, 18, 5:21 am
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That's a referral link. Is that allowed here?
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Old Feb 21, 18, 6:53 am
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From T&C:

† To be exempt from the annual fee for one year (the “annual fee waiver offer”) and to receive 25,000 bonus RBC Rewards points (or welcome points), your application form must be received and approved by us.

Upon enrolment, 25,000 bonus RBC Rewards points will appear on your first monthly statement. Additional cardholder(s), as well as existing RBC Visa Infinite Avion or Visa Platinum Avion, Cathay Pacific‡ Visa Platinum, British Airways‡ Visa Infinite, RBC Rewards Visa Preferred, RBC Avion Visa Infinite Privilege and RBC Avion Visa Infinite Privilege for Private Banking cardholders, applying for or transferring to an RBC Visa Infinite Avion card as of the offer eligibility period, are not eligible for this offer. This offer may not be combined or used in conjunction with any other offer.
so, if i read it correctly, having one of these existing RBC credit cards will not be eligible for this offer. is this normal for RBC?

Also, I can't find anything in T&C state about previous card holder. Last I have this card is back in 2014, wonder if anyone have this card more than once and got sign-up bonus more than once.

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Old Feb 21, 18, 7:41 am
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Originally Posted by sxc234 View Post
AMEX Business Platinum Card Changes

Just got a letter in the mail stating...
Discussion here:

Changes to American Express Business Platinum in Canada
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Old Feb 21, 18, 8:40 am
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Originally Posted by mxqisit View Post
That's a referral link. Is that allowed here?
That's the only link that seems to work for the 25K points and free first year. I tried to modify it but it didn't work.

Going through RBC website only gives you 15K points and $120 annual fee.

Looks like it's an exclusive offer.
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Old Feb 21, 18, 8:42 am
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Originally Posted by alc View Post
From T&C:



so, if i read it correctly, having one of these existing RBC credit cards will not be eligible for this offer. is this normal for RBC?

Also, I can't find anything in T&C state about previous card holder. Last I have this card is back in 2014, wonder if anyone have this card more than once and got sign-up bonus more than once.

Thanks.
You should have no problem getting the 25K and free first year. I've had the card x3 and each time I've gotten the bonus points and free first year.
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Old Feb 21, 18, 9:39 am
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Originally Posted by imverge View Post
You should have no problem getting the 25K and free first year. I've had the card x3 and each time I've gotten the bonus points and free first year.
Thanks for the info. Will apply for it then.
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Old Feb 21, 18, 5:02 pm
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Thanks for the info. Will apply for it then.
applied earlier and got approval. Will report back if I do get the bonus and FYF.

But FYI, when I click "view detail" at last page, it still show 15K and no FYF. So, will see.
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Old Feb 21, 18, 6:26 pm
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Originally Posted by sxc234 View Post
AMEX Business Platinum Card Changes

Just got a letter in the mail stating they are increasing annual fee from $399 to $499 but also introducing complimentary Priority Pass lounge visits for card holder and a guest (similar to Personal Platinum) which is a $99 USD annual value and each visit being complimentary is a $27 USD value person.
Looks like the referral link already changed. Doh. Useless to me, I just want the welcome bonus, so suddenly it's $100 more for the points.
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Old Feb 23, 18, 3:42 pm
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Keep your eyes on your mailboxes! My wife's Loblaw card came today. Now just waiting for mine...
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Old Feb 23, 18, 7:47 pm
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Keep your eyes on your mailboxes! My wife's Loblaw card came today. Now just waiting for mine...
Is that the $25 gift card for the bread price fixing scam?
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Old Feb 23, 18, 11:04 pm
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Is that the $25 gift card for the bread price fixing scam?
Yes.
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