The Rewards Canada Podcast

Updated on January 11, 2023

Episode 100 - January 11, 2023 

Canada's Top Travel Rewards Credit Cards 2023

Rewards Canada is pleased to present the best Travel Rewards Credit Cards in Canada for 2023! In this, our 15th edition of ranking the best credit cards in Canada we have added two new categories to help Canadians from all walks of life find the best travel credit cards for their wallets.

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Loyalty Lesson

Episode 99 - December 19, 2022  Loyalty Lesson: Credit Card Spending Caps Explained

In this episode we provide our first Loyalty Lesson podcast. If you read the Rewards Canada site regularly you may have already seen this feature but just in case you haven’t, the Loyalty Lesson is Credit Card Spending Caps explained!

Canada's Choice

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In this episode we discuss the results of the 2022 Canada's Choice Awards where over 21,000 Canadians voted for their favourite credit cards and loyalty programs.

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Episode 97 - October 24, 2022  A closer look at the new Air France KLM Flying Blue World Elite Mastercard

In this episode we discuss the new Air France KLM Flying Blue World Elite Mastercard powered by Brim. The newest card in the Canadian market was soft launched in February 2023. So far it has received mixed reviews in the points and miles community so in this podcast we delve into what is good about the card and what isn't so good.

Amex Offers

Episode 96 - October 3, 2022  Awesome new Amex Offer for Disney+ and Scene+ is not just for movies anymore!

This is a deals, movers and shakers and tips & tricks episode. We cover the very popular Amex Offers Disney+ statement credit offer that just came out. We also look at two more fall hotel promotions, Aeroplan's change to Starbucks earning, home improvement stores partnering with RBC and Scene+. And we end off the episode by looking at everything the Scene+ program has to offer - it's not just movies anymore

Scene+ Grocery

Episode 95 - September 13, 2022  Air France KLM's Flying Blue is now the go to program for Transatlantic economy class rewards & we look at the fall hotel promos!

This is a deals, movers and shakers and tips & tricks episode. We cover the fall promotions from four major hotel chains, we talk about the awesome move from Air France KLM Flying Blue to lower, yes lower, their standard redemption rates for economy class tickets from Canada to Europe, Turkey & North Africa. We also discuss Aeroplan finally adding the option to book stopovers online and we end the episode with tip that everyone from beginners to experts need to follow.

Scene+ Grocery

Episode 94 - August 26, 2022  A closer look at the new Scene+ Grocery program

In this episode we talk earning and redeeming points for groceries with the Scene+ program. On August 11 Sobeys and affiliated stores made the switch from AIR MILES to Scene+ and now we know Western Canada and Western Ontario will be doing so on September 22. So we thought it would only be fitting to discuss the new Scene+ Grocery program as it becomes a dominant player in the quest for rewards on your grocery shopping.

Top Travel Card

Episode 93 - July 16, 2022  Amex's Shop Small returns, Staples leaves AIR MILES, Canada's getting an Air France KLM credit card and more

This time we have a deals, movers and shakers and tips & tricks episode. We cover the 2022 version of Amex's Shop Small promotion, a bonus AIR MILES offer for IHG hotel stays, discuss Staples leaving AIR MILES, look at the newest co-brand card that will come to Canada and talk more about bonus offers!

Top Travel Card

Episode 92 - June 17, 2022 Sobeys and Safeway move away from AIR MILES to join the Scene+ program

In this episode we are going to discuss the news that rocked the Canadian loyalty space in June 2022. That news is Empire Company Limited, who are better known for their grocery and drug stores like Sobeys, Safeway, Thrifty Foods and others becoming co-owners of the Scene+ program. This of course means they will be dropping the AIR MILES program which is another big hit to one of Canada’s most popular programs.

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