Our in-depth guides to maximizing the loyalty programs available to Canadians including airlines, hotels, banks, rental cars, and more.
Although not an airline, Air Miles is the most well-known loyalty program in Canada, redeemable for travel, at in-store partners, and more.
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan is an underrated program with easy-to-accumulate points and a generous elite status program.
Avios is the loyalty program of British Airways, with a variety of unique redemption options on partner Oneworld airlines.
Best Western Rewards is a hotel loyalty program with over 4,700 properties worldwide.
Loyalty program of one of the most notable hotel chains in the world, boasting luxury brands such as Conrad and Waldorf Astoria.
An underrated loyalty program of the Hyatt brand that can offer excellent value but is harder to acquire.
Amex Membership Rewards is the most flexible points currency in Canada.
BMO Rewards is the rewards program of Bank of Montreal. Points can be redeemed flexibly for travel via “Book Any Way Travel”.
The loyalty program of Chase Bank, one of the most highly regarded and flexible rewards programs in the USA.
Aventura is the rewards program of CIBC and can be redeemed maximally for travel via a flight award chart.
HSBC Rewards can be redeemed flexibly for travel or transferred to British Airways Avios or Singapore KrisFlyer.
À la Carte is the rewards program of National Bank. Points can be redeemed flexibly for travel via travel agency or “Book Your Way”.
RBC Rewards is a lucrative and flexible points program for travel and gift card redemptions.
Scene+ Rewards is the program of Scotiabank and can be redeemed for travel, groceries, movies, statement credit, and more.
Rental Car Programs