The best rewards cards for
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Cash Back Card
Earn 10% cash back during your first 4 months and 2% when your welcome rate ends.*
No Fee Card
Collect 4% in CT Money‡ at Canadian Tire and 1.5% on your first $12,000 per year in grocery purchases (excludes Costco and Walmart)
Rewards Points Card
Apply now and you could earn up to 30,000 bonus points with the American Express Cobalt™ Card
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Mikael Castaldo, Senior Business Manager Everyday Banking
AIR MILES is one of the most commonly used travel rewards programs in Canada. With the AIR MILES Collector card, you can earn miles when you shop at AIR MILES sponsors. AIR MILES can be used for Dream Rewards or AIR MILES Cash. Dream Rewards include merchandise and travel, such as flights, hotels, cruises and car rentals. AIR MILES Cash can be used instantly in store to receive discounts on your purchases. Accumulated AIR MILES can be managed and redeemed online at https://www.airmiles.ca. BMO and American Express offer several different credit cards that are affiliated with the AIR MILES program and allow consumers to collect AIR MILES from their everyday credit card purchases. The AIR MILES program rewards top accumulating members with Gold Collector status.
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Mikael is a Senior Business Manager at Ratehub.ca and the driving force behind our Everyday Banking Team. He knows everything there is to know about the best credit cards and bank accounts, and works closely with Canada’s top financial institutions - from banks to credit unions - to help ensure our over 1,200,000 monthly users get matched with the right plastic. A numbers guy at heart, having worked as a strategy consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, he’s found himself right at home as a personal finance expert at Ratehub.ca.read linkedin bio
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- Purchase Security Insurance
- Price Protection Insurance
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