I was going to write a whole expose on Canadian Manufactured Spending today, but then while doing transactions yesterday, this happened at my local ATM. Let’s just say I’m not a big fan of CIBC right now, even though I have a lot of their products.
If you already have their Aeroplan co-branded Visas, great. Otherwise, I’d suggest getting the TD Aeroplan co-branded cards, which are offering fantastic promotions. The TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite is offering 30,000 points, while the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Privilege is offering a whopping 65,000 points after meeting requirements – this is the highest Visa offer I have ever seen in Canada.
I was making a deposit, and it took my bills and then suddenly started shutting down. It spat most of my bills out, but it kept some! Thankfully, I’m glad it was only a couple of bills. It could have turned out a lot worse. Since it’s the weekend, I’ll sadly have to wait until the next business day to get a credit memo in my account.
Now that we are talking about manufactured spend – I will say that the Canadian market has opened tremendously. There are opportunities to do six figures in a month, with no fee. How about another no-fee opportunity with being able to get cashback on top of credit card spend? That’s all I’m going to say as of now – you should have been at PointsU. If I’ve talked with you before, send me an email and maybe I’ll be able to help. Americans, maybe you should move to Canada 😉