What changes to the WestJet Rewards program mean for you

Oct 10 20:10 2018 Print This Article

WestJet, the second-largest airline in Canada, announced today it’s making changes to the popular WestJet Rewards program. Although there is a minor devaluation for entry-level users, overall the changes enhance WestJet’s loyalty program by offering users more perks and rewards.

This is an interesting time for WestJet to announce improvements to their loyalty program as many Aeroplan (Air Canada’s loyalty program) users are still not sure what will happen to the value of their points. Since WestJet Rewards is basically a cash-back program, it’s easy for Canadians to understand since they don’t need to worry about points or blackout dates.

These announced changes won’t come into effect until late 2018 or early 2019, but here are some answers to some key questions about what’s changing with WestJet Rewards.

Read More

About Article Author

Money Sense

MoneySense is a Canadian personal finance and lifestyle magazine published by Rogers Publishing Limited, a division of Rogers Communications.Written for Canadians who want to take financial control of their lives, MoneySense is Canada's best-selling investment and lifestyle magazine, helping readers make smart, informed decisions about how to get the most from their money. The magazine has received many awards, including multiple National Magazine Awards and CFA Society Toronto Awards.

Related Items

Week Ahead: Nifty has multiple overhead resistances to deal with in this short week

The Indian Equity Markets spent the entire week on expected lines. The previous week was expected to be turbulent, and the zone of 10600-10750 was set to pose stiff resistance to the Markets and on these analyzed lines, the NIFTY continued to remain volatile all throughout the week. The benchmark I ...

Schedule for Week of November 18, 2018

The key economic reports this week are October Housing Starts and Existing Home Sales.Happy Thanksgiving!----- Monday, Nov 19th ----- 10:00 AM: The November NAHB homebuilder survey. The consensus is for a reading of  68, unchanged from 68. Any number above 50 indicates that more builders view sales ...

Top Funds' Activity in Q3 2018

Arie Shapiro reports, Which Hedge Funds Got ‘Whale Rocked’ in October?:Today is the deadline for 13Fs, where funds of all kinds will disclose what stocks they bought and which ones they sold in the third quarter.But this filing period is a bit different than others because the quarter ended jus ...

DP Weekly Wrap: Does SPY Have Bullish Reverse H&S? Gold Sentiment Is Looking Contrarian

A lot of people are seeing a reverse head and shoulders pattern developing, and it is really not hard to spot. From Friday's close, it will take a rally of a little less than 3% for price to reach the neckline. Add another 4.5% and new, all-time highs will be made. Some indicators favoring a positi ...

Interview: Key Market Internals for Gold & Silver

Jordan Roy-Byrne, Founder of The Daily Gold joins me to discuss the market internals for gold and silver. We look at the advance decline line and overall breadth within the stocks. There are some similarities to mid summer of this year which is concerning. The moves to the end of the year will be i ...

How Canadian Literature Blew Up

In an attention economy, controversy has value. It’s no exaggeration to say these political battles within CanLit now dominate the discussion of Canadian writers and writing. The “appropriation prize” controversy, for example, blew up in a journal that few people had ever heard of much less ...

A Brief Deconstruction of “Organizing” In Canada - Loonie Politics

  It's PCPO Convention weekend as I write this, and you know what THAT means: It means some unfortunates will have to get off their asses and actually organize stuff.  Since nobody in Canada actually likes organizing stuff, or has the first clue how to organize stuff, things have gone completely ...

Garneau to launch new research hub dedicated to studying ‘the entire air travel experience’

As the November parliamentary hiatus hits the halfway point, Transport Minister Marc Garneau is heading back to Ottawa for the launch of what the National Research Council is billing as the “world-first” Centre for Air Travel Research. According to the advisory, the new research hub — which ...