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With all the changes going on in our world, and with so many restrictions on general travel, many credit card issuers have been offering increased promotions to help Canadians get through difficult times..

RBC Rewards currently has their own promotion going on, where you can earn bonus rewards and save on essentials.

RBC Rewards Points for Canada promotion

RBC is currently offering the Points for Canada promotion.

This includes quite a few ways to earn bonus RBC rewards, or to use fewer points for select redemptions.

The full details can be found here, but here are the highlights.

Earn double points at restaurants

Right now, you’ll earn double points on all your restaurant purchases, which includes most delivery services as well.

To take advantage, you’ll have to login to your RBC online banking account, and opt-in to the offer.

Use 30% fewer points on most gift cards

Most gift cards need 30% fewer points than normal. It’s not all gift cards, but here’s a general overview of where you can save 30%:

  • all restaurant gift cards,
  • Petro-Canada cards, and
  • select gift cards from over 40 retailers.

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RBC credit cards eligible for these offers

What credit cards are eligible? Any credit card that earns RBC Rewards can take advantage of these offers.

You can learn more about RBC Rewards credit cards here.

Your thoughts

It’s nice to see ways to get increased value for points on basic shopping essentials, not to mention earning more points as well.

For those of you with RBC Rewards cards, what are your thoughts on this latest promotion?

Let us know in the comments below.