Make it a happier holiday! Follow these merry tips to maximize your winter rewards.


By Amy Wood

The leaves are falling and you can see your breath in the morning, it will only be a matter of time before a gift wish list appears on the kitchen table. With the holiday rush around the corner, you should be dreaming about having a hot cocoa by the fire, not fighting for a parking spot at the mall. Check out these helpful tips to get the most from your holiday shopping!

Pick the right shops and earn reward miles faster!
When it’s time to map out your shopping to-do list, keep in mind that American Express AIR MILES Cardmembers earn AIR MILES reward miles twice this holiday season when shopping at participating Sponsors across Canada with their Amex AIR MILES Credit Card and their AIR MILES Collector Card.

Reward miles can take you further
The gift of giving shouldn’t end after the holidays. Your Amex AIR MILES Card is loaded with additional perks that you can take advantage of all year long. Use your reward miles to get a digital camcorder, and capture all of this winter’s magic, or treat the entire family to a trip somewhere tropical and escape winter altogether, the options are endless!

Skip the parking lot, and the lineups!
Do your holiday shopping from the comfort of your housecoat, and browse the incredible variety of gifts at All of your favourite shopping destinations can be accessed through this easy to use online store where you can use your points toward purchases! Plus, with all that time saved, you’ll be out enjoying the season while everyone else trudges from store to store.

Shop now!
Don’t even think about leaving that list to the last minute. Between November 12th and 19th, shop at with your Amex AIR MILES Card and earn 125Bonus reward miles! Click here to learn more!

This post was sponsored by Amex Bank of Canada. The views and opinions expressed in this blog, however, are purely my own.