Consumer's choice for top airline credit card in 2013
CALGARY, Nov. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Hard on the heels of a top ranking by
MoneySense Magazine earlier this fall, the WestJet RBC World Elite
MasterCard and the WestJet RBC MasterCard received top marks once
again, this time in Canada's Top Travel Rewards Credit Card category by
RewardsCanada.ca polled Canadians this fall to determine the best of the
best in a field populated by more than 75 travel reward credit cards
available in Canada. In the Top Airline Credit/ Charge Card category,
the WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard ranked number one, with the
WestJet RBC MasterCard coming in at a close second.
"WestJet and RBC have invested a lot of resources to carefully design
and execute a high value, transparent credit card program that aligns
with the brand experience we promise our guests," said Bob Cummings,
WestJet's Executive Vice-President, Sales, Marketing and Guest
Experience. "The WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard and WestJet RBC
MasterCard as part of our simple and straightforward WestJet Rewards
program, serve to help our guests collect and redeem in ways that are
easy, flexible and tailored to the consumer. Receiving the number-one
and number-two ranking in our category tells us that we have provided
the public with the kind of service, experience and value they have
come to expect from WestJet, RBC and MasterCard."
The number-one-ranked WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard allows
cardholders to earn WestJet dollars for every purchase made that can be
redeemed in any amount, to anywhere WestJet flies, at any time. The
card also offers a welcome bonus of $250 WestJet dollars and an annual
companion flight for $99, plus applicable taxes, fees and charges.
For a limited time, cardholders of the WestJet RBC World Elite
MasterCard and the WestJet RBC MasterCard have even more reasons to
celebrate with an exclusive opportunity to earn double WestJet dollars in return for using their card to buy WestJet flights or vacation
packages this fall. Cardholders could earn up to 6.5 per cent back in
WestJet dollars when travelling with WestJet until December 15, 2013.
Rewards Canada, founded in 2001, was created to offer a Canadian
perspective on the travel rewards industry, and is part of the FFB
Group which provides information to help frequent travellers maximize
WestJet is Canada's most preferred airline, offering scheduled service
to 87 destinations in North America, Central America and the Caribbean.
Powered by an award-winning culture of care, WestJet pioneered low-cost
flying in Canada. Recognized nationally as a top employer, WestJet now
has more than 9,600 WestJetters across Canada. Operating a fleet of
more than 100 Boeing Next-Generation 737 and Bombardier Q400 NextGen
aircraft, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful
international airlines in the world. This year, WestJet launched its
new regional airline, WestJet Encore.
About WestJet Vacations
WestJet Vacations provides guests with affordable, reliable and
easy-to-book travel experiences to 55 destinations in 18 countries,
including the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean. Leveraging
WestJet's fun and friendly image, extensive network and remarkable
guest experience, WestJet Vacations offers guests a great flight
schedule and a wide variety of hotel and resort options to create fun
and affordable vacation experiences. For more information visit www.westjetvacations.com.
About WestJet Rewards
WestJet Rewards members earn WestJet dollars on WestJet flights,
vacation packages and more. WestJet dollars can be used like cash
towards the purchase of WestJet flights and WestJet Vacations packages
on any date to any WestJet or WestJet Encore destination with no
blackout periods, even on seat sales. More flights equal more benefits,
including bonus WestJet dollars and Jet-Aways. Guests who use their
WestJet RBC MasterCard will earn WestJet dollars even faster.
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