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Top Cash Back Credit Card Offers for May 2018

Just like last month, not much has changed this past month. Though keep in mind that we also have an going Top Cash Back Credit Cards page which consists of... Read More

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Who is Tripfocal?

Today, we continue our interview series with Scott Greene, co-founder and CEO of a new startup called Tripfocal. They have been working hard to launch their... Read More

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A Debit Card with no foreign exchange and ATM withdrawal fees?!

Earlier, this week. I ran into the Stack MasterCard, a prepaid card offered by a Toronto-based company. I’m not excited by prepaid cards – I’m... Read More

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Interview with Aeroplan’s General Manager of Marketing, Chris Willoughby – Beyond June 2020

On April 26, 2018, Aeroplan released a statement outlining its commitment to redefine its travel rewards and a preview of what to expect beyond June 2020. Today, I am... Read More

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Top Credit Card Higher than Normal Sign Up Bonuses for May 2018

Another month, another list. Not too many changes from the last month. BMO and Scotiabank extended some of their promotional offers. Most of the offers are currently... Read More

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Marriott 15 Reward Night Credits Coming Through

It is official, at least for me, Chase Canada has fully honoured what they promised when the closed its Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Visa. Here is a chronology is... Read More

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Earn 250 SPG Points for Checking-in on Mobile App

Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) has added a check-in feature on its mobile App. In celebration of this launch, they are running a bonus points promotion until June 15,... Read More

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Ranking the Credit Card Portfolios of Each Canadian Financial Institutions (updated May 1, 2018)

A few companies need to be added to this list, so I thought it was due for an update from 6 months ago. Most of the ranking changes occurred in the bottom half of the... Read More

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Last Day – Earn 5x Miles on Amazon!

Aeroplan recently added Amazon.ca as a partner on their eStore. Since they just launched, they are running a promotion where you can earn 5x miles on purchases at... Read More

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IHG’s Pointsbreak Released (April 30, 2018 – July 31, 2018)

IHG has released its latest Pointsbreak program, which runs from April 30, 2018 - July 31, 2018. This is the second time that IHG released its new version of... Read More

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Marriott Rewards Free Night Certificate Coming Through

Check your Marriott Rewards account. The much anticipated "Rewards Certificate MR VISA CA ANNIV FREE NGT CAT 5" due to the termination of the Chase Marriott credit... Read More

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New AC Hotel Montreal Downtown

The AC Hotels by Marriott has debuted the first of its kind in, which is only fitting seeing as AC Hotels have a European design and style. That being... Read More

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Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards for April 2018

We are back again with our monthly update on the first year fee waived credit cards list. Quite a few changes from last month to consider. Note that we also have two... Read More

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Earning Aeroplan miles just got easier with Amazon.ca and Aeroplan’s eStore

As of April 24, 2018, members can start earning through Amazon.ca, adding to an already thriving roster of more than 150 retailers Aeroplan’s eStore with Amazon.ca... Read More

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Aeroplan Renews Rocketmiles Partnership

Let's face it, after a slew of bad news for Aeroplan, they could use some good news. Aeroplan announced the renewal of a multi-year agreement with Rocketmiles.... Read More

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How I Manage all My different Loyalty Accounts

I cannot believe that it has been almost 5 years since I last wrote an update on this post. I am frequently asked how I track all my loyalty programs at the same time,... Read More

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How to make Economy Air Travel more Comfortable

I actually wrote a post about this subject two years ago and I thought it was due for a slight update. As you probably already do, a lot of time is spent collecting... Read More

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HURRY – Last Chance to get the Starwood American Express Credit Card!

Update – This Offer is no longer available. View the current offer here – Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card Marriott and Starwood announced huge changes... Read More

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Daily Getaways 2018 – My Thoughts

Daily Getaways are among one of my favourite deals. It’s hosted by the US Travel Association, and features a huge variety of travel deals through April and early... Read More

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My Overnight at the Virgin Alantic Clubhouse

There are definitely some things you can do with miles and points that are really exciting, like international first class or a presidential suite upgrade. Then, there... Read More

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$25+ of Groceries… Free!

Recently, there’s been a bread price-fixing scandal implicating several national retailers. Loblaws, having disclosed this to the Competition bureau, will receive... Read More

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CIBC AC Conversion Card – Last Chance

One of the best opportunities recently for travellers was the CIBC AC Conversion Card. Since you can use credit cards to load these cards, it’s possible to earn a... Read More

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Reminder: Register for Hyatt’s Q1 2018 promotion

Hyatt is one of my preferred chains, and they have some absolutely incredible properties that are also a great value. Their devaluation from Gold Passport to World of... Read More

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Why You Should Earn At Least 2% Back from your Credit Card Purchases

Some people make the mistake of thinking that their credit card miles are free. That’s a terrible error. Miles you earn from credit card spend is not free. The... Read More

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Last Chance – Buy Starpoints with a 35% Discount

You can currently purchase Starpoints at a 35% discount for purchases of 5,000 points or more. This is one of the best deals to buy miles, and ends very soon... Read More

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Air Miles Mega Miles Promo – Earn up to 1250 Bonus Airmiles – Ends April 12, 2018

The Air Miles Mega Miles promo is back. If you use offers at 5 different partners before April 12, you will earn 1250 bonus miles. If you use 3 different partners, you... Read More

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payTM Promos: 10% Cashback on Next Bill Payment, Double Your Referrals to $20

payTM let us know that they have some nice promotions going on at the moment. Download PayTM, where you can use credit cards for bills like property taxes, college... Read More

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RBC Visa Infinite Avion sign up offer – 25,000 bonus points and first year free!

Apply for a RBC Visa Infinite Avion Card now, and you can earn 25,000 welcome points upon approval plus no annual fee for the first year – that’s a savings... Read More