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Air Canada Completes Acquisition of Aeroplan

It's official. Aimia (owner of Aeroplan) is now sold to Air Canada for approximately $497 million (Press releases: Air Canada, Aimia). Deep down inside, I had still... Read More

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Rundown of WestJet Rewards (updated January 8, 2019)

In celebration of the newly added Platinum status to WestJet Rewards, I thought this post was due for proper overhaul to include more details regarding its... Read More

Canadian Travel Hacking
Dissecting How to Have the Most Awe-Inspiring Canadian Road Trip

Deep wilderness and stunning views are just two of the many reasons why Canada has made the list of the top 20 places to visit in 2019. Rugged and delightfully... Read More

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Top Credit Card Higher than Normal Sign Up Bonuses for January 2019

We start the new year with many offers carrying over from 2018. It usually takes a few months before the new year gets going due to the carryovers. I ranked the credit... Read More

Candian Kilometers
Credit Card that Covers Flight Delay on Award Tickets?

The BMO World Elite Mastercard is having an increased welcome offer for new applicants – up to 35,000 points, a waived annual fee, and a $100 statement credit.... Read More

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My 2019 Predictions for the Miles and Points World

Back in 2016, I began a new tradition of trying to predict the rewards world. The first year was rough, but it got better (2017, 2016). Let's see how I did this year and... Read More

Canadian Travel Hacking
Paymi Canada – Earn Money when you Shop – Extra Cash Back!

I found this great new service (similar to Drop) but backed by CIBC, that once you link your credit card to their service and shop at a certain retailer you can earn... Read More

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Happy New Year! 2019 Wish List

Happy New Year!! A new year means a new wish list! Below is my 2019 wish list for the rewards world. Note that I generally provide a mid-term report on Canada Day (July... Read More

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New Year’s Eve! Recap of 2018

Another end of a whirlwind year for the rewards world. Here's a quick recap of the mid-term report, along with the original wish list. Here's a quick recap of the... Read More

Canadian Travel Hacking
Shell – Get up to 100 AIR MILES Bonus Miles when you participate

Text the word “SHELL” to phone number 111222 before March 20, 2019. You’ll be asked to provide your 11-digit AIR MILES Card Number. The offer will be... Read More

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My Top 5 Miles and Points Addict Habits

I just wanted to put a disclaimer before I got this topic going. I'm not trying to brag or show off. But I do want to answer a frequent comment that I hear: "Matt,... Read More

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Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards for December 2018

Several promotions expired at the end of October, so there are quite a few changes and extensions this month. Note that we also have two other types of monthly lists... Read More

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Merry Christmas! Shopping Tips

Over the years, Pointshogger has accumulated a wealth of shopping tips: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Normally, I provided tips ahead of time for Boxing Day sales. But... Read More

Candian Kilometers
Improved Offer – BMO World Elite Mastercard

The BMO World Elite Mastercard has an increased bonus which is worth taking a look at. The current offer runs until March 31, 2019, and is the highest bonus that has... Read More

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Free Amazon Prime with the Stack Mastercard!

The Stack Mastercard is the best prepaid debit card in Canada for travellers. It does not charge any fees, including foreign transaction fees and ATM withdrawal fees.... Read More

Canadian Travel Hacking
Earn $500 bonus when you open a new TD All Inclusive Banking Plan (Greater Vancouver Area)

TD has a special $500 offer available to new TD All Inclusive Banking Plan customers located in the Greater Vancouver Area! Open a new TD All Inclusive Banking... Read More

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Profile: American AAdvantage

American Airlines AAdvantage is a useful program points collectors should be aware of. Each airline has their own strengths and weaknesses, and knowing all about the... Read More

Candian Kilometers
Fantastic HSBC World Elite Mastercard Offer!

The Canadian credit card industry is largely dominated by the Big 5 banks and American Express, although there have been cards with niche features trying to capture... Read More

Candian Kilometers
Stacking Hotel Promotions with Hilton

Many of my hotels stays are through redemptions, but sometimes, it’s not worth it. Recently, I was looking at the Boca Beach Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort on... Read More

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Marriott 30% Transfer Bonus to United

The easiest airline points to earn in Canada is Aeroplan, by a mile. However, they do levy fuel surcharges on several airlines including Air Canada, Lufthansa, Thai... Read More

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IHG Rewards Purchase Promotion – Up to 100%!

Canadians have limited access to hotel points in comparison to airline miles. The only credit card options available are the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express,... Read More

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WestJet 787 Dreamliner now Bookable!

WestJet lately has branched out in what they do, perhaps in an attempt to compete with Air Canada. They launched WestJet Encore for regional flying as well as Swoop, an... Read More

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Stack MasterCard – The Best Prepaid Debit Card?

I wrote recently about the Home Trust Visa, which is the only credit card in Canada to offer no foreign transaction fees AND no annual fee. This brings me to the Stack... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Amazing Deals on Tumi Bags & Other Products From BestBuy

BestBuy Canada is offering ludicrously cheap Tumi products, including suitcases, wallets, backpacks, and other products. They’re discounting already on-clearance... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
$15 Off ANY Flight (Including One-Ways)

Flight Network is offering a coupon for $CAD 15 off any flight, including one-way tickets. The post $15 Off ANY Flight (Including One-Ways) appeared first on Don't... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
HURRY! AMEX Business Platinum Fee Increase to $499 and Minimum Spend to $50,000 Tomorrow!

According to Reddit, the American Express Business Platinum card's annual fee will go up from $399 to $499 tomorrow. Further, the sign-up offer, which is currently... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Up to $60 (Or More!) FREE From PayTM – BUT HURRY!

PayTM is currently offering several promotions, and you can earn more than $60 FREE! But hurry, you only have a few more days! The post Up to $60 (Or More!) FREE From... Read More