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Government Increasing Hotel Quarantine Fines

The last time we wrote (May 4, 2021) about this topic, the Prime Minister of Canada warn that travellers could see stiffer penalties for not following the quarantine... Read More

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Cash back for future travel with Aeroplan co-brand credit cards – Ends June 30, 2021

until December 31, 2021, every booking you make with Air Canada using an eligible Aeroplan credit card will earn you up to $50 cash back. Members simply need to register... Read More

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Aeroplan Partners with Rocky Mountaineer – Earn or Redeem Aeroplan miles

With Rocky Mountaineer, Aeroplan members will be able to earn and redeem points and enjoy premium benefits when booking a scenic rail journey.  Also, as a special... Read More

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Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards for May 2021

For this month, all the TD promotions are coming to an end. So if you are still thinking about those cards, you may want to jump on their current offers.  The Brim card... Read More

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[PROMOTION] Aeroplan Credit Card Bonus Offers

Aeroplan is offering a host of additional bonus opportunities with its co-branded credit cards. Even though travel restrictions are still tough in Canada, this has been... Read More

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[INTERVIEW] Megabus Canadian Service Expansion

The saying goes, when one door closes, another one opens. That seems to be the story of Greyhound Canada closing its doors and opening up opportunities with Megabus.... Read More

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Ways to Access Airport Lounges

Today, we welcome back Daniel Kinnoch, co-founder of LoungePair. He comes back to us (from an interview) as a guest writer sharing his thoughts on airport lounges. Thank... Read More

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[INTERVIEW] LoungePair Co-Founder Daniel Kinnoch

Today we feature the co-founder, Daniel Kinnoch, of LoungePair. Thank you so much David, for taking the time to answer our questions. We look forward to travel... Read More

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Current 10% Cash Back Portfolio for May 2021

This month's list did not have any changes from last month, which means the 10% cash back market remains strong with 5 different financial institutions offering such... Read More

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[BUS] Greyhound Canada Shutting Down

After almost a hundred years, Greyhound Canada is shutting down its domestic service. The buses will still run until the end of day today, but by midnight, they will be... Read More

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Aeroplan extending status through 2022

Aeroplan is one of the first programs to announce a status extension through the end of 2022.  As far as I know, it’s the only program based on calendar years (rather... Read More

Canadian Travel Hacking
Aeroplan announces partnership with Starbucks Canada – Earn Bonus Miles

Aeroplan is proud to announce that its millions of Members can now earn and redeem points by enjoying their favourite Starbucks beverages and snacks. Starting today,... Read More

Canadian Travel Hacking
AIR MILES Bonus Boom returns March 25

With spring comes warmer weather, fresh flower blossoms, and, you guessed it, another AIR MILES Bonus Boom! Beginning March 25th, AIR MILES is proud to launch another... Read More

Canadian Travel Hacking
Aeroplan: Gift 80% More Points – Ends Feb 14, 2021

Until Feb. 14, 2021, give 80% more points when you gift to a loved one, or earn 40% more points when you buy for yourself. Here is a link to the promotion. It ends... Read More

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Saving Aeroplan Points on Business Class with eUpgrades

With the launch of the new Aeroplan program, many people have been trying to find the new best redemptions to get more value out of your hard earned points. The new... Read More

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Yotta Savings Bank Account Review

Yotta Savings is a bank account I’ve been using for the past while. It is a great option for your US bank account needs, especially if you are applying for US credit... Read More

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Aeroplan: Why bother publishing a chart?

My name is Scott Kennedy, and this is the first of what may become a series of guest posts here. I am a SFO-based Air Canada Aeroplan Super Elite, and while I like to... Read More

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Up to 12% No Limit Cash Back on the American Express Platinum Card!

Note: The Offer for the Platinum Card has changed. Please refer to the offer landing page for updated card offer details. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has completely upset... Read More

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Best High Interest Savings Accounts in Canada

With my travel budget now having lots of room because I’m not currently booking any travel, I’ve been reviewing at places to store money. For funds you want to keep... Read More

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Hello World!

Hello World! It’s been a while since new content has gone up, as many of you have noticed. Partly, it’s because I’ve got a few other things going on. However, I... Read More

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HSBC World Elite Mastercard: New and Improved Offer

Recently HSBC updated the welcome bonus for its World Elite Mastercard. We are happy to report that HSBC has improved its offer. The card remains first-year-free (FYF)... Read More

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HIRING: Flight Award Travel Manager, Part/Full-Time

What are we looking for? My company is seeking a part-time or full-time Flight Award Travel Manager. Your primary duties include: Responding to customer inquiries;... Read More

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Why we’ll pass on the new Scotia AMEX gold card

Last week, Scotia unveiled a revamped AMEX gold card. We see this card as a potential challenger to the AMEX Cobalt but despite some new features, Scotia Rewards just... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Lounge Report: LJU Business Lounge Ljubljana, Slovenia

Slovenia’s main airport, Joze Pucnik Airport, is nothing to write home about in terms of amenities or interesting features (no waterfalls or botanical gardens) but it... Read More

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All About Marriott Moments

Most experts agree that Marriott points have steadily decreased in value since merging with Starwood. While some of the best redemptions have come from Marriott, such as... Read More

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Meeting Minimum Spend the Easy Way

Credit cards are one of the best ways to earn rewards quickly. To earn the signup bonus, you usually need to meet a threshold of purchases in a certain period of time,... Read More

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Hyatt Award Chart as of March 18th 2019

Hyatt is now my preferred hotel chain since Fairmont President’s Club was acquired by Accor. As a Globalist member, their top-tier status, I find benefits on my stays... Read More