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Tangerine and Cineplex Team up on Tuesdays

Cineplex (movie theatre) and Tangerine Bank are teaming up on Tuesdays! Basically, when you go to the movies on Tuesdays and swipe your Tangerine Money-Back Credit Card,... Read More

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WestJet Status Match Challenge – Ends January 31, 2020

Switch to the Top Airline loyalty program in Canada and get the value you deserve in a rewards program. To participate in this Status match Challenge (the... Read More

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Top Cash Back Credit Card Offers for January 2020

A new year means we should expect some new offers. But for now, most offers are rolling over or extended (namely National Bank) from 2019. Most offers are expiring at... Read More

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Scotia Momentum Visa Infinite Card – First Year Free – 10% Cash Back (Up to first 2K) – Ends April 30, 2020

With the new year upon us, I found a great offer from Scotiabank for their first year free cash back Scotia Momentum Visa Infinite Card. Earn 10% cash back on all... Read More

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WestJet Status Match Challenge

WestJet Rewards is currently allowing Air Canada (Altitude) and Porter Airlines (VIPorter) members to status match with its rewards program.  Looks like WestJet is... 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.... Read More

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$25,000 in Flights with AIR MILES Flight-A-Day Giveaway

AIR MILES is doing a Flight-A-Day Giveaway. Below are the details of the contest. Prize Details There are two primary prizes that you can win: 1 of 30 $5,000 daily... Read More

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How to make Economy Air Travel more Comfortable

I have been writing an update on this post, almost every 2 years (2016, 2018). Travel change over time, so it is worth an update. Also, I was reading back on my last... Read More

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Aeroplan Gift Card Promotion

I know gift cards are probably the worst redemption with Aeroplan but sometimes we all need cash! This is the highest return I have seen on gift cards for a while on the... Read More

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176 People on Crashed Flight (Tehran-Kyiv-Toronto)

I'm sure you have read about this story already. We were waiting for more details before posting about it, especially the cause of the crash, which remains unknown. But... Read More

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Rundown of Delta Air Lines’ SkyMiles for Canadians (updated January 8, 2020)

It has been almost 2 years since I last wrote about Delta Air Lines (Delta). The main reason is because there are no major updates that would affect the Canadian members... Read More

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Interview with D’Arcy McDonald (SVP of Day to Day Banking)

Today we feature D’Arcy McDonald, a Senior Vice President at Scotiabank who will talk to us about the new Ultimate Package. More specifically, how we can earn more... Read More

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Free National Car Rental Emerald Club Executive Elite Status – Ends Feb 29, 2020

I love sharing these great status opportunities for our readers. You do not know how lucrative it is to have elite status until you use it or need to redeem it at a long... Read More

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Rundown of Asia Miles for Canadians (updated January 6, 2020)

The frequent flyer program, Asia Miles, made a significant change to its expiry policy this year. This change has increased the value of its program and I think it's... Read More

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Top Credit Card Higher than Normal Sign Up Bonuses for January 2020

It's already 2020! You will notice that most offers are rolling over from 2019, but at many are expiring sometime this month. The rest are expiring in March for the most... Read More

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Carrot Rewards 2.0?

Remember the popular Carrot Rewards? Carrot Rewards was an App that began in British Columbia and slowly expanded to other provinces. The App allowed members to earn... Read More

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Rundown of WestJet Rewards (updated January 3, 2020)

It has been almost a year since we last updated the WestJet Rewards rundown post. One of my family member has been using WestJet more extensively, which means I did a... Read More

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My 2020 Predictions for the Miles and Points World

Back in 2016, I began a new tradition of trying to predict the travel / rewards market in Canada. The first year was rough, but it got better over the years. How did it... Read More

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Happy New Year! 2020 Wish List

Happy New Year!! A new year means a new wish list! Below is my 2020 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 2019

As we close out 2019, we continue with our year-end series to recapping out wish list from the beginning of the year. This report card is a continuation from our... Read More

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Rundown of United Airlines’ MileagePlus for Canadians (updated December 30, 2019)

I was waiting for a few more updates before working on this post. But it has been long enough, especially with their change in expiry policy. With the uncertainty... Read More

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Rundown of Royal Caribbean for Canadians (updated December 27, 2019)

I recently took a cruise with Royal Caribbean and posted my thoughts about reasons to take a cruise (and not). Also, I haven't written an update on Royal Caribbean since... Read More

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Merry Christmas! Shopping Tips 2019

Merry Christmas Everyone! Over the years, Pointshogger has accumulated a wealth of shopping tips: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 This may be surprising to some, but... Read More

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Black Friday/Cyber Monday Aeroplan eStore Promotions 2019

From November 25 – December 3, Aeroplan Members get the most out of Black Friday and Cyber Monday with great offers on various partners and products. They can earn... Read More

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Get $20 off on your next costco.ca purchase – Nov 11- Dec 8, 2019

Between November 11 and December 8, 2019, subscribe to receive Costco emails and get $20 OFF a Costco.ca order of $100 or more. Only one (1) $20 OFF can be used per... 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