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Happy New Year! 2022 Wish List

Happy New Year Everyone!! A new year means a new wish list. Note that we generally provide a mid-term report on Canada Day (July 1) and a final report on New Year’s... Read More

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New Year’s Eve! Recap of 2021

As we close out 2021, we continue with our year-end series of grading our wish list from our first post of the year. This report card is a continuation from our yearly... Read More

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Merry Christmas from Pointshogger!

Over the years, during our Christmas Day post, we would provide shopping tips ahead of Boxing Day tomorrow. We've accumulated quite a bit of tips that you can refer to:... Read More

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Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards for December 2021

TD had most of their promotion ending from last month's list, but they ended up extending most of their offers to March 2022 (with some minor tweaks to the offer) or May... Read More

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Ranking the Credit Card Portfolios of Each Canadian Financial Institutions (updated December 21, 2021)

It has been just over a year since our last update (December 1, 2020) of the rankings list. The timing works well to update again this month, since we are coming to the... Read More

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Canadian Travel Advisory (Jokes Warning!)

SARCASM WARNING - I know it is not April 1, but there is already so much negativity out there, so I am going to have a little fun with this one and give my comedy career... Read More

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AIR MILES Reduces Number of Dream Miles Needed for Merchandise

As we approach the holiday period, AIR MILES is reducing the number of Dream Miles needed to redeem on over 500 merchandise rewards by at least 100 Miles each. Here is... Read More

Canadian Travel Hacking
Air Canada Black Friday Event – Ends Nov 28, 2021

From November 18 to 28, Aeroplan Members can get the most out of Black Friday with great offers on various partners and products. Shop our best deals on flights and... Read More

Canadian Travel Hacking
Simplii Financial 2.2% High-Interest Savings + $250 Chequing Acct Bonus – Until March 31, 2022

The post Simplii Financial 2.2% High-Interest Savings + $250 Chequing Acct Bonus – Until March 31, 2022 appeared first on Canadian Travel Hacking. Read More

Canadian Travel Hacking
Fairmont Gift Card Sale 20% Bonus (Nov 26, 2021 only)

The Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Willow Stream Spa electronic gift card promotion will take place on Friday November 26, 2021 between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern... Read More

Canadian Travel Hacking
AIR MILES card linked offers – Earn Bonus miles with any Canadian Mastercard

Air Miles has a new website that allows you to securely link your Mastercard to your AIR MILES card and earn Bonus Air Miles on top of the Air Miles or any rewards you... Read More

Canadian Travel Hacking
Eligible TD Aeroplan cardholders can earn up to 20,000 points – 10x the Aeroplan points on eligible Air Canada and Air Canada Vacations purchases

Until November 30, 2021, members who hold eligible TD Aeroplan credit cards earn 10x the Aeroplan points on eligible Air Canada and Air Canada Vacations purchases up to... Read More

Canadian Travel Hacking
Free Uber Pass Membership – Aeroplan Credit Card Perk!

Back in September, Aeroplan announced the offer of a free Uber Pass membership with certain Aeroplan credit cards.    Starting today (Nov 1), the following cards... Read More

Candian Kilometers
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

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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

Don’t Call the Airline!
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