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Top Credit Card Higher than Normal Sign Up Bonuses for January 2021

It's already a new year! For now, most offers are still running from the year before. Only the RBC WestJet is coming off this month's list so hopefully we will be seeing... Read More

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[READER QUESTION] Thoughts on Airline Cash Refunds (Props to Flair Airlines)

Today's post was inspired by one of our readers who suggested that we write more posts regarding the following idea: "Let’s get a bit bold and post articles making... Read More

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Receive Up to $1,000 During a 14-Day Quarantine?

There seems to be so little news reports (CTV) on this matter, but I thought I'd bring it up. The short version of the story is that Canadians who are coming back to... Read More

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My 2021 Predictions for the Miles and Points World

Back in 2016, I began a 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 go... Read More

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Happy New Year! 2021 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 2020

As we close out 2020, we continue with our year-end series of grading our 2020 wish list from the beginning of the year. This report card is a continuation from... Read More

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[READER QUESTION] What to do with RBC Avion Points?

I cannot believe that it has been almost 6 years since I last wrote a post about RBC Avion points program. The reason I am writing about it today is because many people... 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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Merry Christmas from the Pointshogger Team!

Over the years, Pointshogger has accumulated a wealth of shopping tips on Christmas Day: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 It might seem a little funny that... Read More

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Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards for December 2020

Quite a few offers and ending this month and will not show up on next months list. So if you are thinking about those cards, best to sign up now before the month ends.... Read More

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What is a Good Credit Score and How Can You Maintain It?

Today we feature guest writer Jason O'Brien from SMB Compass who will be explaining how to keep credit scores up, specially for small businesses. Thank you Jason and... Read More

Canadian Travel Hacking
Buy Flight Centre Gift Card and Get 20% Bonus Card Back – Expires Dec 31, 2021

This is a nice promotion with Flight Centre Canada (whose prices are competitive) if you are confident on travel returning in 2021. Give the gift of travel in e-gift... Read More

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Redeem Aeroplan points for Wi-Fi on board – Starts Dec 14

Starting December 14th, members will be able to redeem their points for a single use Wi-Fi pass on board all Gogo equipped aircrafts on all routes.  Passes are... Read More

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Simplii Promo – Earn $250 bonus – New Account Promotion

I have been a Simplii Financial user from before when PC Financial was around. Having a no-fee bank account was important to me and the free access to CIBC ATMs was a... Read More

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Redeem Aeroplan Points for In-Flight Wi-Fi!

Effective December 14, 2020, members have been able to redeem their Aeroplan points for single use Wi-Fi pass on board all Gogo equipped aircrafts on all routes. Passes... Read More

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Top Cash Back Credit Card Offers for December 2020

There are not many current higher than normal cash back bonuses, we've trimmed down to 4 cards left on this list, with the Scotia Momentum Visa Infinite Card... Read More

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Updated “Understanding Credit Cards” Due to Changing Times

We generally have 2 types of article, posts (more date sensitive) and pages (more up to date information). Posts are what we publish regularly that is date stamped. So... 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 & Air Canada Black Friday Deals 2020

From November 19 to 29, Aeroplan Members can get the most out of Black Friday with great offers on various partners and products. They can earn big when shopping via the... 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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Aeroplan change over period – Unavailable – Nov 6 – 8, 2020

With the launch of the transformed Aeroplan coming up on Nov. 8, Aeroplan will be introducing many new and exciting program features. In order to prepare for this, some... 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

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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