Canadian Blogs

Pointshogger
Pointimize – Hotel and Flight Search Tool

Pointimize was launched only a year ago. To me, this website is a one-stop shop to find award availability over multiple airline and hotel loyalty programs. How it... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Hyatt Regency Jersey City Review, Empire Suite

Hotels in Manhattan are often very expensive during peak season. The Hyatt Regency Jersey City is actually one of my favourite hotels in the area because of easy... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Canada Deals: La Ronde Season Pass (Montréal)

I’m about to move to Montréal for more school (!), and of course, I have to figure something to do over the summer. La Ronde is a Six Flags managed theme... Read More

Pointshogger
Comparing Canada, Hong Kong and USA Cathay Pacific Credit Cards

Thank you Bob for today's post idea suggestion. Note that I am always open to suggestions on credit card comparison posts as I have a lot of fun writing them, especially... Read More

Pointshogger
Ottawa Travel Hacker Meetup (May 28, 2017)

Due to popular demand, our friend, Anshul, from Points Miles and Bling, is hosting another Ottawa Travel Hacker Meetup. Come meet other people from the community to... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Buy Alaska Mileage miles with 50% bonus and IHG flash sale

Second quarter promotions are off to a great start. Alaska Mileage Plan has announced its most lucrative offer yet – buy Alaska Milage miles with 50% bonus! Three... Read More

Pointshogger
Top Cash Back Credit Card Offers for May 2017

Every time I update this post, I seem to be adding a little extra. Thank you Scott for sharing the latest suggestion. Keep in mind that you can also check out the Top... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Last Chance to Pick Up the TD Aeroplan Visa!

Offer Expired The TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite and Visa Infinite Privilege are one of the best credit cards available for Canadian consumers, whether you’re an... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Why is Air Canada’s new loyalty program a good thing?

Canadian travel spectrum was rife with speculation after the announcement of Air Canada’s new loyalty program (in June 2020) and with that a divorce from... Read More

Pointshogger
Comparing Canada, British and USA Executive Club Credit Cards

If you have been following my series, I have mostly been comparing similar Canada versus US based credit cards. Today, I think that it will be fun to add a third country... Read More

Pointshogger
Interview with Director of Loyalty for Marriott Canada about Partnership with PlacePass

Today, we feature Jennifer Bryl, Director of Loyalty for Canada, Marriott International, who would like to discuss its new partnership with PlacePass. Jennifer Bryl,... Read More

Pointshogger
Thoughts on the Aeroplan and Air Canada Breakup

Based on the wording from an Aeroplan news release, it may seem like the the door is left open for them to renew their contract. I mean, there is still 3 years to go... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Air Canada to Cut Ties with Aeroplan/Aimia in 2020!

Air Canada has always had an interesting relationship with Aeroplan, their frequent flyer program. While most frequent flyer programs are still owned by the airline,... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
BREAKING: Air Canada Cancels Relationship with Aeroplan, Will Make New Program

Air Canada will not be renewing their contract with Aeroplan in 2020, effectively closing the program. The post BREAKING: Air Canada Cancels Relationship with Aeroplan,... Read More

Pointshogger
WestJet To Buy Boeing 787 Dreamliners

It looks like WestJet is planning on stepping up its game by buying twenty 787 Boeing Dreamliners to increase their international routes. Expect to see more direct... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Air China Business class fares under $1500!!

Air China is promoting some incredible Business class package fares, under $1500 USD/round trip, from Toronto (YYZ)/Montreal (YUL) to several cities in China. Air... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Look here before you buy anything

Raise is a nifty marketplace that lets you save money on purchases by offering discounted gift cards. The post Look here before you buy anything appeared first on Don't... Read More

Pointshogger
Who is Pekflyer?

Today is we feature my friend Allan Yong, from Perflyer, geared towards the Chinese market. But since it is a bilingual blog, we can all benefit from the information... Read More

Pointshogger
Comparing Canada and US Best Western Credit Card

Best Western Rewards is one of my favourite loyalty programs, even though it is not considered one of the more luxurious brands, so it may not be as popular in the... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Air Canada Launches Five New International Routes!

Air Canada and Rouge have been launching a couple of new routes. Yesterday, they put out a press release on additional routes they are launching. They’ve been on a... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
TSA broke into my checked baggage and damaged its contents

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is responsible for screening of passengers and all their baggage at airports across United states. It is standard... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Manufactured Spend Canada – AC Conversion Prepaid

Generally, I don’t post about things on the down-low, but given that it’s been around for quite a while and I’ve already hinted at it multiple times, I... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Man fakes hijacking to avoid vacation with girlfriend

An Indian man wanted to avoid a vacation with his ‘online girlfriend’. His masterplan was a hoax email sent to the police about a possible hijacking in... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Drop Rewards – Earn Points on top of your Credit Card!

One of the things I love about miles and points is being able to stack promotion after promotion to get the best deal. The most common example is with mileage portals,... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
American Express $10 Credit with Contactless!

I recently received an email that’s promoting the use of contactless payment on your AMEX. American Express currently has four charge cards earning Membership... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
How to score Uber promo code in new cities

Uber has been on the wrong side of public opinion for a while now. However, I do like their product and continue to use them as my primary transportation option,... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Westjet Rewards Can Now Be Redeemed on Delta… BUT

Yesterday, I mentioned that you are now able to use Delta Skymiles on most Westjet flights. Additional Reading: Delta Skymiles now Redeemable on Westjet It looks like... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Trip Report: Private Jet & Helicopter

I got to travel on a helicopter and a private jet for free! The post Trip Report: Private Jet & Helicopter appeared first on Don't Call the Airline!. Read More

Pointshogger
Top Ways to Earn Miles and Points Without Travelling and Credit Card Spending

How often have you heard someone say, I do not collect miles or points because "I do not travel enough" or "I do not spend enough on my credit card". There are many... Read More

Pointshogger
Another Shift in the Miles and Points Industry

As we wind down a strong credit card sign up bonus year, there may be a possible shift in the industry. Avery from DCTA recently wrote a post about How Ontario’s... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Review: InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront

I recently visited the InterContinental Saint Paul, and it offers exceptional value and phenomenal treatment for Ambassadors. The post Review: InterContinental Saint... Read More