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Increased SPG AMEX Sign-Up Bonus (Canada)!

American Express (Canada) has increased the sign-up bonus for both the personal and business SPG credit cards! The post Increased SPG AMEX Sign-Up Bonus (Canada)!... Read More

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Aeroplan Transfer Bonus (July 2017)

Aeroplan runs transfer bonuses roughly two times a year. The last one was in March 2017, with the previous one being in November 2016. With these promotions, you can... Read More

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Aeroplan Offering 35% Conversion Bonus (Highest Ever!)

Aeroplan is really making an effort to step up their game, as their contract ends with Air Canada. I am uncertain what their long term plans are at the moment, probably... Read More

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Skyteam Status Match with China Southern

I’m a huge fan of status matches and challenges, because you get a taste of the benefits members enjoy without putting in all the nights or flights to qualify. In... Read More

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American Express SimplyCash Preferred Card Increased Cash Back

I am excited to find out that the American Express SimplyCash Preferred Card has made a significant changes to its cash back earning ratio. Below are the current... Read More

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[DISCONTINUED] TD Drivers Rewards Visa Card

Another credit card is being discontinued. This time it is the TD Drivers Rewards Visa Card. You may have noticed the following wording on the TD website: The post... Read More

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Top Cash Back Credit Card Offers for July 2017

Keep in mind that you can also check out the Top Cash Back Credit Cards page, which is frequently updated. Unlike that page though, this post focused on temporary... Read More

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Best Redemptions for SPG – Marriott Hotel and Air Packages

If you have a large amount of points, Marriott Hotel and Air Packages are one of the best values currently available for redemption. They start at 200,000 points, and... Read More

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A No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Card with No Annual Fee!

My favourite cards for everyday spend are either the American Express Platinum or Business Platinum Card. They both earn 1.25 points per dollar transferrable to... Read More

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Aeroplan Adds Budget Car Rental Award Booking

Aeroplan has added a new reward car rental redemption partner. Members can now redeem for Budget car rentals online. Avis has already been available. Budget Budget has... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Hyatt 40% bonus on points purchase and 16% discount on Gift Cards

Promotions offering bonus points on purchase are coming in thick and fast, Hyatt 40% bonus on points purchase is back! The offer is available for purchases made between... Read More

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Best Flight Redemptions with SPG

While I strongly recommend against hoarding miles, SPG are an exception. SPG Points are one the most valuable currencies because of their flexibility. One of the... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Last Call! IHG 100% bonus and SPG 35% discount on points purchase

Last call on some interesting promotions from IHG and SPG. IHG Mystery Bonus offers up to 100% points until July 12th, whereas SPG 35% discount on points purchase... Read More

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Redeem Aeroplan for Flights with Fewer Fees

As I’ve said previously, my strategy now for collecting Aeroplan miles is to utilize American Express cards. This is because they have the option to... Read More

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Limited Time – Earn 5,000 Points Free with Drop Rewards!

I’ve written about Drop Rewards before, which is a great way to earn additional Rewards on top of your credit card points. They do this by monitoring your... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Fare Alert! Cheap flights to India from Canada and US starting $590

Earlier today I noticed several One World carriers showing cheap flights to India from Canada/US  with fares starting at $590 USD or $808 CAD. Further... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Phenomenal Use for Membership Rewards/SPG Points: Travel Package (Marriott)

Marriott's flights and hotels program offers a uniquely valuable redemption for Canadians. The post Phenomenal Use for Membership Rewards/SPG Points: Travel Package... Read More

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The Cheapest Way to Fly Etihad First Class

I love Etihad Airways. While likely subsidized by the UAE, they’ve increased the overall flying experience. This is good as competition is usually... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Avianca Business Class Sale – NA to Central/South America $880!!

Avianca Business Class Sale is offering great prices to Central and South America, starting at $1197 CAD ($880 USD) for flights from Toronto (YYZ). The... Read More

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Aeroplan eStore Adds 20 new Retailers

With all the negativity surrounding Aeroplan lately, it is always nice to see some positive news. Aeroplan has a shopping portal called eStore. Shopping portals are ways... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Air Canada Europe Sale – 15% off promo code

I got an email reminder about a Air Canada Europe Sale with 15% off promotion code. The offer is restricted to select destinations in Europe,... Read More

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Credit Card Higher than Normal Sign Up Bonuses for July 2017

Another month, another Top Credit Card Higher than Normal Sign Up Bonuses list. Keep in mind that I have been combining personal and business cards onto the same list.... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Get 165,000 Aeroplan/British Airways Miles!

These credit cards will get you 165,000 Aeroplan/British Airways miles! The post Get 165,000 Aeroplan/British Airways Miles! appeared first on Don't Call the Airline!. Read More

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Rundown of WestJet Rewards (updated July 3, 2017)

With all the negativity surrounding Aeroplan, Canada's current largest frequent flyer program, it may be time to take a closer look at Canada's second largest frequent... Read More

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Canada Day! Mid-Term Report

This year marks the 150 anniversary of Canada (founded in 1867), so it is a big one! As we continue our annual tradition, this is the time to give my mid-term report... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Last chance – Alaska miles 50% bonus for one more day

Disclaimer: My blog contains referral or affiliate links. I receive a small commission at no additional cost to you, please consider using my links for your... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
UPDATED: Copa Airlines Available on Aeroplan!

You can once again book Copa award flights using Aeroplan. The post UPDATED: Copa Airlines Available on Aeroplan! appeared first on Don't Call the Airline!. Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
375% Alaska miles on Sub-2K Icelandair Business Class Fares to Europe!

Icelandair has published great fares to Europe out of Toronto, Canada from Oct-Dec 2017. Economy fares start at $500 CAD (~$370 USD) and Business class fares from $2400... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Do babies born inflight get free lifetime flights?

Yesterday, an expectant mother went into premature labour and gave birth onboard Jet Airways flight 9W569, traveling from Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Kochi, India. The... 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

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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