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Pointshogger
Credit Cards that Offer a Free Checked Bag (updated February 11, 2017)

Bringing luggage onto the plane, whether checked-in or carry-on, has become such a complicated issue since the introduction of the pay-per use for the past few years. It... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Kuala Lumpur airport – KLIA express VIP Service

The express train that runs between Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and KL Sentral station is the quickest and most efficient way to get into the city. Most... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Brazil files WTO complaint against Canada, over subsidies to Bombardier

Brazil has filed a World Trade Organization (WTO) complaint against Canada,  over subsidies to Bombardier. Brazil has been threatening to file an official... Read More

Pointshogger
Never See People Pay with these Credit Cards…

Are you like me whereby, when you are lining up to pay for something, you scope out what type of credit card the person in front of you is using to pay? I do that all... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Free LHW Leaders Club Membership – Hurry!

Diners Club is offering free LHW Leaders Club Membership. Normally, this costs $150. Free LHW Leaders Club Membership Benefits include: Complimentary continental... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
The Best First Class Experience – Ever.

I’ve flown basically ever first class product out there (barring Garuda, Swiss, and Air France). I love international first class, though not as much as I used to.... Read More

Pointshogger
The Cash Back War is On!

There are a handful of credit card companies that are really upping their game when it comes to cash back credit cards. Some promotions are permanent or indefinite,... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Special meals – What’s the deal with Hindu meals?

Special meals are offered by most airlines and cater to passengers with restrictive diets based on religion, diet or medical needs. Special meals have to be pre-ordered,... Read More

Pointshogger
Top Credit Card Higher than Normal Sign Up Bonuses for February 2017

Quite a few credit card offers feel off the books from the 2016 holdover, so we are really getting a look at what 2017 has to offer going forward. Last year was really a... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Hiring Aeroplan Award Booker

Awarding Canada Inc. is an Ottawa-based corporation that offers award booking services. We are currently looking for TWO part-time award bookers to hire on a renewable... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Reader Meetup in Toronto

Edit: Slots are now all full. Thanks for reading! I’ll be hanging out with a couple of miles/points friends in downtown Toronto tomorrow. If you want to join us... Read More

Pointshogger
Nexus Cards revoked from all Canadian Permanent Residents with Citizenship in Restricted Countries

CBC News reported that the Canada Border Services Agency that Nexus memberships have been revoked from all Canadian permanent residents with citizenship in any one of... Read More

Pointshogger
Thoughts on AwardWallet Price Increase

I dare say that AwardWallet may be one of my favourite travel hacking website/App out there. It has saved me so much time and trouble over the years, so I held off on... Read More

Pointshogger
Scotiabank Platinum versus Gold American Express Card

As suggested by one of our readers, I will be comparing the Scotiabank American Express Platinum Card versus the Scotiabank Gold American Express Card. Before we get... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
My Favourite App for Canadians! (Akira Review)

Akira, a Canadian telemedical app, has changed the way I approach my health, and has been an immensely helpful tool for travel, saving me money and dozens of hours of my... 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

Canadian Kilometers
Earny Review – Get Money when Prices Drop Post-Purchase!

Earny is my new favourite site. I’m always checking out the latest apps, so I love discovering new innovative services. Why am I such a fan? Continue reading. What... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Air Canada and Silver Airways sign interline agreement

Air Canada seems to be on a fast track of ‘network expansion’. Adding to its recent codeshare agreements with Virgin Australia and Cathay Pacific, Air... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Air Canada Business Class FRA-YUL on Boeing 777-300ER

This Air Canada Business Class review was part of my journey back from Dubai. Originally booked in Premium Economy, I had the perfect opportunity to use Air Canada... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
American Express Financial Review: Update

A few months ago, I was hit with an AMEX Financial Review on my accounts. I haven’t written about my experience until now, so I hope this provides some insight as... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Alaska Miles for 0.6 cents with this Deal!

Certain promotions (like the Garuda Indonesia for 90% off) really get me excited. As a number person, I love that you can stack offer on offer to get such a... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Getting 4% Back on All Your Purchases: Manufactured Spend Canada

The Canadian credit card market isn’t as hot as the American one, but we have it quite good compared to the rest of the world. Manufactured spend is the same... 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

Canadian Kilometers
American Express Gold Card Welcome Bonus Increased to 30,000 Points!

American Express is my favourite issuer in Canada, and while people are complaining that they’re tightening up against churners, I actually don’t mind given... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Beware! Glitch in IHG Accelerate 2017 dashboard

While IHG is not my primary hotel chain, I do enjoy earning easy points through the ‘Accelerate’ programs, offered quarterly each year. IHG Accelerate 2017... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Elephant in the room, Masala Dosa Burger – lets talk!

Food and travel cannot exist without each another. As a frequent traveler, one of my guilty pleasures is experiencing the localized menu at McDonald’s around the... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Cuban Flights Now Bookable on Aeroplan

Aeroplan members can book all Star Alliance flights going to and from Cuba starting today! The post Cuban Flights Now Bookable on Aeroplan appeared first on Don't Call... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Air Canada Premium Economy YYZ – DXB on Boeing 777-300ER

Happy New Year folks! I spent a good part of my holidays in United Arab Emirates and brought in the new year in Dubai. Few months ago, I stumbled upon Air... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Hospitalized.

If you are friends with me on Facebook, you’ll know I’ve been hospitalized for the past week and a half, which explains the lack of posts. Hopefully... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
NO GOING TO A TICKET OFFICE NECESSARY: GARUDA 90% DISCOUNT FIRST CLASS AWARD TICKETED!

Garuda Indonesia ran a promotion literally for one day where First and Business Class awards were 90% off. A flight from Amsterdam/London to Jakarta would be 19,000... 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