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Don’t Call the Airline!
New Aeroplan Fees Effective Today

Almost two months ago, Aeroplan announced a substantial change to their refund/change/cancellation fee structure. Previously, any change or cancellation whatsoever... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
TD Aeroplan Visa Annual Fee Waiver Returns!

As I mentioned previously, the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite was featuring an incredible offer up until December 2, at which point it expired. Additional Reading: Best... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Now is the Best Time to Get the Platinum Card

There's less than a month until the end of 2016. Most people think about getting fit, travelling more, or being a kinder person. While lofty goals, I'm more excited... Read More

Pointshogger
Top Credit Card Higher than Normal Sign Up Bonuses for December 2016

This is the last month of a very strong year for higher than normal credit card sign up bonuses. Also not listed in my monthly lists are frequent first year fee waived... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Barclays 45,000 Wyndham Offer is Back! [USA]

Barclays, a US credit card issuer, is currently offering their Wyndham Rewards Visa with a 45,000 point offer after spending $2,000 in the first 90 days of card... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
A Pretty Way of Generating Credit Card Spend

I was looking at the Canadian Mint website the other day, and I saw this coin: Given that we’re in the holidays – my first thought was – wouldn’t... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
The One Tool Every Frequent Flyer Must Have

There are few tools that I would call “necessary” for travellers, and this tool fits that box. This tool has partnered with dozens of airlines to access... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
What is the best credit card in Canada?

A review of what is currently the best credit card in Canada for everyday purchases. The post What is the best credit card in Canada? appeared first on Don't Call the... Read More

Pointshogger
More on the AMEX Fixed Rewards Program and Questions Answered

I would like to provide more information the new American Express Fixed Points Travel Program, along with answers to some previously asked questions. The post More on... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Air Miles Expiry Policy Cancelled!

Air Miles is one of my least preferred mileage programs. Even though their name contains “air” – it’s not really an airline program. Redemptions... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
What Credit Bureau Does Each Bank Check in Canada?

Whenever you apply for a credit product in Canada, the lender will check your credit history from one or both of the two credit bureaus in Canada: TransUnion or Equifax.... Read More

Pointshogger
AIR MILES Cancels Expiry

Seriously Air Miles? They decided to take a page out of Aeroplan's book. Remember when Aeroplan introduced a 7 year hard expiry on its points? Basically, your miles... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
BREAKING: Air Miles Will NOT Expire!

Air Miles announced they are cancelling their plan to introduce a miles expiry policy, effective immediately. The post BREAKING: Air Miles Will NOT Expire! appeared... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Best Credit Cards for December 2016

Canadian credit cards have great signup bonuses. Want to pick up a new credit card this month? Here are my rankings for the best cards to sign up for this month. These... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
This Chrome App Saves You $100s

This free Chrome app automatically searches for the best coupon for any online purchase, and automatically applies it, saving you hundreds of dollars! The post This... Read More

Pointshogger
Ranking the Credit Card Portfolios of Each Canadian Financial Institutions (updated December 1, 2016)

A few changes to the credit card industry, as well as a new addition warrants an update to this list. Below is the explanation of each grouping: The post Ranking the... Read More

Pointshogger
Credit Card Companies that Can Take it to the Next Level

You may have already been reading my top credit card company rankings that I post every few months. The next one is coming out tomorrow. However, I did want to isolate 5... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Hilarious Best Rate Guarantee!

Best Rate Guarantees are one of the best ways to get discounts off online rates by finding lower rates on competing sites. Most chains offer 10-25% off the competiting... Read More

Pointshogger
Best Air Miles Reward Redemption

One thing that I haven't done is talk about what are the top reward redemption to choose from, assuming they are available, *cough cough. But let's assume that the award... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Early Cyber Monday Deal: Tumi Carry-On for $200! Hurry!

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are probably my two favourite days of the year to look for online deals, because there are just so many! if you haven’t read my post,... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Last Week of Improved TD Aeroplan Visa Offers!

The TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite is one of my favourite credit cards. TD is currently offering an increased signup bonus on their TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite and Visa... Read More

Pointshogger
American Express Upgrading its Fixed Points Travel Rewards

My friend Jeff, from Canadian Kilometers recently wrote a post about the new American Express Fixed Points Travel Rewards. He offered a very comprehensive explanation,... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Black Friday Deal – Bose QC 20 Headphones for $184USD!

Bose Headphones are one of my must-have travel accessories, especially during a long flight. There are four models worth considering: Bose QuietComfort 20 Acoustic Noise... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
4% Cashback Credit Card on Recurring Bill Payments!

Generally, I like traditional loyalty programs more than cashback. That’s because I highly value premium class flights and luxury hotels which have high retail... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Throwback: United Global First is THE BEST!!

I have to say, United’s Global First Class is the single most awesome thing in the sky. Emirates shower? Meh! Lufthansa’s caviar? Too salty! United has... Read More

Pointshogger
Higher Than Normal Shoppers Redemption Event!

It took almost a year for this reward redemption event to come around again. This November 26 and 27, 2016, you can receive bonus cash back off when you redeem your... Read More

Pointshogger
[GIVEAWAY] 18,500 Scotia Reward Points

This month, Scotiabank has relaunched its Scotia Rewards program with some interesting enhancements worth looking out for. In celebration of this move, Scotiabank has... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Promo Stack: Aeroplan transfer bonus and SPG

Aeroplan transfer bonus Currently, the Aeroplan transfer bonus promotion offers members a great way to convert hotel points into Aeroplan miles with up to 30% bonus... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Cockroach in Air India Inflight Meal

Oh Air India! They always find a way to hit the headlines, for all the wrong reasons. Unfortunately, this time its a cockroach in Air India in-flight meal, while flying... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
New regulation to transform the Ultra Low Cost airlines, in Canada

A new regulation is set to transform the ultra low cost airlines market, in Canada! For years, Canada has aggressively protected its existing airline industry... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Flight Review: Malindo Air Business Class from SGN – KUL

I love flight options in Asia. Cheap fares on low cost carriers combined with favourable exchange rates, give travellers great value for their money. While airlines like... Read More