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5x -10x Bonus Air Miles for Father’s Day Week

Air Miles is offering up to 10x the bonus miles offer between June 10, 2022 right up to Father’s Day on June 19, 2022 on their shopping portal: Air Miles Shops. Not... Read More

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[PROMOTION] CIBC AC Conversion Visa Summer Contest

We recently wrote up a review of the CIBC AC Conversion Visa prepaid card, which you can sign up for here. Today, we would like to highlight a current contest that is... Read More

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Top Credit Card Higher than Normal Sign Up Bonuses for June 2022

For this month, National Bank extended their offers till the end of August, while TD had a couple of offers that got pushed to the fall.  While Scotiabank have a couple... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Last Call: 30% discount to buy Hyatt points ends on May 30th

  Heads up, the 30% discount on points purchase from Hyatt ends on May 30, 2022. Through this promotion, members can buy Hyatt points for as low as 1.68 cents per... Read More

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[REVIEW] Survey Program Pinecone Research

As you probably already know, I am a fan of survey programs to earn some side rewards. My survey hobby started back in 2011, when I wanted to keep certain reward... Read More

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Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards for May 2022

Compared to last month, there was a minor change, the Scotia Momentum Visa Infinite Card offer was extended to August 2022.  For this month, the TD offers are coming to... Read More

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[REVIEW] Walmart Rewards MasterCard

If you've stepped into a Walmart recently, you were probably asked to sign up for their credit card. You probably even have an unfortunately story of how push the... Read More

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[INTERVIEW] Who is Frugal Flyer?

Today, we are happy to feature the founder, Reed Sutton and Senior Editor, Hugh Campbell, of Frugal Flyer, one of the fastest growing travel blogs in Canada. Thank you... Read More

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List of Airline Alliances (updated May 17, 2022)

Star Alliance just celebrated its 25 year anniversary this month. As a result, we thought it would be a good idea to update our airline alliance rundown post. There are... Read More

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[REVIEW] CIBC AC Conversion Prepaid Card

CIBC offers a co-branded Air Canada Prepaid Card, called the AC Conversion card that you can sign up here. Below are the highlights of the card before we get going on... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Elevated Offer – Up to 55,000 Points with RBC Avion Visa Infinite card

  This is awesome. RBC® Avion Visa Infinite Card will flaunt its richest bonus points offer till date – up to 55,000 points until September 16, 2022. The offer now... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Review: Grand Hyatt Muscat (2022)

Grand Hyatt Muscat (Oman) is located in the diplomatic district, overlooking the shores of Gulf of Oman, in Shatti al Qurum. With views of the majestic Hajar mountains... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Welcome bonus updates on 8 American Express cards in Canada

  American Express Canada has updated offers on 8 cards in their portfolio. The elevated offers we saw back in March, thanks largely to the 10x earn rate on travel... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Aeroplan status extension until December 2023 with this special offer

More excellent news rolling out of Air Canada today, especially for current Aeroplan Elite members. Aeroplan’s exciting new offer is to help members secure status for... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
New Offer: Up to 14% cashback with HSBC Cash Rewards Mastercard

  HSBC Cash Rewards Mastercard has an exciting new offer for potential customers, an additional 12.5%* cashback on all purchases for the first 180 days (up to $1,000 in... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Limited Time Offer: HSBC Travel Rewards Mastercard (Canada)

  HSBC Canada recently announced a couple of exciting products to their credit card lineup. Particularly, the HSBC Travel Rewards Mastercard® should interest the... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Scotiabank Credit Cards – the star lineup for your travel needs

  By now it’s no surprise that Scene+™ points offer some of the strongest value on travel redemptions in Canada. Personally, I am all in on Scene+ points and... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Aeroplan extending status through 2022

Aeroplan is one of the first programs to announce a status extension through the end of 2022.  As far as I know, it’s the only program based on calendar years (rather... 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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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: 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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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

Don’t Call the Airline!
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

Don’t Call the Airline!
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

Don’t Call the Airline!
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

Don’t Call the Airline!
Lounge Report: LJU Business Lounge 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... Read More

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All About Marriott Moments

Most experts agree that Marriott points have steadily decreased in value since merging with Starwood. While some of the best redemptions have come from Marriott, such as... Read More

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Meeting Minimum Spend the Easy Way

Credit cards are one of the best ways to earn rewards quickly. To earn the signup bonus, you usually need to meet a threshold of purchases in a certain period of time,... Read More

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Hyatt Award Chart as of March 18th 2019

Hyatt is now my preferred hotel chain since Fairmont President’s Club was acquired by Accor. As a Globalist member, their top-tier status, I find benefits on my stays... Read More

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