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Pointshogger
How I Manage all My different Loyalty Accounts

I cannot believe that it has been almost 5 years since I last wrote an update on this post. I am frequently asked how I track all my loyalty programs at the same time,... Read More

Pointshogger
How to make Economy Air Travel more Comfortable

I actually wrote a post about this subject two years ago and I thought it was due for a slight update. As you probably already do, a lot of time is spent collecting... Read More

Pointshogger
VIA Rail to Replace its Quebec-Windsor Corridor Fleet

As you may already know, I am a big fan of trains and it is by far my favourite way to travel. Especially in Canada! Unfortunately, there is limited news that I can... Read More

Pointshogger
Revamped AMEX Starwood Credit Card

A Pointshogger reader alerted us today that American Express Canada has revamped its Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card, one day after the Marriott... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
HURRY – Last Chance to get the Starwood American Express Credit Card!

Update – This Offer is no longer available. View the current offer here – Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card Marriott and Starwood announced huge changes... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
500th unique take on the new Marriott program – MUST READ, of course!

If your eyes and brain are not twitching with the 499 unique blogposts about the new Marriott program, let me offer you my very own – The announcement happened. It... Read More

Pointshogger
Marriott International Announces One Set of Benefits

Marriott International announced, today, that it will introduce one set of unified benefits across Marriott Rewards, Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred... Read More

Pointshogger
Top Cash Back Credit Card Offers for April 2018

Not much has changed this past month in the cash back scene. Keep in mind that we also have an going Top Cash Back Credit Cards page which consists of... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Ottawa Points and Miles Meetup, April 14th!

Join us for the next edition of Ottawa Points and Miles meetup at Andaz Ottawa, on Saturday, April 14th, 2018 from 4:00pm –... Read More

Pointshogger
Earn 2x Air Canada Altitude Qualifying Miles

As Air Canada continues to phase out Aeroplan, they are putting more emphasis on creating their own loyalty program. Air Canada already has an elite qualifying program... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Review: Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre

A recent work trip to Toronto provided a chance to stay at the Marriott Downtown Toronto Eaton Centre. The location of this property is the real winner here. The... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Daily Getaways 2018 – My Thoughts

Daily Getaways are among one of my favourite deals. It’s hosted by the US Travel Association, and features a huge variety of travel deals through April and early... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
My Overnight at the Virgin Alantic Clubhouse

There are definitely some things you can do with miles and points that are really exciting, like international first class or a presidential suite upgrade. Then, there... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
$25+ of Groceries… Free!

Recently, there’s been a bread price-fixing scandal implicating several national retailers. Loblaws, having disclosed this to the Competition bureau, will receive... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
CIBC AC Conversion Card – Last Chance

One of the best opportunities recently for travellers was the CIBC AC Conversion Card. Since you can use credit cards to load these cards, it’s possible to earn a... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Reminder: Register for Hyatt’s Q1 2018 promotion

Hyatt is one of my preferred chains, and they have some absolutely incredible properties that are also a great value. Their devaluation from Gold Passport to World of... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Why You Should Earn At Least 2% Back from your Credit Card Purchases

Some people make the mistake of thinking that their credit card miles are free. That’s a terrible error. Miles you earn from credit card spend is not free. The... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Free Interrail pass for Europeans turning 18

Young Europeans rejoice! The European Commission (EC) has set the wheels and the budget in motion that will allow 20,000-30,000 young people (those turning 18) to... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Last Chance – Buy Starpoints with a 35% Discount

You can currently purchase Starpoints at a 35% discount for purchases of 5,000 points or more. This is one of the best deals to buy miles, and ends very soon... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Last call to purchase SPG points at 35% discount, and a Promotion stacking opportunity

Last call to purchase SPG points at 35% off. SPG points are available at 35% discount,  on all purchases of 5,000 or more until 11:59 PM ET March 16,... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Aeroplan transfer bonus now 35%, Marriott travel package eligible for bonus again?

The initial public offer of the latest Aeroplan transfer bonus promotion was a 25% bonus. However, Aeroplan has reached out to certain members with a targeted offer of... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Exclusive SPG American Express Offer for Chase Canada Marriott Cardholders

Update – This Offer is no longer available. View the current offer here – Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card Chase announced that they would close their... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Basic Economy Comparison Chart for major North American carriers

Now that major Canadian airlines (Air Canada and WestJet) have joined the basic economy bandwagon, I thought it would be best to put them in a comparison chart with the... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
SPG and Marriott Category Changes 2018

Starwood and Marriott announced their category changes last month, which come into effect March 6, 2018. There are only  a few days left to lock in the lower rates.... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
$15 Off ANY Flight (Including One-Ways)

Flight Network is offering a coupon for $CAD 15 off any flight, including one-way tickets. The post $15 Off ANY Flight (Including One-Ways) appeared first on Don't... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
HURRY! AMEX Business Platinum Fee Increase to $499 and Minimum Spend to $50,000 Tomorrow!

According to Reddit, the American Express Business Platinum card's annual fee will go up from $399 to $499 tomorrow. Further, the sign-up offer, which is currently... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Up to $60 (Or More!) FREE From PayTM – BUT HURRY!

PayTM is currently offering several promotions, and you can earn more than $60 FREE! But hurry, you only have a few more days! The post Up to $60 (Or More!) FREE From... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Chase Canada Closing All Amazon.ca Credit Cards March 15

All J.P. Morgan Chase Canada Amazon.ca accounts will be closed on March 15, 2018. The post Chase Canada Closing All Amazon.ca Credit Cards March 15 appeared first on... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Air Canada Signature Suite: World-Class Lounge in Toronto

An exclusive review of the new Air Canada lounge in Toronto, the Signature Suite, opening December 1. The post Air Canada Signature Suite: World-Class Lounge in Toronto... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
First Time on Lufthansa First – A Detailed Trip Report

A friend experienced Lufthansa First Class for their first time - this is their detailed trip report. The post First Time on Lufthansa First – A Detailed Trip... 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