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Pointshogger
Top Cash Back Credit Card Offers for October 2018

Quite a few promotions are expiring at the end of the month. They may get extended, but if you do not want to take a risk, now would be the time to sign up for... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Marriott 30% Transfer Bonus to United

The easiest airline points to earn in Canada is Aeroplan, by a mile. However, they do levy fuel surcharges on several airlines including Air Canada, Lufthansa, Thai... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
IHG Rewards Purchase Promotion – Up to 100%!

Canadians have limited access to hotel points in comparison to airline miles. The only credit card options available are the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express,... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
WestJet 787 Dreamliner now Bookable!

WestJet lately has branched out in what they do, perhaps in an attempt to compete with Air Canada. They launched WestJet Encore for regional flying as well as Swoop, an... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Review: Fairmont Le Château Montebello, in Quebec – Canada

Fairmont Le Château Montebello is a rustic luxury property in the Fairmont portfolio. The property boasts of being the world’s largest wood cabin and was... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Amazing Deals on Tumi Bags & Other Products From BestBuy

BestBuy Canada is offering ludicrously cheap Tumi products, including suitcases, wallets, backpacks, and other products. They’re discounting already on-clearance... 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!
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

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

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

Don’t Call the Airline!
Review: InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront

I recently visited the InterContinental Saint Paul, and it offers exceptional value and phenomenal treatment for Ambassadors. The post Review: InterContinental Saint... 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

Don’t Call the Airline!
Review: Ritz-Carlton Boston

I recently stayed at the Ritz-Carlton Boston on Avery Street (!) for three nights using free night vouchers. While perfectly located and comfortable, the hotel suffers... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
N. Korea/S. Korea DMZ Tour with the USO

I recently took a tour to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), the armistice border between North and South Korea. The tour organizer was the USO, what I believe to be a unique... Read More

Pointshogger
Introduction to Manufactured Spending

First of all, I want to mention that this post is not about teaching people how to manufacture spend. It is more about explaining the concept. So if you already know... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
It’s always sunny in Mauritius

Howdy from Mauritius! It’s been another great trip (so far), having flown Emirates First Class from Toronto to Dubai, spending some time there, and then flying to... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Turkish Business Class: Malta – Istanbul – Toronto

Turkish airlines is a premier Star Alliance carrier, with one of the best Business Class products available, with an excellent lounge, stunning food, and good ground... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Lufthansa First Class: Washington – Frankfurt & First Class Terminal

Getting a surprise upgrade to Lufthansa First Class was the focus of the last post, and now I will review the product itself. I will forgo reviewing the positioning... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Review: Intercontinental Paris-Marceau on NYE

As my attentive readers may have noted, I’ve become an expert on getting free hotel rooms – specifically, through the IHG BRG program. This was my best yet,... Read More

Pointshogger
Review of My Stay at the Brookstreet Hotel

Brookstreet hotel offers many packages based on what you’re looking for, which can end up scoring you a pretty good deal. I purchased the B Together Package which... Read More

Pointshogger
Review of Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ottawa Airport

My brother came into town for business and booked a stay at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ottawa Airport, so I was not about to miss a chance to stay with him at... Read More

Pointshogger
Review of Best Western Fallsview

For only 12,000 points, I was able to stay at the Best Western Fallsview in Niagara Falls on the Canadian side. The location was amazing. As a Platinum member they... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Review: Intercontinental Austin

Several weeks ago, I stayed at the Intercontinental Austin using an Ambassador BOGO certificate. It was quite a nice stay, and being the time that SCOTUS announced... Read More

Pointshogger
[HOTEL] Delta Toronto

A couple of weeks ago, my friends and I decided to hit up Toronto for a short weekend trip. As a group of 11 people, it was extremely difficult to come up with a... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
The Best First Class Ever: United Global First!

I was able to grab a pair of two Global First Class seats on Sydney to San Francisco at the last minute using Aeroplan (no taxes!). I have to say, United’s Global... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Trip Report: Tasmania!

I don’t normally post trip reports about my actual travel, because this is a blog dedicated to flights and hotels. However, my recent trip to Tasmania was... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Trip Report: Thai First Class, Tokyo to Bangkok

I recently reviewed Thai’s First Class, and at that time, did not have a very enjoyable experience. I decided to give them another go. To my delight, my new... Read More

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