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Pointshogger
Top Cash Back Credit Card Offers for February 2019

This is the first cash back list of the year. Just like our other two lists... Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards Top Higher than Normal Sign Up Bonus Offers ...... Read More

Pointshogger
Rundown of Hilton HHonors for Canadians (updated February 13, 2019)

A couple of days ago, we wrote about Best Western, where we mentioned that there are very few hotel chains left in Canada that are affiliated with a credit card company.... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Marriott Category 8 Discounted Pricing – Ends Soon

Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood has been messy, with horrendous IT issues and a data breach. However, one positive benefit available is hotel pricing at lower... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
VIA Rail Comfort Class Review – Ottawa to Montreal (YUL)

I had forgotten how humane train travel can be. In fact, not sure why I don’t do this more often. I would argue that for certain distances, train journeys are... Read More

Pointshogger
Rundown of Best Western’s Rewards Program (updated February 11, 2019)

Best Western‘s Rewards program is one of two remaining hotel chains that have a co-branded credit card in Canada (unless you count Hilton as an AMEX transfer... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Round up of Points and Miles Purchase Promotions – February 2019

Several loyalty programs kickstarted Q1 promotions of 2019 in January, here are the promotions currently available to buy points and miles; Alaska Airlines MileagePlan... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
The Economics of Credit Cards

Credit cards are among the easiest way to earn points. Over the past few years, these product benefits have ebbed and flowed, sometimes without an apparent reason. While... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
American Express Platinum Card Refresh Coming!

The American Express Platinum Card is one of the best cards in Canada for points and benefits. It earns 1.25 Membership Rewards per dollar spent which are transferrable... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Review: 12 hours in Qatar Airways Economy Class 777-300ER Montreal to Doha

As a points and miles enthusiast, I do my utmost best to travel in ‘relative comfort’ but every now and then a combination of rigid dates/flight availability... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Nova Credit with American Express Global Transfer

American Express Global Transfer is one of the easiest ways to get a US credit card if you are planning to move to the USA. Previously, you had to call their dedicated... Read More

Pointshogger
Rundown of United Airlines’ MileagePlus for Canadians (updated February 8, 2019)

It has been over 2 years since I last updated this post, so I think that it is a good time for a review. I was strongly considering switching my Star Alliance earnings... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Blacklane Review – Airport Transportation Option

Public transportation is usually the ideal option when I travel alone. However, sometimes that doesn’t make sense. On my last trip in Europe, I used Blacklane for... Read More

Pointshogger
Top Credit Card Higher than Normal Sign Up Bonuses for February 2019

Many of the 2018 offers are about to expire at the end of this month, so there are not too many changes from last month's list. I did however changed the format of how I... Read More

Pointshogger
Current Aeroplan eStore Bonus and Costco Update

Earning bonus miles through shopping portals is a great way to rack up more miles in a hurry. Personally, I do my best to delay a purchase until I see a multiplier bonus... Read More

Pointshogger
Interview of Inspirock Founders

Today, we have the honour of interviewing the co-founders, Anoop Goyal and Prakash Sikchi of Inspirock. They will be sharing their story with us and what their... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Qatar Airways’ amazing reaction to my tweets

Recent weather mayhem at Toronto (YYZ) airport severely impacted my travel plans to Mumbai. Long string of delays and cancelations in Montreal (YUL) meant that I never... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Alaska 40% more miles, buy miles at 2.1 CPM

Alaska Mileage Plan’s fist points sale of 2019 is a 40% bonus . Alaska 40% more miles is applicable on minimum purchase of 30K miles, on transactions... Read More

Pointshogger
Top Credit Cards to use at Restaurants (updated January 27, 2019)

As we approach Valentine's Day, restaurants usually expect a little more business. There is still time to apply for the right card for that day. Below are the top... Read More

Pointshogger
Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards for January 2019

Let's get the New Year going with the latest first year fee waived cards. Having the first year fee waived is valuable because it allows people to try out a credit card... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Credit Card that Covers Flight Delay on Award Tickets?

The BMO World Elite Mastercard is having an increased welcome offer for new applicants – up to 35,000 points, a waived annual fee, and a $100 statement credit.... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Improved Offer – BMO World Elite Mastercard

The BMO World Elite Mastercard has an increased bonus which is worth taking a look at. The current offer runs until March 31, 2019, and is the highest bonus that has... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Free Amazon Prime with the Stack Mastercard!

The Stack Mastercard is the best prepaid debit card in Canada for travellers. It does not charge any fees, including foreign transaction fees and ATM withdrawal fees.... 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

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