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Review: Air China Business Class 787-9 Beijing to Montreal

On the return leg from a recent trip to India, I routed myself through Beijing, on Air China, to Montreal as my final destination. Given that I completed this Air China... Read More

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Flair Airlines Unlimited Flight Pass

Flair Airlines (private airline based in Edmonton, Alberta) is offering passengers an unlimited travel pass on Canadian domestic flights between February 13, 2020 and... Read More

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Top Credit Card Higher than Normal Sign Up Bonuses for February 2020

Quite a few offers ended in January, especially the American Express offers, but others have been extended, namely the BMO and RBC cards. Top Higher than Normal Sign Up... Read More

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Earn $250 Cash with Tangerine Money-Back Credit Card

In a surprising move by Tangerine, they are currently offering a $250 sign up bonus with the Tangerine Money-Back Credit Card. It has been a while since I last... Read More

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Why I Avoid Renting a Car…

You may have noticed by now that I rarely talk about renting a car. Which means I barely ever write about car rental loyalty companies. If I ever do rent a car, I... Read More

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How I Manage all My different Loyalty Accounts (updated January 30, 2020)

A frequent question that I get is how do I track all my loyalty programs, because it is too much work to remember so many passwords. Very true, because I need to log... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
World of Hyatt 25% discount on purchase of 5,000 points or more, at 1.8 cents per point

World of Hyatt’s latest points promotion is a 25% discount on purchase of 5,000 points or more. At 1.8 cents a piece, this may be good for members looking to... Read More

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ALERT: Cancelled Flights to China due to Coronavirus

You have probably read about the coronavirus outbreak from China and it being spread around the world. Due to this risk, many flights to China have been cancelled, so... Read More

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End of IHG Pointsbreak?

PointsBreak is a promotion that runs about 4 times a year where you can redeem points for a hotel room at a discounted rate. Pretty much any hotel can show up on the... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
With 40% bonus promotion, buy Alaska miles at 2.1 cents a piece

Alaska Mileage Plan is back with semi-decent promotion, up to 40% more bonus miles . This promotion to buy Alaska miles at 2.1 cents a piece is good to top up accounts... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Air Canada Promotion: Earn up to 7,500 Bonus Miles on all routes system-wide

This Air Canada promotion is a compelling one, an easy win if you were planning on flying Air Canada anyways. Earn up to 7,500 Bonus Aeroplan® Miles for every... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
These airlines offer bereavement fares, thats helpful but beware!

Although bereavement fares seem to be going the way of the dodo, there are still some airlines that offer them for grieving passengers. In time of emergency or emotional... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
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.... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Review: Cathay Pacific Business Class A350-1000, Toronto to Hong Kong

December for me often signals a family reunion, which means a trip to India. In many ways, December also means flying either Swiss or Cathay business as a means to get... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Last Day: Get 20,000 additional welcome bonus miles on Avianca LifeMiles credit cards

Today, Dec 31st 2019, is the last day to take advantage of the increased bonus offer for Avianca LifeMiles credit cards. This promotion includes a bonus code which adds... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Top 5 cuisines with greatest influence on world palate

Perhaps the oldest and simplest cultural exchange one can undertake, is trying world cuisines. Essentially, a plate of food can offer insight to the culture and... 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

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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... Read More

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Increased Offer on the Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite

The Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite is the only credit card without foreign transaction fees issued by a Big 5 bank. This product launched early last year, and is a... Read More

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BMO World Elite Increased Offer – Ends Today

Note: This offer has changed since the publication of the post. Please visit the application page to see the update offer for the BMO World Elite Mastercard. The BMO... Read More

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All About Air Canada Priority Rewards

Air Canada Priority Rewards are one of the best benefits of Super Elite status. If used properly, this can significantly reduce flight costs for elite members and their... Read More

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Quick News – Aeroplan Fuel Surcharges, 7x on Apple, 30% Bonus on Hyatt

Hyatt Buy Miles 30% Bonus Hyatt is currently selling points with a 30% bonus, which ends this Friday, February 22nd. Maxing out the promotion, you can buy 71,500 Hyatt... Read More

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Limited Time: Earn 5x PayTM points

PayTM is a great bill payment service that lets earn more points with your credit card absolutely free. I’ve written about it before back when they accepted... Read More

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All About Hyatt Guest of Honor

Hyatt is my preferred hotel chain despite their smaller footprint. I stay loyal because of their attractive rewards program  – in particular, their elite... 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

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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

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