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Points, Miles and Bling
A $750 reason to signup for a OnJuno checking account (US Only)

OnJuno is a neo-banking platform that offers high-yield checking accounts, designed to help a tech-savvy audience grow their savings quicker. OnJuno’s popular no-fee... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
United goes supersonic? Signs purchase agreement for Boom Overture aircraft

Boom Technology Inc. is a Denver based company developing supersonic passenger airplanes. Their product is named ‘Overture’, and is designed to reach speeds of Mach... Read More

Pointshogger
Government Increasing Hotel Quarantine Fines

The last time we wrote (May 4, 2021) about this topic, the Prime Minister of Canada warn that travellers could see stiffer penalties for not following the quarantine... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Flash Sale: Double up in Canada, with Marriott and Air Canada promotional rates

Marriott Bonvoy and Air Canada are partnering up to offer a unique double promotion, with up to 25% off Marriott Bonvoy hotel stays and 20% off all Air Canada base... Read More

Pointshogger
Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards for May 2021

For this month, all the TD promotions are coming to an end. So if you are still thinking about those cards, you may want to jump on their current offers.  The Brim card... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Canada’s best cashback card: Amex SimplyCash Preferred Card, now with $500 in welcome bonus

  The power of a good cashback card is its simplicity. A card that does not require mental gymnastics to understand the rate of return, and the ability to use those... Read More

Pointshogger
[PROMOTION] Aeroplan Credit Card Bonus Offers

Aeroplan is offering a host of additional bonus opportunities with its co-branded credit cards. Even though travel restrictions are still tough in Canada, this has been... Read More

Pointshogger
[INTERVIEW] Megabus Canadian Service Expansion

The saying goes, when one door closes, another one opens. That seems to be the story of Greyhound Canada closing its doors and opening up opportunities with Megabus.... Read More

Pointshogger
[LOUNGES] Ways to Access Airport Lounges

Today, we welcome back Daniel Kinnoch, co-founder of LoungePair. He comes back to us (from an interview) as a guest writer sharing his thoughts on airport lounges. Thank... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Air Canada Premium Cabin Offer: Discounted Signature Class and Premium Economy fares

Air Canada’s latest promotion targets passengers that do not mind splurging a bit on their upcoming trip. The Premium cabin offer is applicable on Air Canada Signature... Read More

Pointshogger
[INTERVIEW] LoungePair Co-Founder Daniel Kinnoch

Today we feature the co-founder, Daniel Kinnoch, of LoungePair. Thank you so much David, for taking the time to answer our questions. We look forward to travel... Read More

Pointshogger
Current 10% Cash Back Portfolio for May 2021

This month's list did not have any changes from last month, which means the 10% cash back market remains strong with 5 different financial institutions offering such... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Q2 Promotion: Purchase Marriott Bonvoy points with 30% discount

  Marriott Bonvoy has launched their Q2 points purchase promotion, and it’s a decent one. All members can save 30% when you buy 2,000+ points, now through June 20,... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Everyday Status Qualification is Aeroplan’s new standard feature – earn 100k points, get 25k status

Aeroplan is all set to roll out a new feature to their program. For 2021,  ‘Everyday Status Qualification‘ continues to be a unique way for members to reach... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Ends tomorrow! Buy Hyatt points with 25% discount, at 1.8 CPP

  Last call, this promotion ends tomorrow! World of Hyatt’s promotion of 25% discount on purchase of 5,000 points or more, yields a value of 1.8 cents a piece, this... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Marriott Bonvoy extends the expiry of Free Night Awards, until 2022!

Good news Bonvoy members – a timely update from Marriott, as leisure travel is set to pick up for Summer (especially in the US) and Fall (fingers crossed for Canada).... 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

Canadian Kilometers
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

Canadian Kilometers
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

Canadian Kilometers
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

Canadian Kilometers
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

Canadian Kilometers
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

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. 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

Canadian Kilometers
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

Canadian Kilometers
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

Canadian Kilometers
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

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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