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Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards for November 2020

Several offers ending (see October 2020 and November 2020 cards) on this list that would not make it to next month's list. So if you are thinking about a specific offer,... Read More

Pointshogger
[PROMOTIONS] Marriott Bonus Points Purchase and Cyber Sale

Marriott Bonvoy is offering several deals all at once to close out the month of November. Below are the highlights of some of their current and upcoming offers. Just a... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Buy Bonvoy points at 0.78 cents per point, with Marriott Bonvoy 60% bonus promotion – One Week Only!

  Marriott is bringing back their lowest points purchase offer, with Marriott Bonvoy 60% bonus on purchase of 2000 points or more – One Week Only! The promotion is... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Aeroplan Black Friday Offers are here, up to 12x the points, 50% bonus on points purchase, and more

Don’t know about you, but I was definitely waiting for Aeroplan to release the Black Friday promotions and offers. Well, here it is – Aeroplan Black Friday Offers... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Surprise Alaska 50% bonus promotion, buy miles at 1.83 cents per mile

  A surprise Alaska 50% bonus promotion is underway right now, where members can purchase miles with up to 50% bonus. The current promotion of up to 50% bonus is... Read More

Pointshogger
Interview with CIBC – Dividend Card Changes

Today we continue our interview series feature Andrew Wakefield, Director of Cash Back Cards at CIBC. He will be sharing with us the upcoming changes to its Dividend... Read More

Pointshogger
Top Cash Back Credit Card Offers for November 2020

All the offers remain the same from last month. The two expiring ones (Laurentian Bank and Scotiabank) both got extended.  Keep in mind that this monthly post only... 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

Points, Miles and Bling
PMB Virtual Meetup – with Mark Nasr and Scott O’Leary, submit your questions here!

Back in April 2020,  I started hosting virtual meetups in lieu of the in-person YOW events. Every week, we chit-chat about a loyalty program, or a travel theme, with a... Read More

Pointshogger
Comparing CIBC and TD Aeroplan Platinum/Student Cards

For the time being, this will be the last of a series of Aeroplan co-branded credit cards comparison post. For today, I will be comparing 3 the lowest tier credit cards... Read More

Pointshogger
Comparing American Express, CIBC and TD Infinite Business Cards

We continue our series on comparing Aeroplan credit cards that were introduced to the market on November 8, 2020. Today's post focuses on all the business cards. Unlike... Read More

Pointshogger
Comparing American Express, CIBC and TD Infinite Privilege/Reserve Cards

We continue our series on comparing Aeroplan credit cards that were introduced to the market on November 8, 2020. Today's post focuses on the more premium personal... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Unboxing the New American Express Aeroplan Reserve Card – Its a stunner!

  No, this is not a paid promotion. American Express Aeroplan Reserve Card (Canada) was easily the winner of the welcome bonus offers, amongst recently announced... Read More

Pointshogger
Comparing American Express, CIBC and TD Aeroplan/Infinite Cards

Time really does fly. It's been almost 4 years since I wrote this post: AMEX vs. CIBC vs. TD Aeroplan Gold/Infinite Cards. I reference that post because those Aeroplan... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Enhanced suite of Aeroplan Credit Cards, with a ‘mixed bag’ of welcome bonus offers

  It’s here! The much awaited enhanced suite of Aeroplan Credit Cards come with a ‘mixed bag’ of welcome bonus offers. With TD, CIBC, and Amex Canada as... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
A teaser to the Welcome Bonus Offers for new Aeroplan Credit Cards – Air Canada Buddy Pass

I don’t know about you, but I am jittery with excitement, for the launch of the New Aeroplan Program on Nov 8th – less than two days. Let’s go!! My excitement is... Read More

Pointshogger
Booking Flights that Never Take Off

I was just reading an article from CBC: Airlines lure Canadians to buy tickets for flights that will never take off. Flights Being Cancelled The article is fairly long,... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Earn up to 30,000 Scotia Rewards points with Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite card

  Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite card now comes with an increased welcome bonus of 30,000 Scotia Rewards points ($300 in value). Include the no foreign exchange... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Earn Hilton Honors Diamond status 2021 until 2023, with just 15 nights in 2020

Hilton has quite possibly unleashed the most generous offer to achieve status in 2021 and beyond. It is now possible to earn Hilton Honors Diamond status for a full 2... 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

Canadian Kilometers
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

Canadian Kilometers
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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