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Chase Bank Forgives All Debt Owed by Canadian Customers

In a surprising turn of events, Chase Canada has decided to forgive all outstanding debts owed by former cardholders of the Chase Marriott and Amazon credit cards. Just... 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

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Aeroplan Back to School Promotion!

Aeroplan is currently offering up to bonus miles opportunities with Back to School promotions. The good part about Air Canada buying Aeroplan out is that there is less... Read More

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Top Credit Card Higher than Normal Sign Up Bonuses for August 2019

Most significant offers ended in June, and the next big batch ends on October 31, 2019. However, there are some TD promotions ending September 3, 2019, which would be... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Increased bonus on Avianca Lifemiles credit cards, up to 60K!

If you are a points and miles enthusiast, it’s unlikely that you do not know about Avianca airlines’ loyalty program, LifeMiles. Avianca airlines is a Star... Read More

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Changes to the Scotiabank Gold American Express® Card

Scotiabank has revamped one of its top cards, the Scotiabank Gold American Express Card. Today, we are doing to discuss the changes. I think that you will find some... Read More

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[REVIEW] HSBC +Rewards MasterCard

It has been a while since I last wrote about a new credit card being introduced to the Canadian market. It feels like the industry is due for a new card. Today, I will... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Review: Scotia Momentum Visa Infinite card (First Year Free)

Another card that Scotiabank announced significant changes to (old v new comparison) is the Scotia Momentum Visa Infinite card, starting August 1, 2019. One of the... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Review: Revamped Scotiabank Gold American Express card (30K bonus)

In May, 2019, Scotiabank announced a major overhaul (old v new comparison) of the Scotiabank Gold American Express card, starting August 1, 2019. The launch of the... 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

Don’t Call the Airline!
The best (and surprising way) to earn British Airways Avios in Canada

When Canadians think about airline rewards British Airways Avios is probably not top of mind for most people, but Avios can be a great supplement to your other airline... Read More

Pointshogger
Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards for July 2019

Many promotions ended in June, but new promotions are being offered in July. So the list has trimmed down quite a bit for this month.One card that I would pay closer... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Buy points at 1.71 cents a piece, with Hyatt 40% bonus promotion

Hyatt points promotion is back, with a flat 40% bonus on purchase of 5000 points or more. Hyatt 40% bonus is available for purchases made between July 23, 2019 and... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Alaska 50% bonus is back, purchase miles at 1.97 CPM

Alaska Mileage Plan is back with a mystery bonus, up to 50% more bonus miles . We last saw the 50% bonus in April 2019. The current promotion of up to 50% bonus is... Read More

Pointshogger
Laurentian Bank Phasing out Tellers

By Monday, July 22, 2019, most of Laurentian Bank's tellers will be out of work, a phase out process that started back in 2016. I have no written extensively about... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
50% bonus on transferring Membership Rewards to Hilton Honors – Amex Canada

Amex Canada has reached out to its membership with an interesting promotion, a 50% bonus for transferring Membership Rewards to Hilton Honors points. The bonus will be... Read More

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Earn Cash Back with Paymi App

Paymi is a shopper rewards program that allows you to earn cash back on in-store and online purchases as specific retailers. Basically, you spend normally with your... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
First Air and Canadian North merger, how to redeem Aeroplan for these flights

First Air and Canadian North have decided to merge their operations into a unified airline, under the name ‘Canadian North’, with the headquarter in Ottawa... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
BREAKING: Massive Changes to Aeroplan (Air Canada)

Air Canada’s loyalty program has been living in purgatory, without a house to call home or a known future. Aeroplan was operated by a third-party company, Aimia,... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Pilot project for Passport free travel between Canada and Netherlands

The World Economic Forum in collaboration with the governments of Canada and the Netherlands has launched a pilot project for passport free travel between the two... 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... 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

The BMO World Elite Mastercard currently has an increased offer, advertised as a $500 value in the first year. This ends tonight, February 28th. Offer Overview The BMO... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
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

Canadian Kilometers
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

Canadian Kilometers
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

Canadian Kilometers
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

Canadian Kilometers
Updates to the American Express Platinum Card

Last week, I wrote about upcoming changes to the American Express Platinum Card coming on February 13th. There are two major updates to the American Express Platinum... 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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