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Approved List of Hotels for Quarantine Now Live

It is official, the February 22, 2021 hotel quarantine rules for incoming air travellers are now in effect and the list of approved hotels are out on the Government of... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Hiring Part-Time Travel Management Consultant (Vancouver, B.C.)

A small consulting firm near Granville Island (Vancouver, B.C.) is hiring a part–time Travel Management Consultant (“TravelMC”).   The Role  This... Read More

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Current 10% Cash Back Portfolio for February 2021

Since the Canadian market has a strong 10% cash back market, we will be retiring our Top Current Cash Back post that we last published this month and replace that slot... Read More

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Circumventing the Hotel Quarantine Requirement

CBC released an article about people finding ways to circumvent the hotel quarantine requirement, so I thought I'd chime in my thoughts into the matter since it seems to... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Earn $300 with new CIBC chequing account

Until July 29, 2021, Canadian residents can earn $300 cash when opening a CIBC Smart Chequing Account and completing the promotion requirements. The Offer You can open a... Read More

Pointshogger
Top Cash Back Credit Card Offers for February 2021

Today is going to be the last time that we posted this monthly list, regarding top cash back credit card promotions. The reason is because there is a strong 10% cash... Read More

Pointshogger
Hotel Quarantine to begin February 22, 2021

See also: Covid-19 Updates It's official, the Federal Government announced new restrictions for incoming travellers that will come into effect on February 22, 2021. This... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
$30 off $50 w/ Uber Groceries using generic code: “WEDELIVER”

Per RedFlagDeals [no affiliation], the code “WEDELIVER” is giving $30 off $50 first orders on Uber Groceries, a new vertical in partnership with Cornershop [no... Read More

Pointshogger
Air Canada Another Step Closer to Purchasing Air Transat

In what looks like a very long and drawn out takeover (merger, buyout), however you want to call it, the Air Canada purchase of Air Transat took another step towards... Read More

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Earn 100 Aeroplan Points for Entering a Contest!

Aeroplan launched the: The Aeroplan Explore For More Contest. By entering the contest, you can earn 100 Aeroplan points, which is a great way to keep your account... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Marriott Double Elite Night promotion is now available, register now!

When Marriott announced their generous 2021 Elite status promotions last month, the Double Elite Night Credits was the critical piece that many Elite members had... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Purchase points at 0.5 cents a piece, with Hilton 100% bonus promotion

  This Q1 promotion, Hilton 100% bonus on purchase of 5,000 points or more, is now available until March 5, 2021. This is as good an opportunity to top up accounts... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Hyatt 30% bonus on purchased points, at 1.8 cents a piece

  Hyatt’s bonus promotion on purchase of points is back, Hyatt 30% bonus is available with minimum purchase of 5,000 points, made by February 23, 2021. We have... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Increased welcome bonus on American Express Cobalt card, now 45,000 MR points!

  I didn’t think the American Express Cobalt Card could get any better, glad I was wrong. The best credit card in Canada just got better, with an increased welcome... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Marriott 2021 Elite Status promotions are here, and they are real good!

Marriott has announced a set of generous promotions to entice members into maintaining their Elite status or achieving a higher tier. Marriott 2021 Elite Status... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Amazing! Virgin Australia is Aeroplan’s new airline partner

Aeroplan continues its juggernaut with an exciting addition to their partnership portfolio. Virgin Australia (VA) will be officially added to Aeroplan’s growing... 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

Points, Miles and Bling
World Of Hyatt sweet spot, a Category-1 Park Hyatt property!

Hyatt is occupying bulk of my mind space these days, thanks to their generous promotions that are making World of Hyatt Globalist status a possibility for many in the... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Get up to $2100 in value from the new American Express Aeroplan Cards, in Canada

  The American Express Aeroplan Cards were easily the winner amongst recently announced enhanced suites of Aeroplan Cards. Not only for the highest welcome bonus offer... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Attention Hyatt Mattress Runners, buy 55,000 points for $990, with Hyatt 25% discount on points purchase

  Hyatt’s latest points purchase promotion is a Hyatt 25% discount on points , available with minimum purchase of 5,000 points, for transactions until December 31,... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
COVID-19 testing will be available at select Shoppers Drug Mart locations across Canada

This should come as welcome news for Canadians that have international travel plans coming up. Most countries that are open for Canadians to travel to (including Hawaii,... 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!
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

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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 stays... Read More

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