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VIA Rail Black Friday Sale!

VIA Rail is currently offering its Black Friday sale that runs until December 2, 2019, as in you need to book your trip before then, but travel period starts runs from... Read More

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Redeem Hilton Honors Points for Lyft Rides

Hilton Honors added a new option to redeem their points with Lyft. This is only available in Canada and the U.S. The post Redeem Hilton Honors Points for Lyft Rides... Read More

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Aeroplan Black Friday Promotions

Aeroplan is offering several bonus offers, including up to 10x the bonus miles on the eStore in celebration of Black Friday. Even though there is no Black Friday in... Read More

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Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards for November 2019

Quite a few offers ended last month, but most offers got extended for this month. Ongoing Offers The reason I left this list (ongoing offers) up is that there are so few... Read More

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MBNA Amazon Credit Card Back Online!

The MBNA Amazon.ca Rewards MasterCard (MBNA, Amazon link)seems to be back in action. This was also reported by fellow blogger Rewards Canada. I was waiting to see if any... Read More

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High Frequency VIA Rail Project (Québec City to Toronto Corridor)

This summer, VIA Rail announced a proposal to increase high frequency rail in the Québec City to Toronto Corridor. This is going to be a joint project between... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Marriott Bonvoy points sale: 30% discount, buy points at 0.875 CPP

Marriott Bonvoy has launched their final points sale of the year, 30% off when buying 2000 points or more. The points sale strategy is obviously borrowed from SPG days... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Hyatt 40% bonus promotion, buy points at 1.71 cents each

World of Hyatt’s latest promotion is slightly better than the previous one, earn 40% more points when you purchase at least 5,000 points. Last such promotion... Read More

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

Alaska Mileage Plan is back with an impressive bonus promotion, up to 50% more bonus miles . We last saw the 50% bonus in April 2019. Alaska 50% bonus is applicable on... Read More

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Top Cash Back Credit Card Offers for November 2019

Many offers expired at the end of October, so November is mostly a fresh month with many new offers that were either extended or changed up. You will even notice some... Read More

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Comparison of the AMEX Air Miles Reserve, Platinum and BMO Air Miles World Elite Cards

Quite a few changes were made to the American Express Air Miles Reserve Card and BMO Air Miles World Elite MasterCard since I wrote the comparison post, so I thought I'd... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Hilton 100% bonus, purchase points at 0.5 CPM!

Hilton’s back with a 100% bonus on purchase of 10,000 points or more. This is as good an opportunity to top up accounts towards a redemption or buy points outright... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
High annual fees on American Express AeroplanPlus Reserve and Platinum cards, worth it?

  The American Express® AeroplanPlus® cards have long been considered the fastest Aeroplan earning cards in Canada. Amex Canada, recently announced an... 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... 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

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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

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

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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

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

Don’t Call the Airline!
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

Don’t Call the Airline!
First Time on Lufthansa First – A Detailed Trip Report

A friend experienced Lufthansa First Class for their first time - this is their detailed trip report. The post First Time on Lufthansa First – A Detailed Trip... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Trip Report: Private Jet & Helicopter

I got to travel on a helicopter and a private jet for free! The post Trip Report: Private Jet & Helicopter appeared first on Don't Call the Airline!. Read More

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