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Pointshogger
[REVIEW] Desjardins Odyssey Visa Infinite Privilege

Desjardins offers a very hidden credit card that you cannot easily apply for, but there are some information from the Desjardins website that you can gain access... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
SPG American Express Increased Offer Ends Tomorrow

One of the best cards currently available is the SPG AMEX. American Express currently has an increased bonus on these cards credit cards, which ends tomorrow, October... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Transferring AMEX to SPG – Worth It?

SPG Points are one of the most valuable out there. Currently, American Express has increased the bonus for on their SPG cards, which ends this Wednesday, October... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Starwood Sign-Up Bonus Ending in Three Days!

The promotional sign-up bonus for the American Express Starwood credit cards is ending October 18, 2017. The post Starwood Sign-Up Bonus Ending in Three Days! appeared... Read More

Pointshogger
Top Cash Back Credit Card Offers for October 2017

We are back with another round of top cash back credit card offers. Keep in mind that we also have a Top Cash Back Credit Cards page. The difference is that the... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
The Two Best Points Earning Apps on your Phone

I love being on the forefront of all things new with travel and loyalty. There are a few new apps on my phone that I find very valuable in earning more miles and points.... Read More

Pointshogger
[GIVEAWAY] 1-Year Diamond Status with Pointimize (October 13 – October 19, 2017)

This is the second to last week of the Pointimize Diamond status giveaway (more details in the original post).  From September 15, 2017 to October 26, 2017,... Read More

Pointshogger
Equifax Goes Offline After Another Cyberattack

Here we go again (last time), Equifax has been hacked again. This time, they took a more precautionary move by taking their website offline.  Equifax is a company... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
My Favourite SPG/Marriott Redemptions

In absolute terms, SPG points are the most valuable loyalty currency out there. You can earn them with the SPG Personal American Express and SPG Business American... Read More

Pointshogger
RBC British Airways Visa Infinite Card Increased to 50,000 Avios Bonus

Royal Bank has frequently offered a 50,000 Avios sign up bonus, normally it has a $9,000 spending requirement; however, this time around, the requirements are a little... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Last Chance: Improved SPG American Express Credit Card Offer

The SPG Personal American Express and SPG Business American Express cards currently have the best offer we’ve ever seen: 25,000 SPG points after completing... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Is Elite Status Worth It?

Elite status is amazing, especially top-tier status. It has made a difference a huge number of times during my travels. Until recently, I had pretty high status with all... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
I’m Suing British Airways for Cancelling a “Mistake Fare”

I'm suing British Airways for cancelling my ticket. The post I’m Suing British Airways for Cancelling a “Mistake Fare” appeared first on Don't Call the... Read More

Pointshogger
Happy Thanksgiving! I am thankful for…

Happy Thanksgiving! Yes, the Canadian one. This has become a yearly tradition (2016, 2015, 2014) where I list what I am thankful about in the rewards industry!... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Stop self upgrading your luggage, people!

One of my peeves is people self upgrading luggage while boarding. Situation – Traveler is seated in economy but shoves their bag in Business class as they walk... Read More

Pointshogger
Earn Rewards with Scotiabank Debit Cards

There are only a handful of debit cards in Canada that offer rewards. Scotiabank offer multiple options, with Scotiabank Passport Debit Card being the most recent... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Best High Interest Savings Accounts in Canada

While I have credit cards with most major financial institutions, I don’t bank with them. Why? Because they are so many better alternatives. The best high interest... Read More

Pointshogger
[GIVEAWAY] 1-Year Diamond Status with Pointimize (October 6 – October 12, 2017)

Just passed the halfway mark of the Pointimize Diamond status giveaway (more details in the original post). That means that 3 winners have already been picked, so 3 more... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Applying for a New Card: Which Credit Bureau Gets Used?

Good credit is one of the better things to have around. If you don’t already know your credit score, there are many free options available. Each time you apply for... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Last Call – Alaska 50% bonus ends tonight

Today is the last day to purchase Alaska miles, with up to 50% bonus! Alaska targeted several Mileage Plan accounts with a 50% bonus, including ones without any... Read More

Pointshogger
Top Credit Card Higher than Normal Sign Up Bonuses for October 2017

Another month, another top list. Note that this list only mentions the higher than normal sign up bonuses. You can also check out the top credit cards by category on the... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
RBC British Airways Visa Infinite Bonus Increased to 50,000!

RBC (Royal Bank of Canada) offers several popular travel credit cards. In addition to their Avion Visa product line, they also issue several co-branded cards, including... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Earning miles for second seat on the flight

It is possible to earn miles for 2 seats on the same flight. Customers of size that have to purchase a second seat can earn frequent flyer miles for it. Each airline has... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Last Week: Buy Alaska Miles with Up to a 50% Bonus

If you travel often and need to buy miles, Alaska would be one of the better currencies to purchase. Alaska Airlines MileagePlan currently has a promotion for buying... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Update on missing SPG points from American Express (Canada)

American Express has investigated what's going on with missing SPG points, and they've explained how to fix it. The post Update on missing SPG points from American... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Uber threatens to leave Quebec

A tough week for Uber continues. After a ban in London (UK), Uber Quebec has threatened to leave if the provincial government enforces the new training and background... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
IHG Flash Sale: Get 2X the points

IHG is running a 4 day flash sale on points purchase, get 2X IHG points! The sale is available for purchases made between September 26 and September 29, 2017.... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
AMEX Cobalt (Canada) Application Live! 

The American Express Cobalt card application link has been released (without a landing page)! The post AMEX Cobalt (Canada) Application Live!  appeared first on... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Why does ‘The Queen’ not have a passport?

Among many privileges she enjoys, Queen Elizabeth II does not need a British passport to travel. Merriam-Webster defines a Passport as ‘a formal document issued by... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Vegan meal on Air Canada A320-200 Montreal to St. John’s, Newfoundland

I spend a few days each summer gallivanting Canadian maritime provinces or Atlantic Canada. This year we returned to St.John’s (YYT), the capital city of New... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
FlyingBlue Promo stack: 100% bonus miles and 50% off Promo Awards

FlyingBlue 100% bonus on purchased award miles is available until September 25, 2017. This is an incredible opportunity to stack this promotion with the discounted Promo... Read More