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Interview with Plastiq’s Landon Howell, Industry Relations

Plastiq recently partnered with MasterCard, so this was a great opportunity to hear more from Plastiq directly. Today, we are interviewing Landon Howell,... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
For the love of travel, use the cell phone lots to park at airports!

Yes, its 2018 and I want to talk about cell phone lots at airports. Specifically about folks that prefer the highway curb over cell phone lots, to wait for the arrival... Read More

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Top Credit Card Higher than Normal Sign Up Bonuses for June 2018

Another month, another list. Not too many changes for the last few months. Feels like slim pickings to me. All of the offers are currently coming from 3 of the major... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
You can have your say in the new Passenger Bill Of Rights in Canada

When it comes to air passenger rights, EU legislation leads the pack and are a benchmark for other countries. In US, the Department of Transportation does a good... Read More

Pointshogger
Another Hack, This Time BMO and CIBC

Is it just me or has there been a lot more fraud in the past 12 months or so?  This time, nearly 100,000 clients have been affected.  CIBC, more specifically... Read More

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Credit Cards which offer Free Airport Lounge Access (updated May 28, 2018)

A few changes to the industry means that this post was due for an update from last time, namely, Now unlimited access on National Bank World MasterCard (now the same as... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Kick back with bonus miles – Alaska 40% bonus promotion

Alaska Mileage Plan’s latest promotion “kick back with bonus miles” comes with 40% bonus on purchased miles. The promotion is applicable on... Read More

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Best Current First Year Fee Waived Cards for May 2018

We are back again with our monthly update on the first year fee waived credit cards list. Note that we also have two other types of monthly lists going on: Top Cash Back... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Last chance to take advantage of Hyatt 40% bonus promotion

This post is a reminder that tomorrow is the last day to purchase points under current promotion – Hyatt 40% bonus is available for purchases... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Next PointsU conference is in Toronto! PointsU YYZ 2018

The much awaited 2018 iteration of the Canadian Points University or PointsU conference is back in Toronto! PointsU YYZ 2018 will be held in Toronto from September... Read More

Pointshogger
Interviewing Christine Poirier – Director of Loyalty of Cadillac Fairview

Cadillac Fairview (CF) recently announced the development and launch of the company’s symbiotic approach to Loyalty and expansion of the Feel the Love loyalty... Read More

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VIA Rail Targeted Promotions

It has been a while since I last wrote about VIA Rail. As a VIA Preference member, you can be targeted for special offers. Below are two offers that I was targeted... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Introducing Monoprice, from best kept secret to mainstream consumer brand

Disclaimer: This is an affiliate sponsored post. Following content contains affiliate links, but the opinions expressed are my own. I receive a small commission at... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
College residences are great hotel alternatives during peak summer travel

University or College residences present tremendous cash saving proposition for those that are looking at non-hotel “Hotel” options. Peak summer travel can... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
A Debit Card with no foreign exchange and ATM withdrawal fees?!

Earlier, this week. I ran into the Stack MasterCard, a prepaid card offered by a Toronto-based company. I’m not excited by prepaid cards – I’m... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Last Day – Earn 5x Miles on Amazon!

Aeroplan recently added Amazon.ca as a partner on their eStore. Since they just launched, they are running a promotion where you can earn 5x miles on purchases at... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Leverage IHG 80% bonus points and PointBreaks promotion for a great value 

Current IHG 80% bonus points promotion can work wonderfully well in conjunction with the soon-to-be-released PointBreaks promotion. The current IHG 80% bonus promotion... Read More

Points, Miles and Bling
Its back! Hyatt 40% bonus on purchased points

Hyatt points purchase promotion is back, up to 40% bonus. Hyatt 40% bonus is available for purchases made between April 24, 2018 to May 23, 2018. Hyatt... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
HURRY – Last Chance to get the Starwood American Express Credit Card!

Update – This Offer is no longer available. View the current offer here – Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card Marriott and Starwood announced huge changes... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Daily Getaways 2018 – My Thoughts

Daily Getaways are among one of my favourite deals. It’s hosted by the US Travel Association, and features a huge variety of travel deals through April and early... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
My Overnight at the Virgin Alantic Clubhouse

There are definitely some things you can do with miles and points that are really exciting, like international first class or a presidential suite upgrade. Then, there... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
$25+ of Groceries… Free!

Recently, there’s been a bread price-fixing scandal implicating several national retailers. Loblaws, having disclosed this to the Competition bureau, will receive... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
CIBC AC Conversion Card – Last Chance

One of the best opportunities recently for travellers was the CIBC AC Conversion Card. Since you can use credit cards to load these cards, it’s possible to earn a... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Reminder: Register for Hyatt’s Q1 2018 promotion

Hyatt is one of my preferred chains, and they have some absolutely incredible properties that are also a great value. Their devaluation from Gold Passport to World of... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Why You Should Earn At Least 2% Back from your Credit Card Purchases

Some people make the mistake of thinking that their credit card miles are free. That’s a terrible error. Miles you earn from credit card spend is not free. The... Read More

Canadian Kilometers
Last Chance – Buy Starpoints with a 35% Discount

You can currently purchase Starpoints at a 35% discount for purchases of 5,000 points or more. This is one of the best deals to buy miles, and ends very soon... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
$15 Off ANY Flight (Including One-Ways)

Flight Network is offering a coupon for $CAD 15 off any flight, including one-way tickets. The post $15 Off ANY Flight (Including One-Ways) appeared first on Don't... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
HURRY! AMEX Business Platinum Fee Increase to $499 and Minimum Spend to $50,000 Tomorrow!

According to Reddit, the American Express Business Platinum card's annual fee will go up from $399 to $499 tomorrow. Further, the sign-up offer, which is currently... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Up to $60 (Or More!) FREE From PayTM – BUT HURRY!

PayTM is currently offering several promotions, and you can earn more than $60 FREE! But hurry, you only have a few more days! The post Up to $60 (Or More!) FREE From... Read More

Don’t Call the Airline!
Chase Canada Closing All Amazon.ca Credit Cards March 15

All J.P. Morgan Chase Canada Amazon.ca accounts will be closed on March 15, 2018. The post Chase Canada Closing All Amazon.ca Credit Cards March 15 appeared first on... 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