Credit Cards With Lounge Access

**This post contains affiliate links One of the worst things about travelling is the airport experience before a flight or during a layover. Think about the uncomfortable seating (when available), crowded bathrooms, overprice food, and noisy/busy areas. To escape this chaotic environment, you can head into airport lounges which are private, offer food, and comfortable [...]

By |2019-10-08T16:03:17-04:00October 7th, 2019|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Travel|

The Best Travel Credit Cards in Canada

**This post contains affiliate links Frequently I’m asked what the best travel credit cards in Canada are. Depending on what your needs are, I’ll have a different answer, but most of the time people are looking for a card that offers a big sign up bonus. My list below of the best travel rewards credit [...]

By |2019-10-13T06:50:06-04:00October 2nd, 2019|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

Canadian Credit Cards Without Foreign Transaction Fees

**This post contains affiliate links One of the most annoying things about credit cards is the fact that most of them charge an additional fee of 2.5% when you make a purchase in a foreign currency. You'd be forgiven if you didn't know about this since it's not widely advertised, but the fee is baked [...]

By |2019-10-09T13:39:05-04:00October 1st, 2019|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

WestJet Companion Voucher Explained

Have you ever noticed the option to select the WestJet companion voucher on their website? It’s right there on the main page above where you choose your destinations for flights. Some people may have ignored that checkbox since they don’t have a WestJet companion voucher, but wouldn’t it be nice if you did? To use [...]

By |2019-10-09T16:08:47-04:00September 30th, 2019|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Travel|

Points Redemption Stories

Almost all of my content is related to earning points and what you could redeem for those points, but I’ve rarely shared some practical examples. Quite often my readers share their redemption stories with me via e-mail or social media but I’ve never published them. Today, with their permission, I’m sharing some of their redemptions [...]

By |2019-09-04T06:46:29-04:00August 26th, 2019|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Travel|