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The Best no Foreign Transaction fee Credit Cards in Canada

The Best no Foreign Transaction fee Credit Cards in Canada

One little known fee when it comes to credit cards is the foreign transaction fee. Basically, 95% of Canadian credit cards charge a fee of 2.5% whenever you make a purchase in any currency besides Canadian dollars. This fee isn’t a secret since it’s clearly outlined in the cardholder agreement, but people don’t typically notice…

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How to Plan a Vacation Without Going Into Debt

How to Plan a Vacation Without Going Into Debt

After being following strict guidelines over the last few months, many people are starting to get the travel itch. Many Canadians have started to travel within their own province, while domestic travel has likely seen more interest. As the airline and hotel industries try to recover, we’re starting to see some serious deals. I saw…

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best currency exchange

The 5 Best Currency Exchange Options For Travellers

You’ve booked your flights, your itinerary is set and now all you need is some local cash Getting foreign currency is easy but choosing the right method could save you a ton of cash. What do I mean? Well, whenever you exchange money, there are fees involved. How much you pay in fees depends on…

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Stack Mastercard Review

STACK Mastercard Review | Get $5 for Free!

The STACK Mastercard is relatively new to Canadians, but let me assure you, it’s one of the best cards to enter the market in the last few years. First off, the STACK Mastercard is not a credit card, it’s actually a prepaid Mastercard. You load your funds via e-Transfer, or Visa Debit and then you…

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Get 50% Off The KnowRoaming SIM Sticker + $10 Credit

Exclusive to Money We Have fans. Save 50% off the KnowRoaming SIM Sticker & receive a free $10 credit by using my KnowRoaming referral code BARRY18 at knowroaming.com. KnowRoaming’s Global SIM Sticker connects you to local networks when travelling in 200+ countries around the world. With a one-time application, the SIM Sticker only activates when you arrive abroad…

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How Much to Tip When Travelling

How Much to Tip When Travelling?

Whenever I travel, how much to tip in the local country is one of the first things I research. I have no problem tipping, but I also won’t tip if it’s not a normal thing in that country or culture. The size of the tip and who you’re tipping also makes a huge difference as…

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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 I’m sure they still wondered what is the WestJet…

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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…

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Survive an Airport Layover

How to Survive a Long Layover

For many travellers, a long layover is one of the worst things possible. The last thing you want is to be wasting time at an airport when travelling, but at the same time, having a long layover might just be a requirement for your itinerary. Obviously, if you have enough time, you can go out…

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dynamic currency conversion

Dynamic Currency Conversion Explained

When it comes to travelling, dynamic currency conversion is something you need to know about since it’s one of the biggest travel fees you can avoid. In case you’re not familiar with dynamic currency conversion, it’s when you get the option to pay for your purchases in your home currency when using credit cards abroad.…

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