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 |2019-11-04T07:28:38-05:00October 2nd, 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 |2019-12-03T08:23:12-05:00September 30th, 2019|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Travel|

How Much Does it Cost to go to Thailand?

Many people want to visit Southeast Asia, but how much does it cost to go to Thailand? Like any vacation, the costs depend on where you’re flying from, what kind of accommodations you’re looking for and what you want to see and more. If you're a backpacker who's looking to spend as little as possible, [...]

By |2019-12-09T13:26:13-05:00September 20th, 2019|Budget Travel, Destinations, 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|

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Japan?

If you plan on travelling to Japan for the first question most people ask is how much does it cost to go to Japan? There's a big misconception that Japan is expensive, but I didn't find it to be that much more expensive than other major cities I've visited. There are plenty of ways to do [...]

By |2019-12-04T16:23:39-05:00August 24th, 2019|Budget Travel, Destinations, Travel|

The cost of travel: How to eat cheap when travelling

Eating is one of my favourite things to do when I'm travelling. I absolutely love sampling local cuisine and some of my most memorable travel memories revolve around meals I’ve had. I honestly still dream about that matcha sundae I had in Kyoto, Tokyo.  The problem is, eating out is expensive so I’ve had to [...]

By |2019-12-12T10:40:24-05:00August 15th, 2019|Budget Travel, Travel|

Amex Train: How to redeem a business class around-the-world trip with American Express credit cards

I know you’ve heard stories about people travelling around the world by applying for credit cards and getting huge signup bonuses. Heck, I myself have applied for some of the best travel credit cards in Canada to take advantage of the bonuses, but how does a typical couple do it who isn’t interested in applying [...]

By |2019-11-01T09:57:12-04:00July 13th, 2019|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Personal Finance|