Credit card loyalty

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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Marriott Rewards Review

Marriott Bonvoy Review

Let’s get to the point, my Marriott Bonvoy review is positive. Ever since Marriott Rewards merged with Starwood Preferred Guest and Ritz-Carlton Rewards in August 2018, the combined program has easily become the best hotel loyalty program in the world. On Feb. 13, 2019, the program changed their name to Marriott Bonvoy. Full disclosure, my…

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CIBC Rewards Review

CIBC Rewards | How to get the most out of your points

CIBC Rewards is a popular program better known under the CIBC Aventura name. Although I rank the CIBC Rewards program behind American Express Membership Rewards and RBC Rewards, CIBC Rewards is still a pretty solid travel rewards program due to the flexibility of your points. CIBC credit cards may not be that popular, when you…

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American Express Shop Small Promo Available Now

The American Express Shop Small promotion is back and it’s better than ever. From now until September 13, 2020, American Express cardholders will earn $5 when they spend $10 at small businesses. Best of all, this promotion is available 10 times so you can earn a total of $50 in statement credits. Essentially, all eligible…

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American Express Membership Rewards

American Express Membership Rewards | Everything you need to know

The American Express Membership Rewards program is the best bank travel rewards program in Canada. The program shines since it’s flexible and valuable. What many people don’t realize is that with Amex Membership Rewards, you can earn large amounts of points in a short period of time which never expire as long as you have…

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is paying an annual fee worth it

Is Paying an Annual Fee Worth it?

For the longest time, I hated paying fees for banking and services. Why would I pay money when I don’t have to right? Well, over the years my stance on fees has changed quite a bit. I’m still totally against monthly banking fees (I need to pay you to hold my money?), but paying an…

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sephora beauty insider review

Sephora Beauty Insider Review

When it comes to makeup and beauty products, Sephora is one of the leading businesses not just in Canada, but worldwide. They carry hundreds of brands and thousands of products catering to every whim or need you may have. From mascara to eye cream, hair tools to face masks, perfume and more, Sephora really does…

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american express platinum benefits

American Express Platinum Benefits

The American Express Platinum benefits are the main reason why the Amex Platinum card consistently ranks as one of the best travel credit cards in Canada. Yes, the Amex Platinum comes with a hefty annual fee of $699, but the benefits included are easily worth more than that. If you read my American Express Platinum…

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amex refer a friend

Amex Refer a Friend

The Amex refer a friend program is arguably one of the best features that many American Express cards offer and most people don’t even know about it. It will always benefit the referer which is why so many Amex cards are on the list of the best travel credit cards. However, with some cards, the…

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Marriott Bonvoy American Express Increases Earn Rate

In what seems to be a new trend for credit card providers, the Marriott Bonvoy American Express has just increased their earn rate. You’ll now earn the following Marriott Bonvoy points for your purchases between May 15 and August 31, 2020. 5 points per $1 on groceries, food delivery and takeout 5 points for per…

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