No forex fee cards

HSBC World Elite® Mastercard® Review

When it comes to travel credit cards, the HSBC World Elite Mastercard kind of flies under the radar since HSBC is a brand they may not familiar. What many people don’t realize is that HSBC is a major bank and they offer some excellent credit cards. The HSBC World Elite Mastercard comes packed with travel…

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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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travel fees to avoid

Travel Fees and Charges to Avoid

I love to travel, but I absolutely hate the fees and charges that can come up. It’s a bit ridiculous when you think about it. There are more than a few things that are designed to get more money from travellers. It may not seem like a lot at first, but once you start adding…

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best way to exchange money

The cost of travel: The best way to exchange money

What is the best way to exchange money? That’s easily the question I get asked the most these days. Maybe it’s because finding deals on flights and hotels is a little easier these days but it’s more likely that people are just more aware of how exchange rates affect us. A couple of years ago,…

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The Best Visa Card in Canada

The best Visa card in Canada depends on what you plan on using your Visa credit card for and the type of rewards you like to earn. Cash back and rewards credit cards can give you excellent value, but then there are cards with no foreign transaction fees and prepaid cards that can be beneficial…

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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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The Best Mastercard in Canada

If you’re looking for the best Mastercard in Canada, you’re going to have plenty of choices. Many Mastercards rank as some of the best travel credit cards and there’s even a prepaid Mastercard that has no foreign transaction fees that will appeal to many people. Keep in mind that the best Mastercard credit card is…

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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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the credit cards I use

The Credit Cards I Use

Quite often people ask me what credit cards I use. It’s not a weird question since I love talking about credit cards, so it’s only natural that I share what’s in my wallet. I actually wrote this post back in January of 2015, but it’s time for a much-needed update. It’s been 3 years since…

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KOHO VS STACK

KOHO vs. STACK | Battle of the prepaid credit cards

Over the last two years, KOHO and STACK have become quite the players when it comes to prepaid credit cards in Canada. It’s really no surprise since both of them offer low or no fees, rewards, referral bonuses, and access to two of the largest credit networks in the world. The question is, which one…

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