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American Express Aeroplan Cards

TD Aeroplan Visa Platinum Review

Out of all the Aeroplan credit cards that TD offers, the one that gets the least attention is the TD Aeroplan Visa Platinum Card. This shouldn’t be a huge surprise since it’s an entry-level credit card. Banks typically promote cards where there’s a higher minimum income requirement since it’s presumed those people have more money…

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TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Privilege Review

The TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Privilege Card is TD’s top tier Aeroplan Card. It comes with a higher earn rate and additional benefits, but it also has a high annual fee of $599. The welcome bonus includes an Air Canada Buddy Pass, which can be worth hundreds of dollars, but not everyone will find it…

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The Different Types of Credit Cards

With hundreds of different credit cards out there, signing up for a new one may require a lot of research. But instead of focusing on the benefits you get or the earn rate, you should consider the category of credit card that best suits your needs. Once you know what your primary goals are, you…

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American Express Aeroplan Cards

New American Express Aeroplan Cards Arrive

The new American Express Aeroplan Cards have officially launched and we now know all the details. Competition is going to be tough since TD and CIBC also have multiple Aeroplan cards, but American Express has delievered the best welcome bonus for true loyalists. Although all the best Aeroplan credit cards are similar, they have slightly…

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Amex Fixed Points Travel Program Explained

If you’re unfamiliar with the American Express Membership Rewards program, it’s one of the best travel rewards programs out there. The reason it’s my favourite program is due to its flexibility. You basically have multiple ways to use your points. Most people use Amex Membership Rewards points as travel credits or to convert them to…

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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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American Express Cobalt Vs. Scotiabank Gold American Express

With the changes to the Scotiabank Gold American Express now in place, many people are comparing it to the American Express Cobalt card since they’re now very similar. If you check out the chart below, the features are quite indeed nearly identical, but both cards have subtle differences which could sway your decision when applying…

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Canada’s Bank Travel Rewards Programs Ranked

One of the questions I get asked the most is what is the best travel program in Canada? That’s not an easy answer since it depends on the type of points you like to earn, how you like to use your points, what type of credit card you use, and more. That said, some travel…

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How Credit Card Travel Insurance Works When Booking a Flight on Points or Miles

Many of the best travel credit cards in Canada come with a comprehensive travel insurance package. Your travel medical insurance applies even if you book on points, but your additional travel insurance benefits such as lost luggage, trip cancellation, hotel burglary, etc. require you to charge a majority if not all of your charges to…

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American Express Platinum Travel Insurance

American Express Platinum Travel Insurance

The American Express Platinum Card is one of the best travel credit cards in Canada due to its generous signup bonus, hotel status upgrades, unlimited airport lounge access and the flexibility that comes with American Express Membership Rewards. Another incredible feature is the travel insurance that comes with the card since the terms and payouts…

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