Travel cards

RBC Visa Infinite Avion Review

Let me tell you right now, the RBC Visa Infinite Avion is one of the most underrated travel credit cards in Canada. The welcome bonus and earn rate may not look that impressive at first glance, but when you realize what you can do with your Avion points with their airline transfer partners via RBC…

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American Express AIR MILES Platinum card review

American Express AIR MILES Platinum Card Review

There are several AIR MILES credit cards in Canada and the American Express AIR MILES Platinum credit card is probably the one currently offering the best value in Canada for those who do a lot of spending on their credit card. The card offers a generous sign-up bonus and has a great earn rate on…

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best meridian credit cards

The Best Meridian Credit Cards

Based in Ontario, Meridian credit union has become increasingly popular since they offer better customer service and lower fees compared to the big banks. What many people don’t realize is that Meridian credit cards are available to all Canadians (except for those who live in Quebec) and one of them is arguably the best cash-back…

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SPG Amex Canada Review

SPG Amex Canada Review

**Note that the SPG Amex Canada card is now known as the Marriott Bonvoy from American Express Credit Card. The information below is still accurate as I’ve updated the benefits section, but I didn’t change the old names in this article. You can read my Marriott Bonvoy Amex Card review here. If you’re an SPG…

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Small Change to American Express Platinum Canada Travel Credit

Small Change to American Express Platinum Canada Travel Credit

Sharp-eyed reader Dana B. and Rewards Cards Canada recently alerted me of a subtle change to the wording of the $200 travel credit you get with the American Express Platinum Canada credit card. The website now states the following: “You will have access to a $200 CAD Annual Travel Credit, compliments of your Platinum Card.…

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10 Ways to Save Money on Family Vacations

10 Ways to Save Money on Family Vacations

Travelling with kids can be expensive! Airfare alone could easily cost you a few thousand dollars, so it’s no surprise that parents are always looking for ways to save. Sure, staycations can be fun, but let’s be realistic, many people would much prefer to travel outside of their hometown to take a holiday. Don’t worry,…

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ScotiaGold Passport VISA review

ScotiaGold Passport VISA review

Not to be confused with the Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Card, the ScotiaGold Passport VISA is another Scotiabank travel rewards credit card that comes with one feature that will really appeal to travellers.  5% in cash back when booking travel through the Scotia Rewards Travel Service While this discount has its obvious perks, I don’t…

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Scotiabank american express review

Scotiabank American Express Review

When looking at Scotiabank credit cards, many people tend to lean towards the Scotiabank Gold Amex or the Scotiabank Passport Infinite Visa. Those are two excellent cards that offer fantastic rewards, but they both have an annual fee and require a higher personal or household income to qualify. If you’re looking for something without an…

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Changes Coming to The Canadian Amex SPG Cards

Changes Coming to The Canadian Amex SPG Cards

** The SPG Amex Canada changes are now live. Read my review of the SPG Amex and SPG Business Amex now. Today, we got official confirmation of changes coming to the Canadian Amex SPG Card. These changes were totally anticipated since a few months back, Marriott announced that SPG and Marriott Rewards are merging in…

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