Travel loyalty

BMO Rewards review

BMO Rewards | How to maximize your points

BMO Rewards is one of the most popular credit card rewards programs in Canada. What makes BMO Rewards appealing is that earning and redeeming points is very intuitive and easy. Since this is BMO’s main loyalty program, you need a BMO credit card to earn BMO Rewards. The good thing is, the BMO World Elite…

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TD Rewards Points | How to maximize your value

TD’s most popular premium credit card might be the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite, but many people don’t realize that TD also has its own credit card travel loyalty program in TD Rewards. When you compare TD Rewards points to other bank reward programs such as BMO Rewards, Scotia Rewards and RBC Rewards, TD Rewards is…

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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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American Express Aeroplan Card Review

American Express Aeroplan Card Review

**Note that this American Express Aeroplan Card review has been prewritten in anticipation of its official release on November 8th. Some details are still unknown at this time including the welcome bonus. I’ll update this post when the information becomes available on the 8th. Aeroplan has revamped its loyalty program and with it came major…

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westjet rewards review

WestJet Rewards Review

If you fly WestJet on a regular basis or even if you fly them once a year, you’ll want to learn more about their loyalty program known as WestJet Rewards. What many people don’t realize is that it’s a cash back type of rewards program so it’s easy to understand. There are no blackout dates…

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RBC Rewards review

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

RBC Rewards is Royal Bank’s credit card rewards program and is quite popular in Canada. To be honest, the program is likely popular since RBC is one of the big banks in Canada. Name recognition only gets you so far when it comes to rewards, fortunately, RBC Rewards is a decent rewards programs that travellers…

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The Best and Worst Loyalty Programs in Canada

The Best and Worst Loyalty Programs in Canada

Loyalty programs are all the rage these days. Just about every retailer seems to have one. It makes sense, by offering your customers something, they’ll hopefully stay loyal to the brand and spend more. Despite the fact that you may be giving up some of your data, I see loyalty programs as a good thing…

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Marriott Bonvoy Amex Card Review

Marriott Bonvoy Amex Card Review | Canada

Once known as the SPG Credit Card in Canada, the Marriott Bonvoy Amex Card is now the official credit card for Marriott in Canada. In case you didn’t know, Marriott Bonvoy is the new name of Marriott Rewards which merged with Starwood Preferred Guest a few years back. Yes, I realize that it may be…

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Priority Pass Review

One of the main reasons I applied for the American Express Platinum Canada credit card was due to the large signup bonus, but I quickly realized that the included Priority Pass was a huge perk. I had never been to an airport lounge, and since I was travelling more, I figured it would be handy.…

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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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