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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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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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Earn Status With Your WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard

Looks like WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard holders have access to a unique promo right now. From now until December 9, 2020, 10% of all your purchases will count towards your qualifying spend requirement when it comes to your WestJet Rewards tier status. To be clear, this applies to every purchase you make with your…

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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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Emirates A380 First Class Dubai to Toronto Review

Although I’ve been collecting points and miles for years, I’ve yet to cash in on something spectacular for myself. Sure, I’ve claimed business class tickets to Asia for my parents and my brother, but I’ve mostly only used my points on short-haul flights and stays at the Courtyard Marriott in Ottawa. To date, the only…

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Aeroplan Family Sharing Explained

The changes coming to Aeroplan have been announced and one feature I’m very excited about is family sharing. Under the old Aeroplan, you couldn’t transfer points to another person without paying fees. Plus, you could only do it up to 5 times a year. Not that anyone did it since the fees were so high.…

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The Best Air Miles Credit Cards

AIR MILES is one of the most popular loyalty programs in Canada but have you ever wondered what the best Air Miles credit cards are? Unlike some of the best travel credit cards in Canada, the best Airmiles credit card can be harder to choose since there are a limited amount of credit cards to…

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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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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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