Travel loyalty

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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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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Amex Transfer Partners

I have been saying it for years, American Express Membership Rewards is the best credit card program in Canada. It’s the best for earning points, the most valuable and the easily most flexible. This article will focus on one of its best features which is the Amex transfer partners or Frequent Travel Participants as Amex…

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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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Air Miles Review | How Canada’s most popular loyalty program works

Of all loyalty programs in Canada, Air Miles is the most recognized one and counts over 11 million members. Created in 1992, it has since made partnerships with over 200 retailers and travel-related suppliers. Honestly, Air Miles is probably the first loyalty program I ever heard of since my dad used to collect Air Miles…

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The Best Travel Rewards Programs in Canada

When I’m asked about the best travel credit cards in Canada, I tell people about the generous sign up bonuses and benefits you’ll get. What people don’t realize is that it’s the travel rewards program that they’re tied to that often makes them so great. Credit card offers change all the time and what’s a…

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Scotia Rewards

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

Scotia Rewards is one of the most popular credit card rewards programs in Canada. What makes it appealing is that it’s easy to earn points, your points are flexible and Scotiabank has some great credit cards. When compared to other bank travel rewards programs, many people believe Scotia Rewards is the best. The best might…

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WestJet Mastercard Promo: Earn 2x rewards on grocery and restaurant purchases

From now until August 31, 2020, WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard and WestJet RBC Mastercard holders will earn 2x the points on grocery and restaurant purchases. These extra rewards you earn can be applied towards WestJet dollars, a statement credit, or a direct donation to help support your community. If you’re already a cardholder, you…

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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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Points Redemption Stories

Almost all of my content is related to earning points and what you could redeem for those points, but I’ve rarely shared some practical examples. Quite often my readers share their redemption stories with me via e-mail or social media but I’ve never published them. Today, with their permission, I’m sharing some of their redemptions…

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