Travel loyalty

Changes coming to WestJet Rewards

Changes Coming to WestJet Rewards

WestJet just announced changes to their popular WestJet Rewards program which will take place 2018 or early 2019. There’s a slight devaluation for teal tier members, but overall the changes are all positive in my opinion and definitely enhance the experience for those who fly WestJet on a regular basis. What I love most about…

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SPG Marriott Reward Merger Date Announced

SPG / Marriott Rewards Merger Date Announced

** The SPG Amex Canada changes are now live. Read my review of the SPG Amex and SPG Business Amex now. It’s finally been confirmed, SPG and Marriott Rewards are formally merging as of August 18th, 2018. This merger has been highly anticipated since members of both loyalty programs will now be able to merge…

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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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how to earn more travel rewards points

How to Earn More Travel Rewards Points

**This article contains affiliate links People are constantly asking me how to earn more travel rewards?  You see, I travel 3 – 4 times a year and for every trip I take, there’s a good chance that I’m claiming points in some capacity. Earning points is easy when you have one of the best travel…

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ritz carlton merger

Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest are Merging – What this means for your points

** The SPG Amex Canada changes are now live. Read my review of the SPG Amex and SPG Business Amex to learn more. It’s official, Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) are merging into one unified loyalty program as of August 2018. Members will soon have access to earn or redeem…

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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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Have we Become Obsessed With Rewards Points?

I recently met up with fellow personal finance blogger Jen from Jen On Money where we were discussing debt (were you expecting anything else?). Eventually, the conversation shifted to credit cards which then lead to rewards points and how millennials are obsessed with them. It’s not hard to see why rewards points have become so…

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Why I love credit card rewards programs

Why I Love Credit Card Rewards Programs

I have a confession, I absolutely love credit card rewards programs. What started as a way to get a free hotel room has become what sometimes feels like an obsession. Whenever I charge something to my card, I think of it as one step closer to a free trip. It appears I’m not alone as…

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