Travel Programs and Credit Card Hacking – Frequently Asked Questions

I have been writing and talking about travel loyalty programs and credit card hacking for a long time now. Over the years, many people have reached to me to ask questions on this blog,  Facebook, Twitter,  Instagram and I’m always happy to answer. Since lots of people have been asking the same questions, I’ve created [...]

By |2019-07-02T16:14:15-04:00July 2nd, 2019|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|

Dynamic Currency Conversion Explained

When it comes to travelling, dynamic currency conversion is something you need to know about since it’s one of the biggest travel fees you can avoid. In case you’re not familiar with dynamic currency conversion, it’s when you get the option to pay for your purchases in your home currency when using credit cards abroad. [...]

By |2019-07-10T11:20:58-04:00June 6th, 2019|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|

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 [...]

By |2019-06-28T14:59:02-04:00April 29th, 2019|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|

Don’t Forget to do These 10 Things Before a Trip or It’ll Cost You Big

**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation. All opinions are my own. Everyone dreams about travelling. It’s fun to fantasize about what you’ll see and do, but to reach your bucket list destinations, you need to ensure you have enough money saved so you can reach [...]

By |2019-04-25T07:49:20-04:00March 20th, 2019|Travel, Travel news|

Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Card Review

Finally, there’s a travel rewards credit card from a major bank in Canada that comes with no foreign transaction fees. The Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Card is clearly aimed at travellers who are looking to earn travel rewards and don’t want to pay those foreign transaction fees that are associated with most credit cards. I'm [...]

By |2019-07-01T15:53:43-04:00March 5th, 2019|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel, Travel news|

Unlimited Lounge Access for WestJet Rewards Platinum and Gold Members

WestJet has just announced that WestJet Rewards members who have Platinum and Gold status will now get unlimited access to lounges along with up to 5 immediate family members who are travelling on the same itinerary. The previous benefit was just 10 lounge passes without family access so this is quite the improvement. What's most [...]

By |2019-01-27T19:05:28-04:00January 24th, 2019|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|

American Express Platinum Travel Insurance

The American Express Platinum credit card is one of the best travel credit cards in Canada due to its generous signup bonus, hotel status upgrades, unlimited airport lounge access and the flexibility that comes with American Express Membership Rewards. Another incredible feature is the travel insurance that comes with the card since the terms and [...]

By |2019-01-16T10:03:13-04:00January 16th, 2019|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel, Travel news|