WestJet Rewards Platinum Tier Arrives

Back in October, WestJet announced that a new Platinum tier would be coming. There was no official date announced at the time, but it looks like Platinum tier is now available to WestJet Rewards members who have spent $8,000 on WestJet flights or vacation packages. This is great news since it introduces a new status [...]

By |2018-12-12T20:21:24+00:00December 12th, 2018|Credit cards, featured, Travel, Travel news|

Marriott Rewards Review

Let’s get to the point, my Marriott Rewards 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. Full disclosure, my dad worked for Starwood Hotels for 30+ years, so I have a [...]

By |2018-12-10T07:09:49+00:00December 10th, 2018|Credit cards, featured, Travel, Travel news|

6 Tips for Solo Travellers

Travelling solo may not appeal to everyone, but anyone who’s done it once will agree that it’s a thrilling experience with many benefits. There’s nothing like doing whatever you want during your vacation and not having to worry about keeping your travel companions happy. Despite how exciting things can be, if you’re a first time [...]

By |2018-12-03T07:47:56+00:00December 1st, 2018|Budget Travel, Travel, Travel news|

October Travel Deals

It’s mid-October and if you’re anything like me, you’re likely itching to get away. The good news is that since this is the low season for travel, many airlines and tour operators have discounts going on to entice you to book now. Many of these deals tend to wrap up in mid-late October so now [...]

By |2018-10-24T20:30:13+00:00October 11th, 2018|Travel, Travel news|

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 [...]

By |2018-10-17T10:16:20+00:00October 10th, 2018|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Travel news|

American Express AIR MILES Platinum Card Review

There are several AIR MILES credit cards in Canada and the American Express AIR MILES Platinum credit card is probably the one currently offering the best value in Canada. The card offers a generous sign-up bonus, competitive earning rates, and a low annual fee which should get Canadians excited. Read my American Express AIR MILES [...]

By |2018-09-28T11:41:02+00:00August 30th, 2018|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel, Travel news|

The Most Desirable Amenities for Canadian travellers

Over the years, my style of travelling has varied. During my early travel days, I didn’t care what amenities were available at my accommodations as long as where I was staying was cheap. That meant I stayed at hostels (which had a few surprisingly good amenities) or at budget hotels where I would only be [...]

By |2018-08-26T19:53:00+00:00August 24th, 2018|Travel, Travel news|

Get Your Status Matched on WestJet

If you haven't heard, Westjet is offering one of the best promotions ever by matching your status with a competitive airline. That's right, you can instantly earn Gold status with WestJet by following these three easy steps: By August 31, 2018, send in proof of your current frequent flyer status (valid till February 28, 2019) with [...]

By |2018-09-01T20:40:11+00:00August 13th, 2018|Budget Travel, Travel, Travel news|