SPG Amex Promo for Marriott Cardholders

As you may have heard, Chase is closing all credit card accounts in Canada as of March 15th, 2018. This is huge news since their cards had no foreign transaction fees. In addition, they were the credit card partner for Marriott Rewards. If you’re loyal to the Marriott brand, you’re likely concerned about your ability [...]

By | 2018-01-23T07:24:57+00:00 January 20th, 2018|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|

8 Travel Trends for 2018

With 2018 quickly approaching, many sites are releasing their travel lists for 2018. I’ve already released my picks for the top destinations and now Booking.com has released their list of the biggest travel predictions for 2018. They didn’t do it alone, they looked at 128 million guest reviews along with research from 19,000 travellers across [...]

By | 2018-01-21T23:29:10+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Travel, Travel news|

The Most Popular Travel Destinations From 2017

The results are in. KAYAK, the world’s leading travel search engine has revealed the most popular travel destinations from 2017. It appears Canada’s 150th birthday may have kept Canadians closer to home with 3 out of the top 10 destinations being Canadian cities. The warm weather in Florida drew Canadians with two cities from the [...]

By | 2018-02-17T22:03:29+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Travel, Travel news|

Always Keep Your Receipts When Travelling

As a freelancer, I always keep my receipts since I can claim many things for taxes. But there’s an argument to be made that everyone should keep their receipts. Receipts are provided to prove you’ve paid something. If you have a dispute about something, those receipts could mean the difference when making your case. When [...]

By | 2017-12-23T09:21:23+00:00 November 16th, 2017|My Money, Travel, Travel news|

Travel Hacks That Will Help You Save Money Now!

**This is a sponsored post written by me in partnership with KAYAK. All opinions are my own. Over the years, travel hacking has become a popular thing. Travel hacking traditionally referred to people who collect frequent flier points and miles to get free flights and hotels, but these days the term is used in a [...]

By | 2017-10-29T14:37:25+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Budget Travel, Travel, Travel news|

Ultra Low Cost Carriers in Canada

Ultra-low-cost carriers in Canada (ULCC) have finally arrived. Okay, they’ve been around (on and off) for quite a few years, but with WestJet’s recent announcement that their ULCC, Swoop is set to take off next summer, Canadians are excited about cheap airfare. The reality is, Canadians feel like they pay way too much for flights. [...]

By | 2017-10-15T09:07:16+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Budget Travel, Travel, Travel news|

What to do When You’re Travelling During a Hurricane

Every year in August and September, hurricanes form over the Atlantic. From time-to-time, these hurricanes have a direct path through the Caribbean, Mexico, and parts of the U.S. causing some serious damage. If you've booked a vacation, you need to accept the fact that a hurricane could affect your travel plans. It is hurricane season after [...]

By | 2017-09-17T09:10:07+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Travel, Travel news|