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 |2019-03-20T06:43:36-04:00March 20th, 2019|featured, Travel, Travel news|

Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Card Review | $300 signup bonus!

**New applicants who sign up for the Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite card by June 30, 2019 will get a 30,000 point welcome bonus. 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 [...]

By |2019-03-05T08:17:15-04:00March 5th, 2019|Credit cards, featured, 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|

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 |2019-01-18T10:11:47-04:00January 10th, 2019|Budget Travel, Travel, Travel news|

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 |2018-12-19T09:46:10-04:00December 12th, 2018|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 |2019-03-17T14:15:02-04:00December 10th, 2018|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|