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 |2018-10-10T15:09:40+00:00October 11th, 2018|featured, 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|

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 [...]

By |2018-08-21T12:59:30+00:00July 25th, 2018|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|

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 [...]

By |2018-09-15T21:02:20+00:00June 28th, 2018|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|