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|

WestJet Rewards Review

With Air Canada announcing their intention to pull out of the Aeroplan program in 2020, many travellers are starting to look at other rewards programs. What people are quickly realizing is that Canada’s second largest airline, WestJet has one of the best rewards programs of ANY airline. In my WestJet Rewards review, I’ll break down [...]

By |2018-12-17T15:47:19+00:00July 20th, 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|

The Best in Europe 2018

Travel authority Lonely Planet recently announced their annual list of the Best in Europe for 2018. Usually, with these lists, you’ll find the big names such as Barcelona, Amsterdam, and Venice, but this is Lonely Planet we’re talking about. Their 2018 list covers some of the most underrated spots where you won’t find a ton [...]

By |2018-05-29T21:21:52+00:00May 29th, 2018|Travel, Travel news|