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|

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|

Travel to a Galaxy Far Far Away With These Star Wars Inspired Destinations

With mere weeks until the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, the new Han Solo Star Wars spin-off, the excitement is palpable as die-hard fans of the Jedi wait to see which far off galaxy their beloved hero will take them. To celebrate the new film which by the way coincides with the 41st [...]

By |2018-06-03T00:41:03+00:00May 14th, 2018|Destinations, Travel, Travel news|

Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest are Merging – What this means for your points

** The SPG Amex Canada changes are now live. Read my review of the SPG Amex and SPG Business Amex to learn more. It’s official, Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) are merging into one unified loyalty program as of August 2018. Members will soon have access to earn or redeem [...]

By |2018-08-21T13:01:05+00:00April 16th, 2018|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|

Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Card Review

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 are looking to earn travel rewards and don’t want to pay those foreign transaction fees that are associated with most credit cards. I'm [...]

By |2018-10-16T15:50:48+00:00March 12th, 2018|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel, Travel news|