The Best Travel Rewards Programs in Canada

When I’m asked about the best travel credit cards in Canada, I tell people about the generous sign up bonuses and benefits you'll get. What people don’t realize is that it’s the travel rewards program that they're tied to that often makes them so great. Credit card offers change all the time and what’s a [...]

By |2019-09-30T08:36:19-04:00September 30th, 2019|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|

5 Travel Myths Busted

Over the years, I’ve heard a ton of different travel myths. To be honest, when I was first started travelling, I would believe them (e.g. bribe Thai police officers if you’re questioned for whatever reason), but I’ve quickly realized that many of these travel myths were completely untrue. I suspect that some of these travel [...]

By |2019-10-09T16:07:54-04:00September 26th, 2019|Travel, Travel news|

6 Ways Knowing the Local Language Saves You Money

When travelling, taking a guided tour, eating food in local restaurants, bartering in bustling markets and braving local transport is all part of exploring new cultures. While it’s important to support local economies, we’ve all been duped by a tourist trap in one or more of these situations. However, knowing the local lingo may allow [...]

By |2019-09-14T15:22:41-04:00September 5th, 2019|Travel, Travel news|

WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard Review

**This post contains affiliate links If you’re a frequent WestJet flyer, then the WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard is a must for you. To simply put it, WestJet Rewards is one of the best airline loyalty programs out there and the WestJet Mastercard allows you to earn WestJet Dollars at an incredible pace. In my [...]

By |2019-12-05T07:59:17-05:00September 1st, 2019|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel, Travel news|

Marriott Bonvoy Off-Peak and Peak Redemption Rates Coming on September 14th

Back in April, Marriott Bonvoy announced that off-peak and peak redemption rates for a free night stay would be coming to Marriott.com and the Marriott Bonvoy App in the future. Today, Marriott said that those changes come into effect on September 14th, 2019 so you have about a month to make some reservations at the [...]

By |2019-08-26T09:20:38-04:00August 15th, 2019|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|

Travel Programs and Credit Card Hacking – Frequently Asked Questions

I have been writing and talking about travel loyalty programs and credit card hacking for a long time now. Over the years, many people have reached to me to ask questions on this blog,  Facebook, Twitter,  Instagram and I’m always happy to answer. Since lots of people have been asking the same questions, I’ve created [...]

By |2019-07-02T16:14:15-04:00July 2nd, 2019|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|

Dynamic Currency Conversion Explained

When it comes to travelling, dynamic currency conversion is something you need to know about since it’s one of the biggest travel fees you can avoid. In case you’re not familiar with dynamic currency conversion, it’s when you get the option to pay for your purchases in your home currency when using credit cards abroad. [...]

By |2019-09-03T15:07:40-04:00June 6th, 2019|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|