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|

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 |2018-10-24T20:30:13-04:00October 11th, 2018|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 |2018-10-17T10:16:20-04:00October 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 |2019-06-09T20:10:42-04:00August 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 |2018-08-26T19:53:00-04:00August 24th, 2018|Travel, Travel news|