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

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 points and book stays across 29 participating global brands comprising 6,500 hotels in 127 countries and territories. This merger puts iconic brands such [...]

By | 2018-04-18T09:21:39+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Credit cards, featured, Travel, Travel news|

The Cheapest and Most Popular Destinations in 2018 for Canadians

Travelling within Canada is notoriously expensive, but it turns out right now is the cheapest time to travel across the country. Well, not this exact moment, but rather the month of April is when you’ll find the best deals. According to KAYAK, the world’s leading travel search engine, the week of April 23rd is the [...]

By | 2018-04-10T01:13:26+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Budget Travel, Destinations, featured, Travel|

SPG Amex Promo for Marriott Cardholders

Chase has now officially closed all credit card accounts in Canada. This is huge news since their cards had no foreign transaction fees. In addition, they were the credit card partner for Marriott Rewards. If you’re loyal to the Marriott brand, you’re likely concerned about your ability to continue earning points, but don't worry, Amex [...]

By | 2018-03-18T08:33:57+00:00 March 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 now accepting applicants and 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 [...]

By | 2018-04-07T19:50:16+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel, Travel news|

American Express Business Platinum Canada Review

**This post contains affiliate links Despite recent changes to the American Express Business Platinum card, I still believe that it’s a strong card for consumers and small business owners. Yes, it has a yearly fee of $499, but the signup bonus of 60,000 American Express Membership Rewards points (with a referral) are the most you [...]

By | 2018-04-18T21:24:12+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard review

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 WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard [...]

By | 2018-03-29T07:16:16+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel, Travel news|