The Best no Foreign Transaction fee Credit Cards in Canada

**This post contains affiliate links One little known fee when it comes to credit cards is the foreign transaction fee. Basically, 95% of Canadian credit cards charge a fee of 2.5% whenever you make a purchase in any currency besides Canadian dollars. This fee isn't a secret since it's clearly outlined in the cardholder agreement, [...]

By |2020-01-02T00:50:22-05:00January 2nd, 2020|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

The Best Scotiabank Credit Cards in Canada

**This post contains affiliate links Have you ever wondered what the best Scotiabank credit cards in Canada are? Well, it really depends on how often you travel, the type of rewards you like to earn, and how much you spend each month. What’s nice about Scotiabank credit cards is that you have a lot of [...]

By |2020-01-11T12:07:19-05:00January 2nd, 2020|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

The Best Travel Credit Cards in Canada

**This post contains affiliate links Frequently I’m asked what the best travel credit cards in Canada are. Depending on what your needs are, I’ll have a different answer, but most of the time people are looking for a card that offers a big sign up bonus. My list below of the best travel rewards credit [...]

By |2020-01-03T07:56:28-05:00January 2nd, 2020|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Japan?

If you plan on travelling to Japan for the first question most people ask is how much does it cost to go to Japan? There's a big misconception that Japan is expensive, but I didn't find it to be that much more expensive than other major cities I've visited. There are plenty of ways to do [...]

By |2020-01-18T13:13:06-05:00January 2nd, 2020|Budget Travel, Destinations, Travel|

Scotia Rewards | How to get the most out of your points

Scotia Rewards is one of the most popular credit card rewards programs in Canada. What makes it appealing is that it’s easy to earn points and it’s one of the most flexible programs in Canada. When compared to other bank travel rewards programs, many people believe Scotia Rewards is the best. The best might be [...]

By |2020-01-13T16:19:51-05:00January 2nd, 2020|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Travel|

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 |2020-01-15T08:26:33-05:00January 2nd, 2020|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 out 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 [...]

By |2020-01-13T10:34:29-05:00December 30th, 2019|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|