American Express Membership Rewards | Everything you need to know

The American Express Membership Rewards program is arguably the best loyalty program in Canada. The program shines since it’s flexible and valuable. What many people don’t realize is that with Amex Membership Rewards, you can earn large amounts of points in a short period of time which never expire as long as you have an [...]

By |2018-11-26T20:42:14+00:00October 30th, 2018|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

7 Mistakes to Avoid With Your Travel Rewards Credit Cards

One of the easiest travel hacks out there is using a travel rewards credit card. What makes them so appealing are the generous signup bonuses and the ability to earn additional points on your daily spending. Those points can eventually be redeemed for free or discounted travel. Sounds simple enough right? It should be, but [...]

By |2018-11-11T13:24:43+00:00October 29th, 2018|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

How Much Does it Cost to go to Hawaii?

When it comes to a beach vacation, Hawaii is one of the first places that comes to mind. Idyllic white beaches, great food, friendly locals, and stunning scenery made famous by Hollywood movies including Jumanji 2 and Jurassic Park. But, just how much does it cost to go to this tropical paradise? I’m going to [...]

By |2018-10-24T20:31:01+00:00October 25th, 2018|Budget Travel, Destinations, Travel|

Credit Cards With Lounge Access

**This post contains affiliate links One of the worst things about travelling is the airport experience before a flight or during a layover. Think about the uncomfortable seating (when available), crowded bathrooms, overprice food, and noisy/busy areas. To escape this chaotic environment, you can head into airport lounges which are private, offer food, and comfortable [...]

By |2018-10-31T10:33:49+00:00October 15th, 2018|Budget Travel, Credit cards, Travel|

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+00:00October 11th, 2018|Travel, Travel news|

ScotiaGold Passport VISA review

Not to be confused with the Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Card, the ScotiaGold Passport VISA is another Scotiabank travel rewards credit card that comes with one feature that will really appeal to travellers.   That being said, I don't think that highly of this card since the additional benefits being offered are not exactly great. [...]

By |2018-10-09T10:40:07+00:00October 9th, 2018|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|