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 |2019-07-10T11:20:58-04:00June 6th, 2019|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|

Air Miles Review – How Canada’s most popular loyalty program works

Of all loyalty programs in Canada, Air Miles is the most recognized one and counts over 11 million members. Created in 1992, it has since made partnerships with over 200 retailers and travel related suppliers. Air Miles has many long-time loyal collectors but also many critics fueled by weak earning rates, lack of redemption availability [...]

By |2019-06-09T19:53:21-04:00May 30th, 2019|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

How Credit Card Travel Insurance Works When Booking a Flight on Points or Miles

Many of the best travel credit cards in Canada come with a comprehensive travel insurance package. Your travel medical insurance applies even if you book on points, but your additional travel insurance benefits such as lost luggage, trip cancellation, hotel burglary, etc. require you to charge a majority if not all of your charges to [...]

By |2019-07-13T13:37:04-04:00May 18th, 2019|Credit cards, Travel|

BMO Rewards | How to earn and burn your points effectively

BMO Rewards is one of the most popular credit cards rewards programs in Canada. What makes BMO Rewards appealing is that earning and redeeming points is very intuitive and easy. Since this is BMO’s main loyalty program, you need a BMO credit card to earn BMO Rewards. The good thing is, the BMO World Elite [...]

By |2019-05-29T07:58:06-04:00May 16th, 2019|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

How Much Does it Cost to go to Singapore?

When it comes to travel in Southeast Asia, Singapore usually finds its way on the must-see list. This small country really stands out in this part of the world. While it still has plenty of temples and cultural attractions it is incredibly modern and, in some parts, maybe even a little bit futuristic. Of course, [...]

By |2019-07-14T12:29:01-04:00May 13th, 2019|Budget Travel, Destinations, Travel|

American Express Business Platinum Canada Review

**This post contains affiliate links The American Express Business Platinum card has the largest signup bonus out there since you get 75,000 American Express Membership Rewards points (with a referral) when you spend $7,000 in the first three months. I’ll go into more detail below, but those 75,000 points are incredibly valuable since you can transfer to [...]

By |2019-05-19T12:41:09-04:00May 9th, 2019|Credit cards, Personal Finance, Travel|

Marriott Bonvoy Review

Let’s get to the point, my Marriott Bonvoy review is positive. Ever since Marriott Rewards merged with Starwood Preferred Guest and Ritz-Carlton Rewards in August 2018, the combined program has easily become the best hotel loyalty program in the world. On Feb. 13, 2019, the program changed their name to Marriott Bonvoy. Full disclosure, my [...]

By |2019-06-28T14:59:02-04:00April 29th, 2019|Credit cards, Travel, Travel news|