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What to do in a Declining Miles and Points Industry

It’s no secret that it feels like the industry is tightening its belt as the economy recovers. Fewer churning options, lower sign up bonus offers, less first year fee waived opportunities. It’s...

Company with the Best Business Credit Card Portfolio

If you are a business owner, you may be interested in some bonus American Express Membership Rewards opportunities. Otherwise, we have also put together a list of top business credit cards to consider. For...

Andaz Ottawa Pre-Opening Tour and #PointsUYYZ

This past Saturday, we were fortunate to attend the pre-opening tour of the Andaz Ottawa hotel with Canadian Points University, and also got a chance to do a short interview the speakers of PointsU Toronto...

Favourite Hotel Elite Perks Listed by Loyalty Program

I was previously asked what are the best hotel elite benefits. I believe that this is a strongly personal question, because it is based on personal preferences, as well as specific travels. In other words,...

The New Scotiabank More Rewards Visa Card

Looks like Scotiabank has taken over the relationship with More Rewards MBNA, which discontinued its co-branded credit card. We also have posts talking about Top Ways to Redeem More Rewards and Ways...

Introducing the Echo MasterCard by National Bank

Looks like National Bank has decided to join the cash back competition introducing their newest MasterCard called the National Bank Echo Cashback MasterCard. Now why they have named it the Echo we haven’t...

PointsU Meetup: New Andaz Ottawa Pre-Opening Tour

Hyatt’s Andaz is coming to Ottawa, located in the Byward Market! It will be the first Andaz in Canada as well. On Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM, you can join PointsU for an exclusive...

List of Requirements for Attaining Hotel Elite Status (updated August 11, 2016)

A few updates to the hotel elite status programs means that this list is due for an update from last time. Some of the updates include: adding Le Club AccorHotels, changes to Best Western Rewards elite...

A Few Aeroplan Shopping Promotions

Aeroplan is offering a few shopping portal promotions. This is a great way to accumulate miles more quickly. I would not go out of my way to shop, just to accrue bonus miles, but if you happen to need...

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