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Saturday Updates (Aeroplan, Ottawa Travel Hacker Meetup)

Funny enough, my last Saturday Update was also to announce the Aeroplan Transfer Bonus. Also wanted to send a gentle reminder about the Ottawa Travel Hacker Meetup this coming Monday. Aeroplan Transfer...

Thoughts on Air Canada’s Bid Upgrade Program

Air Canada is offering a bidding program to upgrade a passenger’s seat. The upgrades are based on availability for select destinations and scheduled flights operated by Air Canada and Air Canada...

Comparing Canada and US Alaska Airlines Credit Cards

We just finished comparing the Canadian and US Starwood Preferred Guest American Express credit cards, so I thought it would be fun to keep the trend going. Next up is the co-branded Alaska Airlines credit...

Rundown of Aeroméxico Club Premier for Canadians

As Canada and Mexico strength their relationship, directly flights between both countries will probably be more frequent. So it may be worthwhile to find out what options are available to us. Currently,...

Credit Cards that Offer a Free Checked Bag (updated February 11, 2017)

Bringing luggage onto the plane, whether checked-in or carry-on, has become such a complicated issue since the introduction of the pay-per use for the past few years. It seems like it will only get more...

Rundown on American Airlines for Canadians (updated January 25, 2017)

American Airlines (AA) has a loyalty program called AAdvantage. It has been widely documented already that AAdvantage took a devaluation hit this past year in reward redemption. That being said, I still...

Rundown of Etihad Airways’ Etihad Guest for Canadians

Etihad Airways is the second-largest airline of the United Arab Emirates. They offer a loyalty program called Etihad Guest which actually has some ties with Canada. As a result, there is...

Value of Aeroplan Distinction

If you were wondering how valuable the Aeroplan Distinction program is, I was wondering the same thing. So I thought I’d provide a post talking about the value of the program. Aeroplan...

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