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Montreal, Ottawa Toronto Hyperloop Inching Closer

There is a slight update on the high speed slight shot between Montreal and Toronto. The last time I learned about this, the plan was Toronto to Montreal in 30 minutes. The next state of the approval process...

Best Reward Redemptions for Calgary, Alberta

Today, I continue my best reward redemption series with Calgary, Alberta, as suggested to me by one of my readers. Good timing, since the YYC MeetUp is coming soon! Keep in mind that Calgary is the fourth...

Best Reward Redemptions in Newfoundland and Labrador

There seems to be a demand for me to talk about some top air and hotel reward redemption using miles and points for specific places in Canada. I decided to start with Newfoundland and Labrador, as they...

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...

Nexus Cards revoked from all Canadian Permanent Residents with Citizenship in Restricted Countries

CBC News reported that the Canada Border Services Agency that Nexus memberships have been revoked from all Canadian permanent residents with citizenship in any one of the seven majority-Muslim...

My Recommendation of Places to Visit in Canada

This is my first attempt at listing all the top destinations in Canada. Keep in mind that this is my personal suggestion. I am certain that many others have other suggestions, so feel free to share in...

Thoughts on Mileage Runs

As we approach the end of the year, there was a time when people were calculating how many miles they needed to qualify for a specific elite status level with frequent flyer programs. However, a lot has...

Whether it makes more sense to Redeem for Economy or First/Business Class

There is always going to be a hot debate on whether it makes more sense to redeem for economy or first/business class travel. For the purposes of this post, I will focus more on Aeroplan. But the same...

Tips to Help Cope with Jet Lag

Generally, our bodies are programmed to do a continuous routine (e.g. eating and sleeping) within a 24-hour period. Our body gets out of sync when we travel long distances at high speeds, and cross into...

How to be Comfortable on Economy Air Travel

Flying long haul flights can be exhausting and draining, so today, I will give some suggestions how to make your flight more comfortable without the luxury of business or first class treatments. Take a...

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