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...
As we are moving into the Spring, most people will take advantage to travel before the students are let off from school. For us in Canada, it becomes nicer out, the weather is warmer and you can be sure...
In today’s post, we are going to introduce Air Transat, a Canadian airline based in Montreal, Quebec. Its major hub is Montreal-Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport.
Air Transat has flights to...
[READER QUESTION] What Types of Travel Insurance are Covered on Award Travel?
A Pointshogger’s reader asked a question about the types of travel insurance that is covered on award travel.
Generally speaking, if you have purchased your ticket with a travel credit card, you are...
Travel Insurance For 65 Years Old And Over (updated February 7, 2016)
When we purchase travel credit cards, generally it will come with some sort of trip medical insurance, whether it be the first 10 days of your trip or the first 21 days of your trip. However, you will...
Gas prices in Ottawa have dropped very low beginning Sunday night (January 31, 2016). On Thursday night, it has dropped to a low of 66.1 cents per litre. As I was driving home, with only three gas bars...
Matthew previously wrote a post about his Thoughts on Mistake Fares. Today, it is my turn to write my thoughts.
Flight mistake fares don’t happen quite often, but when they do and we happen to be at...
Sometimes we overlook the fact that there are many methods when earning airline frequent flyer points. One of the easiest ways is staying at one of your favourite hotel brands and then transferring your...
When we’re planning for a trip, unforeseeable changes may occur and we end having to cancel our trip. Making modifications to an itinerary can be very costly, sometimes as much as a short-haul ticket...
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