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Current Aeroplan eStore Bonus and Costco Update

Earning bonus miles through shopping portals is a great way to rack up more miles in a hurry. Personally, I do my best to delay a purchase until I see a multiplier bonus on the shopping portals. I usually...

Rundown of Porter Airlines’ VIPorter (updated January 23, 2019)

It has been a while since I last wrote (over 3 years, gasp) a significant post about Porter Airlines’ loyalty program VIPorter, so I think this post was due for an update. What triggered this post...

Air Canada Completes Acquisition of Aeroplan

It’s official. Aimia Canada Inc.  (owner of Aeroplan) is now sold to Air Canada for approximately $497 million (Press releases: Air Canada, Aimia). Deep down inside, I had still hoped that the...

Rundown of WestJet Rewards (updated January 8, 2019)

In celebration of the newly added Platinum status to WestJet Rewards, I thought this post was due for proper overhaul to include more details regarding its rewards program overall. There is actually...

Air Canada Enters Next Stages of Acquiring Aeroplan

As you probably hear already, Air Canada moved closer to buying out Aeroplan for $450 million. I was still holding out hope that this deal would fall through. I was really hoping to see what would happen...

Rundown of the Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge (updated September 20, 2018)

In celebration of the new Maple Leaf Lounge at Saskatoon’s John G. Diefenbaker International Airport (YXE), I thought it would be appropriate to update this post. There are many different ways to...

Discounted Reward Flights on Canadian Flights with LifeMiles

Avianca’s LifeMiles is offering discounted reward flights within, as well as to and from Canada on certain Star Alliance routes. Redemptions must be made between September 14, 2018 and September...

Air Canada, TD, CIBC, Visa and Aimia Reach New Agreement

After some more back and forth, it looks like Aeroplan is finally being bought out by the Air Canada, TD, CIBC, Visa consortium. Looks like me that Aimia was not happy with the initial offer that they...

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