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[TRAVEL] Safe Travels All Year Round

Sometimes, it may not be easy to travel depending on many factors, whether it is the weather or if the aircraft is in operating condition and so on. For those living in colder climates, such as us Canadians,...

[TRAVEL] FlyCANADA Becomes the Country’s Travel App

FlyCANADA, a concept that has derived from the country’s National Airport FlyYOW is an application made to optimize your travel experience. Here are some of the features of FlyCANADA: You can track...

[TRAVEL] Safety First

It is always sad to hear news about plane crashes, Germanwings Flight 4U9525. Furthermore, in 2014, we also saw two Malaysia Airlines flights: Flight 370 and Flight 17 ending in disasters as well. These...

[AIRLINE] Air Transat Adds More Seats to its London and Paris Routes

Many of you already know that I am not a fan of Air Transat to begin with, so this type of announcement does not help their cause. Conversely, WestJet and Air Canada increased their baggage fees, which...

[TRAVEL] Tips to Travel Safely

With so much snow lately, I have noticed a lot of trip cancellations and delays throughout a big part of the country. So I thought I would put together a list of tips to keep in mind so that you can travel...

[TRAVEL] Aeroplan Reward Flight Review Between Ottawa (YOW) and Miami (MIA)

I recently booked a flight between Ottawa International Airport (YOW) and Miami International Airport (MIA) using my Aeroplan points. It only cost 25,000 points and just under $75 for a return trip. That’s...

[READER QUESTION] Should I go for Mileage Runs?

As we approach the end of the year, I started receiving questions about whether it may be worth going on mileage runs. Mileage runs are trips taken solely for the purpose of earning frequent flier points...

[TRAVEL] Business Travellers Giving up on Loyalty Programs

There is an article on LinkedIn that suggests that business travellers are giving up loyalty programs. The main reasons causing this shift are: “blackout dates, broken promises and bait-and-switch...

Outrageous Airline Fees

I was reading an article about the top 5 most outrageous airline fees. They listed the following 5 as the most outrageous (in no particular order): Pick your seat Book your reservation at the airport Change...

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Pointshogger aims to provide analysis and updates on earning loyalty reward points and maximizing the value of your points. We hope to inspire our readers to experience the joy of travel and make the most out of what they've already got!

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