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[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...

Best Credit Cards While Backpacking (updated July 5, 2014)

Backpacking has been a very common way to travel for a long period of time as it allows you to visit different places at very affordable costs. But there are still great ways to maximize your return...

[TRAVEL] The Gap between Luxury and Affordable Lodging Widening

I just finished reading a great article about how it seems that the gap between luxury and affordable lodging is widening. Below are three paragraphs that essentially summarize the whole article: Private...

[TRAVEL] Canadian Passport Information

I will need to renew my passport this summer and I was looking into the procedures, especially the fees. So I thought I’d write a post about the passport procedure and the fee structure. Depending...

[TRAVEL] Traveling to the United States

Just in time for the Victoria long weekend, when many people may be travelling to the United States. Often times, when Canadians think of travelling to the United States, we think about shopping opportunities,...

[TRAVEL] Airline Travel Rights

In case of lost luggage, long delays, bumped for overbooking, etc., you have some forms of compensation that you can take advantage of. This post is inspired by a new article from CBC. 1. Luggage Issues If...

[TRAVEL] Higher Fuel Prices Good for Airlines?

This post is in reference to a recent news article that talks about the benefits of higher oil prices. The price of oil has doubled in the last decade, but airline fares have not double. The reason is...

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