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Toronto Miles & Points Event

Fellow Toronto-based travel & points blogger Ricky from Prince of Travel (whom we had the pleasure of interviewing) will be putting together the next Toronto Miles & Points Event on Sunday, April...

Rundown of Pioneer Bonus Bucks (updated March 11, 2019)

When I first wrote about Pioneer Bonus Bucks gas loyalty program, I did not live anywhere near any of the stations. But now I do and now I have a membership. So I thought this would be a good time to...

Marriott Bonvoy’s First Ever Promotion: Double Take

Marriott Bonvoy is offerings its first ever significant promotion since it re-branded itself, called “Double Take”. Marriott has 30 brands reaching 130 countries with over 6,900 hotels. In Canada,...

Credit Cards which offer Free Airport Lounge Access (updated March 9, 2019)

Due to the popularity of this post, I think it was due for an update. Along with several changes to the industry since the last time. The most significant addition is the CIBC Aventura cards. The most...

Getting Started in the Miles and Points World

Some of the most frequent questions that I get from readers or people that I meet in person are: How do I get in on the points game? Which credit card should I sign up for? What is the best credit card...

What to do ahead of Cineplex’s Scene Rewards Program Changes

Cineplex’s Scene Rewards program is going through some changes effective April 17, 2019. In summary, for the most part, you will be earning points faster, but need more points for some reward redemptions....

Rundown of VIA Preference (updated March 1, 2019)

I have mentioned this many times throughout my blog that travelling by train is my favourite mode of transportation. The two mains are because it feels the most comfortable and most eco-friendly option. Before...

Air Canada Renews Partnership with American Express

Air Canada and American Express Canada have come to a new agreement to renew and expand their partnership. The plan is for American Express to continue beyond 2020 when Air Canada launches their new loyalty...

Rundown of Marriott Bonvoy for Canadians (updated February 27, 2019)

Best Western and Marriott Bonvoy are the only two hotel chains that have a co-branded credit card in Canada (unless you count Hilton as an AMEX transfer partner). Not coincidentally, along with Marriott...

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