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Rundown of United Airlines’ MileagePlus for Canadians (updated December 30, 2019)

I was waiting for a few more updates before working on this post. But it has been long enough, especially with their change in expiry policy. With the uncertainty surrounding Air Canada’s Aeroplan...

Rundown of Royal Caribbean for Canadians (updated December 27, 2019)

I recently took a cruise with Royal Caribbean and posted my thoughts about reasons to take a cruise (and not). Also, I haven’t written an update on Royal Caribbean since 2014, so I think I am way...

Merry Christmas! Shopping Tips 2019

Merry Christmas Everyone! Over the years, Pointshogger has accumulated a wealth of shopping tips: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 This may be surprising to some, but shopping habits have evolved over...

Reasons to go on a Cruise

I know it has been a while since I last posted. Part of the reason was because I was on a cruise and I’m not about to pay for the high priced Internet usage fee. Also, I love the part where I can...

Tiers / Levels of Credit Cards (updated December 2, 2019)

We last wrote a post about this topic back in 2015, so no doubt this was due for an update. The topic today is to discuss the different types of credit cards in Canada. The three primary credit card companies...

VIA Rail Black Friday Sale!

VIA Rail is currently offering its Black Friday sale that runs until December 2, 2019, as in you need to book your trip before then, but travel period starts runs from December 5, 2019 onward. The end...

Redeem Hilton Honors Points for Lyft Rides

Hilton Honors added a new option to redeem their points with Lyft. This is only available in Canada and the U.S. Hilton Lyft Integration Basically, Hilton members can select a fixed amount of points they’d...

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