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[INTERVIEW] Travel Enhancements with More Rewards

ByByMattJun 13, 2024

Today we are featuring Jennifer Johnson from More Rewards, who will share with us some travel enhancement features. Thank you for taking the time to answer our questions Jennifer and looking forward to what you are working on too!  1)…

[REVIEW] Rogers Red World Elite Mastercard

ByByMattMay 12, 2024

Rogers Bank has really stepped up their game over the past couple of years to offer a couple of competitive credit cards. Today, we are writing a review of the Rogers Red World Elite Mastercard since the new changes came…

[INTERVIEW] Moe Ghafari, Founder and CEO of Pointsgram

ByByMattMay 7, 2024

Today, we have the pleasure of interviewing Moe Ghafari, Co-founder and CEO of Pointsgram Canada. He shares with us what Pointsgram is about and what else they are working. Thank you Moe for taking the time to answer our questions.…

[INTERVIEW] AIR MILES – The evolution of the in-store shopping experience

ByByMattMay 3, 2024

Today, we are featuring Jason Beales Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer at Air Miles. Today, he is sharing his thoughts on in-store versus online shopping. Thank you Jason for taking the time to answer our questions.  1) Please tell us…

[REVIEW] Neo Financial Cathay World Elite Mastercard

ByByMattMar 5, 2024

Neo Financial took over the co-branded partnership with Cathay Pacific from RBC. RBC discontinued its partnership with Cathay Pacific in 2023. Today, I will do a comparison review of the new card with Neo Financial. Highlights Here are the highlights…

Airlines Partners of WestJet (updated February 26, 2024)

ByByMattFeb 26, 2024

We noticed that one of our more popular posts was the one about Airlines Partners of WestJet. That being said, that post is fairly dated now (from 2015), so I thought I’d provide an update. The only airline in Canada…

Thoughts on Lynx Air Demise – No Refunds

ByByMattFeb 25, 2024

At the beginning of the year, I predicted that we will see more competition within the Canadian airline industry. We are clearly not off to a good start. Only a week or two ago, there was news that discount carriers…

List of Airline Alliances (updated February 3, 2024)

ByByMattFeb 3, 2024

It has been a year and a half since our last update to this post. A few minor changes (mostly deletions) occurred since then. Airline alliances are extremely valuable when trying pool miles and points on one airline. Such partnerships…

My 2024 Predictions for the Miles and Points World

ByByMattJan 2, 2024

Back in 2016, I began a tradition of trying to predict the travel / rewards market in Canada. The first year was rough, but it got better over the years and recently dropping back down. How did it go in…

Happy New Year! 2024 Wish List

ByByMattJan 1, 2024

Happy New Year Everyone!! A new year means a new wish list. Yesterday, I wrote a post about how I only listed three items on purpose last year as those were my hot topics that I have been continuously tracking.…

New Year’s Eve! Recap of 2023

ByByMattDec 31, 2023

As we close out 2023, we continue with our year-end series of grading the wish list from our first post of the year. This report card is a continuation of the mid-term report back on Canada Day (July 1st of every…

Ranking the Credit Card Portfolios of Each Canadian Financial Institutions (updated December 26, 2023)

ByByMattDec 26, 2023

Since the start of the decade (2022, 2021, 2020), we managed to update this list every December, mine as well keep going. There were quite a few major changes in the industry, so there was some shift in the rankings.…

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