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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.…

Chance to Win 100,000 Aeroplan Points

ByByMattNov 30, 2023

Air Canada and TD are inviting Canadians to receive a Starbucks gift card and a chance to WIN 100,000 Aeroplan bonus points at the TD Aeroplan Escape. Air Canada and TD are hosting an escape room challenge (free to play)…

Air Canada’s Aeroplan and Journie Rewards Team Up

ByByMattNov 17, 2023

Air Canada’s frequently flyer program Aeroplan has teamed up with Parkland’s Journie Rewards program. Parkland operates gas stations from Ultramar, Chevron, Pioneer, Fas Gas, ON the RUN and Marché Express, which accounts for 1,100 locations Canada-wide. If you logged into your…

[REVIEW] AskingCanadians

ByByMattNov 16, 2023

One of my favourite survey programs in Canada is called AskingCanadians, which is free to sign up. Asking Canadians is a survey program that asks you to share your opinion in return for rewards. You can earn points with the following programs:…

How Does AIR MILES Receipts Work?

ByByMattNov 8, 2023

In the summer of 2023, AIR MILES introduced its AIR MILES Receipts program to members living in Atlantic Canada. As of November 2023, all Air Miles members across the country can now take part. I gave it my first try…

Get 5 Free Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) Rides

ByByMattNov 1, 2023

Effective today, November 1st, 2023, until the end of the year, December 31, 2023, Rogers Bank credit cardholders using mobile wallet can receive 5 free Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) rides. Each ride has a value of $3.30. It may not…

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