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Thoughts on Credit Card Surcharges

Back in the fall of 2022, credit card surcharge changes came into effect. Basically, Canadian businesses are now able to pass on credit card surcharge to their customers. The real question was how many...

Rundown of Porter Airlines’ VIPorter (updated February 4, 2023)

It has been a 4 years since I last wrote about Porter Airlines’ loyalty program ,VIPorter. As such, we are way overdue for an update, especially with all the major changes that kicked in this month. The...

Are Airline Checked Bags a Thing of the Past?

This post was inspired by an article by CBC: Afraid to check a bag? Canada’s missing baggage woes explained. Are you afraid to check-in your bag at the airport as much as I am? Today, I would like...

Fresh Insights: How Airport Lounge Operators Can Minimise Overcrowding and Enhance Guest Enjoyment

Today, we welcome back Daniel Kinnoch, CEO of LoungePair. Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to provide us with your thoughts on overcrowding in airport lounges. **Use our 20% discount...

My 2023 Predictions for the Miles and Points World

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 levelling off. How did it go in 2022? Below...

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