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Time for Cash Back?

The longer this pandemic (COVID-19) drags on, the more some people may be wondering whether they should take a pause with earning airline miles or hotel points. So what’s the alternative? Cash Back? If...

Positive Messages from Airlines, Hotels and Train!

Airlines and hotels have been putting together some positive videos together on YouTube, so I wanted to give them a shout out for putting these videos together. The videos range from: Thank you message Giving...

Aeroplan Extends Cancellation and Miles Expiry Policies

Aeroplan’s current expiry policy was coming to an end on April 30, 2020. But they just announced an extension. Cancelling Aeroplan Reward Flight The current cancellation policy is being extended...

Porter Airlines Extends Flight Cancellations to June 29, 2020

Porter Airlines has extended all of its cancelled flights to June 28, 2020. So flights are expected to return on June 29, 2020 (instead of the original June 1, 2020). Tickets for travel beginning June...

Canadian Transportation Agency Backtracking on Flight Vouchers

UPDATE- Due to a comment below, I am adding a disclaimer that this post is not suppose to be biased towards any sides. The point of this post is to encourage people to see the different sides of the story...

What to do with the Middle Seats?

With the majority of air travel grounded for the time being, airlines are probably working around the clock to see how they can change their business models. It is highly likely that some current changes...

Hotel Elite Status and Points Expiry Extensions

IHG is the latest hotel chain to extend its elite statuses and expiry policy, which rounds out the majority of the major hotel chains. Note that we also have an ongoingly updated page found on our menu...

Earn Air Canada Altitude Prestige 25K from Home

UPDATE (April 22, 2020): There was some confusion on how to get bumped to Altitude 75K status. I clarified that section in bold below.  Just a quick history lesson. Air Canada currently operate two loyalty...

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