Credit Cards

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[ANALYSIS] American Express Platinum Card

If there is one absolute best Canadian travel credit card out there, the American Express Platinum Card might be it. The catch is, it is only the best credit card if you maximize all the perks. This card earns you Membership Rewards points that do not expire so long as you have a credit card that collects Membership Rewards. Here are the highlights of the card:

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[PROMOTIONS] Air Miles, Shoppers Optimum, Via Rail (expired)

We just wrote about the Aeroplan conversion bonus. For all you AMEX Air Miles credit card holders, this promotion is a must. Between November 12 and 19, 2013, you can enroll your Air Miles Collector Number and earn 125 bonus…

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[TRAVEL] Best Travel Credit Card

If you are a frequent traveler outside of Canada we have very slim pickings on what is available to us. But there are still some hidden gems out there. Please keep in mind that the suggestions below are for frequent flyers (I would say at least 5 or more trips per year outside of Canada).

First of all, if you plan on renting a car or buying a flight ticket, I recommend using some of the top travel rewards credit cards that have good travel insurance coverage. My top picks are:

American Express