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Aeroplan Reward Flight Review from Ottawa (YOW) to Amsterdam (AMS)

People always wonder if Aeroplan miles are worth it. What can we do with them? Today, I am going to share one of my reward redemptions with you. Recently, my wife and I took a trip from Ottawa, Canada (YOW) to Amsterdam, Netherlands (AMS) on an Aeroplan fixed rate reward flight. After coming back from the trip, I would like to share my reward redemption experience with you, as it took an interesting turn along the way.

My Top 5 Favourite Places I’ve Visited

I have been very blessed all my life to have had the opportunity to travel to many places around the world. It may not be an extensive list compared to many people, but here is the list of countries (24) that I have been to: Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cayman Islands, Czech Republic, Dominica, France, Grenada, Hungary, Isla Roatan, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Monaco, Puerto Rico, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, Trinidad and Tobago, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America.

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[TRAVEL] Aeroplan Reward Flight Review Between Ottawa (YOW) and Tokyo (NRT)

I cannot believe that this happened to me again. On my way to the Tokyo Narita Airport, the train got delayed again. Unlike the Air Transat experience, this experience turned out differently. I do understand that it really wasn’t Air…

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[TRAVEL] Sunwing Brings the South Closer

Sunwing takes off this winter officially launching direct flights from Ottawa to St. Maarten, a recent vacation hot spot situated in the Caribbean’s. With an endless number of beaches, dive sites, and activities ranging from mountain biking, windsurfing, kayaking to deep sea fishing, St. Maarten has been established as a vacation paradise for travelers facing the winter up North.

[TRAVEL] Tips for Your Trips

Today’s post is inspired by this blog post.

Below are some recommendations on what to keep in mind when you travel.

1. Remember to carry enough cash

I am a big fan of using credit cards to get the most value out of my spending, but often times, we run into places that do not take debit or credit cards. Furthermore, most Canadian credit cards charge foreign transaction fees, so be careful with that. Look for the Chase Canada credit cards without transaction fees.