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Donate to the Philippines Disaster Relief Fund

ByByMattNov 14, 2013

You may all have already heard about the unfortunate disaster (Typhoon Haiyan) in the Philippines. If you are looking to donate to a charity, Air Miles and the Canadian Red Cross are teaming up. You can donate your Air Miles…

[TRAIN] VIA Preference (Part 2)

ByByMattNov 13, 2013

When I first joined VIA Rail, I bought the VIA 6 Pak during my university days is what got me started with VIA rail. Basically the VIA 6 Pak is when you pre-pay for 6 tickets that you can use…

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

ByByMattNov 12, 2013

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…

[PROMOTION] Aeroplan Conversion Bonus (November 11 to December 9, 2013) (expired)

ByByMattNov 12, 2013

From November 11 to December 9, 2013, you can convert your loyalty points into Aeroplan points and receive up to a bonus 25% return. The conversion works as follows: The list of transfer partners include: Hotels: Starwood Preferred Guest, Marriott…

[TRAVEL] Aeroplan Makes Up For a $4,600 Mistake

ByByMattNov 11, 2013

As much as we love bashing Aeroplan for all the high fuel surcharges and low award availability, they sometimes do a good deed. A young couple was hit with an unexpected $4,643.39 bill by Aeroplan for a booking mistake. In…

Remembrance Day

ByByMattNov 11, 2013

Today we remember the men and women who served and continue to serve our country during times of war, conflict and peace. Thank you for everything. Hopefully this is my chance to give back, so I have put together a…

[PROMOTIONS] Aeroplan, iGet.it, Air Miles, Sobey’s, Old Navy, Esso Extra (expired)

ByByMattNov 10, 2013

Here is a quick round-up of a few promotions for every day shoppers. I will continue to be focusing on promotions that will hopefully interest you on your daily shopping habits. Below are a few interesting ones. Until November 16,…

[PROMOTION] Save 25% When You Buy Starpoints (expired on December 13, 2013)

ByByMattNov 10, 2013

From now until December 13, 2013, you can receive up to 25% off the regular price when buying Starpoints. Below are the different rates: Buy 500 – 4,500 Starpoints: No savings Buy 5,000 – 12,500 Starpoints: Save 20% Buy 13,000 – 20,000…

[ANALYSIS] Aeroplan Distinction

ByByMattNov 9, 2013

Aeroplan is launching its new Distinction program on January 1, 2014 that rewards top points-earning members. You can start earning points to reach elite qualification for 2014 starting now. Your accumulated points are retroactive to what you earned since January…

[HOTEL] Marriott Seasonal Awards

ByByMattNov 8, 2013

Every few months, Marriott offers Seasonal Awards that offer you 25% savings on the number of points required for a free reward night. It is not the most amazing deal, but it is still valuable if you can take advantage of…

[PROMOTIONS] Aeroplan, Costco, Esso (expired)

ByByMattNov 7, 2013

After giving a promotions update a few days ago, we have another update for everyone. There are a lot of promotions out there that may not apply to our everyday spending habits, especially when they give 3x the points on…

[AIRLINE] Major Canadian Airlines

ByByMattNov 6, 2013

Air Canada + Aeroplan As unhappy as we all are about Air Canada, unfortunately they are the biggest airline in Canada and they know it! Aside from their high ticket prices, poor customer service and high fuel surcharges for award…

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