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[TRAVEL] Best Travel Credit Card

ByByMattNov 4, 2013

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…

Top No Annual Fee CASH BACK credit cards in Canada

ByByMattNov 3, 2013

There is no absolutely one best no annual fee credit card for all type of purchases in Canada. It highly depends on your spending habits and how much hassle the rewards system is for each credit card. Ideally, it would…

[PROMOTION] RBC Rewards Conversion Bonuses (October 15, 2013 – December 31, 2013) (expired)

ByByMattNov 2, 2013

It is not well publicized, but RBC Rewards is current holding several different conversion bonus promotions. Here is a breakdown of the different promotions. American Airlines AAdvantage Between October 15, 2013 and November 30, 2013, you can convert your RBC…

[PROMOTION] IHG PointsBreak (November 1, 2013 to January 31, 2014) (expired)

ByByMattNov 1, 2013

The new PointsBreak List is out!! I am a huge fan of IHG rewards, mainly because their points never expire and I also like the different variety of hotels that they have in their program. They give so many different choices…

[PROMOTION] Air Miles (expired on November 3, 2013)

ByByMattOct 31, 2013

Today is the last day to earn 100 bonus Air Miles if you spend $50 on your American Express Air Miles credit card. Be sure to register your Air Miles account here first. Starting tomorrow (between November 1 and November…

Happy Halloween! Rundown of the Scene Program 2013

ByByMattOct 31, 2013

Are you up for a scary movie tonight? For all you movie lovers and movie theatre goers, the SCENE Rewards Program has some great value. Cineplex has done a great job with the SCENE program, even starting to run out its…

[HOTEL REVIEW] Best Western Plus Carlton Plaza (Victoria, British Columbia)

ByByMattOct 30, 2013

I recently stayed at the Best Western Plus Carlton Plaza in Victoria, British Columbia. Other than when I was a kid, I never stayed at a Best Western myself. Prior to reserving the hotel, I signed up for a points…

[ANALYSIS] Esso Extra (Part 1)

ByByMattOct 29, 2013

If spend a lot on gas, a program that gives a decent return is the Esso Extra program. There is a current 250 points sign up bonus. Furthermore, until November 11, 2013, you can earn 2x points on regular grade…

[TRAIN] VIA Preference (Part 1)

ByByMattOct 28, 2013

I used to take the train fairly frequently, at least a return trip once a month. I definitely prefer the train over the bus, so when I did not have a car, the train was pretty much my main source…

[ANALYSIS] The AMEX SPG Preferred Guest Credit Card

ByByMattOct 27, 2013

Currently, AMEX is running a 21,000 Starpoints sign up bonus if you have a friend or family member who can refer you the card. Otherwise, the regular sign up bonus is only 10,000. So far, this is the highest sign…

[PROMOTION] 5x Aeroplan Points at the eStore (expired)

ByByMattOct 25, 2013

For 5 days only (October 24, 2013 – October 28, 2013), you can earn 5x Aeroplan points by marking purchases at the eStore. This would be a great time to start your Christmas shopping if you already know what you…

[PROMOTION] 45,000 Avios Points (expired)

ByByMattOct 24, 2013

Sign up for the RBC British Airways Visa Infinite credit card before November 30, 2013 and earn 45,000 Avios points, which goes into your British Airways Executive Club membership rewards program. For some reason this promotion does not show up…

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