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[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…

[ANALYSIS] American Express AeroplanPlus Gold vs. Platinum Card

ByByMattOct 23, 2013

To cut to the chase, it’s a close call between AMEX AeroplanPlus Gold Card over the AMEX AeroplanPlus Platinum Card. It will depend on your spending habits. I’ll explain. But before I describe the cards, keep in mind that you…

Credit Cards for Newcomers and Students

ByByMattOct 23, 2013

UPDATE- Check out our list of Top Student Credit Cards. Whether you are a newcomer to Canada, a student just getting out of school with no income or whatever you situation is that prevents you from applying for a credit…

[ANALYSIS] Air Miles

ByByMattOct 22, 2013

Air Miles does not have the reputation of being a very lucrative loyalty points program, but it does have some gems. You can sign up for Air Miles here. Air Mile points can be redeem for a variety of rewards,…

[ANALYSIS] American Express Gold Rewards Card

ByByMattOct 22, 2013

American Express has a promotion for 25,000 membership rewards points sign up bonus. This is the highest sign up bonus ever for the American Express Gold Rewards Card. It does not specify when this promotion will expire, so now is the time…

[ANALYSIS] CIBC Aventura Visa Infinite Card

ByByMattOct 21, 2013

Even though CIBC is not completely losing Aeroplan, it will only be a matter of time probably before they are fully separated from Aeroplan. So CIBC is preparing for life without Aeroplan by ramping up its own program called Aventura.…

hellO Canada!

ByByMattOct 21, 2013

Welcome to Pointshogger! Our very first post. I have been following a few fellow bloggers extensively about how to earn loyalty points to reduce the cost of traveling. The mains ones I follow are: The Points Guy Loyalty Lobby Frugal…

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