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Fast Track to Best Western Elite Status

While not the flashiest hotel chain, I am still a big fan of Best Western, Where they may lack in luxury, they make it up in affordability, availability and customer service. In 2021, they have cut the...

Earn Aeroplan Points at Starbucks Canada

Air Canada’s frequent flyer program, Aeroplan, has launched a partnership with Starbucks Canada that enables Aeroplan members to earn and redeem points on Starbucks (e.g. beverages and snacks). Link...

[TRAIN] Rundown of VIA Preference (updated March 1, 2021)

It has been over 2 years since my last update regarding VIA Rail’s loyalty program: VIA Preference. Also, if you have read my other train related posts, you’ll know that I am a huge fan of...

Achieving and Keeping a Healthy Credit Score

We feature guest writer, Raúl Menéndez, who is an Outreach Specialist with Money.com. Today’s post may seem a little different than our usual theme on maximising earning rewards. Raúl will be...

Approved List of Hotels for Quarantine Now Live

It is official, the February 22, 2021 hotel quarantine rules for incoming air travellers are now in effect and the list of approved hotels are out on the Government of Canada website. Keep in mind that...

Circumventing the Hotel Quarantine Requirement

CBC released an article about people finding ways to circumvent the hotel quarantine requirement, so I thought I’d chime in my thoughts into the matter since it seems to be a hot topic. Quarantine...

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