Status Match with Hyatt

Hello fellow Canadians, Hyatt is having a status match promotion right now that they just declared in twitter. Here is the quick basic run down on how you can be eligible to gain status with Hyatt: You must have some status tier with IHG, SPG, Hilton or Marriott. You must have one qualifying stay with … Read more

Meetup 5 Complete! Cheap Travel without Frequent Flyer Points

Hi everyone, we just completed Meetup 5 of Travel the World for One Year Starting from Scratch: Cheap Travel without Frequent Flyer Points. We covered the following topics: • Budget Airlines • Cheap Flight Websites • Cruise Ships • Mystery Shopper • Other unconventional traveling methods If you missed coming to the event, don’t worry, simply subscribe to my … Read more

LifeMiles Sale

Hello fellow Canadians. Up until recently, our two main frequent flyer program is Aeroplan and Alaska Airlines. Starting on Black Friday, LifeMiles is having a points sale where if you purchase points, they will give you 140% for free. For example, if you purchase 1,000 points, you will actually get 2,400 points! This is an … Read more

VIA Rail Black Friday Sale

Via Rail is having a Black Friday sale from November 27 to November 30. Normally, it is very expensive to ride on the VIA rail making this promotion a very good one. Some highlights from this deal are as follows (taken from the pointshogger.com blog): Economy Class (short haul) Montréal – Québec City – $28 Ottawa … Read more

Sooke – BC

It’s been a tiring last few months at work and Karen and myself needed to get away from our busy life to recharge and relax. Karen’s birthday was coming up and I really wanted to take her somewhere nice and relaxing. I’ve had Platinum Status (click here to learn how to get Platinum Status) with … Read more