Blog

The RBC Avion Platinum Visa credit card has an awesome promotion right now that I normally only see with the RBC Avion Infinite Visa credit card. This promotion is great because it’s accessible to a lot of people since the annual income requirement is relatively low ($15,000). Because of this rare promotion, I will…
I’ve always felt that I have way too many bucket list travel destinations. However, when I took the time to jot them down, it’s actually not as big as I thought. The common theme in my bucket list travel destinations is that most of them involve adventure travel. I only have four items on…
The Best Western Rewards program is one of the best hotel programs out there in my opinion. First of all, it’s relatively simple to earn points. You simply apply for credit cards and get the welcome bonus and you’re ready to make a redemption! Each Best Western property is owned by people who franchised…
I personally just received the Scotiabank Gold AMEX after my application was approved. So far, it seems that the perks are quite solid. The only part I don’t like is registering with Scotiabank Rewards. For some reason, it’s not letting me register online. Frustrating enough, I ended up having to call the call centre…
From now until the end of May 2021, the RBC WestJet World Elite Mastercard has a promotion that will earn you 350 WestJet Dollars and a $0 companion fare voucher. The annual fee for this card is $119. 350 WestJet dollars is pretty much equivalent to $350 towards flights. So, after paying the $119…
Ever since I got my AMEX cards shut down, I’ve been monitoring my credit score closely to see if it has improved. It’s very unethical for AMEX Canada to shut down my cards when my balance was not due yet. Regardless, the deed is done and I no longer bank with AMEX Canada. Borrowell…
The CIBC Aventura program is one of the more popular credit card travel points program in Canada. With that being said, I do think that Aeroplan still brings a significantly better value than Aventura. At the same time, CIBC tends to offer generous points earning with Aventura and this program could be a decent…
The HSBC World Elite Mastercard is often overlooked by Canadians. This includes myself who just never bothered to apply for it before. But, I have learned my lesson and see the true benefit of this card. Besides the amazing promotional sign-up bonus HSBC tends to offer yearly, the travel medical insurance is fantastic as…
In this latest series, I will be going through all the countries I’ve travelled to on my mission to visit every single country in the world. In this article, we will be covering country #88: Russia. If you haven’t gotten a chance already, read this story first to find out why I’m trying to…
In this latest series, I will be going through all the countries I’ve travelled to on my mission to visit every single country in the world. In this article, we will be covering country #87: Cyprus. If you haven’t gotten a chance already, read this story first to find out why I’m trying to…