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Before the pandemic started, I was supposed to complete the South American continent. I had booked the most efficient flight using the old Aeroplan mini-RTW program. This flight would allow me to visit every single Central American and the remaining three South American countries that I need to complete this continent. Alas, it was…
There are 43 countries in Europe – 44 if you include the Vatican (which I’ve already visited). Out of the 43 countries in Europe, I have visited 42 of them. This leaves just one country in Europe that I have yet to visit. In this article, I will discuss my Europe travel game plan…
Did you know North America has 23 countries? Most people don’t know this because most of these countries are island nations in the Caribbean. In my North America travel game plan, I will split my strategy to visit the Caribbean nations, Central American countries, and the remaining countries in this region. I predict that…
In this latest, I will discuss my game plan to visit all 193 UN recognized countries on a per-region basis. In this article specifically, you will learn what my Oceania travel game plan is. You’ll learn which points and miles program I will use for flights and ideas for accommodations as well. You’ll also…
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…