canadian travel hacking

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…
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…
In this blog post, I will be doing a complete American Express Gold Card review to see who is best suited to get this credit card in Canada. One of the reasons I am doing a review of this card is because it’s a solid second batch credit card to apply for after you’ve…
Before I left Canada to travel around the world for one year, I spent 18 months preparing for the trip. In this article, I go over the complete pre-trip gears that I purchased. Some of these gears I purchased knowing I would use them during my travels and outside of travelling. And some of…
In this blog post, I will be doing a complete RBC Cathay Pacific Visa review to see who is best suited to get this credit card in Canada. One of the best perks of the RBC Cathay Pacific Visa is that it’s the only credit card in Canada that directly allows you to earn…
Why is it important to learn how to earn and redeem tons of Alaska Airlines Miles as a Canadian? Alaska Airlines is one of the best frequent flyer programs in Canada. In my opinion, it is one of three most important frequent flyers in Canada alongside Aeroplan and British Airways Avios. Alaska Airlines is…
Do you want to learn how to earn 50000 Aeroplan miles before Dec. 1, 2019? As of right now, there are some good credit cards with no annual fees. And if you sign up for one of them before Dec. 1, 2019, you’ll still be eligible for the promotion. How to earn 50000 Aeroplan…
As you may have heard, the British Airways Avios program is changing by May 30, 2019. And what this usually means is the program is getting devalued. This means that your Avios won’t be worth as much after the changes happen. Personally, I think the best course of action is to liquidate your British…
There are people out there that absolutely hate paying annual fee for credit card even if the deal is very lucrative. If you are one of those people, then this article was written for you. Here we will cover 7 credit cards with no annual fee but with a decent sign up bonus. You’ll…
Getting any sort of airline status is difficult these days. Usually, you have to do it the hard and expensive way which is the butt-on-seat method. Regardless, jump start methods on getting Star Alliance status do exist. For example, if you get Platinum Status with Marriott Hotel (may need Premier Platinum Status now), you’ll be…