Author: T.J.

How Do Airline Bid Upgrades Work?
Miles & Points Feb 17, 2021

Bid upgrades are offered on a host of airlines around the world. They are another tool for the savvy traveller...

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Air Canada eUpgrades: How Much Are They Worth?
Miles & Points Jan 21, 2021

We crunch the numbers and explore the valuation of Air Canada eUpgrade credits in the context of booking Aeroplan rewards...

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New Aeroplan: Optimizing Your eUpgrade Strategies
Miles & Points Nov 16, 2020

Now that Aeroplan points and eUpgrades are much more intertwined under the new program, T.J. walks us through some of...

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Cross-Country Canada with Via Rail
Travel Talk Dec 3, 2020

The Via Rail network can be a very enjoyable way to explore our own backyard at a slower pace. T.J....

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New Aeroplan: A Closer Look at Intra-Zone Travel (Atlantic & Pacific)
Miles & Points Sep 28, 2020

What are the best short-haul sweet spots when flying within the Atlantic and Pacific zones under the new Aeroplan? And...

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Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge: A Visit During COVID‑19
Reviews Aug 24, 2020

T.J. shares a review from his recent visit to the newly-reopened Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge Vancouver (Domestic), focusing on...

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New Aeroplan: A Closer Look at Air Canada’s New eUpgrades
Miles & Points Oct 6, 2020

T.J. takes a closer look at Air Canada's new eUpgrades, including how the system compares to before, what the new...

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New Aeroplan: A Closer Look at Intra-Zone Travel (North & South America)
Miles & Points Oct 26, 2020

In Part 2 of T.J.'s deep dive into the new Aeroplan's intra-zonal award charts, let's take a look at how...

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Flying with Pets: What You Need to Know
Travel Talk Aug 1, 2020

T.J. brings us a guide to everything you need to know about flying with your pet on Canadian airlines. Cute...

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Air Canada Altitude: Guide to Qualifying & Privileges
Miles & Points Mar 18, 2020

T.J. walks you through the Air Canada Altitude program, from the qualification criteria to the optimal privileges at each status...

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