The refundable hotel trick is a useful way to deal with onerous spending requirements, cash out travel credits, and redeem points for purchases in an optimal way.
The annual PointsU Conference is returning to Toronto on the weekend of September 29, 2018. Get your tickets now!
Aeroplan has announced that it will partner with Toronto-based Porter Airlines after its agreement with Air Canada comes to an end in 2020.
Apply for the American Express business cards via Canada Post to take advantage of higher signup bonuses and lower annual fees.
The new Marriott loyalty program is set to launch on August 18. We analyze another round of new information in advance of the big transition.
An in-depth breakdown of the impending changes to the Marriott Travel Packages and why you should redeem them before the August transition.
Bloggers will have you believe that Miles & Points is such an easy game to play, but there are several harsh realities you need to grapple with along the way.
Hackers took control of my Aeroplan account and drained it of over 100,000 miles. Find out how to handle this situation if it happens to you.
The MBNA Alaska Airlines MasterCard is shaking things up a bit, introducing two separate versions with distinct bonuses, fees, and an added checked bag benefit.
Let’s take a look at Marriott’s new award chart, which will go into effect in August. What are the ups and downs, the movers and shakers, and the irresistible sweet spots?
With the combined Marriott/SPG loyalty program launching in August 2018, changes will also be coming to the American Express SPG cards.
Let’s have a look at how you can use bill-paying services like Plastiq and Paytm to blow your minimum spending requirements out of the water.
It’s time to practice what I preach and take Aeroplan to its most extreme limits. 9 countries, 16 flights, West Africa, Micronesia… this promises to be a trip for the ages.
Avianca, Colombia’s national airline, is finally bookable once again on Aeroplan after far too long an absence.
Premium cabins are great, but economy class is ultimately the way the world travels. Here’s 10 outstanding ways you can use your points towards those trips.
Get the lowdown on how to make your dream Aeroplan Mini-RTW trip a reality, including the best tools for researching routes and finding award space.
A think piece on the phrase “travel hacking” and why I believe it’s a terrible way to describe the practice of travelling the world on points.
The new Marriott Rewards program is well on its way, and in this post we take a look at what we know so far and what questions still remain.
An in-depth guide on how to leverage the power of ExpertFlyer to simplify your life when it comes to planning, researching, and booking air travel.
In this article I walk you through the process of securing a seat onboard JAL First Class, one of the best in the world.