Miles & Points Discussion

Breaking Down Marriott Bonvoy's 30 Hotel Brands

Breaking Down Marriott Bonvoy's 30 Hotel Brands

Marriott Bonvoy now has 30 hotel brands within its unified portfolio. What can you expect from each of these brands, and which should you choose for your next trip when redeeming Bonvoy points?


Aeroplan Mini-RTW: Two Weeks to Go!

Aeroplan Mini-RTW: Two Weeks to Go!

Two weeks remain until the September 1 transition to a more restrictive stopover policy, and everyone’s busy finalizing their trips under the Aeroplan Mini-RTW sweet spot.


Another Month of Pushing for Marriott Suite Upgrades

Another Month of Pushing for Marriott Suite Upgrades

The results from Round Two of asking Marriott hotels for Titanium suite upgrades, through a combination of live chat on the Marriott app, asking at check-in, and using Suite Night Awards.


Aeroplan Mini-RTW: Strategies for Booking Before September 1

Aeroplan Mini-RTW: Strategies for Booking Before September 1

With the impending changes to Aeroplan rewards on September 1, what are some strategies you can employ if you want to “lock in” the current two-stopover allowance for future trips?


Miles & Points: The 6 Levels of the Game

Miles & Points: The 6 Levels of the Game

Travelling on points is often compared to playing a game. So what are the levels to this game, and how do you “level up” and progress from a newbie to an expert?


MBNA Alaska Credit Card Strategies

MBNA Alaska Credit Card Strategies

MBNA is a rather quirky credit issuer, and there’s a particular set of strategies when dealing with them, especially in pursuit of the bonuses on the MBNA Alaska Airlines MasterCard.


Points Valuations by Prince of Travel

Points Valuations by Prince of Travel

Introducing Points Valuations, a new addition to our Resources section, that provides a rough value for all of Canada’s major airline, hotel, and transferrable points currencies.


I Pushed for Marriott Suite Upgrades for a Month

I Pushed for Marriott Suite Upgrades for a Month

I stayed at nine Marriott hotels throughout my trip to the Mediterranean and Middle East, and as a Titanium Elite member, I pushed for a suite upgrade every time. Here’s what happened.


10 Annoying Frustrations in Miles & Points

10 Annoying Frustrations in Miles & Points

As you earn and redeem points, you’re bound to encounter some pretty major frustrations along the way. Here are 10 annoyances that are guaranteed to leave you feeling quite miffed at some point.


Is Amex Limiting Repeat Signup Bonuses?

Is Amex Limiting Repeat Signup Bonuses?

We’ve recently seen a few data points of American Express Canada limiting repeat signup bonuses on the Gold Rewards Card and the Bonvoy Card. What’s going on?