Redeeming Points

Analyzing My Next Big Aeroplan Mini-RTW

Analyzing My Next Big Aeroplan Mini-RTW

I'll be embarking on my third Aeroplan Mini-RTW trip of the year in November. Here’s the lowdown on my planning and booking process for this one.


7 New Business Class Products Coming to Canada

7 New Business Class Products Coming to Canada

Quite a few airlines are choosing to launch their new business class products on Canadian routes, and I’m excited to give them a try sometime in the near future.


An Emirates First Class Extravaganza!

An Emirates First Class Extravaganza!

Here are the glorious details of my return journey from Dubai to Toronto onboard Emirates First Class. I redeemed 150,000 Alaska miles for the trip, but the itinerary itself might surprise you.


The Aeroplan Mini-RTW: A Complete Guide [2019]

The Aeroplan Mini-RTW: A Complete Guide [2019]

Every Canadian traveller should know about "Mini-Round-the-World" trips with Aeroplan, which allow you to squeeze three or more trips into the price of one.


Air Miles: 4 Ideas for Redeeming Miles for Flights

Air Miles: 4 Ideas for Redeeming Miles for Flights

What are the best ways to redeem Air Miles for flights? In this article we take a look at the possibilities, with an emphasis on short-haul and long-haul flying within North America.


Undisclosed Changes to British Airways Avios Partner Awards

Undisclosed Changes to British Airways Avios Partner Awards

British Airways Avios will be making changes to their partner award prices on May 30, but they aren’t telling us what those changes are. Now’s the time to take advantage of the existing sweet spots!


5 Cool Redemptions with American AAdvantage

5 Cool Redemptions with American AAdvantage

Here are some of the best uses of American AAdvantage miles for Canadian travellers, in case you wanted to take advantage of the 20% transfer bonus from RBC Avion before April 30.


Should You Transfer Points from Hotels to Airlines?

Should You Transfer Points from Hotels to Airlines?

How do you decide whether to transfer points from hotels to airlines, especially when there are promotions in place like the current Aeroplan conversion bonus of up to 35%?


Why I've Started Paying Cash for Hotels...

Why I've Started Paying Cash for Hotels...

I’ve recently observed myself being more and more willing to pay cash for hotel stays, and in this post I’m breaking down the factors that underpin my change in behaviour.


What's the Best Aeroplan First Class Redemption?

What's the Best Aeroplan First Class Redemption?

Aeroplan is a great program for international premium cabin awards, but booking First Class flights can be tougher than it seems. What’s the best First Class trip you can book with Aeroplan miles?