Miles & Points

When Should You Buy Points?

When Should You Buy Points?

Airlines and hotels routinely offer bonus promotions to entice you to buy points straight from the program itself. Under what circumstances could these deals be worthwhile?


Cobalt vs. Platinum: Which Is Better for Dining?

Cobalt vs. Platinum: Which Is Better for Dining?

Both the Cobalt Card and the Platinum Card offer compelling points earnings at restaurants, coffee shops, and drinking establishments. Which one should you pick?


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.


Which Credit Cards Offer Insurance on Award Travel?

Which Credit Cards Offer Insurance on Award Travel?

Which credit cards should you use to take advantage of the card’s insurance perks when redeeming miles for your ticket? Here’s all you need to know.


Upcoming Changes to the Scotia Gold Amex

Upcoming Changes to the Scotia Gold Amex

The Scotiabank Gold American Express will be undergoing some changes on August 1, 2019: an improved “5-3-1” rewards structure and 0% FX fees will be offset by a higher annual fee.


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.


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!


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?


Status Match to WestJet Rewards Gold or Silver

Status Match to WestJet Rewards Gold or Silver

Until May 23, WestJet Rewards is offering a status match campaign to travellers with competing frequent flyer status levels with Air Canada Altitude, Aeroplan, and VIPorter.


The Best Credit Cards with Companion Fares

The Best Credit Cards with Companion Fares

In this post we go over the best Canadian credit cards with companion vouchers, which can be a great way to save on travel if you regularly travel as a couple or a family.