Miles & Points

The 2019 Miles & Points Action Plan

The 2019 Miles & Points Action Plan

Another year of relentless earning and burning lies on the horizon. The reward? Getting to travel the world in a fashion most can only dream of. Are you up to the task?


Infographic: The American Express Credit Card Flowchart

Infographic: The American Express Credit Card Flowchart

The American Express credit cards are some of the best for racking up the points. Here’s a comprehensive flowchart to help you stay on top of the current optimal strategies.


Understanding WestJet's Member Exclusive Fares

Understanding WestJet's Member Exclusive Fares

Member Exclusive fares are a unique way to redeem your WestJet Dollars for a higher dollar value. Let’s take an in-depth look.


CIBC Aerogold for Business: 35,000 Aeroplan Miles for Free!

CIBC Aerogold for Business: 35,000 Aeroplan Miles for Free!

An incredible new offer on the CIBC Aerogold for Business allows you to earn 35,000 Aeroplan miles for $0 out-of-pocket. Get in on the action at your nearest CIBC branch!


I Redeemed My Points for... Merchandise?!

I Redeemed My Points for... Merchandise?!

Redeeming points for merchandise is generally ill-advised, but when CIBC Aventura offered some sweet deals on Cyber Monday, I couldn’t resist.


How to Maximize Your Marriott Elite Status

How to Maximize Your Marriott Elite Status

Here’s a rundown of earning and maximizing elite status within the new Marriott loyalty program, including some hot tips for attaining the coveted Platinum Elite status.


Why RBC Avion Must Not Be Overlooked

Why RBC Avion Must Not Be Overlooked

Don’t underestimate the power of RBC Avion points, which can be earned relatively easily and transferred to a nifty set of airline partners with the occasional transfer bonus as well.


The Best Credit Cards with No Foreign Transaction Fees

The Best Credit Cards with No Foreign Transaction Fees

We go over the best Canadian credit cards that don’t charge any foreign transaction fees. Start saving the 2.5% FX fee on all your foreign purchases today!


Which Countries Regulate Fuel Surcharges?

Which Countries Regulate Fuel Surcharges?

Fuel surcharges are one of the biggest frustrations of redeeming points for travel. Which countries regulate these surcharges, and how can you take advantage?


US Credit Cards: The 2018 State of Play

US Credit Cards: The 2018 State of Play

I share with you the latest developments in the scene for Canadians looking to expand their points-earning potential through US credit cards.