Miles & Points

Navigating Marriott's New Points Advance Policy

Navigating Marriott's New Points Advance Policy

Marriott’s extremely generous Points Advance policy will be changing on September 14. Here’s what to do if you still have many of these “book-before-you-pay” reservations outstanding.


Back to School: Credit Card Rewards for Students

Back to School: Credit Card Rewards for Students

With September right around the corner, our summer intern Andrew signs off with some words on how to maximize credit card rewards as a student and set yourself up for a lifetime of amazing travel.


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?


The Incredibly Useful American Express Live Chat Feature

The Incredibly Useful American Express Live Chat Feature

The American Express Live Chat feature, which is available in both Canada and the US, has made my life so much easier as I manage my Amex credit cards. Here’s a summary of all the things you can do.


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.


Marriott Bonvoy to Introduce Peak & Off-Peak Pricing

Marriott Bonvoy to Introduce Peak & Off-Peak Pricing

Marriott Bonvoy will be introducing peak and off-peak pricing starting on September 14, 2019. Find out all about the latest round of changes to the program.


Infographic: Points Programs & Transfer Partners

Infographic: Points Programs & Transfer Partners

This infographic shows you how all the major Canadian points programs fit together. Which points can be converted into which other points, and at what ratios?


New Video: What Is Manufactured Spending?

New Video: What Is Manufactured Spending?

The final episode of the Intro to Miles & Points series focuses on manufactured spending, a highly secretive technique to rack up huge volumes of travel rewards points.


My First Time Redeeming Etihad Guest Miles

My First Time Redeeming Etihad Guest Miles

Etihad Guest is one of the less-discussed transfer partners of Amex MR points, and I recently used them for the first time to book intra-Australia business class.


The Cathay Pacific Asia Miles Multi-Carrier Award Chart

The Cathay Pacific Asia Miles Multi-Carrier Award Chart

With an allowance of five stopovers and two open-jaws, the Oneworld Multi-Carrier Award Chart within Cathay Pacific Asia Miles allows you to book some killer round-the-world trips.