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WestJet Rewards Changes Tier Structure To Loyalty Program

WestJet Rewards Tiers

Effective February 6th 2017, WestJet Rewards is making several impactful changes to the earning structure of its tiered loyalty program. Overall WestJet will make it easier for Rewards members to maintain status, and will make the program more rewarding for frequent flyers. Infrequent flyers will see a little drop in value. Here’s a summary of the changes to the program: ... Read More »

Best AIR MILES Rewards Credit Cards

AIRMILES Rewards credit cards

After 25 years, Air Miles remains Canada’s most popular loyalty program. It boasts more than 100 partners, including BMO, Shell, Sobeys, Safeway, Staples, Amazon, Old Navy, Rexall, RONA, and Irving, making it Canada’s largest and most diverse coalition marketing program with more earning opportunities than ANY other loyalty program in the country. While Air Miles members can earn super value ... Read More »

Canada’s Best Student Credit Cards For 2017!

Best Student Credit Card Canada

Despite the many warnings, we believe student credit cards play an important role in helping you establish a Canadian credit history and a good credit score by the time you graduate (essential for car leases, mortgages, retail financing and more). Credit cards are essential for many online transactions and reservations (hotel, car rental) and offer richer rewards than debit cards. ... Read More »

American Express AeroplanPlus Platinum Card Review

American Express AeroplanPlus Card

It’s not every day that a Canadian credit card offers enough welcome bonus points for two free flights, let alone a free companion ticket! Then again, it’s not every day that a credit card comes with a $499 annual fee. But sometimes, paying a lot, just means you’re getting more. That’s exactly what we believe is the case with the ... Read More »

Visa, Walmart Call Truce – Consumers Win

Walmart Visa Reconcile

After battling it out in public for months, Walmart and Visa Canada have decided to make amends. Walmart has already started accepting Visa cards, after banning the network in all of its stores in Manitoba and Thunder Bay since last summer. While the chattering classes speculate who buckled and why, the truth is very few people actually know the outcome ... Read More »

6 Credit Card Features Essential For Students

Student card essentials

Just because students are starting out on their credit card journey, doesn’t mean they have to settle for ho-hum, plain vanilla credit cards. Many student cards now offer a powerful cocktail of perks, benefits and rewards rivaling many premium cards in the Canadian market. That said, not all product features are created equal. Some are smoke and mirrors, while others offer true ... Read More »

5 Tips To Escape Credit Card Annual Fees

No Credit Card Annual Fees

Canadians are obsessed with credit card rewards, perks and benefits. From free flights to free baggage and insurance, credit cards offer an abundance of value. However, we’d all prefer to get a little something for nothing and avoid those pesky annual fees. Aside from interest rates, the one thing every one can agree on is that they hate credit card ... Read More »

How to Get Free Flights With Canadian Credit Cards Today!

Free Flight Credit Card Bonuses

Getting free flights, the holy grail of credit card rewards, is easier than it seems. While some people spend years diligently saving up enough miles to fly free, others have figured out a way to earn free flights in a matter of minutes. We’re here to spill the beans. Actually, it’s really no secret at all. Travel hacking is the ... Read More »

Review of the National Bank Echo Cashback MasterCard

National Bank ECHO cashback MasterCard

The no annual fee National Bank ECHO Cashback MasterCard offers 1.5% cashback per dollar spent on 3 purchase categories for the first 3 months, and unlimited 1% on all other purchases. There one feature of the card that makes it stand-out from the pack is the ease of redeeming your cash back. While many cards only allow you to redeem at ... Read More »