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Strategies For Booking Reward Travel Successfully

Most people book travel the same: book time off work, find flights, and book a hotel. Find out how a different way of thinking will save you time and money, and help ensure you're able to book the best flights using your rewards!

How To Get Free Breakfast, Early Check-in, Late Checkout, and Free Upgrades At Luxury Hotels

Tired of getting hotel rooms on the ground floor facing the parking lot, or wishing you could sleep-in past the dreaded 11am checkout? Learn how to leverage elite status and credit card programs to get VIP treatment on every hotel stay, without paying extra for it!

An Introduction To The Marriott Rewards Program

The Marriott Rewards program is often overlooked by Canadians, but offers fantastic value for hotel redemptions and a great way to convert hotel points to airline miles through their Hotel+Air packages!

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PointsWise Travel Reviews & Latest Blog Posts

What Is Manufactured Spending In Canada?

November 17th, 2017|General Knowledge, News|

Manufactured Spending In Canada Introduction Yesterday The CBC published an article about manufactured spending in Canada which featured a story from fellow Canadian blogger, Avery, from Don't Call The Airline. The article briefly talked about what it was, and highlighted a simplified version of leveraging the Canadian Mint to earn massive amounts of credit card points for 'free'. Sounds great, [...]

Fairmont Peace Hotel Shanghai, One-Bedroom Suite Review

November 16th, 2017|Fairmont, Hotels, Reviews|

Fairmont Peace Hotel Shanghai Introduction Fairmont is one of my favourite hotel chains in the world for their historical properties, world-class service and consistent loyalty recognition. When planning my trip to Shanghai, I had originally planned to stay at only Fine Hotel and Resort properties, though my plans changed when Fairmont emailed me a complimentary 3rd night free certificate as [...]

Alaska Airlines Premium Economy, Bellingham – Maui Review

November 14th, 2017|Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Reviews|

Alaska Airlines Premium Economy Introduction I'm not a huge fan of flying economy, but when British Airways offers roundtrip tickets to Hawaii from the west coast for only 25,000 Avios roundtrip, I'm willing to make a compromise. Furthermore, American Express Membership Rewards just offered a 25% transfer bonus on British Airways Executive Club transfers, meaning roundtrip tickets to Hawaii from [...]

Four Seasons Hotel Pudong Shanghai, Pearl View Junior Suite Review

November 13th, 2017|Four Seasons, Hotels, Reviews|

Four Seasons Hotel Pudong Introduction I knew in advance I would be staying three nights at the Fairmont Peace Hotel on The Bund, and thought it would be nice to stay on the Pudong side to get better access to all that Shanghai had to offer. I originally considered booking the Ritz Carlton or Mandarin Oriental, but decided on the [...]

American Express Business Gold Rewards Card Canada

November 9th, 2017|American Express, Credit Cards, Reviews|

I often get asked if American Express Cards are worth it for Canadians, to which I always respond YES!!!! Membership Rewards is one of my favourite reward currencies in Canada due to their flexible redemption options, including hotel and airline transfer partners. Furthermore, Amex offers some of the best welcome bonuses of any credit card provider in Canada, ranging from [...]

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