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How To Redeem Travel Points (Beginner’s Guide)

November 10th, 2016|Insider|

I believe that everyone can benefit from reward programs, whether you want to travel smarter by paying less for economy, or travel better by maximizing points to fly premium cabins and stay in luxury hotels around the world. Through rewards programs, I’ve been able to travel extensively in premium cabins and stay at some of the finest hotels; something that [...]

Aeroplan Redemption – First Class Trip Around The World

August 8th, 2017|Insider|

I love to fly. So much so, that sometimes I travel just to fly. While I still consider the destination (I do end up staying a day or two after all), I'm more motivated by choosing the best combination of flights for a unique in-flight experience. While I will be staying a couple of nights abroad (one night in Germany [...]

Ritz Carlton, Hong Kong, Review Of The Club Deluxe Victoria Harbour Room

August 3rd, 2017|Hotels, Reviews, Ritz Carlton|

Introduction: I decided last minute to take a trip to Hong Kong over Easter weekend after finding some award availability on The Cathay Pacific Airbus A350 in business class from Vancouver. As an added bonus, I found a return ticket on Air Canada in business class on their Boeing 777, which is an airline I've yet to fly in a [...]

Cathay Pacific Airbus A350 Business Class Review, Vancouver to Hong Kong

July 31st, 2017|Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Reviews|

Introduction: Cathay Pacific continues to be one of my favourite airlines for their generous award availability, consistent premium class products, and fantastic route network to Asia from the west coast. I tried their first class product from Los Angeles to Hong Kong and business class from Hong Kong to Delhi on my crazy 11-day trip around the world earlier this [...]

What We’ve Been Up To

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Meet Your Travel Rewards Expert

PointsWise Co-Founder: Tyler Weatherup

Champagne taste on a beer budget has always been reminiscent of Tyler’s travel style. Raised in British Columbia, Tyler has an unquenchable thirst for more adventure, which is fueled by leveraging airline and hotel loyalty programs to travel the world in luxury and style.

Currently enjoying a career in social services, he can often be found advocating for those who are marginalized in the community and is passionate about social justice. In his precious downtime, Tyler enjoys spending time with his partner Brad, and their two bulldogs, Rocco and Margo.

Through PointsWise, Tyler hopes to help others realize the potential in their travel rewards programs to not only travel smarter, but travel better.

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