Tyler Weatherup

About 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. Want to learn how you can travel the world on points, like Tyler? Sign up for an American Express Platinum card and get 60,000 bonus points and a $200 travel credit towards your next dream vacation. (Offer subject to approval and when you spend $5,000 in the first 3 months).

5 Reasons Why The Fairmont Vancouver Airport Is My Favourite Hotel In The World

Why The Fairmont Vancouver Airport Is My Favourite Hotel In The World This week The Fairmont Vancouver Airport had a grand opening event for the recently renovated Gold Floor, and I was lucky enough to attend. Brad and I stayed one night during their soft launch (actually we were the first guests welcomed on June 1st, which was kind of [...]

By | 2018-09-14T13:58:22+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Expert Opinions, Fairmont, Hotels|

Flight Review: EVA Air (A330) Business Class – Taipei to Jakarta

EVA Air A330 Business Class Introduction My EVA business class flight from Vancouver arrived just before 6am, which meant I had just over 2.5 hours to wait until boarding for my onward flight to Jakarta (featuring the new EVA Air A330 business class product). I've transited Taipei before, and really dislike the lounge. I don't think the food is very [...]

By | 2018-09-14T12:04:54+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Airlines, EVA Air, Trip Reports|

Alaska Airlines MBNA Mastercard Currently Unavailable In Canada

***Update: The application is now working again through Great Canadian Rebates with an increased welcome bonus of 30,000 Alaska Miles. The $99 annual fee can be reduced by applying through this link for $60 cash back*** Alaska Airlines MBNA Mastercard Introduction Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan is one of my favourite airline programs due to the generous routing rules on award [...]

By | 2018-11-27T11:08:31+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Credit Card News, Credit Cards, Mastercard News|

Flight Review: Eva Air (777-300ER) Business Class – Vancouver to Taipei

EVA Air Business Class Vancouver To Taipei Introduction I've flown EVA Air business class on the Boeing 777 in the past from Taipei to Vancouver and Singapore to Taipei, and so has Brad from Los Angeles, and we both agree that it's one of the world's best overall business class products. While the seat is similar to what you might [...]

By | 2018-09-14T12:06:31+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Airlines, EVA Air, Trip Reports|

30% RBC Rewards Transfer Bonus To British Airways Until July 31, 2018

From now until July 31, 2018, RBC Visa Avion cardmembers can earn a 30% bonus when transferring RBC Rewards To British Airways Executive Club. While the RBC Avion program isn't my favourite when using points for fixed-value redemptions, I do consider the RBC Avion Visa as one of my top travel reward cards for Canadians when transferring points to airline [...]

By | 2018-11-27T11:23:09+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Credit Card News, Credit Cards, Visa News|

Review: Plaza Premium Lounge (International Terminal) – Vancouver Airport

Plaza Premium Lounge Vancouver Airport Introduction I'll get it out of the way - contract lounges kind of suck. Sure, they're better than waiting at the gate (most of the time), but compared to flagship airline lounges, such as the Lufthansa First Class Terminal in Frankfurt or the Japan Airlines First Class Lounge in Tokyo, these contract spaces feel more [...]

By | 2018-09-14T13:20:00+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Airport Lounges, Canada, Trip Reports|

Program Sweet Spot – Aeroplan Mini Round-The-World

Aeroplan Mini Round-The-World Introduction As I set out to publish my next trip report, I realized I've yet to make a post explaining one of my favourite program sweet spots. While Aeroplan gets a bad name for taxes and fees and lack of availability, the truth is they are actually a very important airline program for Canadians wishing to leverage travel [...]

By | 2018-06-19T08:50:32+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Hot Deals!, News|

Just Announced! New WestJet Rewards Program In Canada In Partnership With RBC Bank

New WestJet Rewards Program Introduction Well this is exciting. It has just been announced that Canadians can expect to see a new WestJet Rewards program by the end of the year, which is being launched in partnership with Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). Details of the new program, being called Ampli, are largely unknown at this time, though consumers can [...]

By | 2018-11-27T11:23:29+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Credit Card News, Credit Cards, Visa News|

New Warning For Churning American Express Cards – What Does It Mean For Canadians?

New Language Offers A Warning For Churning American Express Cards Yesterday we learned of some new language being included in the footnotes of applications for anyone considering churning American Express Cards (in The United States only). One Mile At A Time reported that Amex has introduced a vague new footnote, indicating that American Express may, at their sole discretion, choose [...]

By | 2018-11-27T11:23:44+00:00 June 8th, 2018|American Express News, Credit Card News, Credit Cards|

Restaurant Review: The Wildflower Restaurant – Fairmont Chateau Whistler, BC

Fairmont Authentically Local Food Experience Introduction One of the aspects of The Fairmont President's Club that is so unique is the issuance of certificates over traditional hotel points. Every year, members would receive a set of certificates based on their status level, including free-night, suite upgrade, and dining certificates. Furthermore, Platinum members were allowed to choose two additional benefits, ranging [...]

By | 2018-09-14T14:01:24+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Fairmont, Hotels, Trip Reports|
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