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Best First Year Free Travel Reward Credit Cards For Canadians

Best First Year Free Travel Reward Credit Cards Introduction I'm often asked what the best first year free travel reward credit card is for Canadians, particularly for people just getting started in travel hacking. Credit card offers are changing all the time, including the size of the welcome bonus and whether or not the annual fee is waived the first [...]

By | 2018-11-27T22:21:32+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards, Expert Opinions|

Prediction: Changes To The American Express Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card

Changes To The American Express Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card It looks like we can expect some changes to The American Express Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card in the near future. While the changes are unknown at this time, I'd hazard a guess that they won't be good. Right now American Express is offering 20,000 SPG points on the personal [...]

By | 2018-11-27T22:21:41+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards, Expert Opinions|

PointsWise Picks – The Best Travel Reward Cards In Canada

Best Travel Reward Cards In Canada Introduction Let me preface this post by saying a lot of what you'll read is subjective, and based on my personal experiences earning and redeeming travel reward points. So while note completely scientific, I have managed to earn and redeem millions of travel reward points, and think it's time I share a new list [...]

By | 2018-11-27T22:22:43+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards, Expert Opinions|

Are American Express Cards Worth It For Canadians?

The Canadian credit card market consists of three main players: Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. Many Canadians have mixed feelings about American Express Cards, and admittedly, I used to be one of them. Some common complaints I often hear are: Most places don't accept American Express They have high interest rates Annual fees are expensive However, most of that is misinformation, [...]

By | 2018-12-03T13:52:30+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards, Expert Opinions|

Why The American Express Platinum Card Is Worth The Fee For Canadians

One of my first posts when the website launched was reviewing all of the benefits of The Platinum Card, which is arguably the premier travel rewards cards in Canada. Despite the list of benefits, I still get asked 'is The American Express Platinum Card worth the fee?', to which I respond 'YES!!' about 90% of the time. What Makes The [...]

By | 2018-11-27T22:23:12+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards, Expert Opinions|