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How To Get Up to a $100 USD Daily Credit at Fairmont Hotels

Currently, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts is offering a promotion where you can receive up to a $100 USD daily credit when you stay at Fairmont properties around the world. This credit is applied daily during your stay,so you’ll be able to use it on the property towards things like: Restaurants and bars Room service Spa Parking/valet charges How to get [...]

By | 2018-11-28T12:24:17+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Hot Deals!, How To, News|

Big News From Tyler And A Recap From Our Recent Vacation Using Points

Introduction A lot of our reader's have been asking where I've been lately - the short answer is on vacation! While previously I would have been blogging and writing reviews while on holidays, I decided this time to really unplug and enjoy some quality time with Brad and friends. As a travel blogger, it can be difficult to separate work [...]

By | 2018-08-15T16:32:50+00:00 August 14th, 2018|News|

Fairmont And Le Club AccorHotels Merger Complete…. Kind Of

Fairmont And Le Club AccorHotels Merger Complete Back in December we learned that Le Club AccorHotels would replace the Fairmont President's Club effective July 2, 2018. I didn't take this news particularly well, since the Fairmont President's Club provided a lot of opportunities for arbitrage (similar to what's happening between August and the end of the year with Marriott), whereas [...]

By | 2018-07-04T11:36:43+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Hotel Loyalty Programs, News, Reward Programs|

Exciting: New Marriott Award Pricing, And How You Can Book Before August 1st!

New Marriott Award Pricing The wait is finally over! After what felt like an eternity, we finally have details on the new Marriott Award pricing, including (not so good) changes to one of my favourite travel hacks - the hotel and air packages. This news came all at once yesterday, including some info on the changes to the SPG Amex [...]

By | 2018-06-29T09:12:41+00:00 June 29th, 2018|Hot Deals!, Hotel Loyalty Programs, News, Reward Programs|

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|

Sneak Peak: Impressive Gold Floor Renovations at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport

New Fairmont Vancouver Airport Gold Floor In 10 Photos While a full review will be following shortly, I wanted to share my initial thoughts and some photos from our stay in the brand new Fairmont Vancouver Airport Gold Floor King Room. To be honest, I was excited, and a bit nervous. The old Fairmont Gold Floor was close to perfect [...]

By | 2018-09-14T14:05:16+00:00 June 2nd, 2018|Fairmont, Hotels, News, Trip Reports|

Exciting News – Big Changes Coming To PointsWise!

Big Changes Coming Soon! It's been an exciting year for PointsWise! What started as a humble blog getting a few page views per day grew into a full service website offering the latest news, travel hacking tricks, and product reviews. In addition to the blog, we launched premium concierge award booking service, which has been well-receieved, and an eBook designed [...]

By | 2018-05-25T07:28:52+00:00 May 25th, 2018|News|

Don’t Miss Your Last Chance For A Bonus Set Of Fairmont Certificates

Last Chance For A Second Set Of Fairmont Certificates For Elite Members Just a quick reminder, Fairmont elite members (Platinum and Premier) have until July 1, 2018 to get two qualifying stays to be eligible for a second set of Fairmont certificates, which will be issued on July 2, when Le Club AccorHotels replaces the Fairmont President's Club. For me, [...]

By | 2018-09-14T14:56:55+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Fairmont, Hot Deals!, Hotel Loyalty Programs, Hotels, News|

Could the Fairmont Pacific Rim Become the new Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver?

Could The Fairmont Pacific Rim Become The New Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver? Full disclosure: I have no inside information - I'm simply speculating, but wanted to share my thoughts about what I believe could be a possible option for the new Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. Brad and I just finished up a stay this last weekend in a beautiful Stanley [...]

By | 2018-09-14T14:14:19+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Fairmont, Four Seasons, Hotels, News|
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