The Top 5 Favourite Luxury Hotels In Vancouver

2018-05-20T07:21:28+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Fairmont, Four Seasons, Hotels, JW Marriott, News, Rosewood, Trip Reports|

Top 5 Favourite Luxury Hotels In Vancouver Introduction Vancouver is my favourite city in the world! A true world class destination with unparalleled beauty, great food, and activities to enjoy for all types of travellers - it's no wonder it's constantly rated as one of the most liveable places on earth. I also happen to live in Vancouver. Well, kind [...]

Not Surprising: Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver Is Closing Permanently In 2020

2018-05-16T08:30:51+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Four Seasons, Hotels, News|

Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver Is Closing Well, this shouldn't come as too much of a surprise to anyone. As per a recent press release, The Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is Closing as of January 31, 2020. Here are the full details from corporate office: Four Seasons is concluding its management of Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, effective January 31, 2020. Four [...]

Hurry!! Incredible American Express Offer In Vancouver – Dinner And Luxury Hotel Stay

2018-05-15T11:47:25+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Hot Deals!, News|

American Express Offer In Vancouver Introduction American Express routinely offers special invites for cardmembers to a variety of events, though I find the lucrative deals are normally targeted for American consumers. When we do see offers in Canada, they're usually underwhelming, and I've actually never taken advantage of one. Today I received an email for an American Express Offer in [...]

Deal Alert: 20% Bonus On Fairmont Gift Cards For A Very Limited Time!

2018-05-07T09:20:38+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Hot Deals!, News|

Bonus On Fairmont Gift Cards For A (Very) Limited Time Only! Fairmont is one of my favourite hotel chains in the world, with a great mix of modern city hotels and historic buildings rich with Canadian history. I generally find the value to be good at most Fairmont properties, but especially appreciate the many ways to get discounted stays or [...]

Vancouver Travel Hacking Meetup A Success!

2018-05-01T13:07:42+00:00 May 1st, 2018|News|

On April 29, 2018, PointsWise co-hosted a "Learn How To Travel Hack" meetup in Vancouver with Kyle from Adventure Never Enns. The event was held at the St. Regis Bar and Grill to a SOLD OUT crowd who came hungry to learn all of the expert tricks and tips for earning and redeeming points for their dream trip. We had [...]

Future Of Aeroplan – New Third Party Booking Website?

2018-04-28T09:59:42+00:00 April 28th, 2018|News|

Future Of Aeroplan - Introduction As most of you probably know by now, Air Canada is cutting ties with Aeroplan and launching their own loyalty program in 2020. I didn't put much thought into this up until yesterday, and have been telling readers to continue earning and redeeming Aeroplan miles, as there are still some great redemption options to be [...]

Sneak Peak At Marriott Rewards New Hotel Categories

2018-04-23T11:36:50+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Hotel Loyalty Programs, News, Reward Programs|

A Glimpse Into Marriott Rewards New Hotel Categories Marriott recently released a list of select properties across five distinct region as a sample of what to expect with Marriott Rewards new hotel categories. Overall, I'm not really shocked by any of the new rates, though I do suspect these properties were 'cherry-picked' a bit to highlight some of the better [...]

Strategy For Starwood Points Since The Marriott Announcement

2018-04-20T12:27:02+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Hotel Loyalty Programs, Hotels, News, Reward Programs|

Strategy For Starwood Points Since The Marriott Announcement We've had a lot of news this week about upcoming changes to the Marriott Rewards program, with both Marriott and Starwood becoming one program as of August 1, 2018. We also saw a change to the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card in Canada, where the welcome bonus (and referral program) where greatly [...]

Come Learn How To Travel Hack For Free! Meetup On April 29, Vancouver, BC

2018-04-26T11:21:39+00:00 April 19th, 2018|News|

Exciting News - Travel Hacking Meetup In Vancouver! We're excited to announce we'll be hosting a travel hacking meetup in Vancouver on April 29, 2018 in Vancouver, BC at The St Regis Hotel. This is in response to an overwhelming demand from our readers, and an opportunity to partner with another great local travel hacking couple - Kyle and [...]