Credit Card Reviews

Best Travel Rewards Cards in Canada for 2019

5 Tips For Choosing The Best Travel Rewards Card in Canada for 2019 Choosing the best travel rewards credit card in Canada can be an exciting, but overwhelming decision to make. The lure of (almost) free travel, and laying on the beach in Hawaii can finally be a real possibility with the right card. Compare The Best Travel Reward [...]

Review: American Express Platinum Card® Canada

American Express Platinum Canada Review Updated December 6, 2018: When it comes to premium credit cards, The American Express Platinum Card for Canada is top contender for its various benefits and earnings potential. Although the card doesn’t come cheap at $699 per year, it can be very easy for the frequent or leisure traveler to get many times that fee [...]

By | 2018-12-06T09:01:44+00:00 July 21st, 2016|American Express Reviews, Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards|

Review: Scotiabank American Express Gold Credit Card

Scotiabank American Express Gold Card Introduction When it comes to travel reward credit cards in Canada, American Express is my favourite issuer. Not only do I love their Membership Reward cards with generous welcome bonuses and useful transfer partners, but they also have a generous referral program, which can help boost award balances quickly. So what's the deal with the [...]

By | 2018-11-28T12:03:02+00:00 May 1st, 2018|American Express Reviews, Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards|

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|

Review: CIBC Air Canada AC Conversion Card Prepaid Visa

Air Canada AC Conversion Card Introduction I don't like bank fees. Actually, I loathe bank fees. As a frequent traveler, I'm quite familiar with all of the extra costs associated with spending money in a foreign currency, with the dreaded foreign exchange fee at the top of my 'most hated' list. The foreign exchange fee (or FX fee), is a percentage added [...]

By | 2018-11-28T12:04:42+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards, Visa Reviews|

Review: MBNA Alaska Airlines Mastercard Credit Card

MBNA Alaska Airlines Mastercard Introduction Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan is one of my favourite airline programs due to the generous routing rules on award tickets and multiple airline partners. However, for Canadians living anywhere but the west coast, earning Alaska miles can be tricky. Thankfully the MBNA Alaska Airlines Mastercard is available for Canadians looking for an easy way to [...]

By | 2018-11-27T11:11:04+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards, Mastercard Reviews|

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|

Review: American Express Gold Rewards Card Canada

I consider the American Express Gold Rewards Card the best travel rewards card for Canadians due to the generous welcome bonus, annual fee waiver for the first year, and high earning potential for everyday spend. Furthermore, American Express Membership Rewards points are a flexible points currency that can be transferred to a number of airline loyalty programs, including British Airways [...]

By | 2018-11-27T11:22:03+00:00 January 7th, 2017|American Express Reviews, Credit Card Reviews, Credit Cards|
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