Get 4% Back on all Foreign Transaction Purchases!

I’ve recently picked up the Rogers Platinum MasterCard. It is currently one of the best cards for Canadians to get right now, because they’re offering a whopping 4% on all foreign currency transactions. This card is issued by Rogers Bank, which is the financial services company set up by the Canadian telecom provider. To provide a brief background, this…

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27% Discount on Hyatt Gift Cards!

I’ve written previously about Gift Card Spread, where you can buy gift cards at a significant discount. Gift Card Spread is currently offering Hyatt e-gift cards at 27% off. Hyatt e-Gift Cards are delivered electronically and can be used at most properties within the US and Canada. This is the highest discount I have ever seen, and I’m…

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Delta Award Sale to Canada

Delta Skymiles are often ridiculed for being low value and moving the industry dangerously to a revenue based model, but they sometimes are quite useful, given that American, United, and Aeroplan have all devalued in the past few years. I received a neat email where Delta is discounting the miles required for economy class trips…

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Alaska Responds with an FAQ on Emirates Redemption Devaluation

Alaska has just released an FAQ on their corporate blog that addresses a lot of questions regarding the Emirates Award Redemption last night. If you’ve missed this morning’s news, Alaska MileagePlan released a new award chart for Emirates business and first class redemptions, doubling some redemption prices. For example, North America to Africa is now…

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All About Lifemiles (Updated)

The latest news going around is that LifeMiles has finally done what every other frequent flyer program in the world does, and allow customers to mixed different cabin classes on award bookings. However, hidden in these changes are some other crucial changes to LifeMiles, especially how the routes are calculated. So, while LifeMiles allowing mixed…

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