Frequent Traveller Programs

Category Archives for Frequent Traveller Programs.

Review: SPG American Express Credit Card

American Express is my favourite card issuer in Canada. Their cards have great rewards and benefits, and they always have excellent customer service. The SPG American Express cards currently an increased bonus, which I’ve written about. However, I haven’t reviewed the SPG Personal American Express or the SPG Business American Express, so here it is.…

Continue Reading »

SPG AMEX Bonus Increased!

One of my favourite credit cards, the Starwood Preferred Guest Personal and Business American Express, has a new improved signup bonus! In Canada, there are two varieties of the SPG AMEX: Starwood Preferred Guest Personal Credit Card Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card Until Oct 18, 2017, you can earn 25,000 Bonus SPG Points on each card after spending $1,500…

Continue Reading »

Best Flight Redemptions with SPG

While I strongly recommend against hoarding miles, SPG are an exception. SPG Points are one the most valuable currencies because of their flexibility. One of the reasons is because you can transfer SPG at a 1:1 ratio to airline miles. In addition, you earn a 25% bonus for every increment of 20,000 points. Earning SPG Points…

Continue Reading »

Redeem Aeroplan for Flights with Fewer Fees

As I’ve said previously, my strategy now for collecting Aeroplan miles is to utilize American Express cards. This is because they have the option to transfer to Aeroplan, but other partners as well depending on how things go. These four charge cards earn Membership Rewards points, transferrable to Aeroplan: American Express Business Platinum Card: Get up to 75,000…

Continue Reading »

Booking Etihad First Class with Asiana Club: A Guide

I love Etihad Airways. While likely subsidized by the UAE, they’ve increased the overall flying experience. This is good as competition is usually beneficial for consumers. They aren’t currently part of an alliance, so only a few airline programs can redeem miles on them. Etihad First Class – Amazing In my opinion, Etihad First Class Apartments on their…

Continue Reading »