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Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. The pandemic holiday season is near This will be our first “global pandemic holiday season.” That phrase does not have a nice festive ring to it, I know. And it might not .... More »
In a somewhat surprising move on October 21, 2020, WestJet announced it will be issuing refunds to the original form of payment to travellers who had their flights cancelled due to COVID-19. You would think this would have been an obvious move back in March 2020, but airlines are notorious for holdi.... More »
Hyatt has released another buy points bonus! This bonus is the same 30% offer we saw in June and with the bonus you would be buying points for US$ 1.85 cents each. There is potential value in buying these points for select Hyatt stays around the globe as you can easily get more value than .... More »
New increased welcome bonus of 3,000 miles on the American Express® AIR MILES®* Platinum Credit Card + MORE Oct 21st
During the first six or so months of the pandemic American Express shifted their focus to enhancing card offers and encouraging spending for existing cardmembers. Those offers were extended to almost all of American Express' cards except for one part of their portfolio, the AIR MILES co-brand .... More »
Marriott has a lot of different discount offers and codes out in the market that provide various savings at their locations in Canada and around the globe. Many provide discounts in the range of 15 to 25% and this offer is at the level of up to 25% off. When using promo code D3Q you’ll get up to 25% off stays of three nights or more at the any one of the following five Marriott hotels:The Westin Resort & Spa, WhistlerDelta Hotels Whistler Village SuitesKananaskis Mountain Lodge, Autograph CollectionThe Westin Trillium House, Blue MountainLe Westin Resort & Spa, Tremblant, QuebecHere’s the D3Q rate in action at the Kananaskis Mountain Lodge, Autograph Collection And the regular rate for the same stay is $278 per night, so this code does provide a decent saving. However you’ll note one other offer in there that is potentially better. For $278 a night you can get a $100 per night credit which can be used for food or for the famous Nordic Spa (which costs $99 per person to enter) so it would cover one person at least per day…
Cashing in on non-travel options such as gift cards may be wise, according to some consumer advocates, given the uncertainty surrounding the future of the airline industry.