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Earn An Extra 10,000 Points When Aeroplan Launches Their US Credit Card

As Air Canada prepares to launch their new US-based credit card there’s a great opportunity to snag 10,000 extra Aeroplan points.  Aeroplan, the loyalty program of Air Canada, is a program that most US residents should be aware of and many will benefit from it. Air Canada has had a lot going on over the past year.  In the midst of planning a new loyalty program, they went back to a familiar name and acquired Aeroplan.  Aeroplan was Air Canada’s loyalty program for decades, being sold off as a separate […]

Hyatt Cuts Their Elite Status Requirements For 2021 In Half

Boy, did the internet have some drama when Hyatt made this announcement last week.  But, I’m getting ahead of myself.  We’re getting to the end of 2020 and we’re also creeping closer to a vaccine.  That means travel brands are starting to think about how to put Humpty Dumpty back together again.  Hilton jumped out in the lead amongst hotel brands when they chopped elite qualification requirements in half.  That was over a month ago, and I had expected we would already have seen other big brands jump in.  With […]

What To Do If You’re Declined For A New Credit Card

The biggest thing I preach to families who want to travel more is that they need the right credit cards in their wallet.  That doesn’t have to be 5 or 10 credit cards like me (okay, so I have a lot more than that).  Sometimes, just one credit card (the right card) can make a huge difference in how you travel. Take the recent Southwest credit card offer that came with a companion pass.  Free travel for a companion for 11 months?  What’s not to like?  But what if you […]