Earning Points

Plenty of Details: Air Canada Launches A New Loyalty Program With A Familiar Name

Allow me to nerd out for just a minute.  I’ve been a hardcore points and miles nerd for over 20 years.  Rarely in that time have we seen a completely new loyalty program emerge.  Even more rare is to see a new loyalty program from a large, established airline.  Southwest Airlines’ Rapid Rewards program is the one that immediately comes to mind when I think of big airlines with new programs.  Fast forward to today, and we have the reimagined Aeroplan program.  Many moons ago, Air Canada spun off Aeroplan. […]

Want To Learn How Some Folks Are Earning A Lot of Miles?

I’m sure at least one person will roast me for a clickbait title.  But, I couldn’t think of another way to frame this for beginners.  I earn a bunch of miles and points flying for business.  And, I earn a decent amount more from credit card spending as part of my day job.  My wife adds on another amount shopping for our kids.  Some folks don’t have those methods to count on. I have some friends who earn tons of miles without ever stepping foot on a plane.  They even […]

Details Of The New Marriott Loyalty Program, SPG Replacement

Marriott announces details of new loyalty program, combining Marriott Rewards, Starwood Preferred Guest and Ritz-Carlton Rewards into one program. New award charts, elite benefits, lifetime status and credit card updates are just some of what we’re chewing on.