Earn bonus cashback with Indigo.ca this Black Friday & holiday season!!

Indigo (aka Chapters/Indigo) is Canada’s largest bookstore chain and one of my favorite places to shop. Not only do they have a wide selection of books, but they also sell accessories, home decor, stationery, electronics (like the Kobo e-reader) and toys.

With Black Friday & holiday season right around the corner, learn how to earn some extra cash back with your online purchases at Indigo!

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Stack MasterCard review – save on ATM withdrawal fees worldwide (updated 2020)

EDIT: As of June 2020, the Stack Prepaid MasterCard is available to residents of Quebec !

For those who travel internationally, it’s wise to travel with some local currency of the country you’re visiting. It’s always good to have cash to pay for taxi rides, hotel tips and street food as most of these places don’t accept credit cards.

The most common and straightforward way to obtaining the local currency is by withdrawing at a foreign ATM. But, using your debit card abroad for ATM withdrawals can be an expensive proposition. Most Canadian banks charge between $3 and $5 for using your debit card in a foreign ATM. Ouch!

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way to withdraw cash from an ATM without annoying fees?

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Beginner’s guide to traveling the world with points and miles (part 4)

There are countless reward programs available to help Canadians achieve their travel dreams. In the previous section, I demonstrated how to redeem your Aeroplan miles for flights. As for using points for hotel stays, Marriott Bonvoy is one of the best hotel reward programs available for Canadians because points are flexible and can be redeemed in multiple ways.

So in this last article of the series, I will be discussing tips and strategies to use when redeeming Marriott Bonvoy points.

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Beginner’s guide to traveling the world with points and miles (part 3)

It’s quite easy today to earn tons of travel reward points and miles with credit cards, online shopping portals (like the Aeroplan eStore) and online surveys. But the point of collecting all those points (pun intended 😉 ) is not to hoard them but rather redeem them for vacations or trips. So, it’s always a good idea to earn and burn — to earn points and then redeem them before they expire or there’s a program devaluation.

So, are there any tips and tricks to redeeming those points and miles?

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