rewards programs

That bucket list vacation you’ve been mapping out could be a little bit closer today. Aeroplan, Canada’s favourite rewards program, has announced that members can now earn and redeem Aeroplan Miles on all car rental in Canada, the U.S. and around the world with Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental. Those are two of the largest car agencies in the world. Aeroplan also announced members will be able to earn and redeem miles with Payless Car Rental in the coming months, adding yet another way to earn valuable points. Aeroplan members previously were able to earn and redeem points ... continue reading →


GOLDEN, B.C. – Cozy units in a thick forest of sweet-smelling cedar. Full kitchens and barbeques. A lovely grassy area where kids can play. And an outstanding on-site restaurant. Cedar House Restaurant and Chalets, located just a couple km’s from central Golden and just a few minutes from Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, is a marvellous spot for families or couples who want a taste of the country that’s generously sprinkled with style. They have seven units (six chalets and a private suite) in buildings of varying size located partway up a hill that overlooks the broad Columbia Valley, with the ... continue reading →


I still remember the feeling. It was my first-ever trip to Europe, way back in 1979, and I’d taken an overnight flight from San Francisco to London and had my passport stamped at customs at Heathrow Airport in London. I took a train to the city centre and then transferred on the Tube to the Russell Square station. I walked out and there it was. A red, British telephone box. Just like in the movies, I thought, with breathless wonder. And then I dropped in some coins and, like a good son, called my parents to let them know I’d ... continue reading →

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