Here at Rewards Canada we spend a lot of time detailing how we go about earning points & miles, redeeming them and giving our readers various tips and tricks to use. But how about our readers though? How are they doing with earning miles, redeeming points and making the most of their loyalty programs? Now you can find out with Rewards Canada's Meet the Collectors series!
- Sarnia High School Teacher saving thousands of dollars each year on travel
At a time when many consumers are losing faith in rewards programs, Jay Thompson is using points to save $3000 - $5000 a year in travel airfare, hotel stays, and car rentals. He says there’s no secret to his lavish savings - anybody can do it with a little bit of planning and know-how.
- Retired civil servant taps into loyalty programs instead of retirement savings
Randy McEwen isn’t afraid of the term “bucket list.” In fact, the retired civil servant from Victoria, BC says it with excitement ever since he found a way to check off ‘international vacations’ without dipping into his retirement funds. “It’s all about planning ahead,” he says.
- Young professional makes mile & point consolidation work to his favour
Anybody who’s truly serious about collecting points knows planning is key to maximizing their value. Choosing the most cost-effective flights, hotels, and even destinations for their affordability, or their points payoff, is key to making the most of one’s rewards experience.