Will We Still Earn Aeroplan Miles at Esso?

It was reported this week that Imperial Oil is selling the remaining Esso gas stations across Canada.  It was on the one gas station where you could earn Aeroplan points with your Aeroplan collector card.  There has been no word yet on when the transition will be fully completed and how that will affect the ability to …

Aeroplan Credit Card Comparison

Overview This page offers a comparison of various credit cards which collect Aeroplan miles.  The listing was obtained from Aeroplan website listing of their methods to Earn Miles.  We focused on credit cards only.  There were three types: TD Aeroplan VISA American Express CIBC VISA Considerations There are a few factors when looking at these cards: …

Air Miles Credit Card Comparison

Overview This page offers a comparison of various credit cards that are for the regular consumer.  The listing was obtained from Air Miles website listing of their Air Miles Financial Partners.  We focused on credit cards only.  There were only two types: Bank of Montreal’s Mastercard American Express Considerations There are a few factors when looking …

Raspberry Pi

Well, I finally purchased a Raspberry Pi. If you don’t know what that is, you can check it out on the Raspberry Pi Wikipedia page. Basically, it is a little computer about the size of a credit card that runs linux, has network connectivity, and general purpose input/outputs on it. Great for people who want …

Air Miles Cash Program

Another piece of news is the Air Miles Cash program. It is inline with their recent announcement that air miles expire. From what I understand, you can use your airmiles like a pre-loaded gift card at some retailers. Currently it appears to be only Shell and Rona, but hopefully that changes. It might help a …

Air Miles Now Expire

This news is a week or two old now, but Air Miles announced that your air miles will expire after 5 years. This similar to the route Aeroplan went a few years ago with their points program. I imagine they are carrying too many on their books and this will force members of the program …