How To Use British Airways Avios In Canada

I’ve been using British Airways Avios in Canada for a long, long time, yet there’s a good reason why I’ve never written about it. Simply put, it’s because Yore Oyster is about delivering concise, actionable material to Canadian travelers when they need it. Rather than trying to teach you everything, we’d rather just give you the tools to […]

The Amex Business Platinum Canada: A Review

The conversations always start the same way: an aspiring Canadian traveler wants to know how I’ve been flying around the world for the past four years for next-to-nothing. And the answer is always the same: while I had a strong handle on how to travel in style extremely cheaply before that—think roundtrips to Asia or […]

16 Nights In A 5-Star Hotel With The Marriott Bonvoy™ American Express Card For Canadians

The Marriott Bonvoy™ Amex Card for Canadians is one of the best travel cards in Canada, hands-down. It comes with an exceptional welcome bonus of 50,000 points (required spend: $1,500, conditions apply)—which we’ll show you how to turn into 16 nights at a 5-star hotel—an additional free hotel night every year after the first year, […]

The Marriott Bonvoy™ Business American Express Card For Canadians: A Review

The Marriott Bonvoy™ Business Amex Card is one of the best travel cards available in Canada today. With its extremely generous 50,000 welcome bonus (required spend: $1,500, conditions apply) , annual Free Night Award, and comprehensive travel insurance policy, it’s got everything you need. The card’s $150 annual fee pays for itself many times over […]

The American Express Platinum Canada: A Review

The American Express Platinum Canada comes with worldwide airport lounge access, a $200 annual travel credit, platinum hotel memberships, travel medical insurance, a sleek metal card and 50,000 Amex MR points—which we value at $1,500—on top of it all. It’s been one of our top two favourite cards in Canada for years, and offers exceptional […]

How To Pay For Your Next Vacation By Hosting On Airbnb

This post is written by Jordan Bishop, perpetual traveler and founder of Yore Oyster. Since this promotion has now expired, we’ve updated the signup links to one that offers you ~$40 for using Airbnb as a guest and ~$100 for becoming a host, but you will not receive an additional $150 on top of those bonuses. Airbnb […]

The SPG Amex Canada: One Of The Best Hotel Credit Cards In Canada

Important Note: The SPG Amex Canada card has been refreshed as the Marriott Bonvoy Canada card. It is no longer available under its original SPG name. The SPG Amex Canada card is one of the best travel cards for Canadians, hands-down. It comes with an exceptional welcome bonus of 50,000 points—which we’ll show you how to […]