Monthly Archives: January 2014

Tour operators impose ‘currency surcharge’ on Canadian travellers

Transat A.T. (TSX-TRZ.B) spokeswoman Debbie Cabana confirmed Thursday that Canada’s largest tour operator is adding a $35 currency surcharge to sun destinations and Florida effective Jan. 27. Published reports say Sunwing and Air Canada Vacations are also both implementing $35 surcharges to offset the falling loonie — Air Canada (TSX:AC.B) effective Jan. 27 and Sunwing effective Jan. 30. Sunquest, a…

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Air Canada Promo Code Canada sale! 15% off Tango and Flex fares: Book by Jan. 22

Book by January 22, 2014 for travel between January 21 and April 16, 2014. A blackout period applies. This limited-time offer won’t last. Book with this promo code now and save! To get your exclusive discount, simply enter this promotion code when booking right at aircanada.com: Promotion code: SKY15 About this offer: Book by January 22, 2014, 11:59 PM from…

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Bid Your Starpoints to Attend 2014 Tim Hortons Heritage Classic – Vancouver vs Ottawa

What a great idea to use your Starpoints balance to attend the 2014 Tim Hortons Heritage Classic between Vancouver and Ottawa in Vancouver, BC. Starwood Preferred Guest is the Official Hotel and Resort of the National Hockey League — and you can watch all of the hockey action outdoors by redeeming your Starpoints. As a bonus — for most of the…

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Gogo Network Goes Live Over Canada

Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the world leader of in-flight connectivity and a pioneer in wireless in-flight digital entertainment solutions, announced today that the first phase of its Canadian air-to-ground Wi-Fi network is live in Canada, with the balance of the network expected to go live in the first quarter of 2014. Gogo’s ATG Canadian network will allow the company to offer…

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B.C. judge won’t issue interim order over pharmacy-rewards points and miles

I love to double-dip to get miles or points with my pharmacy purchases. The chief justice of British Columbia’s Supreme Court has refused to issue an interim injunction so two grocery chains can continue to offer rewards points to their pharmacy customers. The college that regulates pharmacists in B.C. began enforcing a bylaw that prohibited incentives programs on Dec. 2,…

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