If you're going to use a credit card, you might as well get some air miles, right? Canadian credit card offers have always been extremely stingy when compared to the US. According to rewardscanada, the top Canadian all around travel rewards credit card is the Scotiabank Gold American Express card which
It's the basic Mileage Plus Explorer card, but it has quite a few benefits. Here's what I like about it. Priority boarding. One bag checked free. Every dollar spent gives you at least one mile. No foreign transaction fee. The annual fee is waived the first year, after that it's $95.