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Why flying cheap is a bad idea

Why flying cheap is a bad idea

Recently I saw a Facebook post on the page of the Traveling Canucks blog with a tip about being careful when booking with discount airlines as to hidden costs for baggage etc. News of Air Australia leaving travelers stranded is a great example of why flying cheap is a bad idea. This is another reason to be wary. The budget ...

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canadians planning trips

Canadians planning fall and winter trips despite economic uncertainty

The travel bug must have bit many Canadians hard. It seems that we aren’t slowing down when it comes to making travel plans, even during winter months. I suspect that I will see an increase in colleagues and friends posting news and photos of trips to exotic, warmer climates this winter.  Feeling a bit of envy already… but not too ...

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Canadian travel trends

Canadian travellers get a temporary tax break on flights to the US

Good news if you plan to fly to the United States – it just got $32.60 cheaper! Several US Aviation taxes have expired meaning that airlines, like my favourite Canadian one – WestJet – are temporarily not required to collect them.Here’s a note WestJet (which has flights to 32 destinations in the United States), that was posted earlier today on ...

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