Travel Notice: How the ETIAS Will Affect Canadians Travelling to Europe

Mar 14 2019
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By 2021, the European Union (EU) will have a new electronic authorization system affecting travellers from typically visa-exempt countries like Canada and the US: the European Travel Information and Authorization System, or ETIAS for short. From January 1st, 2021 onwards, potential travellers to a number of Shengen Area European countries must apply for ETIAS travel authorization. This applies to short term visits, up to 90 days, whether […]

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Choosing the Best Travel Rewards Credit Card

Feb 19 2019
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Travel and credit cards often go hand-in-hand. Best practices for using credit cards to your advantage when travelling, however, will depend on your personal needs. In most situations, we purchase plane tickets and book accommodation with our credit cards, and pay for meals, shopping and other expenses while at our destinations. But where ’travel’ and ‘credit […]

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Multigenerational Travel with Your Family

Feb 5 2019
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Travel trends are shaped by traveller habits, and as far as trends in the industry from the last few years go, multigenerational travel is one that’s here to stay. In fact, travelling is something universally enjoyed by today’s generations—from baby boomers to gen Xers, to millennials, to generation Z. It also doesn’t hurt that we […]

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A Traveller’s Guide to Carnival in Brazil

Jan 29 2019
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Though travellers can experience Carnival in many cities and towns around the world, most notably in Latin America and Europe, there’s no place more synonymous with its celebration than Brazil. Carnival is such an integral part of Brazilian cultural heritage that anticipation and preparations at times begin a year in advance. There’s even a saying […]

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