Canadian Travel

2-For-1 Vacation Destinations To Help Stretch Your Travel Dollar

Cheapflights.ca | Posted 05.03.2016 | Canada Travel
Cheapflights.ca

What's better than knocking one destination off of your travel bucket list? Getting to cross off two -- without having to book a second trip, of course. Two-for-one trips offer a way to stretch your travel dollar and can be a great option for saving money since you won't need to plan a second vacation.

Amazing Canadian Vacation Destinations You Didn't Even Know Existed

Andrea Chrysanthou | Posted 04.29.2016 | Canada Travel
Andrea Chrysanthou

While world events may have factored into Canadian's decisions to stay local, I'd like to think it had more to do with the fact that more of us are choosing to discover just how amazing this country really is. There are so many things to do in Canada and while you may think you've heard of them all, here are some that don't get the attention they deserve.

Will The U.S-Cuba Thaw Give Canadians A Chill?

Shachi Kurl | Posted 03.21.2016 | Canada Politics
Shachi Kurl

Overwhelmingly, America's neighbours to the north profess strong support for both the reestablishment of U.S. diplomatic ties with Cuba, and the lifting of the U.S. trade embargo against the island nation, according to an Angus Reid Institute survey of Canadians. But there is one thing bothering Canadians about this thaw in near-frozen U.S.-Cuba relations.

How To Save Money When Converting Your Loonies

CBC | CBC News | Posted 02.01.2016 | Canada Business

As a general rule, you will get the worst rates at currency booths in airports and train stations.

Make The Journey As Exciting As The Destination

Hillary Marshall | Posted 01.11.2016 | Canada Travel
Hillary Marshall

When it comes to travel, the majority of us are end-goal oriented. We rate our trips based on destination variables like the weather, the value of our dollar, the people, the food and the activities. Me? I'm a big believer in the journey -- the magical in-between when your trip has yet to be realized and everything still exists in your imagination.

10 Alternative Travel Destinations For 2016

Cheapflights.ca | Posted 01.26.2016 | Canada Travel
Cheapflights.ca

With each new year comes new opportunities to travel. But rather than sticking to the tried and true, make this the year you mix it up with some outside-the-box vacation destinations. You'll be able enjoy new sights and reasonable prices without sacrificing the level of comfort and hospitality you'd expect at typical vacation spots.

How To Pass Time During A Layover In The Great White North

Cheapflights.ca | Posted 12.18.2015 | Canada Travel
Cheapflights.ca

Although being stuck with a layover can be frustrating, you'll likely end up playing the waiting game at the airport at some point during your travels. What you do with that layover depends entirely on how much time you have and how far away the airport is from all the action.

Canada's Top 10 Best Value Cities For 2016

Trivago.ca | Posted 12.08.2015 | Canada Travel
Trivago.ca

As trivago's best value cities list shows -- calculated using the annual average price of a standard double room and the city's average hotel rating -- planning a Canadian getaway in the New Year will not only be fun, it'll also be affordable.

How to Find Vacation Destinations With the Best Value for Canadians

Flight Network | Posted 10.13.2015 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

As the Canadian dollar continues to fall in comparison the U.S. dollar, Canadians will look for ways to save on winter travel. A tool offers Canadians useful estimates for the total cost of a vacation to 119 different countries around the world. These estimates include all the important factors that go into planning a vacation: flights, hotels, meals, transportation, activities and shopping.

A Fresh Take on Calgary

Vitamin Daily | Posted 08.05.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Step aside, Stampede. Calgary has so much more to offer, from authentic cowgirl style to restaurants that can stand their own against other big city eateries. Wild horses couldn't keep us away.

Where to Go Whitewater Rafting Right Outside Vancouver

Vitamin Daily | Posted 08.02.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Hot weekends call for escaping, and we know just the place. Not 45 minutes from downtown Vancouver, Brackendale's Sunwolf cabins dot five cool, grassy acres of serene, riverside land.

An Active Getaway a Short Drive From Vancouver

Vitamin Daily | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Cocktails on the beach are nice but, at times, we prefer a more active holiday -- something that beautiful Squamish, B.C., delivers in spades. With our gear securely loaded into our Chevy Colorado, we recently made the one-hour drive from Vancouver to Canada's outdoor adventure capital for some serious physical fun.

Canada's Newest Wine Experience

Vitamin Daily | Posted 07.29.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Once home to fur traders, gold miners and infamous train robber Billy Miner, Kamloops, B.C., now boasts lush farms, a stunning riverfront and the recently created Kamloops Wine Trail. Not one to miss out on a day of wine tasting (not to mention exploring, shopping and spa-ing), we packed our bags and drove straight there.

The 7 Best Places to Go Glamping in Canada

Notable.ca | Posted 06.11.2015 | Canada Living
Notable.ca

If "Go Camping" was the marketing catchphrase used to lure our parents to the great outdoors, then "Go Glamping'" is what'll get this generation of millennials to follow suit. Yes, sometimes you have to tempt us with luxury.

Ten Alternative Destinations for Canadian Travellers

Cheapflights | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada Travel
Cheapflights

While Canadians love to travel, often it's on a tried and true path. Many of the most popular destinations are wonderful for a reason, but there is something to be said for charting a different course. To avoid some crowds and to experience something new, why not try an alternative destination to the places on everyone's travel to-do list?

Top travel trends and hot destinations for 2015

Cheapflights | Posted 02.03.2015 | Canada Travel
Cheapflights

2015 is just around the corner and so the team at Cheapflights.ca has gotten out its crystal ball for a peak at the travel year ahead. Read on for our...

Hidden In Plain Sight: Amazing Destinations Inside Canada's Biggest Cities

Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada Travel

When you think of cities, you probably picture tall buildings, neatly curated parks, and wide congested streets. You don’t really think of labyrinth...

Action Heroes Wanted: Planning Your Adventure Vacation In Alberta

Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada Travel

Let’s be real: you're no average winter sports enthusiast. While the rest of us are sauntering down the mountain anticipating the chalet, you're bom...

Timelessly Brilliant: 8 Eye-Catching Landmarks From A Different Era

Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Living

Canada’s natural beauty is pristine; we all know that. It’s a kind of pastoral lushness that draws visitors from across the country and around the...

How the Liberal Budget Could Affect Your Next Vacation

Candice Malcolm | Posted 07.16.2014 | Canada Politics
Candice Malcolm

Kathleen Wynne's budget proposed a new tax that will increase the average price of an overseas trip for a family of four by hundreds of dollars. Flying in Canada is already obscenely expensive, thanks to a host of taxes, fees, charges, rents, and regulations imposed by both the federal and provincial governments.

14 Unusual Places That'll Make You Love Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Michele Sponagle | Posted 02.13.2014 | Canada Travel

Oh Canada, we stand on guard for thee because our love runs deep. From your fanatical devotion to Tim Hortons and hockey, to your supermodel good ...

You'll Be Surprised by These Favourite Winter Travel Destinations

Matt Gibson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Travel
Matt Gibson

It's no secret that Canadians relish their winter vacations, those two weeks during which they can escape the bitter cold (and their jobs). It's no surprise Canadians seek sunny warm weather and head south but some of the results will raise an eyebrow or two. The top 14 destinations are listed in the slideshow below.

Meet The Other Side Of Canadian Tourism

The Huffington Post Canada | Lucas Aykroyd | Posted 08.16.2013 | Canada Travel

Summer's the perfect time to escape the busy urban lifestyle in Canada. There’s nothing wrong with enjoying fine dining in Vancouver’s swankiest r...

Canadians Set New Travel Record

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada Travel

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says travel abroad by Canadians increased across the board in September, while the number of foreign visitors to Canada dec...

Best Travel Photos Of The Week: Where Is Mid-November Taking Us?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.16.2012 | Canada Travel

We may have missed last week's installation of our best photos, but that only serves to inspire us a little more as we head deeper into November. A...