10 Tips for Travel to Europe

1. Pack an empty water bottle in your carry-on to fill up once you pass through security. Fill it up under a drinking fountain before you board your flight. This will not only save you money (airport bottled water can run over $5 a bottle), but it will also give you the convenience of water at your fingertips...
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Proof of Insurance Now Required for Cuba

The Cuban government recently announced that beginning on May 1 of 2010, visitors will be required to show proof of emergency travel medical insurance from their home country. Travellers will need to present an insurance policy, insurance certificate, or travelling assistance card valid for insurance...
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Avoid Trouble While Travelling Abroad

Here 8 tips to help you prepare for the unexpected while travelling: At the very least, read all about the country you will be visiting on Canada’s Foreign Affairs site. Make sure your passport is up to date. There are some countries that require that it is valid for three or six months beyond the...
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This year, insurance is more important than ever

NO, you should not travel with H1N1 YES, you can get the money back from your trip if you do cancel I always recommend Cancellation Insurance to my clients, but with the H1N1 virus spreading so widely this year, it is especially important to protect yourself when you book non-refundable travel.  There...
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Conquest Ceases Operations

On Wednesday April 15th, one of Canada’s largest tour operators ceased operations. Conquest Vacations has been in business for 37 years and the announcement comes as a shock.  If you have a vacation booked with Conquest and have not travelled yet, you should call your credit card company immediately...
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