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holiday travel

Want the Best Prices on Flights for Labour Day? Better Book Now

By SHANNON KELLY

Travel Web site and booking engine Travelocity has announced that the period between July 20 and 26, six weeks before the holiday, is the best time to book flights in order to get the lowest prices. That gives you until midnight tonight to make your travel plans if you want the best deal. The conclusion is based on trends over five years of flight booking with the Web site. (more…)

15 Uncommon Tips to a Better Vacation

Tip #8: "Don't shy away from big events" like the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. Photo by s.yume.

As the holidays approach, we’re barraged with travel tips from news outlets—most of it rehashed advice like “travel at off-peak times” and “arrive at the airport early”.  Instead, check out fifteen fun and unusual tips for enjoying your vacation or holiday. (more…)

For the Best Deals, Travel in Holiday Season “Dead Zones”

By Carissa Bluestone

With the holiday season upon us, prices for flights, car rentals and hotel rooms are climbing steadily by the day. But it’s not too late to book last-minute getaways at a reasonable cost. (more…)

Holiday Travel with Kids

Photo by Melissa Baldwin

To kick off the Thanksgiving weekend here in Canada, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite family travel tips from the blogosphere. No fancy graphics or pie charts, just good, old-fashioned dos and dont’s from real-life parents. (more…)