Tag: vacation

Travel tips to live by: Checklist for every vacation

The season of summer holiday travel is just around the corner.  You might find yourself heading to one of the U.S.’s many national parks, exploring a historic European city or jetting off somewhere tropical, like the Maldives.   That all sounds like fun, but unfortunately, travel mishaps may also happen. Luggage gets lost, passports get misplaced…

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Google Maps is getting a big upgrade in time for your summer vacation

Planning to get away this summer? Google is launching a few new features in Google Maps that aim to both help plan your trip and figure out what to do once you get there.  These features draw on both the collective experiences of Google Maps users, as well as curated lists from reputable sites, to…

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How to Plan a “Set-Jetting” Vacation Based on Your Favorite TV Show

Other travel companies take the experience even further by placing travelers right in the plot of their favorite series. OvationNetwork travel advisor Christopher Bellot recently studied every episode of The White Lotus’s first season to plan a murder mystery group trip for a client’s milestone birthday held at the Four Seasons Wailea, where the show…

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Travel fraud: 5 tips to avoid scams when booking a vacation

Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission from purchases made through links on this page. Article content Travel and vacation scams ranked 9th in a Better Business Bureau report listing the 10 riskiest scams affecting Canadians. According to the BBB, only 1.6% of Canadians are exposed…

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Your Guide to Planning a Long Vacation

If you’ve been dreaming of a month-long beachside retreat or a six-week bike tour through Europe, start planning your itinerary. It’s easier — and more affordable — than ever to take a long vacation.  Extended travel is no longer the domain of the rich and famous or recent college grads. Thanks to the ease of…

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The 10 best budget travel tips for your next vacation

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3 New Ways to Use Google Before Planning Your Next Vacation

The whole idea of a vacation is to not stress over hotel bookings, flight schedules, and planning the itinerary. Google Search on mobile makes your travel planning not only easier but also economical. Swipe to Choose the Ideal Hotel Image Credit: Google The smaller screen size of a phone makes it slightly more challenging to…

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