Tag: Travel


Why your hotel mattress feels like heaven (and how to bring that feeling home)

(NC) Choosing the right mattress is a long-term investment in your health and well-being. To make a good choice for your home, take a cue from luxury hotel-room beds, which are designed to support the sound sleep of tens of thousands of guests, 365 nights a year. “When we’re shopping for a mattress, we do […]

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Tips for ensuring your travel insurance claim gets paid

The media love stories about huge travel insurance claims that are denied, leaving people with medical bills they have no way of paying. It sells newspapers and, sometimes, regrettably, this does happen. The truth, though, is that most travel insurance claims get paid with no problems. That said, there are things that you can do […]

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Got the travel bug? Avoid mosquito bites

(NC) Travel bugs come and go, but travel-related diseases can hang around for much longer. If you and your family or friends are planning a vacation abroad, it’s important to be aware of the types of insects at your destination that can carry diseases. Become familiar with their peak biting times (day vs. night) and […]

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3 things all snowbirds need to know

(NC) For many Canadians entering retirement, moving to the United States for part of the year is the perfect antidote to our harsh winter months. Yet going for an extended stay is a bit more complicated than simply packing a suitcase and hopping on a plane. Alain Forget, director and head of sales at RBC […]

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Travel – 5 hidden Gems in the Caribbean

(NC) With school starting up again and the weather cooling, now is the perfect time to lift your spirits by planning an exciting fall or winter vacation to a sunny destination. If you book early, you can save money and ensure you get the hotel, travel dates and activities you want.  Need help planning everything? Air Canada Vacations can provide you with ideas for the perfect vacation and make the process […]

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