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Leisure Trips

Taking it easy

Travelling at your own pace gives you time to soak in the sights, sounds and sensations of your destination. Maybe you’re thinking about the annual family island vacation, or perhaps a romantic week in a European city. You could be travelling to your sports team’s championship game in a neighbouring province or, you may have just scored tickets to your favourite band’s “farewell” tour - in Texas.

Read on for informative articles on leisure trip-planning options where travel insurance can play a supporting role to your fabulous trip.

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A Canada discovery road trip

Road trips are an ideal way for anyone visiting or new to Canada to discover the country. Learn how sightseeing by province is stress-free, mainly with Visitors to Canada travel insurance. Travel in Canada knowing that you have valuable...

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Five tips to improve your family’s stay

Benjamin Franklin once said ‘Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.’ This may well be true, and perhaps even more so when the guests are also relatives. Typically, relatives coming to stay from out of town plan to make the trip for more than just a few days.

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Getting married abroad: What you need to know

The sun is setting on a sparkling Pacific Ocean as you and your beloved say your vows. Everything is perfect: a kiss, applause, photos in front of that gorgeous sunset, and you’re married! Then comes the whirlwind reception, the sometimes cringe-worthy... 

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How to fly first class even when you are in economy

Though just mere metres away from the economy seats, first class offers a world of perks and pleasures. Top of the list is, of course, more room and comfortable accommodations — a convertible seat that becomes a bed in your own private pod being the key item. 

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Running late? How to get through airport security quickly!

There is nothing worse than squeaking through airport security by the skin of your teeth only to find a huge lineup at the coffee shop and your name being paged as your flight is about to depart.

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Tips for picking and packing the best travel shoes

Shoes. The stuff of legend and lore: Cinderella had endless trouble because of her glass heels and Dorothy was nearly vaporized for her ruby red slippers. From the Birkenstock to the Manolo Blahnik and the Converse high top there are endless footwear choices...

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