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  • This Year's Black Friday Cross-Border Shopping Must-Have Purchase
    Are holiday sales across the border calling out to you, despite the lagging loonie? If a cross-border shopping trip over this year's Black Friday weekend is in the plans there's one item you absolutely must buy before you take on the crowds: travel insurance. Here's why.
  • 10 Destinations Worth Considering for a Mid-Winter Getaway
    Are you in search of the sun and a unique winter getaway? From the tried and true to the exotic, we've listed 10 popular warm weather destinations that will help you shake off winter's chill.
  • A Cornucopia of Tips to Help You Save Money
    From the credit card in your wallet to the travel insurance you'll need on your next trip to the home and auto insurance policies you have, Kanetix.ca will help you harvest the savings this Thanksgiving season.
  • In Search of the Cheapest Flights
    Everyone needs a vacation to look forward to, and now that summer is basically over and everyone is getting back into the grind, it's time to start thinking about your next holiday...and making sure you're not overpaying for your flight to get there.
  • Most Popular Hot Spots for Snowbirds
    The sun has set on summer and if you are retired (or of retirement age) and like to travel, you may be setting your sights on where you can go to escape winter's wrath. According to a recent Kanetix.ca survey, these warm weather destinations are tops with Canadian snowbirds.
  • Tips to Travel Cheap and Travel Smart
    Travel smart and travel cheap; with these travel tips, you can spend less time watching your wallet and more time taking in the sites.
  • Infographic: Great Canadian Road Trip Tips and Road Trip Essentials
    With school out for the summer, it's time to plan your family road trip! No matter where you go in Canada, there are many great stops that just shouldn't be missed. We've picked a few road trip ideas for you but, let's be honest, for every one featured in the Great Canadian Road Trip Stops and Tips infographic, there are another 100 that deserve their time in the spotlight too.
  • Falling Ill While Visiting Canada: Why Tourists Need Travel Insurance
    With over half of all tourists to Canada coming to visit in the summer months, Canadians are getting ready to open their doors to friends and family. If you are expecting visitors this year, be a good host and suggest that your guests get Visitors to Canada health insurance.
  • Going on Vacation? 10 Ways to Protect Your Home
    There's nothing better than going on vacation. But before you leave on holiday, it's important you take the necessary steps to protect your home while you're away.
  • Top 15 Countries Visiting Canada
    It will likely come as no surprise, that of all the people coming to visit Canada, residents of the United States are the most represented; but, what other countries may have Canada on their radar as a vacation destination this summer?
  • The Top 10 Countries Canadians Visit Most
    Canadians are some of the most well-travelled people in the world. Even so, there are tried and true destinations that Canadians continue to visit. If you're planning a holiday and need inspiration, see what countries are favoured by Canadians year after year as a go-to destination.
  • Ring in Spring: Travel Tips for March Break
    Every year, thousands of Canadians weary of winter set their sights on the upcoming March Break holiday. Last year, Toronto's Pearson Airport estimated they'd see 115,000 travellers on the Thursday prior to March Break and 120,000 on the Friday; well over what they see on a typical day. You can expect all airports across the country to be busier than normal. Are you ready for the crowds? How about going through security clearance?
  • Travel Tips to Travel More
    New Year's resolutions are usually blah and not terribly imaginative. Save money. Lose weight. Eat better. Hit the gym. Be nicer to people (*sigh*). All are noble endeavours to be sure, but if you're looking to add travel to your repertoire, the Kanetix.ca list of travel resolutions will help you get where you want to go faster and enjoy it more while you're there.
  • 10 Holiday Travel Tips
    Canadians love to travel over the holidays and if you're travelling to visit (or escape!) friends and family this year, then you'll want to consider the following travel tips first.
  • 15 Canadian Snowbird Travel Tips
    Winter may seem like a long way away, but if you're planning to escape winter's wrath this year by heading south for a month or two, there are many things you'll want to consider doing now before it's too late. Read our list of 15 tips for Canadian snowbirds; from border wait times, travel insurance, to car and home insurance needs, this handy top 15 snowbird travel tips will help you prepare for your getaway.
  • Top 15 States Visiting Canada
    Every year, more than 12 million Americans cross the border into Canada and spend billions while on vacation. If you've met a friendly American at your neighbourhood restaurant, chances are they're from one of these states.
  • Home Is Where the Vacation Is as Canadians Stay Local This Summer
    The vacation season is upon us, but many Canadians plan on taking a staycation instead of leaving the country for their summer holidays. A recent survey found that a quarter of all Canadians won't be getting away at all this summer, and for those who will be travelling, most will be staying in Canada.
  • Four Reasons Why You Might Need Trip Cancellation Insurance: SkyGreece, Zoom, Jetsgo, And Canada3000
    It's been a while since an airline grabbed headlines for shutting down their operations. But, recently SkyGreece Airlines stranded passengers in Toronto and abroad due to what it says in a statement is an "operational crisis". See if trip cancellation coverage would reimburse you if this were to happen again but this time to you.
  • 7,000 Reasons Why Visitors To Canada Need Travel Insurance
    With over 65 per cent of all tourists to Canada coming to visit in the spring and summer, Canadians are getting ready to open their doors to friends and family making their way to Canada for their vacation. If you're expecting to receive visitors this year, be a good host and suggest that your guests get Visitors to Canada health insurance. Why? It's all in the numbers; well,just one number actually. $7,000.
  • Cyber Safety Tips For Travellers
    If you're thinking of travelling or have something already booked, it's important you remember to travel cyber safe because it's not as hard as you may think for strangers to gain access to your devices and compromise your personal information. Learn how to travel cyber safe.
  • How to Travel With A Cat
    So you're going on a trip and you've decided to bring your cat along with you. Most cats don't like to travel, but if you do need to bring your feline friend with you-or if you are moving-these tricks will help make the journey easier on both you and your cat.
  • How to Travel With A Dog
    Dogs are part of the family, which is why many people choose to take their beloved pets on trips and vacations with them. But travelling with pets can come with its challenges. This article will guide you in what you should do before travelling with a dog.
  • Stress-Free Holidays? Preparing For Your Family Road Trip
    A road trip may be a great family holiday, but it comes with a unique set of challenges. Tackle the challenges before you leave to stay safe on the road and maybe even save some bucks in the long run.
  • Common Travel Health Insurance Myths And Misconceptions
    Going on a trip and think you're covered? Don't think it, know it. Otherwise you could be in for a shock. Seven situations when you may not be covered, but think you are.
  • Tips To Travel Cheap And Travel Smart
    Nine tips to help you travel cheap and travel smart.
  • How To Ground The Soaring Costs Of Snowbird Travel Insurance
    Snowbirds heading south this winter will likely feel a chill when it comes time to pay for their snowbird travel insurance coverage as rates have risen this year. See why rates have gone up and how you can spend less on the coverage you need.

  • Where in the world are you travelling?
    Chances are if you are buying travel insurance it's because you are planning a visit to our neighbour to the south, the United States. In 2011, ...

  • Stress-Free Holidays? Preparing For Your Family Road Trip
    Majestic mountains in the West, beautiful shorelines and delicious seafood in the East, stunning lakes and cities in between; Canada is a country full of diverse landscapes. What better way to fully appreciate that diversity than to take a road trip.

  • This Year's Black Friday Cross-Border Shopping Must-Have Purchase
    Are holiday sales across the border calling out to you, despite the lagging loonie? If a cross-border shopping trip over this year's Black Friday weekend is in the plans there's one item you absolutely must buy before you take on the crowds: travel insurance. Here's why.

  • 15 Canadian Snowbird Travel Tips
    If you plan to escape winter's wrath by heading south for a month or two, or maybe even more, there are many things you'll want to consider doing now before it's too late. Read our list of 15 tips for Canadian snowbirds; from border wait times, travel insurance, to car and home insurance needs, this handy top 15 snowbird travel tips will help you prepare for your getaway.

  • 10 Holiday Travel Tips
    Canadians love to travel over the holidays and if you're travelling to visit (or escape!) friends and family this year, then you'll want to consider the following travel tips first.

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