Budget Travel

train travel hacks

10 Train Travel Hacks You Need to Know

If you live in Canada, then you know that travelling across the country by train is not ideal. Don’t get me wrong, VIA rail is comfortable, and the Rocky Mountaineer is one of the best…

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Summer Vacation

5 Ways to Save Money on Your Summer Vacation

The warm weather hasn’t even arrived yet, but it’s time to start thinking about your summer vacation plans. Where should you go, what should you see, and how much you’re going to spend takes a…

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What to do if Your Luggage is Delayed or Damaged

One of the worst things that can happen to you when travelling is if your luggage is delayed, damaged, or lost. If it’s at the start or the middle of your trip, it’s a major…

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Ultra Low Cost Carriers in Canada

Ultra-low-cost carriers in Canada (ULCC) have finally arrived. Okay, they’ve been around (on and off) for quite a few years, but with WestJet’s recent announcement that their ULCC, Swoop is set to take off next…

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Why Timing Matters When it Comes to Travel

I’ve been travelling actively for a decade and when given a choice, I’ll always go during the spring or fall. There’s one simple reason why I choose to travel at these times of the year…

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10 Things You’re Forgetting to Budget for Your Next Vacation

I’ve always stressed the importance of having a vacation budget in place. By having one, you can accurately estimate your costs and start saving for your trip. I find that people who don’t budget for…

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using your mobile abroad

Options For Using Your Mobile Abroad

Let’s be realistic, who doesn’t travel without their cellphone these days? They offer so much convenience that it would be silly not to travel with it. The problem is, when using your mobile abroad, roaming…

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Free Things to do in London South Bank

Free Things to do in London

London is one of the best cities in the world but admittedly, it’s one of the most expensive places I’ve ever visited. Expedia.ca asked me if I was interested in heading back there so of course, I…

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free attraction passes

Get Free Attraction Passes From the Library

Most people have figured out that the library is a valuable resource if you’re looking to save money. The most obvious example is by borrowing books instead of buying them. Many libraries these days have…

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Cheap Repositioning Cruises: Should you take one?

Cruising is a very popular trend and it’s getting more competitive within the industry all the time, especially in the mass-market area of giant ships. Therefore, empty cabins means reduced revenue, and that’s not something to…

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