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Travel tips

Every March, families and students eagerly hit the vacation trail in the annual ritual - Spring Break! We’ve put together some handy tips to help you make the most of your next spring getaway.

With more families living farther apart in different cities and regions across Canada and abroad, family reunions are the perfect occasion to bring everyone together. In fact, visiting relatives is one of the main reasons Canadians travel.

Obviously the most important detail when planning a reunion is location. It has to be as convenient as possible for most folks. So where will you meet? Will a local venue work? Or is there a destination you’ve always wanted to visit ?

Outside of the United States, Mexico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic are among Canadians’ top three destinations when heading south. Get off the beaten path and discover our picks of other sunny destinations down south.

Road trips are not just a summertime thing. Many Canadians plan road trips during the winter months. They travel south to get a reprieve from the winter weather, take trips up north to go skiing and many people plan road trips to see family and friends over the holidays.

Heading to a warmer climate for the winter this year? Escaping the snow for a few months takes a lot of organization. By carefully preparing your departure, you can leave with peace of mind. Here’s a checklist to help you pack your luggage.