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So I'll be spending 14 days in Quebec. My credit card comes with 8 days of travel insurance, so would I just be purchasing a separate travel insurance policy for the remaining 6 days (and for the return flight, should there be any disruptions), or would I need to buy a policy that would cover the fu...

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Got a cheapo windscreen suction cell phone holder from Pacific Mall in GTA for using cell phone Google Map navigation function on a road trip. It was good and steady when working. After 3 short road trips only, one of its plastic parts broke when removing it from windscreen. Need to find a more dura...

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Looking at possibility to visit LA/Hollywood/Disneyland next spring with family of 4 (2 late teens). flights from Moncton are expensive but from Halifax are not bad with Westjet right now. Only thing is flights are connecting through Calgary instead of Toronto. Anyone done this connection? (flight l...

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My Brother-in-law is coming from Manila next week and we are trying to figure out when he should arrive at the airport. He has never flown before and we are kind of nervous about him getting here safely. I am thinking that he better arrive at the airport at least 3 hours before the flight, is that e...

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Going to Orlando for a couple weeks next Aug and we were considering taking in a Blue Jays game in Miami. Looking for beach recommendations somewhere in the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood/North Miami area where we could spend the day prior to the game. Preferably somewhere that has restaurants, shops etc...

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Looking at possibility to visit LA/Hollywood/Disneyland next spring with family of 4 (2 late teens). flights from Moncton are expensive but from Halifax are not bad with Westjet right now. Only thing is flights are connecting through Calgary instead of Toronto. Anyone done this connection? (flight l...

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Hi all Planning a honeymoon to Dublin, Ireland tentatively Nov 6 to Nov 12. Air lingus has flights for $490 per person round trip. Is this a good time for a trip? We are hoping to go sightseeing the cliffs etc and wondering if it will be open to see then? How is the weather during that time? Should ...

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How is the driving to Parliament hill/downtown ottawa from across the ottawa river over Portage bridge or Chaudiere Crossing on Saturdays? google map shows 5 minutes drive, but I want to know how is the city traffic and the ease of parking near parliament hill on saturday afternoon? I have heard the...

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I booked a Hilton hotel through Expedia. I have Hilton Honors Gold status. In speaking to the hotel about my Gold status & its benefits (room upgrade, free breakfast), I was told that my booking is NOT eligible for these benefits, despite the fact that I am a Hilton Gold member. Their reason was bec...

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Hey guys, My girlfriend and I are going to NYC at the beginning of October. We are there for about 4 days and are both first timers. We are essentially looking for tips on how best to see things (city passes, where to get Broadway tickets/when, etc). Do people have any tips or suggestions? Also open...

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... we want to travel somewhere. Out of province or out of country. Thinking of going around end of August to end of September. Contenders so far are 1) travel east to PEI/Nova scotia 2) Las Vegas /Grand Canyon (I know this is touristy, but I've been there and it's not as bad as it is visiting city ...

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My wife and I will visit vancouver island in early Oct for one week. We have already been to nanaimo and victoria twice so this time we want to mainly explore tofino area. RV and hotel cost about the same so we want to get some advice. I am leaning toward RV option because I love camping in the rain...

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Hello, Debating if I should upgrade to PE ($340) x2 or stay in economy and choose a seat in the emergency exit. ($100) x 2 or stay in my assign seat at check in ($0) Flying to Europe, and haven't flown economy over the last 3 years, business class thanks to points. I think I be fine in Economy in my...

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Anyone know any good deals for renting a car in Ft. Lauderdale over the Christmas break. Seems the prices are through the roof.

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... type of road trip, what would you recommend? For the second part of the trip, we would love to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau. I do realize it's almost 1,500KM from the french/swiss Alps, so we would have to take a train or plane. There doesn't seem to be much to do in the Birkeneau area. The closest ...

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Hurricane Maria (Cat 5 / Cat 4) is adding to the devastation that Hurricane Irma (Cat 5 / Cat 4) brought to the Upper Caribbean earlier this month. Islands that got hit by both storms have little chance of any tourist recovery for this year (and probably several). Maria seems to be intent on adding ...

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I reserved a car for 7 days in Portugal using 39,000 Aeroplan points. The confirmation stated that insurance was extra, so I called Budget to get the cost for Full Insurance coverage. This will total 158 Euros/CAN $230-. The rental can be cancelled without charge. I checked what the total would be f...

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I have a flight to Rome. then Israel then yyz. Once I select yyz to Dubai, any other segments become unavailable( white) and I cannot select them. All days have at least a dozen flights, so I am not exactly sure what is going on.I tried changing the first flight to any other and same thing. Once I d...

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Was wondering if anyone has any recommendations for a data sim card for travelling in Tokyo for around 7 days.

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Is wifi any better on cruise ships today? I remember recently being on a cruise ship and the wifi was not very good and I was wondering if it has since improved. I am hoping to be able to use my smartphone to access my home pc remotely and am wondering if it will be a problem while on the cruise ship.

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In a few weeks, I plan to drop off my sister and her two kids to the US. Her husband lives in there. They originally lived here in Canada in my sister's apartment so they have some of their stuff that they want to take with them (TV, computer, etc etc). If I rent a small uhaul trailer to tow with my...

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Hi I was wondering which shops have typically the best rate for exchanging in the Vancouver area.. would be best if you've used them before and could vouch for them.

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I'm going to Ottawa for 3 nights with my gf in mid October. So other than the Parliament area and the various museums in the area, what else is there to do in the capital city? Are there beautiful, natural areas that differ from areas in the GTA? (ie: cliffs, mountains, water, etc)... We don't go cl...

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... at each port. Do they have a kiosk at each port or do you book all your excursions with the ship. We are stopping at Busan, South Korea for 1 day, Taipei (Keelung), Taiwan for 1 day, Manila, Philippines (2 days) and Hue/Danang (Chan May), Vietnam (1day). Just trying to save some money since ...

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Trump is apparently about to restrict American travel to Cuba again. Details should be out tomorrow Friday. AirBNB and Havana hotels would be where the impact could be greatest. Might be some impressive flight deals as well until more US flights are canceled. Although I think Canadians are supposed ...

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My Brother-in-law is coming from Manila next week and we are trying to figure out when he should arrive at the airport. He has never flown before and we are kind of nervous about him getting here safely. I am thinking that he better arrive at the airport at least 3 hours before the flight, is that e...

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Going to New York sep 14- sep 18 with my girlfriend - I don't mind staying in New Jersey if I can get to New York easily. Some things on my itinerary are: - a broadway show - 911 memorial museum - brooklyn bridge - times square - rockefeller center The hotel doesn't have to be super fancy I doubt we...

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In a few weeks, I plan to drop off my sister and her two kids to the US. Her husband lives in there. They originally lived here in Canada in my sister's apartment so they have some of their stuff that they want to take with them (TV, computer, etc etc). If I rent a small uhaul trailer to tow with my...

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Hi all, I'm in the process of planning a buddies a bachelor party. We are a group of 6 and are between 29-32. Looking to have a good time in terms of good nightlight, girls, drinking, a few tourist things (ATV's and what not). We do not want get a resort and instead would prefer something like a vil...

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Thinking visiting Old Montreal on Sunday of Thanksgiving long weekend. Just wonder if there is still any street performances going on.