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Class Action Against Airlines Over Vouchers Instead of Refunds

It did not take long for the lawsuits to come in. We wrote a post a few days ago about the Canadian Transportation Agency saying that airlines are not required to refund passengers. This has become a heated...

New Domestic Air and Rail Screening Measures

Seems like things change on a daily basis. Sometimes, it even feels hour by hour. Starting tomorrow, new measures are being taken by airlines and trains to screen people before they are able to travel....

CTA Says Airlines Not Required to Refund Passengers

UPDATE- As mentioned by one of the comments below, please note that the CTA’s position is not legally binding, it is what they are “saying” at the moment. The problem is even though the...

Beware of CBSA Scammers Posing as Employees

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is currently under a lot of pressure to work harder at the Canadian borders. Currently, they are enforcing a new directive to inform people to isolate themselves...

Canada Banning Entry to Non-Residents

UPDATE- [11:55am PST] Quick update to the post. The travel ban is effective March 18, 2020. I am writing this post as I am listening to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau making his announcement that effective...

Ways to Prevent Spread of Coronavirus when Travelling

Today’s post was triggered when I read about a Canadian confirmed with coronavirus on a cruise ship. As of today, over 900 deaths and 40,000 confirmed cases, which probably means there are more...

ALERT: Cancelled Flights to China due to Coronavirus

You have probably read about the coronavirus outbreak from China and it being spread around the world. Due to this risk, many flights to China have been cancelled, so you will want to check your flights...

Lyft and Uber Launched in Vancouver

Love it or hate it, Uber and Lyft are running in Vancouver effective today (January 24, 2020), but with some catches. Currently, Lyft will be limited to the Vancouver core, while Uber will cover more of...

How to make Economy Air Travel more Comfortable

I have been writing an update on this post, almost every 2 years (2016, 2018). Travel change over time, so it is worth an update. Also, I was reading back on my last post in 2018 and felt like I should...

176 People on Crashed Flight (Tehran-Kyiv-Toronto)

I’m sure you have read about this story already. We were waiting for more details before posting about it, especially the cause of the crash, which remains unknown. But we did not want to wait any...

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