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Air Travel Past Versus Present: Flight Experience

Remember the days when it was mandatory to turn off your cell phone as the flight prepares for take off, no Wi-Fi service in flight, paper boarding passes, and a whole lot of cash was needed if you wished...

Travel Credit Cards with Concierge Service

When we hear the word Travel Credit Card, we always think about the spending perks and travel insurance that comes attached to owning the card. However, what we don’t realize is that many travel credit...

Breakdown of Fees Associated with Airline Tickets

In the past few years, airlines have implicated different types of airline fees in order to generate more revenue for the corporation. And of course, us being the clients have been on the negative end...

Airlines Leaning Towards Biofuels

I was just reading an article about how the airline industry is expecting to more than double in business over the next two years, because emerging countries are becoming wealthier, so more people will...

New to Traveling? Things to Keep in Mind for Airline Travel

I’m not going to lie, I get very envious of the different options that Americans (U.S. Citizens, not American Airlines) have to help make travel more affordable. Starting from higher credit card...

To Wear or Not Wear a Maple Leaf on Our Backpacks

Canada Day is tomorrow, so it is only fitting to talk about the Canadian flag on backpack. There is an interesting ongoing discussion about whether to wear a maple leaf flag on our backpacks when we travel. I...

[TRAVEL] Credit Cards that give a Free Checked Bag (updated June 19, 2015)

There has been a lot of news about changes to checked bags when boarding a flight. There has also been some changes to the carry-on rules, whereby some airlines are looking at shrinking the eligible size....


The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) cooperate in a joint venture called NEXUS to simplify border crossing for low-risk, pre-approved travellers into Canada...

[TRAVEL] Crossing the U.S. Customs at the Toronto Pearson International Airport

A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Frequent Traveler University conference in Dallas, Texas and had to fly through the Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) before making my way to the final...

[TRAVEL] Advantages of Taking the Train

After taking the bullet train in Japan, it really got me thinking about what are the benefits of travelling by train. So today, I will list some of my top reasons for taking the train. I will also rank...

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