Last month I posted about how Canada’s slowing economy…possible recession, had made Canada the cheapest it’s been in years for American travelers. In another instalment of recession tourism, I’m taking a look at Brazil which in the middle of a … Continue reading Brazil…More Recession Tourism
If you’re planning on flying somewhere this Thanksgiving and have procrastinated on booking your flights, you’re probably wondering how soon should I buy my ticket and how badly am I going to get hosed? There’s good and bad news out there. The good since airfares have been falling sharply this fall you can probably wait a bit longer than you could most years, prices for Thanksgiving overall are 5-10% cheaper than last year and have been holding steady the last few weeks. BUT, it’s still expensive with on average tickets running three times what they are on average the rest … Continue reading When Should I Buy My Thanksgiving Ticket?
Since January Americans traveling for one of 12 purposes have been able to do so without needing a license, including visiting relatives, academic programs, cultural programs, professional research and person to person exchanges. The new rules allow family members of … Continue reading New Travel Rules Go Into Effect For Cuba
Air Canada is trying to get American fliers to travel via Toronto to get to Europe or Asia by introducing multi-city bookings which allow for stays in Toronto for up to a week between onward flights without extra fees. The offer is good on trips booked through October 31. You do get to go through immigration and customs in Toronto rather than in the US…….but having been through US border control at Toronto airport, I’d rather go direct Continue reading Europe and Asia via Toronto