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Snowbird Trips to Non-U.S. Destinations Growing
Posted date : Jul 20, 2010.
Snowbird trips outside of the U.S. have grown by 109 per cent since 1998. The share of snowbird trips captured by the U.S. fell to 65 per cent in 2009, from 68 per cent in 1998. Snowbird Trips to Non-U.S. Destinations Growing - Snowbird trips outside of the U.S. have grown by 109 per cent since 1998. The share of snowbird trips captured by the U.S. fell to 65 per cent in 2009....   Read more...

Florida Toll Booths are Quicker and Cheaper
Posted date : Dec 12, 2009.
Florida Toll Booths are Quicker and Cheaper - Snowbirds lined up to pay at Florida's many road-toll booths have watched enviously as the "locals" zip through the fast SunPass commuter lanes wi....   Read more...

Passport Canada - Mobile Passport Unit
Posted date : Sep 23, 2009.
Passport Canada - Mobile Passport Unit - Passport Canada's Mobile Passport Unit is travelling to every part of Canada. The Mobile Passport Unit makes passport officers available to answer....   Read more...

Passport Facts
Posted date : Jul 21, 2009.
Passport Facts - Number of passport offices in Canada: 33   Average number of passports issued in a year: 1,700,000   Highest nu....   Read more...

Canadian Visits to Snowbird States
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Canadian Visits to Snowbird States - Click the image to view the chart of Canadian visits to Snowbird States.....   Read more...

Canadian Snowbird Travel Trends
Posted date : Jul 22, 2008.
Canadian Snowbird Travel Trends - Canadians older than 55 who spent 90 days or longer outside of Canada:    2003            ....   Read more...

Canadian Travel Patterns
Posted date : May 24, 2008.
Canadian Travel Patterns - Canadian Travel Patterns - Winter 2007/2008    Total outbound Canadian pleasure trips: 5 million - a 17% increase overall. These p....   Read more...

NEXUS
Posted date : Oct 17, 2007.
NEXUS - Six airports in Canada operate NEXUS kiosks:VancouverToronto Montreal Ottawa Halifax CalgaryNEXUS is now offered at the following border crossings:B....   Read more...

Border Crossing
Posted date : Oct 17, 2007.
Border Crossing - Border Crossing85% of all cross-border travel between Canada and the United States is carried out by land or sea.Fewer than 60% of land and sea border....   Read more...

Planning to Travel to Mexico from Canada?
Posted date : Aug 07, 2007.
Planning to Travel to Mexico from Canada? - Although the government of Canada recommends that Canadians travelling to any destination outside of Canada carry a valid passport, it is not mandator....   Read more...

NEXUS
Posted date : Aug 07, 2007.
NEXUS - This “pre-screened” fast-track, border-crossing program is currently offered at the following airports:Vancouver International Airport Toronto Pea....   Read more...

Duty Free Shopping
Posted date : May 23, 2007.
Duty Free Shopping - Many travellers are aware of the duty free limits. But few know that you can import more into the U.S. than the exemption amounts permit. You simply h....   Read more...

Travelling With a Pet?
Posted date : May 05, 2007.
Travelling With a Pet? - Taking your pet with you to your southern destination? Check out www.pettravel.com for tips on taking your pet across the border. Whether you are driv....   Read more...

Top 10 Ports of Entry
Posted date : May 05, 2007.
Top 10 Ports of Entry - 1. Lewiston-Queenston Bridge ­ NY 2. Rainbow Bridge ­ Niagara Falls, NY 3. Whirlpool Rapids ­ Niagara Falls, NY 4. Ambassador Bridge ­ Detroit,....   Read more...

Winter Break in Laughlin, Nevada
Posted date : May 02, 2007.
Winter Break in Laughlin, Nevada - The second annual "Winter Break" event will take place on January 13 ­ 16, 2004 in Laughlin, NV. Festival events include wine tasting, health and edu....   Read more...

Sun Spots
Posted date : Apr 06, 2007.
Sun Spots - One in four "migrating retirees" travel to the state of Florida for relief from the cold winter. In the 1960's the 55 and older state population grew ....   Read more...

Inter-State Updates
Posted date : Apr 03, 2007.
Inter-State Updates - General Advisory: any major bridge or tunnel on your route to the south may, from time to time, be subject to traffic control by the National Guard, f....   Read more...

Texas Deals
Posted date : Apr 03, 2007.
Texas Deals - The Texas department of economic development has once again put out their publication "Buckaroo Bucks," which provides Texas-sized savings for Canadia....   Read more...

Texas Visitors
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
Texas Visitors - Canada is the second-largest source of international visitors to Texas and Mexico. Within Canada, the majority of visitors to Texas in 1999 originated....   Read more...

Going to Mexico?
Posted date : Mar 05, 2007.
Going to Mexico? - In a recent issue, we outlined a new "Vehicle Deposit" of up to $800.00, which was going to be charged at the border when crossing into Mexico. The id....   Read more...

The Perils of Polly
Posted date : Mar 04, 2007.
The Perils of Polly - We recently received a letter from a member who had encountered problems while trying to cross into the U.S. with his pet parrot. Crossing with a bird....   Read more...

Y2K and the Traveller
Posted date : Mar 03, 2007.
Y2K and the Traveller - The Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade has published a booklet titled, Journey in Y2K: Advice for Canadians Travelling Abroad. This....   Read more...

Telephoning Home
Posted date : Mar 02, 2007.
Telephoning Home - Canada Direct, offered by the Stentor Alliance of Canadian telephone companies, provides travellers with toll-free and hassle-free access to the Canad....   Read more...