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Canadian Ultra Low-Cost Carrier Swoop Adds Flights to Five U.S. Cities

Canadian low-cost carrier Swoop announced Thursday it would enter the United States market with five new international flight routes. The new flights are available for purchase through April 27, 2019, and include routes from Mesa (Phoenix) to Edmonton; Las Vegas to Hamilton (near Toronto), Edmonton and Abbotsford (near Vancouver); and Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Tampa Bay to Hamilton.

Product Review: GRAYL Ultralight Purifier [+Filter] Bottle

Last year we had to cancel our trip to Roatán, Honduras because Gail came down with an unknown-at-the-time illness. After a week in the hospital, it turns out she had a parasite in her system that could have been there for years or weeks – no one knows – either way, it created additional issues and left her with a rare gastrointestinal autoimmune disease to boot. Through research, she discovered that virtually all of us have a parasite (sometimes more than one) at any given time!

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Travel Insurance – The Dreaded Additional Cost That You Just Might Need

We recently had to cancel a trip to Roatan because one of us ended up in the hospital shortly before we were due to travel. Having good travel insurance was paramount to us not having to forfeit thousands of dollars in airfare/resort fees while cancelling the holiday. It also reduced a tremendous amount of anxiety at an already stressful time. But many people don’t even look at travel insurance or calculate the possibility of needing it while planning their vacation. A smart traveller has insurance pre-travel as well as while actually on holiday. There are tons of insurance plans with varying degrees of coverage as well as costs. Where do you begin?

AIR MILES Announces A New Partnership With TELUS

TORONTO, July 11, 2018 /CNW/ – AIR MILES is pleased to announce a new partnership with TELUS that will allow Collectors to get more Miles faster with a new limited-time offer. Collectors can get an impressive earn rate of 100 Miles for every $100 spent on eligible accessories at more than 200 TELUS retail locations across Canada, beginning July 11.

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Greyhound Canada To Downsize Its Canadian Business Based On A 41% Decline In Ridership Since 2010 @GreyhoundBus

TORONTO, July 9, 2018 /CNW/ — Greyhound Canada has taken the difficult decision to downsize its operations. The company has notified all proper authorities of its intention to discontinue service – both passenger and freight — effective October 31, 2018 in the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. In British Columbia, all routes will cease except for Vancouver to Seattle, which is operated by Greyhound Lines, Inc. (USA) and BoltBus.

July 2018 Desktop Wallpaper Now Available!

Johannes Brock has an amazing eye.  He manages to capture the charms of this old cobbled street in Holland despite the gloomy skies.  (To purchase prints of this or any of Johannes’ work as seen here on our website please contact us and we’ll put you in touch). Visit our “Downloads” page for a full-size image.