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Well-Traveled Young Canadians More Confident And Resourceful: Survey

Canadian millennials who prioritize travel in their lives are more resourceful, confident and creative than their sedentary counterparts who’ve never ventured beyond Canada’s borders. That’s according to the results of a new survey called “The Power of Travel,” carried out by travel tour company Contiki. For the survey, researchers polled about 3,000 young people aged 18-35 around the world, including 513 Canadians. Respondents were split evenly between those who said they’ve traveled abroad, and those who have never left their country. While the results predictably promote the value of travel, they…

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The Best Black Friday Travel Deals of 2017

America’s busiest shopping weekend isn’t just about buying new TVs and Christmas gifts. Multiple studies show that spending money on experiences rather than things makes people happier—so this Black Friday, give yourself a gift by planning your next trip. Much like all other Black Friday deals, the savings vary quite a bit. We pored over hundreds (literally, hundreds) of deals and “deals” to find these worthwhile promotions. Chain, Chain, Chain Hotel chains big and small always put on a show—some more substantial than others—of slashing prices. Outrigger, known for its island rentals…

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2018 through your eyes: The spectacular winning images from the Telegraph Travel Calendar Competition

We recently asked you to send in your most breathtaking travel ​images to feature in our 2018 wall calendar – and you did not disappoint. Faced with the unenviable task of selecting a final 12 images from over ​a thousand stellar submissions, our judges – Claire Irvin, Head of Travel Editorial, wildlife photographer Luke Massey, and Jeremy Jauncey, the social media influencer behind Beautiful Destinations – curated a round-the-world tour that starts in the icy Pacific waters of British Columbia and ends on more familiar (but no less frosty) turf at Scotland’s Loch…

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The cheapest days to book your Christmas and Thanksgiving airfare

Believe it or not, it’s already time to book your holiday travel. The truth is, flights around the winter holidays can cost 75% more than non-holiday flights, so finding a cheap ticket will be hard. That said, Hopper, a flight prediction site, has released their annual Holiday Travel Index, which shares money-saving strategies for when to book flights. Here’s what you need to know to get the best deal on your holiday travel. Book your Christmas flight first This might sound counterintuitive, but according to Hopper, the best time to book…

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Iraq’s travel highlights: 14 amazing places that tourists are missing

  It’s National Day in Iraq. October 3 marks exactly 85 years since the country gained independence from the UK. However, it has long been off-limits to ordinary travellers. Daesh controls large parts of it, and the Foreign Office advises against travel, adding that there is a high risk of terrorism and kidnapping. That’s not to say that a handful of tour operators aren’t running trips. Hinterland Travel is one. It has already run four tours of Iraq this year and has another 16 travellers lined up for its next departure in…

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6 reasons fall is the best time to travel

Fall is coming, and with it stunning foliage, sweater weather, and pumpkin-spiced treats. But did you know that fall is also one of the best times of the year for travel? With fewer crowds, lower prices, and an abundance of festivals, here are all the reasons why you should be packing your bags this fall. View As: One Page Slides The weather is mild Fall climate is the perfect weather for exploring. Shutterstock/ Monkey Business Images Bring out those sweaters because fall weather is perfect for exploring, whether it’s a city or a…

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