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EXPEDIA.CA PREDICTING CANADIANS WILL TRAVEL CLOSER TO HOME IN 2016

EXPEDIA.CA PREDICTING CANADIANS WILL TRAVEL CLOSER TO HOME IN 2016

More than half still plan to travel this year; airfares expected to become more affordable

 

TORONTO, February 23, 2016 – According to a recent survey commissioned by Canada’s leading full-service online travel provider, Expedia.caTM, Canadians have their sights set on destinations closer to home when it comes to travel in 2016. Despite the slide in the value of the Canadian dollar, results of the survey show that 64 per cent of consumers surveyed are planning to travel and another 83 per cent wish they could be travelling.

Saturday, December 19th, 2015 is shaping up to be the busiest travel day of the holiday season

Expedia.ca offers useful tips on navigating around the busiest travel day
 
Toronto, December 10, 2015 – According to Expedia.ca™, Canada’s leading full-service online travel provider, the busiest day of travel during this holiday season is expected to be Saturday, December 19th, 2015, based on flight demand on Expedia.ca as of November 27th, 2015, between the travel period of December 17thand January 6th. Nearly 1.3 million passengers are expected to travel through Toronto Pearson International Airport from December 15-25th, 2015.
 
Some Canadians will travel to be with friends and family, while others will look to escape the cold weather. Popular international destinations for the holiday season are mostly in warmer locations.

Expedia.ca's Picks: The 5 Travel Apps your can't travel without!

How technology improves travel: 5 Apps you shouldn’t travel without

It’s no secret smartphone and tablet sales are skyrocketing.  In 2011, tablet sales nearly tripled compared to 2010 results and Apple’s latest 2011 Q4 results indicated smartphone and tablet sales were their highest ever on record.  

This phenomenon isn’t surprising considering the many benefits of these sleek and slim devices and one of the biggest perks is how much they simplify travel.   Now, travellers can enjoy email, access to social networks and the internet at their fingertips without having to lug around a laptop or check into an internet cafe. 

What are the biggest travel perks offered by smartphones and tablets, according to Expedia.ca?

Last Minute March Break Travel Tips from Expedia.ca

Last Minute March Break Survival Tips For Families

Parents without a March Break plan face the possibility of spending their own hard-earned holidays ensuring the family isn’t bored – or worse – testing each other’s patience for an entire week. 

If March Break is suddenly only a few weeks away, booking a last-minute getaway so the whole family can unwind isn’t as impossible as it may sound.  The perfect destination can still be found for all types of families and budgets. From getting the best possible deal to ensuring the family enjoys their holiday, Expedia.ca offers these last minute March Break travel tips.

Last minute vacations aren’t just for travellers without children. 

Holiday Travel Packing Tips from Expedia.ca

Packing & Travel Tips for Travellers

Travelling can be stressful as people are anxious to get to their destination, airports can be packed and sometimes everything seems to take longer than usual.  This year, to help ensure people’s travel is more relaxing and less taxing Expedia.ca has a few great packing and travel tips to help travellers navigate a positive start to a well earned vacation.   

Expedia.ca’s Top Packing & Travel Tips

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