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It’s that time of year. The aroma of gingerbread wafting through the kitchen. Ice on the windshield. And a total zoo at the airport. Flying and travelling in general can be sigh-inducing at the best of times. Add in holidays and the desire to buy the perfect gift and family conflicts and crowded flights and the number on the stress-o-meter can rise to the top very quickly. With that in mind, here are a few tips for making the most of that dreaded Christmas-time trip to our nation’s major airports. Of course, as we all should know by now, arriving ... continue reading →

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Maybe we’re just too guilty. A fun study by cheapflights.ca finds that Canadians get most stressed on their holidays by the folks at customs and immigration. Asked what causes us to fuss the most when we travel, 27 per cent of Canadians said it was those nice, inquiring folks at immigration and customs. Who, I must say, generally are pretty good. Not all, but most. Still, I tend to agree. Even when I haven’t bought anything other than a travel magazine or a t-shirt I always feel a bit apprehensive approaching that desk and those men and women in uniforms. ... continue reading →

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