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  • The Do’s and Don’ts of the Munich Oktoberfest - Last year, millions of visitors trekked to Munich to partake in Oktoberfest.  During the 17-day festival period, these partygoers ate 109 oxen and drank more than 6 million litres of beer. As the largest folk festival in the world, Oktoberfest offers something for everyone. To help you navigate the extensive...
  • A Primer on Buying Travel Insurance - A dream Tahiti vacation or weekend road trip does not have to be derailed by events outside of your control. Don’t let the extra money deter you from making the investment of travel insurance — the peace of mind it buys is worth every penny. Travel experts have found that...
  • The 10 Secrets to Bargaining in China - Bargaining in China is an art form — a scripted performance in which everyone has a role to play. Follow our shopping guide to nail your lines and get the best deals. The more you save, the more jade, tea, silk, pearls and other Chinese specialities you can bring home....
  • 8 Ways to Get the Hottest Tickets in Town - Entertainment team books ticket deals for a living — to the point where we’ve all closed our eyes and seen echoes of CAPTCHA security checks. We called on our team of experts to share their best tips on how to secure tickets to the best-selling shows we’re all dying to see....
  • MasterChef Eric Chong Makes His Mark - Eric Chong’s journey from “MasterChef Canada” champion to chef and co-owner of R&D began in earnest on the not-so-mean streets of Oakville, Ont.  We sat down with the 25-year-old season-one winner to learn about his culinary pursuits, the experience of going into business with acclaimed restaurateur Michael Bonacini and partnering...

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A Primer on Buying Travel Insurance

A dream Tahiti vacation or weekend road trip does not have to be derailed by events outside of your control. Don’t let the extra money deter you from making the investment of travel insurance — the peace of mind it b...

20 Tips Before Travelling Internationally

If this is your first time travelling abroad — or you just need a refresher — here’s a list of 20 things you should take care of before your trip. Security & Health 1. Check-in with your doctor and insurance c...

Travel More Tips in Canada

Tip 141: Explore Okotoks Erratic (Big Rock), Alta. “Set in the foothills of Alberta with the Rockies in the background, it’s a beautiful sight to see! Take a short stroll and enjoy it for all its natural and Aborigin...

The Loudest Festival in Canada? It’s in New Brunswick!

  People think of big cities as great destinations. But I think small towns, especially during their most important festivals, are even better! My Canada 150 recommendation is to go to Caraquet, N.B., for the first ...

16 Ways to Save on Family Day Weekend

For the tenth anniversary of Family Day in Ontario, our deal experts have rounded up some extra fun experiences for the whole clan. Would you rather spend the day in a museum, or out on the slopes? We’ve gathered our f...

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Four Seasons of Outdoor Fun in Vancouver

Four Seasons of Outdoor Fun in Vancouver

There’s truth to the saying that in Vancouver you can hit the slopes in the morning and be tanning on the beach by afternoon....
Unique Ways to Camp in Canada’s National Parks

Unique Ways to Camp in Canada’s National Parks

In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary on July 1, we’re bringing you  Travel Tips — one per day until July 1 — to help...
Wine-Tasting Your Way Through B.C.’s Okanagan Valley

Wine-Tasting Your Way Through B.C.’s Okanagan Valley

To celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary on July 1, we’re bringing you 150 Days of Travelzoo Tips to help you explore and enjoy this great land....
The Cheapest Way to Get to Anywhere in Europe

The Cheapest Way to Get to Anywhere in Europe

Hoping to head to a pricey hot spot like the Greek Islands or Amalfi Coast? Finding cheap airfare can be difficult, if not downright...
How to See Toronto’s Invictus Games (and Prince Harry!)

How to See Toronto’s Invictus Games (and Prince Harry!)

The Invictus Games are coming to Toronto from Sept. 23-30 — and with them, 550 competitors from 17 nations, more than 60,000 spectators and...
Great Deal: Alaska Airlines MileagePlan 5K New Member Bonus Announced!

Great Deal: Alaska Airlines MileagePlan 5K New Member Bonus Announced!

Alaska 5K Bonus New Members Alaska Airlines has made a lot of news lately due to their completed merger with Virgin America. A couple...

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The 10 Secrets to Bargaining in China

Bargaining in China is an art form — a scripted performance in which everyone has a role to play. Follow our shopping guide to nail your lines and get the best deals. The more you save, the more jade, tea, silk, pearls...

Dawson City – Home of the Sourtoe Cocktail

There’s something about folks who live in tough climates that I just love. They have a sense of independence and a do-it-yourself attitude I find highly appealing. And they don’t come much tougher — or more colourf...

Travel Tips in Canada

Tip 131: Hike Newfoundland’s East Coast Trail “I do this hike every year. It’s world-class and always a beautiful adventure.” — Travelzoo member Elaine Tip 132: Drive Route 132 in Quebec “A new controlled-acc...

7 Family-Friendly Day Trips from Vancouver

You don’t have to venture too far out of the city to experience an exciting escape from Vancouver. These seven day trip destinations offer something fun and active for everyone in the family. 1. Visit Squamish Head nor...

Ride a Mountain Coaster in Revelstoke, B.C.

Boasting the most vertical in North America, the Revelstoke Mountain Resort is also home to a thrilling ride called the Pipe Mountain Coaster. The ride itself takes only a minute or two, depending on how fast you want to...

8 Things You Should Know to Choose Your Perfect China...

China is a country rich in culture, history and natural beauty — and thanks to government investments in the tourism industry, it’s easier than ever for Canadians to pay a visit. Tour companies offer a multitude of t...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of the Munich Oktoberfest

Last year, millions of visitors trekked to Munich to partake in Oktoberfest.  During the 17-day festival period, these partygoers ate 109 oxen and drank more than 6 million litres of beer. As the largest folk festival i...

8 Ways to Get the Hottest Tickets in Town

Entertainment team books ticket deals for a living — to the point where we’ve all closed our eyes and seen echoes of CAPTCHA security checks. We called on our team of experts to share their best tips on how to secur...

MasterChef Eric Chong Makes His Mark

Eric Chong’s journey from “MasterChef Canada” champion to chef and co-owner of R&D began in earnest on the not-so-mean streets of Oakville, Ont.  We sat down with the 25-year-old season-one winner to learn abo...

Why You’ll Fall For Prince Edward County

Prince Edward County has been gaining popularity as a getaway destination, with its gorgeous country scenery, a lively food and wine scene and plenty of small-town charm. Autumn is one of the best times to visit this uni...

Guest blog: Queen and Country

  Canada has always been a second home for the Queen, ever since she and husband Prince Philip first visited in 1951. “Nowhere under the sun could one find a land more full of hope, of happiness, and of fine, gene...

The Perks of Joining Hotel Loyalty Programs

As Deal Experts, we sign up for hotel loyalty programs all the time to see what kinds of deals they offer, as well as for the free perks that membership brings. Everyone likes something for nothing, right? Here is a se...