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Informed Traveler SEG 3 (Feb. 18/18) Trafalgar Canada's London Explorer Tour

2/18/2018
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The Union Jack waves its greeting as you amble through London's avenues and lush green spaces, tracing centuries of heritage and historical landmarks from Big Ben to Buckingham Palace on this At Leisure holiday. Marvel at castles, cathedrals and palaces, see the picturesque Cotswolds and indulge in a traditional English cream tea.

Duration:00:10:46

Informed Traveler SEG 2 (Feb. 18/18) Panama Jack Resorts, Playa Del Carmen

2/18/2018
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On a sun-drenched beachfront in the heart of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, all-inclusive Panama Jack Resorts Gran Porto Playa del Carmen welcomes guests of all ages to recharge amid the azure seas, authentic culture and coastal charm of the Riviera Maya.

Duration:00:10:45

Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Feb. 18/18) Resort Fees

2/18/2018
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Resort fees are a mandatory fee forced upon hotel customers. Hotels hope to gain as much money from guests as they can so they try to trick consumers into paying two room rates. One is the published rate, the other is called a "resort fee."

Duration:00:05:59

Informed Traveler SEG 3 (Feb. 11/18) Windstar Cruises Adventures in Panama & Costa Rica

2/11/2018
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The Cruise Guru, David Yeskel shares his experience onboard Windstar's cruise to Panama and Costa Rica.

Duration:00:10:56

Informed Traveler SEG 2 (Feb. 11/18) Discover Africa with AMA Waterways

2/11/2018
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Your African adventure begins with a three-night stay in Cape Town. Next, fly to Kasane where you will transfer to the Chobe River to begin your wildlife cruise aboard the Zambezi Queen. Conclude your journey with two nights at legendary Victoria Falls, one of the world’s most spectacular natural wonders.

Duration:00:10:36

Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Feb. 11/18) Canada's New Low-Cost Airlines

2/11/2018
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A growing number of ultra-low-cost carriers (ULCC) are taking off in Canada, and they’re making travel a lot more accessible. Robert Kokonis President of AirTrav, a Toronto-based aviation advisory firm discusses what passengers can expect and look for.

Duration:00:06:29

Informed Traveler SEG 3 (Feb. 4/18) Discover Los Angeles' Historic Academy Awards Venues

2/4/2018
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For nearly a century L.A. has hosted the biggest night in showbiz at its many iconic hotels and theatres. There are so many memorable moments throughout Oscar history Discover Los Angeles has put together the definitive history of the iconic hotels and theatres in L.A. that have housed the Awards and that you can visit today.

Duration:00:10:34

Informed Traveler SEG 2 (Feb. 4/18) Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler. BC

2/4/2018
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Over the past decade, Nita Lake Lodge has grown to become one of Whistler’s most-coveted resorts for skiers and non-skiers alike. Entering its tenth year of operation, the property will celebrate this significant milestone throughout February with celebratory features and 10 Days of Giveaways

Duration:00:10:18

Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Feb. 4/18) Park2Go Airport Parking

2/4/2018
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Park2Go Value Valet Airport Parking is pleased to offer travelers a convenient, affordable and efficient alternative to traditional airport parking in Calgary and Edmonton.

Duration:00:06:57

Informed Traveler SEG 3 (Jan. 28/18) Canada's Top Travel Rewards Credit Cards for 2018

1/28/2018
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For over 10 years Rewards Canada has been helping Canadians sift through the more than 75 travel rewards credit card offerings with its annual Travel Rewards Credit Card Ranking. This year’s ranking reflects some significant changes that swept across the industry in 2017.

Duration:00:10:55

Informed Traveler SEG 2 (Jan. 28/18) Arkadenhof Hotel, Vienna Austria

1/28/2018
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Travel writer and blogger Sally Pederson discusses her recent stay at the Arkadenhof Hotel in Vienna. Located in the quiet 9th district of Vienna, you are a short 10-minute metro ride into the heart of Vienna’s city center.

Duration:00:10:10

Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Jan. 28/18) Tipping Etiquette for Hotels and Resorts

1/28/2018
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Tipping etiquette has evolved into a secret subculture with hidden expectations that aren't always well understood by travelers. The folks at TripSavvy.com have come up with some helpful advice to break the secret code behind tipping etiquette.

Duration:00:06:35

Informed Traveler SEG 3 (Jan. 21/18) Exumas Cruising with The Moorings

1/21/2018
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The chain of 365 islands and cays provides an unmatched cruising wonderland that will enchant Bahamas newcomers and globe-trotting travelers of all kinds.

Duration:00:10:56

Informed Traveler SEG 2 (Jan. 21/18) Lapland Hotel Snow Village, Finland

1/21/2018
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The SnowVillage consists of a Snow Hotel, with snow rooms and suites. This year, the entire hotel is Game Of Thrones themed. You can find a life-sized iron throne with swords and a white walker with glowing blue eyes

Duration:00:10:38

Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Jan. 21/18) Travel Vaccines

1/21/2018
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Jason Kmet from Polaris travel Clinic offers some helpful advice about travel vaccines

Duration:00:06:51

Informed Traveler SEG 3 (Jan. 14/18) National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis TN

1/14/2018
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Established in 1991, the National Civil Rights Museum is located at the former Lorraine Motel, where civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Through interactive exhibits, historic collections, dynamic speakers and special events, the museum offers visitors a chance to walk through history and learn more about a tumultuous and inspiring period of change.

Duration:00:10:55

Informed Traveler SEG 2 (Jan. 14/18) Consult the Stars to Pick Your Next Adventure with Booking.com

1/14/2018
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Whether you’re a Pisces after a dreamy destination, a fiery Leo looking for a wild experience or a Taurus who likes to indulge, Booking.com, brings you some great suggestions on where to travel to next.

Duration:00:11:14

Informed Traveler SEG 1 (Jan. 14/18) 40 Travel Scams Savvy Travellers Need to Know About

1/14/2018
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Everyone has heard of the original travel scammer: the professional pickpocket. (Yet time and time again, distracted tourists are fleeced in plain sight, in public places.) But what about the wickedly creative scams you’re not aware of? Canadian Traveller has come up with a handy E-book to guide you.

Duration:00:06:25

Informed Traveler SEG 3 (Jan. 7/18) Sun Peaks Okanagan Winter Wine Festival

1/7/2018
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The 20th Annual Sun Peaks Winter Okanagan Wine Festival is on at Sun Peaks January 12 - 21, 2018. Originally starting out as a two-night Icewine Festival, the event now spans 10 days with over 20 events.

Duration:00:10:14

Informed Traveler SEG 2 (Jan. 7/18) Oyster Hotel Review Website

1/7/2018
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Oyster is the Hotel Tell-All. We send professional investigators to every hotel, and we publish comprehensive high-resolution photos, amazing panoramas, and expert reviews. Our photos aren't doctored and our reviews are honest, so you know exactly what you're going to get before you arrive

Duration:00:10:39

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