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How to Move to Canada and Become a Canadian

How to Move to Canada and Become a Canadian

Not happy about the way the 2016 Presidential Election turned out? Here’s a quick guide on how to move to Canada and apply to be a Canadian!

1. To apply, you must be at least 18 years old or older
2. Speak one of Canada’s official languages- English or French
3. Have a permanent residence in Canada
4. Lived as a permanent resident for at least four years in the six years before the application date
5. Provide proof of income taxes filed over the four year period

For more details, you can visit the Official Canadian Immigration Website if the website stops crashing from all the traffic.

Double thinking your decision to move to Canada and become a Canadian citizen? You could always just take a trip down to Canada and experience it first-hand before making any long-term decisions! Build your trip to Canada on our site here: www.yaytrip.com

Top 10 Travel Destinations for 2017

Top 10 Travel Destinations for 2017

The Top 10 Travel Destinations to visit in 2017 according to Lonely Planet has just been announced! Here’s the list below:

1. Bordeaux, France

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Bordeaux

Bordeaux is most known for it’s wine region and historical architecture. It is a port city in southwestern France, located on the Garonne River. Every other year, it also hosts the Vinexpo, which is the world’s largest wine exhibition. Top things to do in Bordeaux include visiting the Place de la Bourse, The Water Mirror, Grand Theatre, St. Andre Cathedral, and Pont de pierre. To see more things to see in Bordeaux, visit our site here

2. Cape Town, South Africa
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3. Los Angeles, USA
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4. Merida, Mexico
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5. Ohrid, Macedonia
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6. Pistoia, Italy
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7. Seoul, South Korea
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8. Lisbon, Portugal
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9. Moscow, Russia
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10. Portland, Oregon, USA
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Remember to plan your travel itinerary on our site here: www.yaytrip.com

Ryanair Flights for $2, Ends Midnight Tonight!

Ryanair Flights for $2, Ends Midnight Tonight!

Ryanair is having a crazy one-day sale with 100 000 tickets as low as $2! The sale ends at midnight tonight (Wednesday October 26) and is valid only for Tuesday and Thursday flights during the month of November. Check out the flights on the official Ryanair site: https://www.ryanair.com/us/en/

For those planning a last minute trip to Europe, now is the time to book flights! Make sure to build your travel itinerary on our site here: www.yaytrip.com

Why You Shouldn’t Share Your Boarding Pass Online

Why You Shouldn’t Share Your Boarding Pass Online

Thought it was harmless to post a photo of your boarding pass to let others know you’re all about that travel life? It turns out, your boarding pass contains a lot of sensitive information! Hackers can figure out your name, loyalty program, and possibly even alter your travel itinerary.

Each boarding pass has a loyalty number on the boarding pass which can be used to log into your personal profile. It also contains the Passenger Name Record (PNR) which can provide data such as the travel route, payment information, phone number, data of birth, and passport data – all very valuable to criminals and hackers. You can even take a photo of an old boarding pass and upload it on this site here to see what info can be pulled.

Better think twice before sharing a photo of your boarding pass, but if you still ignore our advice you should at least cover up the barcode and your loyalty number.

Free Wine Fountain in Italy

Free Wine Fountain in Italy

Free red wine from a fountain in Italy too good to be true? It’s rare to get free alcohol, but this is actually true! The red wine fountain just opened up this Sunday in Caldari di Ortona, in Abruzzo so make sure to add this to your bucket list! Courtesy of the Dora Sarchese Vineyard, which installed the fountain and made it accessible 24/7 but note “drunkards” are not welcome here.

The reason behind this wine fountain was to increase awareness and promote the popular pilgrimage route known as Cammino di San Tommaso. Each year, thousands of pilgrims make the journey from Rome to visit The Basilica of St. Thomas the Apostle, where St. Thomas’ remains are kept and now this free fountain is on the way.

We bet this made you plan a trip to Italy, make sure to plan your Italy trip on our site here: www.yaytrip.com

Free Airport Wifi Passwords

Free Airport Wifi Passwords

Looking for free wifi to the airport you’re travelling to? This interactive map built by computer security engineer Anil Pota shows you all the wifi passwords for airports across the world. Make sure to check out his blog and contribute to the crowd sourced map to make sure it’s updated! It’s 2016 and wifi should be free at the airport with all the taxes you pay! #freewifi

JetBlue Flights from $34! SFO-Vegas for only $34

JetBlue Flights from $34! SFO-Vegas for only $34

Hurry this sale from jetBlue may not last long but there’s a ton of flights on sale starting at only $34 for one-way tickets!

An example is San Francisco to Vegas for only $34 on November 8th

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SFO-Vegas on Nov 8

Another flight is New York – Boston for only $54 on November 10th

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JFK-Boston

New York, NY – Washington, DC for only $39 on November 19th

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NY-Washington

This limited time deal is available for departures on Monday-Thursday and Saturdays, valid for travel beginning October 20 through January 31. The sale ends on October 6 at midnight EST so make sure to book your flights before they get sold out!

Make sure to check out our site to plan your itinerary and book the top attractions in each city!

$550 Round Trip to Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Philippines!

$550 Round Trip to Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Philippines!

China Eastern Airlines is currently offering flights from Toronto to Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Philippines for $550 CAD Round-trip, taxes in right now! It’s perfect for planning your winter trip as the dates are valid from November to mid December 2016!

To search for your flights, head over to Skyscanner www.skyscanner.ca and search for your destination city:
Hong Kong (HKG)
Singapore (SIN)
Bangkok, Thailand (BKK)
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (SGN)
Manila, Philippines (MNL)
Phuket, Thailand (HKT)

Here’s some valid sample dates: Nov 21 or 22 to Dec 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 18, or 19

Remember to plan your itinerary and book your favourite TripAdvisor attractions at no extra fees on our site www.yaytrip.com

Big Changes to Marriott Rewards and Starwood SPG Loyalty Programs

Big Changes to Marriott Rewards and Starwood SPG Loyalty Programs

If you haven’t heard already, Marriott is in the process of merging with Starwood Hotels. As a result, Marriott Rewards and Starwood SPG will remain as separate loyalty programs for the next 2 years before SPG is slowly phased into the Marriott Rewards program. With this merger, Marriott is officially the World’s largest hotel

Right now, Marriott Reward members can also transfer points and match status on both platforms from the Marriott portal here: http://members.marriott.com/. Marriott points can also be transferred into SPG points with a 3 to 1 SPG ratio.

Disney World Ticket Discounts for Canadians

Disney World Ticket Discounts for Canadians

You can now save 25% on 4 day or longer tickets to all Walt Disney Theme Parks if you have a Canadian passport. This discount is valid at all four Disney World Theme Parks including Magic Kingdom Park, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Epcot. A 4 day pass for example is now only $244 USD + taxes which in normally priced at $325 USD + taxes. The tickets must be purchase in advance between September 16, 2016 and February 28, 2017 but they do not actually expire once you purchase them! Click here to read all the terms and conditions of the special offer on Disney’s website. The site seems to be slow with all the traffic for the special so you may need to reload it a couple times.

See the chart below for the special discounted prices for Canadians, make sure to bring your passport with you as they do check at the gate!

Disney World Discounts
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Also don’t forget to plan your day to day itinerary on our site! https://www.yaytrip.com