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Americas

Whether you are planning a trip to one of the larger countries in North America, such as the United States, heading south to popular travel destinations like Brazil or Argentina, or planning a beach vacation to one of the beautiful Caribbean islands, such as the Bahamas, Barbados or the Dominican Republic, learning about your travel destination is important. You should know about the best places to visit and the most popular tourist destinations, and it’s always useful to read travel tips for the places you are visiting. We’ve compiled some travel-related information for the most popular travel destinations in the Americas. Click the name of any country to view specific information related to travel in that country.

Europe

Visiting Europe and experiencing the unique culture and history that each country has to offer is at the top of the average Canadian’s list of dream trips. Europe offers a diverse range of touristic attractions, including the Royal Family in the UK, the Autobahn in Germany, the Eiffel Tower in France, the Swiss Alps and countless must-see beaches. The diversity of Europe’s natural landscape is one of the reasons why European vacations continue to be a popular choice among Canadian travellers.

Whether you are planning a trip to the UK, backpacking across Europe or visiting family in your home country, taking time to plan your trip is important. Click the name of a country to view specific travel-related information for that country.

Africa

Africa has many fascinating and unique cultures to experience. With countries such as Egypt, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Morocco, Mozambique or Zimbabwe, you can be sure that travelling to the African continent will be a trip you won’t soon forget.

Whether you are planning to go on an African safari, exploring the ancient pyramids in Egypt or experiencing Victoria Falls first-hand, educating yourself about your travel destination and having reliable travel insurance for your trip is essential. Click the name of a country to view specific travel-related information for that country.

Asia

With its rich blend of diverse cultures and combination of old-world history and cities, travelling to Asia is an unforgettable, eye-opening experience. From Middle Eastern countries such as Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, to more popular destinations such as China, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Philippines, any country you visit will be a completely different experience.

Whether your trip includes a visit to the Great Wall or a more low-key and relaxing vacation on a beach paradise, knowing what to expect when you arrive is important. Click the name of a country to view travel-related information for that country.

Oceania

Travelling across the world to one of the many wonderful countries in Oceania is a memorable experience you’ll be glad you didn’t pass up. While many opt to travel to Australia or New Zealand for vacation or as part of a school exchange program, there are many other unforgettable regions and islands to explore in Oceania.

Whether you are backpacking in the outback of Australia, taking in a rugby match in New Zealand, or experiencing Polynesian culture on the islands of Samoa, Fiji or Tonga, it’s a good idea to become familiar with the country you're visiting. Click the name of a country to learn travel-related information for that country.

Antarctica

Antarctica is one of the most unique places on earth. While it may not be at the top of most Canadians’ must-see travel destinations, it’s the perfect travel spot for seasoned travellers and thrill-seekers who want to experience something they cannot experience anywhere else in the world.

From Antarctic cruises and experiencing the spectacular volcanic South Shetland Islands, to whale watching, crossing the Drake Passage and experiencing the turquoise water and pink night skies of Antarctica, and even retracing the steps of early explorers, there is more to do than most people realize. Considering its remote location and higher level of risk associated with travel, doing your research about your destination and having travel insurance is essential for your trip. Click the name of a country to learn useful travel-related information for that country.