Expert trips on how to avoid some of the worst travel mishaps.
You arrive at the airport at some ungodly hour with visions of a snowbank-free beach dancing in your head. You stroll up to the check-in kiosk and, horror of horrors, it turns out your flight departed at 6 a.m. yesterday. Or maybe you make it to the Bahamas only to discover that none of your bank cards work. Or you return from a sublimely snowbank-free trip and there’s a bankruptcy-inducing cellphone bill in your mailbox. Unfortunately, travel nightmares like these become reality all too often, which is why the following disaster-avoidance tips — provided by executives at two of the biggest players in Canada’s travel industry — are essential reading as we gear up for sun-seeking season.
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