Travel Advice

Jun 26th

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
CategoryPosted in Travel Advice
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The Value of Travel Insurance

  The value of travel insurance – is it worth the investment? Is travel insurance really needed?  Is it worth the extra investment?  Or is it another “suggestive sell” ploy like those extended warranties we’re constantly getting pitched when we make larger purchases? Whether it’s your trip, your possessions, or your health, travel insurance is […]

May 12th

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
CategoryPosted in Canada
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Traveling Western Canada by Train | Erin Green, Pique Travel Designer

Western Canada is known for its incredible scenery – especially the dramatic Canadian Rocky Mountains. One fabulous way to see this landscape is by train – along the old Canada Pacific Railroad lines. Erin on our Pique Travel team recently experienced this on the beautiful and luxurious Rocky Mountaineer in April.  Here’s more about her […]

May 3rd

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
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Packing Tips for Suitcase Success

You’ve seen it before – a family with 19 oversized bags and rolling devices simply trying to transport them from A to B for their vacation. You wonder how that family can need so much luggage. There has to be a more effective and efficient system, right? A Google search for “how to pack better” […]

Apr 26th

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
CategoryPosted in Asia
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Travel Inspiration | India

India is a vast South Asian country with diverse terrain – from Himalayan peaks to Indian Ocean coastline – and history reaching back more than 5,000 years. Culturally diverse and complex (with mainly rural, traditional and agrarian populations), it’s a nation undergoing significant political, economic and social change while facing various unique challenges to maintain […]

Apr 19th

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
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Fast Track Security

One wild card factor that affects airport travelers is always the length of and time spent in long security checkpoint lines. Skipping the line, or at a minimum reducing the wait time in them, is always a plus.  So what options do you have to help you get to the gate faster? Unfortunately, there isn’t […]

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