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Travel

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18 July 2016

Bruce and Anne* were just three short weeks away from their once-in-a-lifetime trip to Africa. The couple purchased their vacation through a licensed BC travel agent. A few weeks before their trip, Bruce received an unexpected email from his travel agent. The business had gone bankrupt. Bruce and Anne were not going to Africa.

Travel

Posted on:
06 June 2016

What’s on your regular packing list? What you would pack for a short domestic trip compared to a long international trip may be different - but taking a travel health kit wherever you go may be a good idea. For example, medication that you usually use may not be available in another city or you may not be able to read the packaging while traveling abroad. In this blog, we will share what to take in your travel kit so you can be prepared for your next adventure.

Travel

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02 May 2016

Whether you are flying to a tropical destination or driving to visit your friend in the United States over the weekend, you may want to take your pet with you. Although some cats travel extremely well, generally it tends to be more common to travel with dogs so in this blog, we will focus on travelling with dogs and what to prepare before you depart for your trip. (Please note that the information below has come from a variety of sources including the Government of Canada.)

Travel

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31 August 2015

Have you ever arrived at an airport, only to find out your flight has been delayed – or even cancelled – due to bad weather? In this blog post, we’re offering tips on how to navigate through the storm of travel plans and unexpected weather events.

Consumer Protection BC

Posted on:
04 October 2013

Consumer Protection BC enforces specific consumer protection laws in the province, and licenses and regulates a number of industries. Did you know that you can search for a Consumer Protection BC licensed business on our website? Here’s how:

Travel

Posted on:
10 September 2013

72 consumers impacted by the April 2013 closure of Alameda Travels Ltd., a Richmond, BC-based travel agency, have just been compensated $69,159 through British Columbia’s Travel Assurance Fund.

Travel

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26 June 2013

If you have entered our summer travel themed Facebook contest, thank you and good luck! (If not, what are you waiting for? There are great prizes to be won!)

We aren't all about contests though, it's summertime and many of us have travel on the brain. Are you thinking of booking travel this summer or perhaps you are waiting until the fall or winter for that getaway?  If so, here's our list of top 3 things to know before you book!

Travel

Posted on:
27 May 2013

Did you know that, this year alone, we’ve paid out more than $36,000 to consumers impacted by BC-licensed travel agency or wholesaler failures? 

Travel

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13 May 2013

On this blog, we’ve talked about the benefits of booking with a BC-licensed travel agent. We recently heard from a coworker how her holiday was saved by her travel agent and we thought we would share Joan’s story with you. 

Travel

Posted on:
06 May 2013

If your travel agency has closed or if your travel service provider has gone out of business, we have tips for you! This information is also available in Chinese, Korean and Punjabi.

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