What to do if you’re stranded in Greece

Travel credit cards have become the preferred way to finance a trip to Greece.But many travellers are finding it increasingly difficult to get their money back once they’re stuck in Greece.That’s because the government doesn’t provide any official refunds, and the country’s lenders aren’t providing the same level of security as banks and credit unions.CBC’s Natalie Gevirtz reports from Athens.

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Australia’s Marriot Travel Advisory has been extended to Tuesday due to strong winds and heavy rains

Posted August 09, 2018 19:27:03The Australian government has extended the Marriot travel advisory for Tuesday.The advisory has been in place since June 21, and is intended to help travellers planning to travel to and from New Zealand, Australia and the US on Tuesday.Australia’s Marriott Travel Advisory is the country’s travel safety and security guidance.It has been implemented since September 3, […]

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How to avoid being stranded on the interstate and back again

The driverless cars are finally here and it looks like they’re bringing with them all sorts of fun.As we mentioned in our last installment of the road trip saga, you can expect to see an increased number of people on the roadways with their smartphones, tablets and other technology strapped to their lap.There’s even a new category of “smartphone-friendly” travel […]

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How to protect yourself against the Trump travel ban

How to defend yourself against a Trump travel order: 1.Know the law 2.Have your own facts 3.Be respectful of others 4.Resist threats and intimidation 5.Avoid being an embarrassment or a distraction 6.If you’re a Muslim, wear a full face veil and be polite.7.If your family members are not American citizens, ask your parents to apply for green cards.8.Keep your contact […]

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Which country’s tourists are really the most vulnerable?

TSA Travel Guitar has reported a record-breaking volume of visa-free arrivals and cancellations in the past year, raising concerns about the health and safety of its customers.Travel Guitar, which has its headquarters in San Diego, said it had more than 5,000 cancellations during that time, up from just under 500 in 2016.That was due in large part to increased travel […]

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‘It’s a very scary thing’: Irish students say they’re scared about being forced to study abroad

‘It was terrifying,’ one Irish student told the Irish Independent.‘I’m from Ireland and I was born here and I have to study here.I don’t want to come here.’‘I feel like we’re all at risk now, that we’re in danger of losing our jobs.We’re all worried about our jobs and our lives.‘There are people who work in universities who feel the […]

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When do the rules apply to international travel?

Travel restrictions in the US are beginning to apply to Canadians and other foreign visitors.For Canadians, for example, the first day of your passport must be your birthday and your last date of birth must be on or before March 3.And the government is no longer accepting applications from people who have been abroad longer than a month.The US Department […]

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