This surprise anniversary cruise was a dud. Can he get a refund?

Richard Peterson decides to gift his wife with a surprise anniversary cruise to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary.  Unfortunately, he books a Holland America Cuban Explorer cruise but fails to check the itinerary or the cancellation terms. So when his wife rejects this gift, he is in a bit of a bind. Can he get a refund? Read more “This surprise anniversary cruise was a dud. Can he get a refund?”

Cuba is high on 2017’s must-see travel lists. See it while you can.

It seems like every travel organization in the country is out with its “must visit” list for 2017. What do they say? They’re literally all over the map, but one place gets repeated mentions: Cuba. Read more “Cuba is high on 2017’s must-see travel lists. See it while you can.”

Does travel insurance cover a presidential vacation interruption?

Here’s a question you don’t get every day: What happens when the president of the United States interrupts your vacation? Who do you call? Read more “Does travel insurance cover a presidential vacation interruption?”

Any hope of saving a “vacation from hell” to Cuba?

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If you were less than impressed with your last vacation, you’re in good company. Say “hello” to Colette Blanchette, who recently traveled to Cuba for what was supposed to be a relaxing tropical getaway.

It was February, and she and her husband were looking forward to escaping the cold Toronto winter. They’d booked a week at the Husa Cayo Santa Maria through Transat Canada. The trip was booked through her sister-in-law, who is a travel agent.
Read more “Any hope of saving a “vacation from hell” to Cuba?”