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Travel/Vacation Planner

A selection of booking, review and information websites to help you plan your next trip whether it is close to home, across Canada or abroad.

Nova Scotia

Doers' & Dreamers' Nova Scotia - For information in planning your Nova Scotia vacation. View planners, order guides and maps. View travel packages and getaways.

Nova Scotia Campgrounds - For information on campground and RV parks, this site is provided by the Campground Owners Association of Nova Scotia and is set up using the scenic trail system.

Nova Scotia Parks - Nova Scotia Provincial Park information and reservation site.

General Travel

Canada Travel - A great way to discover Canada and plan your own Canadian trip. A truly Canadian travel website where you can search by region, province and event or activity.

Canadian Affair - This site specializes in Canada/UK flights. Lots of special prices and packages partnering with Thomas Cook, Air Transat and West Jet.

Cheapflights - Looking for a site that compiles all the deals out there? Try out Cheapflights.ca. Very user friendly and easy to customize to your routes.

Expedia Canada - Canada's most visited online travel service that includes VIA Rail and Eco friendly travel packages.

Fare Compare - On FareCompare, you'll find cheap domestic and international flights and travel deals, cheap tickets, airline tickets, discount airfare, discount first class airfare, the easiest air travel planning tools, and expert travel advice. Comes with a home airport feature.

Flight Network - Canadian based online travel booking site that offers highly discounted prices for domestic and international airfares as well as hotels, cruises, vacation packages, and car rentals.

Fly Halifax - Familiarize yourself with the Halifax Airport. Check out flight schedules, tour operators, U.S. custom requirements and other airports operating in Atlantic Canada.

I Cruise - Strictly a cruise and resort booking site dealing with a total of 24 Cruise lines. Offering cruise vacations to suit every budget, from the cost-conscious to the most luxurious.

Kayak - Kayak.com includes more than 400 airline websites, online travel agencies and other travel sites, including some international ones, in its search for the best fares and fees.

Lonely Planet - From the makers of the well known handbooks this website offers travel planning assistance on the web, via newsletters, mobile phone , twitter and blogs. Also features their new offering the Lonely Planet magazine.

Red Tag Vacations Canada - An all purpose site featuring Vacation and Resort operators. Air Transat, Sunwing, Signature Vacations and more.

Travel Health - Public Health Agency of Canada offers tips and advice on travel health preparedness including booklets, health advisories and vaccination clinics.

Travelocity Canada - Travel booking site for Cruises, Vacations, Flights, Hotels, Car Rentals, and Cheap Airfare.

Trip Advisor - An invaluable resource that contains millions of reviews. Read reviews from the Cruise Critic or see reviews of your hotels or B&B's, all from travelers who have stayed in these establishments or used these services so you get a true picture of what to expect.

Weather Underground - A comprehensive weather site not only for what is currently happening but for travel planning as well. What's the chance of rain on your trip? Check the historical weather database for your chosen location. Helpful for deciding what to pack in the suitcase.