4/15/16 • By Milan Korcok
Worried about the Zika virus spoiling your summer vacation in the South? Now that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has officially branded the mosquito-borne Zika virus as a cause of microcephaly, the threat level of this cycle of infection has returned to the front pages. And it’s likely to stay there over the summer. So what should you do? Cancel your family vacation to Myrtle Beach, the Florida Panhandle, or the Bahamas? Or do you just […]
4/06/16 • By Milan Korcok
With summer vacations looming, you need to make sure your checklist of dos and don’ts for cross-border travel is up to date. This include passports (for each and every traveller), parental documentation if you’re travelling with kids who are not yours (we’ll cover that in another post), travel insurance for your whole family, and, of course, your food checklist. Food checklist? Yup. Especially if you’re packing food to keep your kids from starving until they get to the first U.S. […]
3/30/16 • By Milan Korcok
Over the past five years, much has been made of the so-called 240-day visa that, purportedly, would allow retired Canadians (50 or older) with the means to rent or buy residences in the U.S. to live south of the border for up to 240 days per year. Currently, U.S. immigration law allows Canadians a total of up to six months (182 days) per any 12-month period for leisure/tourism. The expanded “allowance” is tied to a piece of legislation known as […]
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- Do You Need Private Health Insurance for Travelling Within Canada?
- What Happens to Canadians When Uncle Sam Embraces Cuba?
- Caribbean Alternatives to Cuba