Many people save their vacation days for summer, but there are several reasons why winter is often the best time to travel. Not only can you find some great deals, but travelling can also help beat the winter blues. And if you want to take a group vacation, you have a better chance of coordinating schedules with friends and family during the colder months.
Winter is often the best time to travel because many destinations — especially those in the northern hemisphere — offer discounts during the winter. You’ll also find that tourist attractions that are busy in the summer are less populated in the winter, making it the perfect time to visit.
Beat the Winter Blues
It’s not uncommon for people to experience mood changes during the winter months. Low energy, irritability and feeling sad can all be symptoms of the change in weather. Having something to look forward to or participating in winter activities can help beat the winter blues. Plan a skiing, snowboarding or even tubing trip and see how your mood improves.
Travel with Friends and Family
Summer seems to fly by, in part because everyone is so busy. With packed calendars, it can be almost impossible to coordinate schedules and find a time where everyone is available to go away for a vacation. However, in the winter, people tend to stay home more, and there’s a better chance of planning a group trip.
While it might be tempting to hibernate at home, winter is often the best time to travel for a number of reasons. If you do decide to take a winter trip, make sure to purchase insurance prior to leaving. The right travel insurance will help cover the costs related to unexpected flight cancellations, lost luggage or even a medical emergency. Hudson’s Bay Financial Services has teamed up with SecuriGlobe Inc. to help you save money and earn up to 5,000 Hudson’s Bay Rewards points.1
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1 Earn 3,000 Hudson’s Bay Rewards points for an Annual Plan, 5,000 Rewards points for a Winter Travel plan, 5,000 Rewards points for a Visitors to Canada plan and 2,000 Rewards points when you purchase all other plans and use a valid Canadian credit card to pay for your premiums. Hudson’s Bay Rewards points will be issued within four to six weeks of the departure date.
Travel insurance for Hudson’s Bay customers is arranged for by Hudson’s Bay Financial Services with the assistance of SecuriGlobe Inc. Travel insurance is underwritten by a number of Canadian insurers.