Saturday, September 26, 2020


WestJet and Air Canada’s increased check-in baggage fees are now in effect

Time to pay a little extra for travel

Canada is one of the top 10 travel destinations for people aged 50+ years

Yeah, we know we're pretty great 💁‍♀️

5 reasons to visit Seattle on a Clipper Vacations Getaway (CONTEST)

Win a trip for two to Seattle PLUS hotel stay!! 😲
V2V Empress

Here’s how to get 50% off V2V’s scenic Victoria-Vancouver passenger ferry

Don't miss your chance to gobble up these savings!

Tourism Victoria is now officially called Destination Greater Victoria

Will this rebranding help the company draw more tourists to the city?

Canadian government issues global travel advisory due to hurricane season

A hurricane, a tropical storm, and a super typhoon are about to make landfall this week

German tourist releases fourth video of his trip to Vancouver Island (VIDEO)

It's the last in a four-part series that captured everyone's imaginations

WestJet cancels multiple major service routes across Canada

The company is trying to reverse its first quarterly loss in 13 years
Hotel Grand Pacific

Victoria’s hotel rates are the tenth most expensive in Canada (SURVEY)

Nanaimo follows closely behind at #13

Victoria named among top ten friendliest cities in the world (SURVEY)

The only Canadian city on the list! 🙌🏽

BC Children’s Hospital patient and philanthropist surprised with dream trip to Australia

13-year-old Emma Locke has been helping make dreams come true for years. Now, it's her turn

German tourist releases second stunning video of Vancouver Island (VIDEO)

This time, we're treated to a front row seat on a whale-watching tour!

Vancouver Island is officially the second-best island in Canada for travel

We're not surprised by this news one bit

Air Canada voted the Best Airline in North America for second year in a...

It's the seventh time in nine years that Air Canada has been selected for the award

This is the flattest route you can take driving from Victoria to Alberta

The route takes around 11 hours to complete.

Victoria tour named one of the best day trips in the world (REPORT)

This doesn't come as much of a surprise 💁🏼‍♀️

These 6 lakes in Greater Victoria are now warm enough to jump into

Did we miss any? Tell us in the comments below!

5 great reasons to become a host family in Victoria

Experience the cultures of the world from your own home!

WestJet’s ultra-low-cost carrier is launching in Canada next week

Here's hoping it comes to Victoria soon!
James Bay cruise ship

5 places to view the largest cruise ship to ever dock in Victoria

This could make for a nice, low key date!

VIA Rail is giving away 40 FREE cross-country tickets this summer

Get ready for the ultimate Canadian summer getaway! 🇨🇦😍

Canadians hold one of the top 10 most powerful passports in the world

Canadian passport holders can travel to 185 countries visa-free!

3 gorgeous local parks you have to go camping at this summer (VIDEOS)

Can't get enough of these island vibes 🏝
V2V Empress

4 reasons why you should book a trip with V2V Vacations this summer

Luxury, convenience, and gorgeous views all in one sleek package!

Air Canada and WestJet sever ties with Hopper over ‘secret fares’

It was too good to be true, it seems
Hiking Victoria Mount Douglas

5 breathtaking views worth hiking to in and around Victoria

Let us know which ones we've missed ⛰️

Victoria featured in New York Times as acclaimed travel destination

This makes us want to be a tourist in our own hometown!

Chris Hemsworth spotted surfing in Tofino (PHOTOS)

Thor, sans hammer, is on the island!

Here’s what it’s like to take a trip on the luxury V2V Empress vessel...

Are you curious about what it's like? 🤔
Post-Oscars Victoria

Victoria named among Variety’s best post-Oscars celebrity vacation spots

The 2018 Oscars are now over, but your chances of seeing a celebrity up close might actually be increased over the next couple of weeks. 

Pop-up United States Consulate coming to Victoria in March

Mark your calendars - this could save you a trip to the mainland!

Two Victoria hotels ranked among top 10 hotels in Canada (REPORT)

Magnolia Hotel and Spa snagged the #4 spot, while Oak Bay Beach Hotel was ranked #10. Can you guess where the best hotel in Canada is?
V2V Empress

V2V Empress vessel to begin daily scheduled sailings this month

Travel in the lap of luxury 😎

Canadian millennials name Victoria a top travel destination in 2018 (SURVEY)

Avocado toast and fast Wi-Fi aren't the only things millennials need to thrive!

WestJet’s Swoop airline aims to make a splash with fares as low as $7.50

Here's how to make sure your "$7.50" flight actually costs the price that it's advertised.

Canadian government advises travelers to “exercise a high degree of caution” when visiting Jamaica

A similar advisory was issued by the British Foreign Office

Petition to support free movement of citizens between Canada, UK, Australia, and New Zealand...

The petition is hosted by CANZUK International - a group that wants to unite the four countries in a free movement agreement

V2V Vacations relocates its home port to Victoria

More ways to get to Vancouver!
cruise ships

Victoria welcomed a record-breaking number of cruise ships this year

Notice a few more tourists around the city than usual this year? You weren't imagining things.

Delta Airlines security breach at Victoria International Airport causes delays

The matter has mostly been resolved, and travelers can expect "only minor delays" now. 

Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa named 7th best resort in Canada

Time for a little impromptu getaway! 👜😄

V2V Empress expected to return to service in mid-December

The vessel was taken out of service in mid-August due to mechanical issues with one of the engines.