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Fall travel deals from Canada that you should take advantage of

Depending on where you live in Canada, travelling to different continents can get pricey, especially during summer months. Most people tend to avoid travelling around this time of year, specifically parents with kids in school. However. if you're flexible with your travel dates, planning a vacation during fall can save you a lot more money than you think! Between lower airfares, fewer crowds and comfortable weather, there are numerous pros to heading on a trip in the fall.

DEPARTING FROM VANCOUVER

If you live in Vancouver and are looking for a great getaway, consider Australia! While the idea of going somewhere that far may seem out of budget, Intrepid Travel is running a sale from October 8-17 for travel between November 1st and March 31th, 2020. Depending on the tour you book, there are savings up to $600! 

Australia is known for being on the more expensive side, but their dollar is almost on par with ours. This can be a lot more convenient than a place like London where the British pound is almost double the Canadian dollar. In terms of weather, this sale aligns with Australia's summer season!

DEPARTING FROM PRAIRIES

Though there can be disadvantages of flying out from the prairies due to high airfare prices, one hack you can use is the WestJet RBC World Elite Mastercard. It gives you an annual companion voucher for $99 and free checked baggage! This can help you save a bit of money on your next trip. 

Currently, Disney has late entry tickets for $88USD per day when buying 2 days, which is almost 30% off! Universal Orlando also has a sale where you can save between 29 and 54% when purchasing a 3 or 5-day tickets. 

DEPARTING FROM TORONTO/MONTREAL

This time of year is considered the low season in the Caribbean, which you can definitely use to your advantage! When flying from Montreal, you can stay 7 nights on double occupancy at Club Med Ixtapa Pacific for $1,599 including flights. If you're flying from Toronto, the Club Med Punta Cana has a similar deal at $1,799 including airfare. It also lets kids under 4 stay for free, so you just have to cover the flights! 

DEPARTING FROM THE EAST COAST

Budapest, Italy and Portugal are great value destinations. Most hotels are 25-40% cheaper than during peak summer months. Portugal has been gaining more and more popularity, especially for its affordable prices, great food and incredible experiences. Budapest is also known for being a place where you can get a lot of bang for your buck. With beer for $1 and wine for $2, you can't go wrong.