Travel Web Site Gives Advice From a Canadian Perspective

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CanuckAbroad.com recently unveiled a new look for its Web site that is dedicated to helping Canadian residents and expatriates find the information they need to plan and book travel anywhere in the world at the click of a few buttons, as well as find the information they need to move and live abroad.

With our traffic on the rise and the type of information our visitors seek ever expanding, it was time to retool CanuckAbroad.com to be more user friendly and functional

CanuckAbroad.com recently unveiled a new look for its Web site that is dedicated to helping Canadian residents and expatriates find the information they need to plan and book travel anywhere in the world at the click of a few buttons.

"With our traffic on the rise and the type of information our visitors seek ever expanding, it was time to retool CanuckAbroad.com to be more user friendly and functional," said Matt Reider, the Web site's Director. "The new design is quite intuitive and enables users to quickly locate the information they are interested in obtaining. The site also focuses heavily on providing a sense of community and interaction whereby visitors can share information they've obtained through personal experience."

As one of Canada's largest independently operated travel Web sites, CanuckAbroad.com has long served as a one-stop location for information about relocation, travel, pricing and travel booking. The site, which also enables users to secure travel arrangements, also offers a number of features that make it a popular online destination for Canadians at home and abroad. They include:

A flight finder - CanuckAbroad.com is equipped with a search engine that enables users to book air passage at the lowest possible pricing. It operates using technology that produces multiple matches based on user input for easy comparison shopping.

Hotel finder - The Web site also enables Canadians to find and book accommodations throughout the world. It includes comparison-shopping features, as well.

Travel specials - CanuckAbroad.com offers its visitors access to updated travel special information every 15 minutes. Specials can be viewed on the site, or visitors can sign up for an RSS feed or direct e-mailing of pertinent information.

Destination information - The site is in the process of adding comprehensive travel guides for destinations throughout the world.

Resources for expatriates - Canadians living abroad will find a variety of information that pertains to their unique circumstances and the exciting and important issues they may face. The resources are also ideal for those considering relocation to another country.

User forums - With over 8,000 registered users, CanuckAbroad.com's forums are constantly updated with information provided by visitors on topics as far reaching as standard holiday travel and relocating abroad.

Photos - Would be vacationers interested in learning more about destinations will find a photo gallery complete with pictures from different locations. Pictures are provided by visitors to the site and include destinations all over the world.

"If it has to do with travel and has importance to Canadians at home or abroad, our site offers valuable information and resources on the topic," said Matt Reider. "It has always been our mission to provide visitors with the most up-to-date and comprehensive information about travel and to give them the tools needed to book trips and amenity packages. The redesign simply helps us do what we've been doing all along in a way that is easier for visitors to navigate."

For more information about CanuckAbroad.com, the Web site redesign or Canadian travel, contact Matt Reider at 1 866 308 1069.

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