Top 3 Travel Destinations To Visit This Holiday Season

Thinking of travel for the holidays? Here are the top destinations to consider!

General Travel Rules:

  • You need to check the local requirements about covid testing/requirements
  • A negative PCR test is required when returning to Canada
  • You must be fully vaccinated to travel within Canada
  • Kids under 12 who travel outside of the country can’t go back to school or daycare for 14 days

Recommendation #1 Belize

  • Bucket list destination (great for relaxation and ecoadventures)
  • English is their national language
  • Low population density, so it still feels natural
  • You can go caving, ziplining, explore ancient Mayan sites inland and head to the coast for snorkelling, scuba diving. Beaches and hotels for rest and relaxation
  • There are Gold Standard hotels

Recommendation #2: California

  • Always a favourite destination for Canadians
  • Riding down the Pacific Coast Highway is a must.
  • Free road trip guide online from
  • The major cities have high vaccination rates and have taken steps to ensure that they’re ready for visitors
  • Which cities you choose are up to you.
    • Los Angeles is known for its entertainment/food.
    • San Francisco has fantastic culture and attractions.
    • I personally love San Diego and Huntington Beach since they’re family-friendly

Recommendation #3 Barbados

  • One of the most accessible countries in the Caribbean for Canadians with 7 flights per week
  • They really led the battle against COVID. Had great restrictions in place during the pandemic which kept numbers down
  • A great mix of hotels, history, and culture, so it’s ideal for travellers on any budget
  • Sustainability is a huge theme. A few distilleries are switching their practices to be fully sustainable
  • Harrisons Cave, which is the top attraction is trying to preserve things by introducing new attractions on the grounds
  • Even the Apes Hill Golf & Beach Club was designed to preserve local wildlife