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Best International Canadian Snowbird Destinations

Top International Destinations for Canadian Snowbirds

While the majority of Canadian snowbirds still flock to the United States, a growing number are becoming more adventurous and choo...

Long Term Cruises for Snowbirds - Spend your Winter at Sea!

A Canadian Snowbird’s Guide to Spending the Winter on a Cruise Ship

Spending the winter on a cruise ship may not come to mind as an option for most Canadian snowbirds - but it’s growing trend! More...

Snowbirds - Find Canadian Embassies & Consulates

A Snowbird’s Guide to Canadian Embassy and Consulate Locations

When travelling outside Canada, it is always a good idea to know where the nearest Canadian consulate or embassy is located. Wheth...

Travel & visa requirements for Canadian snowbirds

How Long Can Canadian Snowbirds Visit Non-U.S. Countries?

A growing number of snowbirds are seeking adventure and exotic experiences beyond the U.S. in retirement. This can mean spending t...

Best RV Tips for Canadian Snowbirds

A Canadian Snowbird’s Introduction To the RV Lifestyle

While many Canadian snowbirds have been living the RV lifestyle for quite some time, a recent trend has seen a significant increas...

Best Florida Attractions for Canadian Snowbirds

A Canadian Snowbird’s Guide to Florida’s Best Attractions

When it comes to theme parks and other man-made and natural attractions, Florida probably has more attractions than anywhere in th...

Medical Tourism Tips for Canadian Snowbirds

A Snowbird’s Guide to Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism is increasing in popularity among Canadian snowbirds travelling to the U.S., Mexico and beyond. If you’re consider...

Top 10 Canadian Snowbird Planning Tips

Top 10 Things Snowbirds Need to Start Planning Early for Next Season

While the snowbird season might end in April, the snowbird lifestyle requires planning throughout the year to avoid unnecessary st...

Mexico Destination Guide for Canadian Snowbirds

A Guide to Mexico for Canadian Snowbirds

While the vast majority of Canadian snowbirds still head to the United States every winter, the fall of the Canadian dollar has ca...

Top LGBTQ Snowbird Destinations

Top Destinations for LGBTQ Snowbirds

As some of our readers have pointed out, a small but significant number of Canadian snowbirds come from the LGBTQ community, and w...

Canadian snowbird guide to Califonia

A Snowbird’s Guide to Southern California

Southern California attracts its fair share of Canadian snowbirds in the winter, especially to the desert communities near Palm Sp...

Snowbirds coming home to Canada

The Canadian Snowbird’s Checklist: Everything You Need to Do Before Heading Home

At the end of March and into April, most Canadian snowbirds are heading home. However, there are several things to attend to befor...

The Best U.S. Destinations for Canadian Snowbirds

The Best U.S. Destinations for Canadian Snowbirds

If you’re a Canadian snowbird in search of the perfect warm weather destination to escape winter, the United States offers endless...

Hawaii - Canadian Snowbird Guide

A Snowbird’s Guide to Hawaii

Photo Credit: Dronepicr Hawaii has long been a favourite with Canadian snowbirds, particularly from Western Canada, due to its pro...

Arizona - Canadian snowbird guide

A Snowbird's Guide to Arizona

Credit: Bernard Spragg Beautiful, dry and sunny Arizona offers some of the Southwest’s most dramatic scenery and has long been a s...

Best Phone Plan Tips for Canadian Snowbirds

Phone Plan Tips for Canadian Snowbirds and Staying In Touch Over the Winter

If you’re planning on spending your winters outside Canada, keeping in touch with family and friends will be key. Finding the righ...

Canadian Passport and NEXUS Tips for Snowbirds

A Snowbird’s Guide to Passports, NEXUS and other Travel Documents

If you’re planning to get away for the winter, make sure you plan far in advance to have all the correct travel documents you will...

Texas - Canadian snowbird guide

A Canadian Snowbird's Guide to Texas

Texans fondly refer to all snowbirds, whether from Canada or the Northern U.S., as “Winter Texans” and all snowbirds, regardless o...

Travelling to the U.S. with prescription medication

Travelling with Medication to the U.S. - a Canadian Snowbird’s Guide

Most Canadian snowbirds need to take a supply of prescription medication with them when travelling to their winter home. If you fa...

Florida's East Coast - Canadian Snowbird Guide

Guide to Florida’s East Coast for Canadian Snowbirds

The East coast of Florida offers up golden sands, navigable, calm inland waterways and the warm Atlantic Ocean. It has been attrac...

Important Rules for Canadian Snowbirds

How Canadian Snowbirds Can Run into Trouble in the U.S. and Canada

There are a number of ways that Canadian snowbirds can run into difficulties on both sides of the border, with many related to eit...

Snowbird Checklist for Canadians

The Canadian Snowbird’s Checklist – Everything You Need to Do Before You Go

If you’re an experienced snowbird you already know that being away for an extended amount of time in the winter requires considera...

Fort Myers Beach - Florida's West Coast

A Canadian Snowbird’s Guide to the West Coast of Florida

Florida has the largest number of snowbirds each winter – and not only from Canada but from the U.S. as well. Its proximity by car...

Travelling with pets from Canada to the U.S.

Snowbird Guide to Bringing Your Pets to the U.S. for the Winter

Canadian snowbirds who own cats or dogs will of course want to bring them to the U.S. for the winter each year. Whether you are tr...

Import your Car from Canada to the U.S.

How to Permanently Import Your Car to the U.S. from Canada

If you’re a snowbird who owns a winter home in the U.S., sooner or later you’ll ask yourself whether it would make sense to keep a...

Find Cheap Flights for Canadian Snowbirds

How to Save on Airfare - Top 7 Tips for Canadian Snowbirds!

While some Canadian snowbirds drive south for the winter, many fly to and from their winter destinations, and for those of you win...

Driving a Canadian Vehicle to the U.S. for the Winter

Getting Your Vehicle to the U.S. for the Winter - 4 Options for Canadian Snowbirds

The vast majority of snowbirds will want their own car in their destination of choice for the winter. Long term car rentals can be...

Snowbirds Driving to the U.S. from Canada

Top 11 Snowbird Tips for Driving Your Car to the U.S.

For many Canadian snowbirds, driving your own car to your southern destination has a number of advantages, including being an enjo...

Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale – A Paradise for Canadian Snowbirds

Beautiful Fort Lauderdale boasts an ideal location on the southeast coast of Florida, right between Palm Beach and Miami. A hip sm...

Interactive map of popular winter snowbird destinations for Canadians

Map of Canadian Snowbird Destinations

Explore over 70 popular snowbird destinations for Canadians! Our snowbird destination map is a great starting point to help you vi...

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