Going into the winter, travel agent and branch partner Rachel Arsenault says that the usual sunny destinations that can be reached directly from Halifax are being booked up quickly: Cuba, Mexico, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic, as well as Disney World in Florida. "Lots of Vegas," too, she adds. The glitzy appeal of Sin City has a lot to do with the strength of the Canadian dollar. Let it ride, boys and girls, let it ride.
Silver: Travel Cuts (Barrington Street)
Bronze: CAA Travel (Joseph Howe)