Westworld Saskatchewan

Winter 2014

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8 w e s t w o r l d | w i n t e r 2 0 1 4 kathleen finlay/masterfile Beach Bum Where there's sun and sand, there's you: the French Riviera, Greece, Portugal's Algarve region. You'll rent a cabana and stake a spot on the beach for days or weeks at a time. urBan sophisticate You're on a beeline to Europe's culture capitals: Paris, London, Rome, Berlin. You'll take in an opera, buy next season's stilettos on the trendiest shopping streets and scene it up in local cafés – all the while dressed to the nines. Gourmand You want to devour it all. You'll seek out the best eats in cities like Paris, Madrid and Vienna, but also travel to spots like San Sebastián, on Spain's north coast, or Tuscany, Italy, to take cooking classes. authenticity seeker You immerse yourself in other cultures. You'll settle down for an embedded stay in, say, Reykjavík, Iceland, or head for other areas that are off the main tourist track: for example, Ireland's north coast instead of Dublin. super-saver You're doing it on a shoestring. You'll seek out destinations that have a reputation for affordable – preferably sub-$100-a-day – living, like Lisbon, Portugal. You might even book overnight transport to skimp on accommodation costs. history Buff You go to places with big stories to tell. And in Europe, that's pretty much everywhere. You can trace the path of two World Wars; stand on the soil of Napoleon's birthplace; gaze at Roman ruins – you're spoiled for choice. outdoor adventurer You steer clear of bustling boulevards in favour of natural and rural wonders. And you're into active sightseeing, whether it's cycling among lavender fields in Provence or skiing in Austria's mountainous Tirol region. arts and architecture aficionado You'll visit the landmark galleries – the Louvre, the Tates, the Van Gogh – and well-known architectural landmarks like Gaudí's Sagrada Família in Barcelona – but also places with edgier art cultures, like Antwerp, Belgium, and Glasgow, Scotland. no-fuss-no-musser You want to tick Europe's big sights off your bucket list, but you'd like someone else to do the heavy lifting. So it's travel consultants and package tours all the way. You're on vacation, after all. W savvy traveller 1. Pack smart. Keep prescriptions in original bottles. Electronic devices must be in working condition and easily accessible. 2. "Comfort Economy" class is now avail- able on some airlines. For an extra fee, you receive additional legroom plus other perks. 3. Book Hertz for car rentals. CAA mem- bers get an instant 10-15 per cent savings. Check out the pre-paid rental program. 4. International driving permits. Need to know more? CAA can help. 5. Travelling by train? Pre book with CAA and save. 6. Earn CAA Rewards at Best Western. Enjoy the authenticity of Europe and collect CAA dollars. 7. Tours and attractions. Book tickets in advance to cut down on wait times and avoid disappointment. 8. Don't forget your passport and check the expiry date. Your passport should not expire within at least six months after your return date. 9. Ask about travel insurance. CAA has sev- eral travel insurance products to choose from. 10. Consider river cruises. Fast becoming the most popular and scenic way to enjoy and explore Europe. –Jared Cannon, Accredited Travel Consultant and Tour Coordinator, WestWorld Tours Planning the perfect European experience you deserve is easy; simply connect with CAA Travel or WestWorld Tours. We've been to the places you want to explore. caask.ca/travel, westworldtours.com Join WestWorld tours for the 2016 president's tour. european river cruising at its best. details in January 2015. Europe for Everyone What type of traveller are you? Making the Most of Europe Tips from CAA on how to make your vacation more memorable:

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