Miriam Porter

  • Escape for March Break with discounted travel deals

    This March Break, take off on an adventure with the family, and save some cash while you're at it.

  • Escape (or embrace) the snow with these travel deals for Canadians

    Whether you want a warm-weather getaway or to play in the snow, one of these deals is just what you need this February.

  • Holiday travel deals for Canadians in December

    If you find yourself in need of a vacation in the sun, the snow, or just a cosy staycation at home, there's a way for you to save on travel right now.

  • November travel deals for Canadians

    With Halloween behind us and Christmas still several weeks away, you may find yourself in need of another holiday. Here are some of the best deals Canadians can take advantage of in November.

  • October travel deals for Canadians so good, it's spooky

    October is a shoulder season month, and that means you can get some great deals at the spookiest time of year.

  • Extend your summer with these September travel deals for Canadians

    Summer vacation is coming to a close, kids across Canada are gearing up for school and adults are heading back to work from cottage country, but that doesn’t mean the end of travel. Late summer solstice and early autumn is a wonderful time to explore new destinations. The Details: This offer requires a Thursday, Friday or Saturday arrival, with each day requiring a minimum stay, and the 50 per cent discount is applied to the best available daily rate on Sunday nights.

  • Summer isn't over yet! August travel deals for Canadians

    Savings: Save 20 per cent off the best rates when you book at least seven days in advance. The Details: Full payment is required at time of booking and is non-refundable, but it’s one of their best deals. Reasons To Go: Westgate Lakes is conveniently located about 3 km from Universal Orlando Resort and about 9 km from Walt Disney World Resort. This tropical paradise resort is home to seven heated pools, seven hot tubs and the famous Serenity Spa.

  • How Canadians can save at Universal Studios

    Sponge Bob greets an excited Canadian guest at Universal Studios. If you and the kids are dreaming of Harry Potter, Sponge Bob, Minion Mayhem or a trip down memory lane with the world’s favourite alien, E.T., it might be time to visit Universal Orlando. You may think it costs more to stay on Universal property, but when you factor in all the benefits you receive from staying on site you will save in the long run.

  • Travel deals Canadians can get this July

    This July, Canadians can get some great travel deals for trips around Ontario, or to Atlanta, Georgia, and even a cruise around the world.

  • Travel deals Canadians can get this June

    If you're a Canadian looking to book some travel this June, we've got you covered with this list of deals you can take advantage of right now.

  • Travel deals for Canadians available right now

    The Details: Stay for four consecutive nights and the fourth will be free when you book “Another Day in Paradise.” Rooms are subject to availability but there are plenty of dates to choose because this deal is active until December 24, 2017. The daily resort charge includes 15 per cent off Signature Spa services, so get pampered at the Eforea Spa and enjoy a Sedona stone facial, expert massage, or Terra Roja Exfoliation Wrap.

  • Six tips to help you spring clean your finances

    While you’re giving your home a good deep-clean as the warmer months arrive, it’s a good time to give your finances the same thorough treatment. When you think about spring cleaning you probably consider sorting through that messy shelf at the back of your closet, donating items to charity, or packing away winter gear until next season. Adam Gordon, a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) in Toronto, has spent the last 12 years coaching and training advisors and clients on how to formulate and implement sound financial planning principles so they can achieve their financial goals and dreams.

  • April travel deals for Canadians to jump on now

    Get ready to get away with this month’s roundup of hot travel destinations. Spring has sprung and so have these April travel deals. Unlike many savings that come and go in 24 hours, these travel deals will allow you enough time to find someone to go with, book off work and decide if you should take the kids out of school or arrange for childcare while you’re away.

  • 5 ways to teach young kids about money

    Have you had the money talk with your children yet? It’s the perfect opportunity to explain that money doesn’t actually grow on trees and no, Monopoly money can’t be exchanged at the store for groceries. Even young children can understand the simple basics of saving, spending, and how to control their own finances. Once kids are able to count you can get them a piggy bank to store their precious funds, even if it’s an assortment of change to start.

  • Travel deals for March Break Canadians can get right now

    Although it seems like we just finished celebrating the start of 2017, believe it or not it’s almost March Break and excited kids are gearing up for another week off school. Individual schools and provinces in Canada may vary when their students are off, so these North American and Caribbean March Break deals are good for travel all month long. Spring Break is one of the busiest times of the year to travel and a great excuse to pack your suitcases and explore the world.

  • Five bargains and money-saving tips for Canadians going to Walt Disney World

    If you’re planning a trip to Disney World Orlando in 2017, there are a few bargains to consider. If you have already started doing Disney research you probably know about FastPass+ (free reservations made in advance so guests join the faster line and therefore go on more rides) and Extra Magic Hours (additional park entrance hours in the early morning or at night only for guests staying at select Disney resorts, such as the Swan and Dolphin Resort). Keep reading for five additional ways to save money at the happiest place on earth.

  • Travel deals for Canadians to jump on before January ends

    If the January blues have got you down and you are looking to escape to a warmer climate or simply embrace the winter weather in all it’s glory, here are some travel deals ranging from Caribbean resorts to Canadian ski lodges to get you started on your journey. The Details: This deal is specifically for Canadian CAA Members and redeemable until February 17th, 2017, booking instructions are on the website. Reasons To Go: The Squaw Peak Resort, sprawling across 27 luxurious acres, is located in the heart of the Sonoran desert among the beauty of the towering mountains.

  • 7 stylish vegan winter boots at every price point

    Lets face it, winter isn't going away any time soon and warm winter boots are essential for cozy and happy feet. These seven brands offer stylish choices without leather, suede, fur, or wool - so not only are your feet happy, but the animals are happy too. Let us know which pair is your favourite by tweeting @YahooStyleCA.  

  • 5 stylish non-leather bags

    If you’re dreaming of a non-leather bag that is stylish and cruelty free, look no further than this list. Whether you’re shopping for a friend or yourself (#TreatYourself), these options are gorgeous and eco-friendly. Let us know which one tops your wishlist by tweeting @YahooStyleCA.