The Best Times to Travel

Looking for a hot and sunny vacation on a white sand beach? Want to enjoy snowy slopes for the perfect ski getaway? Champion Traveler provides unbiased data about the best times to visit popular tourist destinations around the world.

What We Do

Our number one goal at Champion Traveler is to provide information that helps you make the best decision about your next vacation. We want to answer any questions you have about the best times to travel anywhere in the world, with accurate and reliable data to prove it. We have information on thousands of destinations, so rest easy knowing you will get the answers you need as you plan your next vacation. 

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How Far in Advance Should I Book a Flight?

It's easy to find recommendations telling you when to book your flight, but these recommendations span anywhere from 2 weeks to 6 months. The discrepancy probably arises from a statistical problem: seasonal anomalies break the average, and it's not an easy problem to...

The Best Mobile Phone and Tablet Apps For Family Travel with Kids 2017-2018

While I like to think of myself as someone who tries to minimize screen time for my kids when possible, during commutes while traveling is absolutely, positively not one of those times. Airport freakouts, long car trips with countless bathroom breaks, or the boredom...

The BEST: What to do in Phoenix and Scottsdale Arizona While on Vacation

If you're looking to escape the rainy weather in your hometown, get some golf in, or just enjoy the hot, hot heat, Phoenix and Scottsdale Arizona are a great way to do just that. We recently visited Phoenix, and after our research, below you'll find the best things...

The BEST: What to do in Durango, Colorado while on Vacation

One of the most beautiful cities in the United States, Durango, Colorado is in the southwest corner of Colorado, about a five hour drive from Denver, or a 45 minute flight. Sitting 6,000 feet above sea level, the city might take a day of adjustment for those of us...

Is Booking.com Safe and Reliable?

Historically, travel plans were booked through an agent who specialized in knowing about all the hotels, flights and amenities in popular tourist destinations. Today, sites like Kayak, Expedia and Booking handle that automatically and empower users to make their own...

Airbnb vs. VRBO vs. HomeAway – What’s the best way to book a vacation rental?

So you're looking to try this whole vacation rental via the web thing out, huh? It's a great alternative to standard hotels, as many of these rental services offer a more intimate experience in new locations. A quaint home or apartment outside of the standard hotel...

Your Islay, Scotland Guide: Distilleries, Ruins, and More

Published by Carson on September 4, 2018 Last updated September 3, 2019 During our month-long vacation to Scotland, my wife and I spent eight full days on a small-ish island off the west coast of mainland Scotland called Islay (pronounced eye-luh, do not pronounce...

The 10 Best Must-Have Smart Phone Apps For Traveling 2017-2018

It's funny to think about traveling while I was in college. I didn't have a smart phone (they weren't even invented yet!), so while abroad I was often forced to find internet cafes in order to make any number of arrangements or to get in touch with family and...

Paying in the UK: the Best Credit Cards and More

For Americans payment may seem so universal that it's a shock to go overseas and experience difficulty in paying. My wife and I recently spent a month in the United Kingdom, especially in Scotland. Paying in Scotland and England is essentially the same experience,...

The Best Places for a Vacation Home or Long-Term Tourism

Safe Locations with Nice Weather All Year Round If you're looking to buy a vacation home or find a new favorite travel spot that you can visit year-round, you want to find a place that will have pleasant weather whenever you visit. We crunched millions of lines of...

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