TD Newsroom's top travel stories of 2019

Did the bustling holiday season leave you feeling like you need a vacation (and some rest?) Whether you're looking to plan a winter getaway or starting to think about that much-needed summer vacation, we've curated a list of our top travel stories from 2019 to help both inspire and prepare you for your 2020 adventures. 

From tips on when you should and shouldn't use credit or cash while travelling, to breaking down what your travel insurance does and doesn't cover— the stories below were selected to help you make the most out of your next trip. 

Positano, Rome or Barcelona? Planning a luxury vacation is exciting but booking a dream destination can also be costly. Luckily there are a few things you can do to potentially save some money when visiting the world's most glamorous destinations. 

Read the story to learn more about how you can take the break of your dreams without breaking the bank. 

Imagine finally embarking on that trip of a lifetime — the one that takes you to an exotic destination, or lets you tick one more thing off your bucket list — only to wind up in the hospital. After a medical emergency you could potentially be on the hook for a massive hospital bill that exceeds your existing travel insurance coverage limit.

Most people don't spend too much time thinking about their travel insurance but ut if your vacation goes south, do you know if you're covered? Check out this story for some tips on how you can ensure your travel insurance fits your needs. 

A weekend trip to New York City isn't just something you throw together at the last minute. It takes planning, research, countless hours of poring over to-do lists, destination guides, and travel videos if you want to plot your dream vacation to the big city.

Luckily, you could use your TD travel credit card points and benefits to help plan an unforgettable trip to the Big Apple. Read how to plan a great getaway with some advice that could also save you some money.

Food tour of Japan, or a secluded crescent beach in Bora Bora? Wherever your next vacation may take you, planning to get the most out of your travel budget can be just as important as ironing out the details for your next getaway. 

Knowing when to use cash, debit or credit could help you manage, and potentially save, on any foreign exchange or withdrawal fees and additional interest charges. Read more about how you can save during your next travel adventure.