Matthew T. ER – Acute RN enjoys the snowy season in Cold Lake, AB.

Travel nursing can lead to incredible adventures no matter what time of the year you decide to hit the road, but there’s something extra special about taking an contract over the holiday season — it’s perhaps one of the most unique experiences you can have as a travel nurse.

A Change of Scenery

Regardless of where travel nursing takes you, you’ll be spending the holidays in a new environment with lots to explore, which is a quick fix for itchy feet. If you’re looking to make memories with minimal effort, the pure excitement of learning the in’s and out’s of a new location is sure to spice the season up for you.

New Traditions

As a large and diverse country with a beautiful mosaic of cultures, holiday traditions vary across Canada. This provides travel nurses with the opportunity to immerse themselves in the history and heritage of their assigned location while experiencing traditions that you may not have known about before. As many travel nurses find themselves welcomes into their new coworkers homes for meals, you’re likely to have a true local experience while you’re there. Who knows, you may just pick up one or two that you keep throughout the years going forward!

Gosia K – RN – Home Care gets some winter sun while strolling in Anahim Lake, a village in BC.

Unparalleled Hospitality

This year, we have seen an unprecedented level of hospitality extended to our travel nurses while they’re out on contract. The role that healthcare heroes play within our communities is recognized now more than ever, and we’ve seen property owners go out of their way to ensure our nurses are coming in to clean and comfortable accommodations. The warmth extended by community members has also been a significant factor in making our nurses feel at home right away. Simply put, it’s a great time to travel nurse if comfort and a welcoming home is what you’re looking for.

Unforgettable Memories

Wherever travel nursing takes you, you will have the chance to enjoy the holidays in a way you’ve never experienced them before, which is the perfect recipe for incredible memories. New people, new places, new food, traditions and scenery — sounds like the perfect working holiday to us!

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