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Traveling to Canada

Explore the unique marvels of our northern neighbor

Canada

From rich cosmopolitan cities to sprawling natural wonders, Canada is the ultimate destination for any adventure.

Discover Vibrant Cities

Discover Vibrant Cities


From the vivacious melting pot metropolis of Toronto to the artsy cultural mecca of Vancouver to the small town maritime charm of Halifax, Canada has a perfect city destination for any traveler. If you dream of old school European glamour, take a trip to Old Quebec. If your style is more rough and tumble, make a journey to Calgary Stampede for a Wild West-esque rodeo and fair.

Experience Natural Beauty

Experience Natural Beauty


Named as one of the five countries that holds the majority of the world’s remaining wilderness, Canada offers an escape for any nature lover. Whether your style is a mountainous natural park (Canada has 48 national parks for anyone with a bucket list), a waterfall listed as one of the natural wonders of the world, or adventurous badlands that stretch the horizon, Canada will take your breath away.

Fall In Love with the Food Scene

Fall In Love with the Food Scene


A country with a rich history of immigration, Canada is home to an assortment of some of the best international cuisine. Decadent French cooking, exciting Caribbean dishes, and delectable Pan-Asian cuisine is only the beginning of Canada’s diverse food scene. Add in fresh seafood from one of the fishing towns and the new food trend of farm to table, there is sure to be something to satisfy every palate.

Money

The currency of Canada is the dollar, which is broken down into 100 cents.

Here’s a roundup of what you can expect to spend in Canada, with prices in US dollars:

Inexpensive meal for one – $8Bottle of water – $0.750.5 litre beer – $3.75
Mid-range restaurant meal for one – $20Cappuccino – $2.75Local bus ticket – $2

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Traveling around Canada

By plane

Boasting a total area of 9.98 million km2, Canada is a large country, so you may find it most convenient to hit all of your favorite spots via plane. Air Canada and WestJet are two of the major airlines and there are several regional airline options including Canadian North serving Nunavut and the Northwest Territories and Air Creebec in Quebec and Ontario.

By bus/train

If you prefer to travel the country on land, Canada has an extensive bus system with big name operators including Coach Canada and Greyhound as well as smaller regional companies. Several providers offer cross-border service between Canada and the United States. Additionally, VIA Rail runs trains from coast to coast with local service in between.

By car

In addition to metered taxis in the cities, one of the best ways to explore Canada is via car. As long as you avoid the notorious traffic in more dense and metropolitan areas, you will enjoy a smooth ride and beautiful views along the way.

Travelex in Canada

Travelex in Canada

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