Canada Travel Tips
Canada is a beautiful country with a lot to offer. but it’s also full of things to do and see, which can make it hard to know where to start. Here are 10 mistakes that could cost you hundreds of dollars.
1. Forgetting your passport
2. Taking the wrong route to get around the country
3. Not having the right travel insurance (or not enough)
4. Not knowing what currency you need to use in Canada and how much it costs
5. Missing out on some great deals because you don’t have time or money to spend at the airport when you arrive in Canada, or vice versa when you leave
Canada is a beautiful country full of friendly people. If you’re planning a trip to Canada, there are certain things you should keep in mind. Making the right decisions can save you both time and money.
Here are 10 mistakes that could cost you hundreds of dollars:
1. Not researching ahead of time
2. Not knowing how to navigate Canadian infrastructure
3. Not knowing how to navigate Canadian laws and regulations
4. Taking public transportation instead of renting a car/plane/train
5. Forgetting to bring your passport with you or visa back home, especially if you’re going to be travelling outside the country
6. Not packing light enough, or at all! This includes bringing all of your clothes, toiletries, etc., instead of just what we would consider “essentials.” You don’t have to carry an entire suitcase with you when arriving at your destination; just bring whatever will fit into one bag and leave the rest at home!
7. Planning for hot days but not packing warm clothes or winter gear; this will cost you money as well as time spent trying not to get too cold while waiting for taxis or public transportation (which will also cost money). It’s better
We’ve all been there. You’re on vacation, and you get sucked into the vortex of local culture—and then you make a mistake. You don’t know what the heck is going on, but you’re suddenly responsible for paying for everything yourself.
So here’s our advice: don’t make these 10 worst mistakes when traveling in Canada.
1. Taking your car into Canada: You might think that driving over the border is easy, but it’s not! You should know that Canada has different rules about how much fuel you can bring in, as well as a different system of tax on gas (more on that later). Plus, if you’re driving across the border with more than five people in your car, it’s going to cost you extra money!
2. Buying Canadian products: The same thing goes for buying stuff while traveling—you might not realize that certain products are taxed at a higher rate than others. For example, tobacco products are taxed at a rate of 15%, while alcohol and cigarettes are taxed at 20%.
3. Buying alcohol: It’s true that Canadians are allowed to drink wherever they want; however, this doesn’t mean they’ll let