What You Need to Know Before Traveling to Canada?

Every year, more than one and a half million people come to Canada, namely Vancouver, as guests. For many, arriving in Vancouver is the beginning of a Canadian journey.In order for your trip to be successful and, in particular, safe, you need to know certain nuances of the country before setting off. Things to consider include age restrictions, rules of conduct in public places (such as tipping in a restaurant), general rules and regulations. You must clearly know what to do in case of danger, whom to contact and where to go.

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What You Need to Know Before Traveling to Canada?

The Documents

It is important that all your documents, including travel documents, are in absolute order. To visit the country you need a valid passport. For citizens of some countries, in addition to a foreign passport, a visa is also required.

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What You Need to Know Before Traveling to Canada?

If you decide to travel in your own car, an international extended driver’s license may well be enough. You do not need a passport even if you choose water transport.

Gambling

It might seem weird but the case of gambling is very interesting for people who go to Canada. At some point the regulations in Canada are complex and in some provinces, gambling is considered legal. If you want to visit the PlayAmo casino Canada website, in some provinces you might require a working VPN. So it is better to keep that in mind.

What to Know About Canada

Canada is made up of three territories and ten provinces. Vancouver itself is located in the province of British Columbia. If you see the inscription Vancouver, BC, the abbreviation BC in this case means British Columbia.

What You Need to Know Before Traveling to Canada?

The capital of this province, contrary to many misconceptions, is not Vancouver, but Victoria. The island of the same name on which it is located (Vancouver) is not the same as the city of Vancouver. The indigenous people of Canada are called by the locals the phrase “First Nations”.

Emergencies

In almost any emergency, you need to dial the emergency number – 911. This number is the same in both the US and Canada. It is necessary to point out that you should use the number exactly when the situation really threatens your health and safety.

Money

The official currency of Canada is the Canadian dollar. If you want to use an exchanger in Canada, find out the current exchange rate in the country so as not to lose part of the amount. It may vary in different exchange offices.

Additional Information

In Canada, it is customary to tip not only waiters. Here, tips are encouraged by porters, maids, taxi drivers and many other service workers. Fixed tips can be in a cafe or restaurant. The rest is up to you. It is generally accepted that the tip is 15 – 20%.

Backpacking in Canada: How to Tour Toronto in Style

Backpacking in Canada: How to Tour Toronto in Style

The majority age in Canada almost everywhere (including Vancouver) comes at 19 full years. From this age, you can go to nightclubs and buy alcohol. At the same time, you should always have a document proving your identity and age with you, even if you are 70 and it is clearly visible.

 

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