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Whistler – Important Information

By Families Love Travel Team

At a Glance

Local Currency

 Canadian Dollar ($ or CAD)

Local Time 

GMT – 4

Official Language

French and English 

Visa Information

Canada Visas

Power

In Canada the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B. The standard voltage is 120 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.

Local Weather

Whistler lies on 662m above sea level. Here, the climate is cold and temperate. The winters are rainier than the summers in Whistler. The average annual temperature in Whistler is 5.9 °C | 42.7 °F. About 1113 mm | 43.8 inches of precipitation falls annually.

Tourism Website

Destination Canada

Health Information

Vaccinations

Recommended Vaccinations for Canada

Health Tips

Health Tips for Canada Travel

Hospitals

Whistler Health Care Centre

Family Services

Babysitting Services

Babysitting Whistler

Bear Cub Babysitting

Baby Gear Rentals

Baby’s On The Go

BabyQuip

Transportation

Car Seat Laws

Children must ride in a car seat until at least 40 lbs. Must ride in a booster until age 7, or until 80 lbs AND 4’9”.

Driving

To legally drive a car in Canada, you’ll need a driver’s license issued by the government of your province or territory. You must have it with you whenever you’re driving.

Transportation Services

The pedestrian-only village is designed for strolling, while the wider Whistler area is interconnected by the Valley Trail, a paved cycling and walking path. Whistler Transit System buses are equipped with ski and bike racks.

Local Airlines

Air Canada flies nationally and internationally to more than 150 destinations. Other airlines offering domestic Canada flights include WestJet, Air Transat, Air North, First Air, Canadian North, and Porter Airlines.

Emergency Services

Police

911

Fire Department

911

Other Things To Know

Tipping Customs

Gratuities are seldom included in Canadian restaurants. It is customary to tip approximately 15-20% on the total bill before tax, less for poor service, more for truly exceptional service. Many restaurants may charge an automatic 15-18% gratuity for larger groups.

Important Holidays

Canada Public Holidays

Safety Issues

While violent crime against tourists is rare, petty and property crime is common in the country’s bigger cities.

Families Love Travel is not liable for any injuries and/or damages to persons or property occurring as a result of your vacations influenced by the suggestions on this website. We are not responsible for any information given on this website, such as recommendations for babysitting services, car rentals, or accommodations. All content provided is for informational and review purposes only. The information we provide is meant to make it easier for families to travel together and nothing more. Try the suggestions at your own risk. 

Niagara Falls – Important Information

By Families Love Travel Team

Local Currency

Canadian Dollar ($ or CAD)

Local Time 

GMT – 4

Official Language

French and English 

Visa Information

Canada Visas

Power

In Canada the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B. The standard voltage is 120 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.

Local Weather

Canada’s climate varies wildly based on geography, from perma-frost in the north to four distinct seasons towards the equator.

Tourism Website

Destination Canada

Health Information

Vaccinations

Recommended Vaccinations for Canada

Health Tips

Health Tips for Canada travel

Hospitals

Greater Niagara General Hospital

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center 

Family Services

Babysitting Services

Canadian Nanny

Baby Gear Rentals

Buffalo Niagara Baby Rental

Transportation

Car Seat Laws

Children must ride in a car seat until at least 40 lbs. They must ride in a booster until age 7, or until 80 lbs AND 4’9”.  

Driving

To legally drive a car in Canada, you will need a driver’s license issued by the government of your province or territory. You must have it with you whenever you’re driving.

Transportation Services

Niagara Falls has several taxi companies that operate throughout the city, as well as Uber. WeGo is the state-of-the-art bus system that connects accommodations and tourist attractions throughout the city of Niagara Falls and Niagara Parks. More information on transportation in Niagara Falls can be found here.

Local Airlines

Air Canada flies nationally and internationally to more than 150 destinations. Other airlines offering domestic Canada flights include WestJet, Air Transat, Air North, First Air, Canadian North, and Porter Airlines.

Emergency Services

Police

911

Fire Department

911

Ambulance

911

Other Things To Know

Tipping Customs

Gratuities are seldom included in Canadian restaurants. It is customary to tip approximately 15-20% on the total bill before tax, less for poor service, more for truly exceptional service. Many restaurants may charge an automatic 15-18% gratuity for larger groups.

Important Holidays

Canada Public Holidays

Safety Issues

While violent crime against tourists is rare, petty and property crime is common in the country’s bigger cities.

Families Love Travel is not liable for any injuries and/or damages to persons or property occurring as a result of your vacations influenced by the suggestions on this website. We are not responsible for any information given on this website, such as recommendations for babysitting services, car rentals, or accommodations. All content provided is for informational and review purposes only. The information we provide is meant to make it easier for families to travel together and nothing more. Try the suggestions at your own risk.

Montreal – Important Information

By Families Love Travel Team

Local Currency

Canadian Dollar ($ or CAD)

Local Time 

GMT – 4

Official Language

French and English

Visa Information

Canada Visas

Power

In Canada the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B. The standard voltage is 120 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.

Local Weather

Montreal has a semi-continental climate, with a warm, humid summer and a very cold winter. Winters in Montreal are severe. Snow depths of greater than 1 cm are seen on about 109 days each year compared with about 65 days in Toronto. Much greater depths of snow are also found in Montreal than Toronto. 

Tourism Website

Destination Canada

Health Information

Vaccinations

Recommended Vaccinations for Canada

Health Tips

Health Tips for Canada Travel

Hospitals

Montreal General Hospital

McGill University Health Centre

Family Services

Babysitting Services

SOS Sitter

My Best Helper

Nanny Services

Baby Gear Rentals

Sweet Pea Baby Rentals

Travel Buggy

Transportation

Car Seat Laws

Children must ride in a car seat until at least 40 lbs. Children must ride in a booster until age 7, or until 80 lbs AND 4’9”.

Driving

To legally drive a car in Canada, you’ll need a driver’s license issued by the government of your province or territory. You must have it with you whenever you’re driving.

Transportation Services

Taxis are available throughout Montreal. Trudeau Airport has many international car-rental firms, and there’s a host of smaller operators in Montréal. Commuter trains operated by Exo serve the suburbs of Montréal. More information on transportation in Niagara Falls can be found here.

Local Airlines

Air Canada flies nationally and internationally to more than 150 destinations. Other airlines offering domestic Canada flights include WestJet, Air Transat, Air North, First Air, Canadian North, and Porter Airlines.

Emergency Services

Police

911

Fire Department

911

Ambulance

911

Other Things To Know

Tipping Customs

Gratuities are seldom included in Canadian restaurants. It is customary to tip approximately 15-20% on the total bill before tax, less for poor service, more for truly exceptional service. Many restaurants may charge an automatic 15-18% gratuity for larger groups.

Important Holidays

Canada Public Holidays

Safety Issues

Montreal is considered a very safe city, but it is not the safest one in Canada. Tourists need to be watchful and pay attention to the suspicious people around them to avoid any kind of unpleasant situations while in Montreal.

Families Love Travel is not liable for any injuries and/or damages to persons or property occurring as a result of your vacations influenced by the suggestions on this website. We are not responsible for any information given on this website, such as recommendations for babysitting services, car rentals, or accommodations. All content provided is for informational and review purposes only. The information we provide is meant to make it easier for families to travel together and nothing more. Try the suggestions at your own risk. 

Canada- Important information

By Families Love Travel Team

Capital 

Ottawa

Local Currency

 Canadian Dollar

Local Time 

GMT – 4

Official Language

French and English

Visa Information

Canada Visas

Power

In Canada the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B. The standard voltage is 120 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.

Local Weather

Canada’s climate varies wildly based on geography, from perma-frost in the north to four distinct seasons towards the equator.

Tourism Website

Destination Canada

Health Information

Vaccinations

Recommended Vaccinations for Canada

Health Tips

Health Tips for Canada Travel

Transportation Advice

Car Seat Laws

Children must ride in a car seat until at least 40 lbs. Children must ride in a booster until age 7, or until 80 lbs AND 4’9”.

Driving

To legally drive a car in Canada, you’ll need a driver’s license issued by the government of your province or territory. You must have it with you whenever you’re driving.

Transportation Services

Most of the main cities have taxis and smaller towns have one or two. Toronto and Montréal are the two Canadian cities with subway systems. More information on transportation in Canada can be found here.

Local Airlines

Air Canada flies nationally and internationally to more than 150 destinations. Other airlines offering domestic Canada flights include WestJet, Air Transat, Air North, First Air, Canadian North, and Porter Airlines.

Emergency Services

Police

911

Fire Department

911

Ambulance

911

Other Things To Know

Tipping Customs

Gratuities are seldom included in Canadian restaurants. It is customary to tip approximately 15-20% on the total bill before tax, less for poor service, more for truly exceptional service. Many restaurants may charge an automatic 15-18% gratuity for larger groups.

Important Holidays

Canada Public Holidays

Safety Issues

While violent crime against tourists is rare, petty and property crime is common in the country’s bigger cities.

Families Love Travel is not liable for any injuries and/or damages to persons or property occurring as a result of your vacations influenced by the suggestions on this website. We are not responsible for any information given on this website, such as recommendations for babysitting services, car rentals, or accommodations. All content provided is for informational and review purposes only. The information we provide is meant to make it easier for families to travel together and nothing more. Try the suggestions at your own risk. 

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