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GMT – 4
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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.
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.
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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”.
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.
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.
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.
Other Things To Know
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.
While violent crime against tourists is rare, petty and property crime is common in the country’s bigger cities.
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