Frommer's Canada 13th Edition (Frommer's Complete) by Shawn Blore, Hilary Davidson, Paul Karr, Herbert Bailey

By Shawn Blore, Hilary Davidson, Paul Karr, Herbert Bailey Livesey, Bill McRae

You are going to by no means fall into the vacationer traps for those who shuttle with Frommer's. it is like having a pal convey you round, taking you to the areas locals like top. Our professional authors have already long gone all over the place you may go--they've performed the legwork for you, and they are no longer afraid to inform it love it is, saving you money and time. No different sequence bargains candid stories of such a lot of motels and eating places in all expense levels. each Frommer's trip advisor is updated, with particular costs for every thing, dozens of colour maps, and fascinating assurance of activities, procuring, and nightlife. you would be misplaced with out us! Come in addition to Frommer's Canada and become aware of a few of North America's so much awesome surroundings, from the towering peaks of the Rockies to the country fishing villages of Nova Scotia. even more accomplished than the contest, Frommer's covers all of the significant towns: Vancouver's hip galleries, eating, and nightlife; the artwork museums and architectural highlights of Toronto; Calgary's wild and woolly Stampede; and Montr?al's captivating French bistros and cafes. and naturally, we will express you some of the best of Canada's nice outdoor, from mountain climbing within the nationwide parks to cycling its gorgeous backroads. alongside the best way, we are going to indicate the entire top areas to identify puffins, whales, polar bears, moose, elk, and extra. Our professional authors have logged millions of miles all through Canada. They show their favourite areas and studies, and provide independent functional suggestion to help you plan the journey that is good for you, it doesn't matter what your funds.

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With the Canadian dollar now stronger than it has been in many years, Canadian prices are not as low as they once were for travelers 26 C H A P T E R 2 . S. S. dollars (US$); amounts over $10 are rounded to the nearest dollar, and amounts under $10 are rounded to the nearest nickel. Note that the Canadian dollar is worth less than the American dollar but buys nearly as much in the way of goods and services. 40 or C$1 is worth about US72¢, and those were the equivalencies used to figure the approximate prices in this guide.

There are no TVs or phones—just the call of the loons, the gentle lapping of the water, the croaking of the frogs, and the splash of canoe paddles cutting the surface of the lake. See p. 471. • Tunnel Mountain (Banff, Alberta; & 403/762-1500): If you find Banff too expensive and too crowded, these campgrounds— three within 5km (3 miles) of town—are a great antidote. Most sites have full hookups, with showers and real toilets. And you’ll pay just one-tenth of what hotel dwellers are paying for equally good access to the Rockies.

CREDIT CARDS Credit cards are a safe way to carry money, they provide a convenient record of all your expenses, and they generally offer good exchange rates. You can also withdraw cash advances from your credit cards at banks or ATMs, provided you know your PIN. If you’ve forgotten yours, or didn’t even know you had one, call the number on the back of your credit card and ask the bank to send it to you. It usually takes 5 to 7 business days, though some banks will provide the number over the phone if you tell them your mother’s maiden name or some other personal information.

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