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FAQ Canada

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So, you’re planning on going to Canada? Exciting!

There is so much to think about when visiting any new country, from making sure you’ve got all your documents sorted to what to pack!

To help you focus on the excitement instead of the admin, our destination specialists have offered their own personal advice for making your trip hassle-free and answered some of the most frequently asked questions from our travellers below.

Whilst we have done our best to cover as much as possible, please feel free to get in touch if you find you’re still left looking for answers and we’ll gladly help!

Before departure

  • How long does my passport need to be valid for?
  • Do I need a visa to visit Canada?
  • Do I need travel insurance for my trip?
  • What should I pack for a trip to Canada?
  • What vaccinations do I need to visit Canada?


  • What do I need to think about on the day of departure?


  • What language do people speak in Canada?
  • What is the food like in Canada?
  • What aspects of Canadian culture do I need to take into account?


  • Is it safe to travel to Canada?
  • What do I do if I have a problem?

Tips and practical information

  • What is the local currency in Canada?
  • How does tipping in Canada work?