21% of the population speak French
The rest of the population speak English and a multitude of other languages. More languages are spoken in Toronto than any other city in the world.
Name: Canadian Dollar
Newfoundland Time (GMT - 2:30)
Atlantic Time (GMT - 3)
Eastern Standard time (GMT - 5)
Central time (GMT - 6)
Mountain Time (GMT - 7)
Pacific Time (GMT - 8)
Expect to pay between $4 and $7 for a beer in a bar. It is customary to tip bar staff, with around $1 per drink. Beers will be more expensive in cities like Toronto and Vancouver.
Snacks and meals from markets and supermarkets are between $8-$12, whilst dinner in a good restaurant will usually start from around $20 plus drinks.
The cost of a taxi in Canada depends on the city. Toronto and Vancouver are generally more expensive, but more cabs will be on the meter.
Travel on buses and subways will cost around $3. To travel independently, you can book a campervan with us from just £17pp per day!
Dorm beds in hostels will cost between $25 and $40. Campsites are likely to be $25 to $35.
A room in a midrange hotel would be somewhere between $80 and $100 - but expect to pay more in the major cities and during peak season.
Getting around Canada
Valid for: 12 months
Includes: Bus pass, some dinners and activities, door to door transportation from a Canadian driver and local guide.
Some trips require local payment prior to depature.