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Mountain Holidays in Canada

Our Ski specialist Kate has just returned from a trip to Canada where she was sourcing the best deals for you for this upcoming season. While she was there she visited Whistler, Mount Washington, Silverstar, Kicking Horse, Revelstoke, Sun Peaks, Fernie, Banff, Red Mountain and Big White. She has lots of insight into all these places and can help you plan the best suited Mountain Holiday for this coming season.

Canada is regarded as one of the best places to ski and board with so many Mountains to choose from. Canada has a wide variety of choice when it comes to choosing your destination, it doesn’t matter if you are after a ski focused village like Whistler a family Resort like Silverstar or if you are a powder hunter searching for the best pow! Canada has all of these and i can help plan you a trip to suit YOU!

Canada also encompasses other awesome winter activities such as snowmobiling, dog sledding, snow shoeing, ice skating, heli skiing, Cat skiing and much more making this destination a perfect winter get away for Skiers and those in the search of a winter adventure.

Each destination has something different and we don’t just offer what is on our website so if you are after a ski holiday that is not on here contact us and we will be able to help!

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CURRENCY

Currency in Canada is the Canadian Dollar. There are currently five coins in circulation – nickel (5¢), dime (10¢), quarter (25¢), 'loonie' ($1 ) and 'toonie' ($2). The toonie has 2 colours--a silver rim around a gold-coloured centre, while the slightly smaller loonie is all gold-coloured. There is no longer a penny coin (1¢), so amounts are rounded up or down to the closest 5¢. Five bill denominations ($5, $10, $20, $50, $100) are all in different colours and the latest issues feature the Queen or former Prime Ministers on the face, and Canadian cultural and historical icons on the reverse.

VISA

Visa granted on arrival for max stay of 6 months. In most cases obtaining a visa prior to departure is not required. If you are travelling with a non-New Zealand passport please feel free to check with me or the Canadian consulate prior to departure.

CLIMATE

Canada's climate can suit you at any time of the year depending on your interests. Generally speaking Canada has 4 season which are opposite to those here in NZ. Ontario and British Colombias south and central coasts are the warmest areas, while central and northern Canada have the coldest winters.

LANGUAGE

English is the spoken language throughout Canada.

HEALTH/MEDICAL FACILITIES

At present we have no health or medical alerts for Canada, but always best to check with the Travel doctor before travelling to your destination. Also medical is very good but is also very expensive in the Canada so please always travel with insurance when travelling here. Ask for a quote and we will be happy to help.

WATER

Water from taps is drinkable, but please always read and use advice given at hotels and drink bottled water when you are out and about.