Travelling abroad – Before you leave Canada

Before you leave Canada, take time to learn about your destination and make sure it is safe to travel there. Some countries experience ongoing wars, insurgencies or sporadic unrest that could impact on your travel plans. Trip cancellation insurance may be null and void if a Travel Warning is already in effect when a trip […]

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Services offered by Canadian consular abroad

If you go abroad, you’re probably seeking sights and experiences not found at home. But you may be less open to dramatic differences in health conditions, safety and security, laws and customs, and natural disasters. As a traveller, you have to face the fact that you’re not in Canada anymore! Each year, Foreign Affairs, Trade […]

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Travelling With Animals

All animals, including cats, dogs, exotic pets and reptiles, must be kept safe from harm and injury when they are travelling by land, air or sea. It is always a good idea to check the health of your animals before any long trip to make sure it is fit to travel. Health certificates or other […]

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Multiple-Entry Visas for Canadian Travellers to China

March 8, 2015 — Toronto — Canada`s Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today welcomed China’s new long-term, multiple-entry visas for Canadians. The new multiple-entry visas valid for up to 10 years, will ease travel, reduce costs and […]

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For Business Travellers

Lots of people travel for purposes related to their work. While internet booking engines have become the first destination for around 60% of leisure travelers, business travelers, especially with the need for itineraries that may include more than one destination, have still found that a knowledgeable travel agent may be their best resource for better […]

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AIR CANADA: Canadian Flag Carrier Airline

Only one airline in a country can carry its national flag. In Canada, the privilege of enjoying the preferential rights of carrying Canadian flag belongs to Air Canada, the largest airline of Canada. The airline provides scheduled and charter air transport for passengers and cargo to 178 destinations worldwide. It is the world’s ninth largest […]

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The Lester B. Pearson Airport Terminals

Toronto Pearson International Airport currently has two operating terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. Terminal 1 of Pearson International Airport The new Terminal 1 opened its piers D and E April 6, 2004. The old Terminal 1, which closed simultaneously with the opening, was demolished to make room for additional gates at Pier E. Pier […]

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YYZ: Toronto Pearson International Airport

If you have ever flown TO or FROM Toronto Pearson International Airport, you saw three characters YYZ prominently displayed on your baggage tags – airport code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Toronto Pearson International Airport also known as Lester B. Pearson International Airport or simply Toronto […]

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Hong Kong International Airport

The World Airport Awards are based on survey results from 11.38 million questionnaires completed by over 100 different nationalities of airline passengers in more than 240 airports worldwide. The survey was conducted in 2010-2011 and evaluates traveller experiences across 39 different airport service and product factors – from check-in, arrivals, transfer through to departure at […]

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Receiving medical care in other countries

Travellers from Canada may access medical care in other countries for different reasons. They may require medical care due to a medical emergency, such as an injury or illness. Injuries are the most common cause of disability and death in travellers. They may also travel to receive specific medical care, known as “medical tourism”, “health […]

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