Canada is the second largest country in the world, and with the longest coastline. Situated in the northern part of America. They are known to be polite and peaceful people, they value humility and tolerance, but some say traits vary in each province. Canada is also known for its multicultural diversity; Canada is also a bilingual country. They speak both English and French from both countries who founded it. Canada Is known for their universal health care system, all citizens get free medical care, however Dental health care is not included and most of them pay through Dental insurance.
Canadians usually escape the cold of winter by booking medical and Dental procedures abroad. The major reasons for them to seek treatment abroad are a long waiting list, some treatment procedures are not covered by their health care plans and is very costly. Yet, many patients from third-world countries who can afford more expensive treatment, opt to travel to Canada for their high quality care and a beautiful country to visit.
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Canadian weather is usually associated with exceptionally cold weather, but Canada has four diverse seasons.
· Spring (March- May)
Days become longer and temperature becomes warmer, snow melts and plants start growing.
· Summer ( June – August)
Temperatures usually reach 30 degrees Celsius, best time to visit nature parks, lakes and mountains
·Autumn (September- November)
Tree leaves change colors from green to red, yellow then brown and all fall during the winter.
·Winter (December-March)Shorter days and frequent snow with very low temperatures, some regions may have snow till April.
While in Canada note that you are not covered by their universal health care system, it is recommended that you have travel insurance. It is very expensive to undergo medical or dental treatments in a foreign country like Canada. Food and Water in Canada is the same with the USA, travelers going to remote places should be aware of the water source, some places use deep wells as a source of drinking water. If you plan trips outdoors be aware of the changing weather conditions, by wearing the right clothing during the winter. In the Summer, eat and rehydrate, wear comfortable clothes and avoid staying for a long time under the sun to prevent heat strokes. Travelers are also advised to have Hepatitis A and B vaccines and Rabies vaccines if their trip involves mostly outdoor activities in remote areas.
Getting around by public transportations can be challenging. Trains and bus stations can be far from hotels and travelling by plane can be very expensive.
Trains in Canada are few but run fast and efficiently between Toronto and Montreal, and some weekly schedules from Toronto to Vancouver, this train ride takes 96 hours so usually it really get boring staying inside the train coach for such a period, also the main reason why most Canadians prefer flying to get to their destination faster. In main cities there are also city trains that operate.
Buses also cover long distances along the Trans-Canadian Highway, they run on a full timetable, and like every long distance bus around the world they also stop for meals and driver changes.
Renting a car
This can be the cheapest alternative to traveling around Canada, you can choose from various car rental companies with a fly and drive package, you can expect to pay qt least 300$ to 450 $ a week. However petrol is quite expensive because of heavy taxes imposed.
Canada is connected with flights from every corner of the country, there are also smaller airlines for regional flights, which is a fast way to travel to other cities. But it can be costly to travel by plane. A one-way fare can cost you 350 to 320$.
Canada uses the Canadian dollar as its main currency, like neighboring United States most of them use cashless payments. There are Money changers available in all major airports.
ATMs and Credit cards Like all first world countries, all debit cards are welcome anywhere.