A large country in North America, located in the northern part of the continent between the United States, the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, and the Arctic Ocean. Canada is the world's second-largest country by area, and has a population of about 34.6 million (2011).

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Can Europeans reset their “time in Canada” clock by visiting the US?

If a Swiss citizen comes to Canada and stays for 6 months, can they travel to USA for example, for a short period of time, and then return to Canada for another 6 months? How long must they stay out ...
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Is it safe to plug a power strip into a travel adapter plug?

I'm traveling from North America to Asia next month, I'm wondering if it is safe to hook up a power strip (with a surge protector) into a travel adapter plug, instead of buying several travel adapter ...
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Travelling before and after 30 day grace period of J1 Visa [duplicate]

I'm in a bit of a pickle. Due to miscalculation, I'll be entering 31 days (instead of 30 days) before the start of my J1 program. I also leave 5 days after the 30 day grace period after the end of my ...
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How can I get a visa for Canada as a Kenyan citizen visiting the USA?

I am visiting the USA with a B1/B2 visa, with a Kenyan passport. Do I need a visa to visit Canada and if I do, what are requirements and the process for me to be able to get a visitor's visa?
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What should I put in the “length of stay” field when entering Canada if I'm not sure how long I will stay?

I know I'm allowed to stay 6 months in Canada as a UK citizen, but my travel plan is to stay in Quebec for a few months, then go across to the US for about 2 months, then come back for my return ...
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How can I use Global Entry lanes at Canadian airports if I don't have the physical Global Entry card?

When you are approved for Global Entry, U.S. citizens, U.S. lawful permanent residents and Mexican nationals are posted a Global Entry card. Everyone else only has an electronic record of their Global ...
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Where is this fence boardwalk located in Victoria, BC?

The following screenshots are from this video by Ms Vernice Patricia Tan:
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Baggage Storage in Downtown Toronto

I am traveling to Toronto, ON, Canada in July with my family. We will arrive at around 1am in the morning and we plan to take some rest till around 9am in the airport and then travel to downtown. ...
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Canadian wants to go to US for meetings

My husband is a 62 year old Canadian. He was contracted by a Canadian company to go to Detroit to monitor a Canadian registered aircraft while it is being maintained by a USA company. He has been ...
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Staying in Canada (Québec) for 4 months as a visitor

I need to go to Montréal for my studies. My girlfriend wants to follow. We decided that she will stay as a tourist. (We're French.) Someone told me that the maximum stay as a tourist in Canada was 3 ...
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Canadian denied entry to the USA

So to keep it short but detailed, I am Canadian and been travelling to the USA over the years for pleasure. A few years ago, I wanted to visit a friend in Saudi Arabia, so I booked a flight that was ...
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Prepaid SIM card with best data plan in Canada

I'm travelling to Canada. Does anyone know which prepaid SIM card has the best data plan? In term of data usage & 3G/4G coverage. I don't think I'm gonna need to call a lot so talk ...
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What can I use as proof of travel history to apply for a Canadian visa?

I will visit Canada for one month. I am a Romanian applicant and I was wondering if I can submit a Youthpass as proof of my travel history (inside EU, so I didn't need a passport). I cannot find my ...
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Applying for a Canadian ETA after previous visits without one

When applying for a Canadian ETA, the form asks this question: Have you previously applied to enter or remain in Canada? I am a citizen of a visa-exempt country and have visited Canada before ...
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Do I need a visa to go to Canada from America if I have a Green Card?

I am planning to drive to Niagara Falls to see it from the Canadian side. I have heard good things about seeing it from the other side. So, I want to stay in Toronto for a day, see Niagara Falls and ...
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Can a Thai citizen with US green card visit Canada? [duplicate]

Can my Thai wife with US permanent green card visit Canada with me? Taking an Alaskan cruise.
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Visitor in Canada for 6 months, then re-entering for only 2 weeks: Do I need an extension? Can I re-enter during the “implied status” period?

I arrived in Canada in January (as a visitor without a visa) to attend one exchange semester at a Canadian university. I am finishing my school this month and plan to travel across Canada with 2 short ...
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Is my airport transit ESTA exceeded by staying Canada for 6 months? Can I travel back to USA? [duplicate]

Hello fellow travellers, I am a citizen of an EU country, currently studying an exchange program at a Canadian university. In January I flew from Berlin to Montréal via Chicago, where I waited 2 ...
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Using USD dollars in taxi in Canada

Is a taxi in a major city in Canada (Ottawa, Vancouver, and such) likely to accept United States dollars (USD) in cash as payment?
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Quebec, responding to French in English: faux pas? [duplicate]

I'm currently visiting Montreal. In almost every store or restaurant I go to, I'm greeted with "bonjour!" I know just a little French and I could probably get by with a simple transaction, but then I ...
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How to have a Canadian phone number which can forward calls to a number abroad?

While traveling long-term we would like a convenient way of getting calls from Canada by having a portable local number which we can take with us. We would give this number to banks, credit card ...
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Trip to Canada by car [duplicate]

I would like to know how many tolls are between Maryland and Canada. Planning a road trip to Niagara Falls, Canada and need to know how much in tolls I'll need to pay?
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Medical insurance for permanent resident parents Canada [migrated]

I am a permanent resident of Canada. I am planning to sponsor my parents to come and live with me in Canada as permanent residents. Looking at this page, ...
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How far in advance should you book a domestic flight within Canada for best value? [duplicate]

Google revealed Cheapair.com articles about how far in advance to book a flight to get a good deal on average (47 days for US domestic flights, 147 days for international flights), but are there any ...
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Book flight within Canada on US airline

I live in Toronto. I'm flying down to LA this summer as part of a summer program at UCLA. They've offered to reimburse me up to $600 USD for travel. I have a friend who lives in Vancouver, and so I'd ...
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Budget airlines, US to Canada

Are there any low-cost airlines flying from the United States to Canada? Especially looking for any companies not listed on the travel ticketing sites (Orbitz, Expedia, and such ). For example, ...
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How does the urgent processing service work at Canadian passport offices?

My girlfriend is in need of urgent (24-hr) processing for her passport application, so we'll be needing to make a trip to the Mississauga passport office. I've been trying to find information on how ...
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Prepaid phone for use in Canada

Looking for cheap dumb phone for use on 2 week trip to Canada (I have iPad for Wi-Fi so don't need data). We are landing on ferry from Portland ME to Nova Scotia so landing in Yarmouth. Thoughts? ...
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Taxes refund for French citizen in Canada

I'm currently in internship in Canada. Every purchases I did, I pay TPS and TVQ (Quebec) taxes. Is it possible to recover the taxes I paid at the end of my travel ? How I should do ? Thank you for ...
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Do I need to mail my passport when applying online for a Canadian visitor visa?

I want to apply online for a visitor visa to Canada, from Brazil (I'm a Brazilian citizen). After I submit the required digital documents and forms, do I need to send my physical passport by mail? ...
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Traveling to Canada with a Netherlands refugee passport

I would like to travel to Canada for holidays. I'm holding a refugee passport from the Netherlands, and I have already applied for eTA and received confirmation. I am not a permanent resident of The ...
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Is it possible to get a transit visa for Canada within 20 days?

I am travelling to Bangladesh in mid-may and I booked my ticket already. I am going through Toronto,Canada. So I came to know that I have to have a transit visa for that. So I have 20 days at most in ...
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H1B Visa holder travel to Niagara Passing through Canada Via Road

I am H1B visa holder working in Illinois USA . My wife an son have H4 Visa and my mom has a visitor visa for USA. All of us have Indian citizenship. I want to travel by road to Niagara Falls from ...
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Is maple syrup a food under US customs law?

I was bringing maple syrup from Canada to US, and I didn't know whether I should declare it as food. (US customs needed me to declare food, but not drinks). At the end it didn't really matter much, ...
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UK Citizen flying to US, then Canada, then back to UK - How does this affect Visa Waiver Program?

I'm a British citizen flying from London to Seattle in late May. My plan is to stay in Seattle for a few days, then travel south to Portland before flying up to Vancouver, Canada. From there I plan to ...
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Vehicle Insurance for UK Residents in Canada looking to ship our VW over for 10 to 12 months?

Myself and my wife are planning a trip to Canada for 10-12 months. We are hoping to ship our vehicle over from the UK and use it for tourism-related purposes throughout our stay. We are struggling to ...
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In Canada for 6 months, going back to US, how long until I can come back?

I'm a US citizen and online business owner. I've been in Canada for 141 days, and have a permitted 180 day stay. I want to leave to the USA to basically reset the 180 days. Can I do that? I don't ...
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Whilst on ESTA I was stamped a 6 month B2 visa, would this be considered overstaying?

I flew to Houston early last year on an ESTA waiver, and upon arrival the officer stamped me in writing B2 on my stamp with 6 months validity. I stayed 1 month and then travelled overland to Canada. ...
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US Permanent Resident and Citizen of Uzbekistan traveling to Canada do I need a visa?

I'm a citizen of Uzbekistan as well as a Permanent Resident of the US. I'm planning to travel to Canada for a short vacation but not sure if I need a tourist visa. I am having a hard time trying to ...
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Visitor Visas for USA and Canada for Australian Citizen

I'm a little confused by the US and Canadian Visa systems. I am wanting to travel around the US for approximately 2 months and then travel to Canada for approximately 4 months. Do I need to apply ...
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How long does it take to get transit Visa for travel through Canada?

I hold Indian passport and travelling from US to India via Canada. I know Transit Visa is required in my case. However my agent warned that getting transit visa maybe delayed or it may get rejected. ...
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Which tour companies have a full permit to access the Churchill Wildlife Management Area?

According to the website of Natural Habitat Adventures ( http://www.nathab.com/polar-bear-tours/classic-polar-bear-expedition/ ): "There are only two polar bear tour operators in Churchill with ...
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What visitation limitations can come from a Canadian visiting the US for too long in the year?

Background I've recently entered a relationship with a person from Canada. Part of that commitment involves visiting frequently throughout the year; this commonly involves me driving to pick her up, ...
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Travelling from the UK to the US but flying into Canada?

Apologies for the poor title. I'm not sure how to word this correctly. Assuming I wanted to travel from the UK (UK passport holder) to Buffalo, NY. If I was to fly into Toronto Pearson (because it's ...
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Canada Electronic Travel Authoristion for UK citizens travelling by air

Canada introduced an entry requirement (eTA) on 15th March 2016 for UK passport holders travelling by air to Canada. Land or Sea passengers are not affected. However, Canadian authorities have stated ...
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Can anyone get the NEXUS card, and how?

I've been told vaguely after seeing on a forum that the NEXUS Card is the greatest thing since sliced bread. My understanding is that it's a card for frequent travellers between the US and Canada. ...
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Travelling from Singapore to Canada [closed]

this is my first time travelling to Canada, Vancouver from Singapore and I am already having some issues/confusions. As I will be going there for work purposes, I will be bringing along my electronic ...
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Is a visa needed for a stop over in Canada [duplicate]

I'm a UK national passport holder living in Peru, do I need a Canadian visa for a 3/4 hour stop over to connect to a UK flight?
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US and Canada tourist visa for Indian Citizen

My parents have US and Canada tourist visa. They stayed in Canada for 6 months and after that if they wish to come to US and stay for 6 months do they need to go to they native country first or can ...
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I have a transit visa to Canada, can I use it for a short layover to see family?

I live in Grand Cayman and I'm going back to the Philippines for vacation. To get a cheaper fare, I applied for a transit visa to Canada and was approved. My question is, am I allowed to go out of ...