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Questions tagged [toronto]

Largest city and major transportation, industrial and cultural hub in Canada.

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With a Canadian student visa, can I spend a night at Vancouver before continuing to Toronto?

I'm a Bangladeshi and I'll be attending college in Toronto. A few of my friends are living in Vancouver and I was wondering if I would be allowed to spend a day with them before I take another flight ...
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How do I book an Airport-Licensed Taxi to Toronto Pearson Airport?

The GTAA doesn't disclose: how to book an Airport-Licensed Taxi TO the airport, or which taxi companies fulfill their conditions beneath. How can I book in advance a taxi with the "GTAA number ...
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Is it sane to take public transit and arrive at Pearson Airport 6 hours in advance? [closed]

For their flight to Chicago (then Maui) at 8 AM, my grandparents must travel to Pearson Airport (YYZ) from their home near North York Centre TTC Station on their own. Their plan beneath feels overkill,...
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Can I leave the Toronto airport during an 11 hour layover?

I'm Portuguese and am going to Lima on AIR Canada. On my way back home I have a layover of 11 hours in Toronto. Can I leave the airport to visit the city? What happens to my luggage? Do I have to pass ...
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Driving car in Toronto on Australian Drivers License

Just wanted to know if I can legally drive a car in Toronto, Canada on an Australian drivers license?
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Suppose I want to travel from New York to Toronto under F1 visa, what are the routes available and Visa rules?

I am concerned about the Transit Visas and other rules regarding my visit to Toronto for a few days, and how frequently I can visit Toronto to see my girlfriend.
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Which (if any) car-sharing companies in Toronto offer one-way return at Pearson Airport, barring car2go?

car2go quit Toronto, but still lets customers "park and fly" in Calgary, Montreal, and Vancouver. It's too expensive to rent a car near Finch TTC station and return at the airport, by reason of: $...
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First time to Canada - Where to travel to? [closed]

My mom, little sister, and myself are planning to travel to Canada for the first time. We can choose between Montreal or Toronto. We mostly search for good shopping places, good fast food (yeah i ...
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Is the “FirstOntario Centre” “in Toronto”? [closed]

There's a real confusion with the fractal dimension of major world urban centers: say you live in Williamstown, Victoria. If you're talking to someone who is also there in that major urban area, of ...
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Have I got enough time to make this connecting flight from London to Toronto Pearson via Amsterdam?

I haven't flown much so any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks. I booked a flight from London Heathrow to Toronto Pearson which has a layover at Schiphol airport, Amsterdam. The first leg is ...
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Diesel price in Toronto [closed]

I cannot find any website that could be trusted. What is the current average price of diesel in Toronto or the East Coast?
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If we miss a connection in Toronto what should we expect the airline to do?

We're travelling from the UK to Jamaica via Toronto with Air Canada transatlantic and Air Canada Rouge for the trip to the Caribbean. We have a somewhat tight 60-minute transfer on the way there (Air ...
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Transit visa at Toronto Airport

I am an Indonesian citizen, and will be travelling to the US through Toronto Pearson airport (I'll be arriving at 3pm, Saturday and my layover will be about 3 hours). According to https://www.canada....
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Book a room without a credit card?

I'll be landing in Toronto on May 23, 2018. I have an immigrant visa (I'm from Iran) and it's my first time coming to Canada. I need to book a temporary room for my first few days until I find a place ...
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How to reach Olympic Island before April?

The most iconic view of Toronto seems to be taken from Olympic Island right across downtown. On Google Maps, it says there is a ferry from the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal that takes 32 minutes: That ...
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Layover in Toronto, do I need a transit visa?

I an a Filipino. I will be travelling from Lima, Peru to Malaysia. I have a 2-hour layover in Toronto YYZ, then to Shanghai. Do I need a transit visa? Thanks in advance.
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Seoul-Toronto-Montreal, skipping last leg, what happens to my luggage?

Earlier this year I booked return tickets from Montreal to Seoul. The return flight is from Incheon to Toronto via Korean Air and Toronto to Montreal via WestJet. The problem is I've now moved to ...
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Cheapest flight search including low cost airlines from Toronto to Belgrade [closed]

I've read lot of posts and tries many searches but could not land on cheap flights from Toronto to Serbia ( Belgrade or Nis or else ). Challenge is that flights from Toronto canada to first stop in ...
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Sleeping at Toronto Pearson YYZ airside?

http://www.sleepinginairports.net/northamerica/toronto-airport.htm says A few free sleep pods are available airside. Unfortunately, we don't know the exact locations. Can we do better? I will have ...
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Can you go outside the airport in a foreign country when you are 14?

I'm 14 and traveling to Israel by myself. I have a layover in Toronto for 9 hours. I'm using Air Canada and do not have the unaccompanied minor service. Am I able to leave the airport and come back ...
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Public transport Toronto to Waterloo

I will travel to Toronto and I will need to travel to Waterloo too (from Toronto). Is there any student discount with my Hungarian student ID? I tried to plan my trip and as I saw when I will travel ...
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What is the best way to pay in Canada as a European?

I will travel to Toronto and Waterloo and I would like to know what is the best way of paying. Can I use my MasterCard credit-card? Is it better to change my EUR to CAD there?
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How to get to Niagara Falls (Canada side) from Toronto airport during a layover?

I'm a French citizen traveling from Vancouver to Paris, but happen to have quite a lengthy layover in Toronto (5:50am to 7pm), and I thought this would be an excellent opportunity to see Niagara Falls....
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Do I need a Transit visa if I'm Colombian and going to transfer in Toronto, Canada? [duplicate]

I'm Colombian and need to know, if I'm going to travel from Colombia to Switzerland and transfer in Toronto, do I need a Canadian visa?
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How to get quickly and cheaply to Waterloo ON from Toronto and back

I had the toughest time finding easy transportation when I was there. It turns out the only bus rides I could find were not direct lines and would have taken 2-3 hours each way. For my next trip, I'd ...
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Payment methods for customs duties at Toronto Pearson Airport

At the Canadian customs checkpoint at Terminal 3 of the Toronto Pearson International Airport, if a traveler needs to pay duty on an item, what payment methods are accepted? Specifically: Will US ...
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Process for valuing items for customs purposes at the Canadian border

According to Canadian customs rules, a visitor to Canada must declare any gifts s/he brings in over $60 CAD in value, and may have to pay customs duties on these gifts. Now, suppose a visitor (let's ...
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What are the non-hotel options for a 3-month stay in the Greater Toronto Area?

I need to stay in Toronto / GTA region for 3 months(during this winter season). What are the options apart from Hotels because it could be costly and apartments usually have a lease for 12 months. ...
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Transit Visa for Nepalese citizen in Toronto Pearson International [duplicate]

I am travelling to United States and on my return will be transitting through Toronto Pearson International and transit hours is 3 hours 41 min. Do I need a visa in Toronto Airport? I am a Nepalese ...
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First-Time Greyhound Traveller

I'll be travelling by myself and by Greyhound bus for the first time at the end of August. I'll be going from Toronto, ON to Winona St. University, MN. I'll be coming back after two weeks, and both ...
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How late are Canadian parks open in fall?

Travelling one week from Montreal to Toronto in the week before Halloween. I read there is a thing called "Indian summer" with wonderful colors through the country. But friends told me national parks ...
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What is the climate like in September this year in Toronto? [duplicate]

I am planning to rent a convertible when I am in Toronto this September, and drive around with the top down. My worry is whether the climate will be suitable for this?
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Question about tickets and one way flying?

So next year, I'm going to be to Japan for 2 weeks. Beforehand I'll be flying to Toronto and Vancouver. But I'm purchasing all of them as separate tickets, so here's why my question comes in. I'm ...
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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 1 am and we plan to take some rest until around 9 am in the airport and then travel downtown. However, the place ...
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What is the best option for transit tickets in Toronto as a tourist?

I will be visiting Toronto for a few days shortly, staying with a friend. The friend I am staying with lives out in Burlington, and while most of the time I will be doing activities with him, some ...
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How can I spend older Canadian money?

I'm going to Toronto later this year. I have some older Canadian currency on hand that I would like to spend. I understand Canada has recently transitioned to polymer banknotes, so I am wondering ...
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Where can I rent a car in Toronto without a credit card?

I already know that car rental agencies at Pearson Airport allow car rentals without a credit card, if you have a return ticket with your name. Thus I am not asking about airport rentals. I am happy ...
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How to get to Resolute Bay from Toronto without going broke?

It seems that this is going to cost a fortune. Are there really no cheap flights from Toronto to Resolute Bay?
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Transit in Toronto from US to Europe on Air Canada [duplicate]

I am going back from 14 days US vacation to Germany via Denmark, flying on Air Canada from Newark, transferring in Toronto and leaving Toronto to Copenhagen (CPH) on Air Canada 4 hours later. Both AC ...
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Anybody know of any secret sources to get from YYZ to CDG for July for under $700?

I need to book a last minute ticket departing on July 1 2015 from Toronto to Paris. Are there any "secret" sources or other "ways" to get a ticket for less than $700 CDN?
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Which street should we take a stroll down to get to the lake from the Thompson Hotel?

So I'm at the Thompson Hotel and plan on visiting the Ripley's Aquarium today if a route neat there is better. I was looking at Google Maps and I noticed the lake is nearby. There are many streets to ...
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Are there any ATM's in Toronto where you can withdraw more than $400?

I'm wandering about Toronto with my Mastercard which I can use to take out cash, and I have tried a few machines at Yonge and Bloor and they all first say they give $800 but then the ATM says it can ...
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Can the day pass on the Toronto subway be swiped?

I have only bought weekly passes and I'm trying figure out a budget. Then I realized, if I'm going to buy a TTC day pass it would be useful to know if one can swipe through the turnstiles, because ...
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Where to pick up arriving passengers at Terminal 1, Toronto Pearson Int'll Airport?

I know that the ground floor/roadway is for Arrivals, but near which area or stand (denoted by letters) should a driver wait, to avoid parking (I know that lengthy waits are discouraged)? Does the ...
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How many hours will it take to drive from Manhattan to Toronto on this “Black Friday” weekend?

How are regular Sunday drives starting around 8am from Manhanttan to Toronto compared to this Sunday (Nov 29th '04) with the Black Friday rush? Is there another time to leave which will be a shorter ...
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How to get from Toronto Downtown to Pearson Airport

I am staying in downtown Toronto (near the Church/Adelaide St crossing). I will have to catch a national flight from Pearson Airport (YYZ). The flight is leaving at a proper time (around noon) on a ...
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What is a Toronto Transit Commission code 299 or 506?

I heard this on the TTC (Toronto's subway system) public address system: "506 Eglinton." What is this about? Any enlightened folks out there, who may have an answer?
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Where should I stop for interest to kids when driving between Toronto and Boston? [closed]

I'm planning on driving with my family (2 adults, 2 kids - 8 & 6yrs) from Toronto to Boston in August taking up to 2 days. Since we are not in a huge rush, we would like to visit some places along ...
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Do baggage cart management units at Toronto Pearson International Airport accept bills and return change?

Luggage carts at Toronto Pearson International Airport cost 2 Canadian dollars to use. According to the airport website, The baggage cart management units accept credit cards and US currency. Do the ...
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Why are some non-NEXUS travellers sent through the NEXUS line at Pearson?

I've connected through Toronto Pearson International Airport to the US twice this year, and both times I was directed to the NEXUS lines, even though I'm not a card holder. I scanned my passport as ...