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Questions tagged [toronto]

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

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Can I use USD in Canada?

I will go to Canada for the first time from the United States. I will use credit card as much as possible but I guess I need cash for small shops and cafes anyway. To avoid exchange money back and ...
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NYC–Montreal and NYC–Toronto overland

I was thinking of going from NYC to Montreal, and the first thing that sprang to mind is taking a train. The distance is about 530 km (330 mi) beelining or 595 km by road—not much more than Madrid ...
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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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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 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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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,...